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Could my hard drive be causing low FPS?

by NOSDUco / November 23, 2012 8:00 AM PST

Here are my hard drive's benchmarks:
As you can see it is completely garbage, and I have been getting very low FPS in games.
Could this be the issue?

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Need system details
by wpgwpg / November 24, 2012 12:01 AM PST

How much RAM do you have? What processor do you have? What graphics? What version of Windows? Have you run any performance tests? A good performance test is the SI Sandra one that you can download from http://www.download.com. Try that and see what it says. Just looking at your HD for performance is like looking at one tree in the forest - you need the complete picture. A chain is only as strong as the weakest link, you know.
If you have Vista or later, what is your Windows experience index? You can click Start and right-click Computer, then click Properties to see it.

Good luck.

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Seems very low.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 23, 2012 3:46 PM PST

And what I see a lot with an install of Windows but not the drivers or helper apps for the OS.

Is the drive doing other odd things?

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Your system specs?
by Willy / November 24, 2012 2:35 AM PST

With that many drives, you may have too much going on. Don't expect SSD results to be better than std. HD. What if anything was provided to better enhance the drives abilities? Your controller while working may not be the best for "gaming" and/or what your environment currently is.

tada -----Willy Happy

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