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Good desktop and drivers installed but cant get good FPS

by TaipanBlaze / May 26, 2015 10:30 PM PDT

So i built my PC quite a while ago and decided to upgrade it just recently from a Geforce GTX 760 to a GTX 970. I have 8 gbs of ram and an Intel i5 4440 3.10GHz processor. I have all drivers installed and I should be able to play games fine as I smash most recommended specs, however I struggle to run the Witcher 3 above a 25 fps, and even worse I cannot play Borderlands the Pre Sequel without a chuggy frame rate. I just have no idea what to do about this anymore.

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Can't tell what all drivers is.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 26, 2015 11:39 PM PDT

And if you used Windows "Update Driver" button, that's not a good sign either.

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From what I read
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 26, 2015 11:21 PM PDT

To get W3 into higher rates you have to reduce settings in the game. The game is build to push today's gear to the limits and beyond.

As to Borderlands, it's only slightly older but still may need to pull back from ultra.

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by TaipanBlaze / May 27, 2015 12:02 AM PDT
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understand what ur saying but there is footage on youtube of people with the same spec running ultra settings
on the w3 no problem

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Sadly without deep details
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 27, 2015 12:12 AM PDT
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I can't tell where the bottleneck is. Anything I would write would be a guess. For example in the last week I found one PC with the video card in the x8 PCIe slot and the next machine didn't have the RAM in it's paired memory slot. Both had complaints of less than stellar performance.

And then last year was a top end video card that would plummet to the teens FPS numbers when AA was turned on. Fix? Turn AA off. The client was not happy about that. Not much I can do as the driver were not ready for that feature.

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