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Hello, I am making this post on behalf of my brother who has been getting great performance with his GTX 460 in every game except for one...Rift.

I play Rift with a GTX 260 and never see less than 30ish frames per second. While standing still, and looking at scenery that wasn't even too far away (no much to render between him and the scenery) this was the case:

21fps

44% GPU load

55% CPU load (Core 2 Quad q9300)

3.18gb/6gb ram usage (800mhz)

540mb/768mb vram usage

nothing is overheating

the game is running at 1920x1080

I cannot for the life of me figure out what is causing this lack of performance.

Any insight?

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bottleneck
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bottleneck
What do you believe the bottle neck is?

As you can see nothing is near 100% load. So it doesn't seem like anything is bottlenecking.
    
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CPU and ram.

low GPU or CPU usage means a bottleneck is right on par
Edited by topog_z - 3/26/11 at 7:39am
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CPU and ram.
The cpu is at 55% load...how could it be bottlenecking?
    
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Whats CPU clocked at?

I doubt CPU is bottlenecking @ 1920x1080, but just checking
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Whats CPU clocked at?

I doubt CPU is bottlenecking @ 1920x1080, but just checking
It's a quad core at 2.5ghz.
    
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post #8 of 21
idk about that^^

try turning the anisotropic filtering down and the antialiasing down also to about x4 low ram on these cards could be the problem
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Can you trade up to a 1Gb model somehow? They're not a lot more and can get you few more fps.
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post #10 of 21
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Originally Posted by topog_z View Post
CPU and ram.

low GPU or CPU usage means a bottleneck is right on par
But it's low GPU AND CPU usage. Obviously somehow not all resources are being taken advantage of.
    
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