Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    Registered
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    15

    9800 GTX+ FPS WoW Problem

    Hello, a relative noob to building computers here. My buddy (who has built quite a few pcs on his own) and I recently put together my new rigg. I got this computer specifically for an upgrade on gaming. It seems that something is wrong. My friend recently bought an identical rig and is getting up to 150fps while in the same areas with the same settings i am at 60 MAX! I am wondering what i can do to possibly increase my performance.

    My specs are currently...
    processor - Q6600 2.4 intel quad core
    ram - ddr2 1066 4gig dominator corsair
    video card - EVGA 9800 GTX+ superclocked edition
    mobo - EP45-UD3R gigabyte
    PS - 650 antec

    any help is greatly appreciated! I have not touched settings as far as OCing or anything of that nature.

  2. #2
    Destroyer of Empires and User Accounts, El Huginator
    Premium Member #3
    First Responders
    thideras's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    South Dakota
    Posts
    31,419
    Author Profile Benching Profile Heatware Profile
    You are CPU limited. My QX9650 @ 4.0 still hurts my fps.

    On an unrelated note, I'm healing Heroic Violet Hold right now >.>
    Desktop: Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H | 3570k | 32 GB | GTX 770 Classified | 1 TB Samsung Evo & 2 TB HDD | Windows 3.1 | 4x 2560x1400 Monitors
    VM Server 1: Dell R710 | 2x L5630 | 96 GB RAM | 8x 300 GB Savvio | IBM M1015 | 34 TB Raw disk | XenServer
    VM Server 2: Dell R710 | 2x L5630 | 96 GB RAM |
    8x 300 GB Savvio | XenServer
    Router: Dell R410 | E5620 | 32 GB RAM | 3x 300 GB | pfsense
    "That's not overkill, or a lot. That's just thiderastic." -txus.palacios
    "Clouds are silent, cold, and wet. Servers are none of these things." -Bobnova

    Current projects: Rackmount Overkill (New) | Little Overkill (New)
    Articles: Rack Mounting 101 | Dell Perc 5/i Throughput Benchmarks
    My Website


    Want to talk directly to all the moderators at once? Call the Mod Hotline!

  3. #3
    Registered
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    15
    So is there nothing i can do to improve my performance?

  4. #4
    Destroyer of Empires and User Accounts, El Huginator
    Premium Member #3
    First Responders
    thideras's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    South Dakota
    Posts
    31,419
    Author Profile Benching Profile Heatware Profile
    Quote Originally Posted by dk08 View Post
    So is there nothing i can do to improve my performance?
    You are CPU limited.
    Overclock your CPU...
    Desktop: Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H | 3570k | 32 GB | GTX 770 Classified | 1 TB Samsung Evo & 2 TB HDD | Windows 3.1 | 4x 2560x1400 Monitors
    VM Server 1: Dell R710 | 2x L5630 | 96 GB RAM | 8x 300 GB Savvio | IBM M1015 | 34 TB Raw disk | XenServer
    VM Server 2: Dell R710 | 2x L5630 | 96 GB RAM |
    8x 300 GB Savvio | XenServer
    Router: Dell R410 | E5620 | 32 GB RAM | 3x 300 GB | pfsense
    "That's not overkill, or a lot. That's just thiderastic." -txus.palacios
    "Clouds are silent, cold, and wet. Servers are none of these things." -Bobnova

    Current projects: Rackmount Overkill (New) | Little Overkill (New)
    Articles: Rack Mounting 101 | Dell Perc 5/i Throughput Benchmarks
    My Website


    Want to talk directly to all the moderators at once? Call the Mod Hotline!

  5. #5
    Registered
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    15
    I understand that, but it doesnt add up to me that my friend is running an identical rig not over clocked at all but getting much better fps results =(

  6. #6
    Destroyer of Empires and User Accounts, El Huginator
    Premium Member #3
    First Responders
    thideras's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    South Dakota
    Posts
    31,419
    Author Profile Benching Profile Heatware Profile
    Quote Originally Posted by dk08 View Post
    I understand that, but it doesnt add up to me that my friend is running an identical rig not over clocked at all but getting much better fps results =(
    To compare, you have to have the same or no addons and have *exactly* the same video settings. You also need to check programs running in the background, etc.
    Desktop: Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H | 3570k | 32 GB | GTX 770 Classified | 1 TB Samsung Evo & 2 TB HDD | Windows 3.1 | 4x 2560x1400 Monitors
    VM Server 1: Dell R710 | 2x L5630 | 96 GB RAM | 8x 300 GB Savvio | IBM M1015 | 34 TB Raw disk | XenServer
    VM Server 2: Dell R710 | 2x L5630 | 96 GB RAM |
    8x 300 GB Savvio | XenServer
    Router: Dell R410 | E5620 | 32 GB RAM | 3x 300 GB | pfsense
    "That's not overkill, or a lot. That's just thiderastic." -txus.palacios
    "Clouds are silent, cold, and wet. Servers are none of these things." -Bobnova

    Current projects: Rackmount Overkill (New) | Little Overkill (New)
    Articles: Rack Mounting 101 | Dell Perc 5/i Throughput Benchmarks
    My Website


    Want to talk directly to all the moderators at once? Call the Mod Hotline!

  7. #7
    Member SeanBest's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Harrisonburg, VA
    Posts
    2,065
    Heatware Profile
    Make sure your video sync isn't on, that would limit it to 60 fps.
    HEAT
    Motherboard --------- BIOSTAR TPower I45
    CPU ------------------- Intel E8600 @ 4GHz
    Memory -------------- 4GB Corsair Dominator DDR2 1066
    Cooling --------------- Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme
    HDDs ----------------- Western Digital Velociraptor 300GB 10k RPM
    Graphics Card ------- MSI HD4870 OC Edition
    Soundcard ----------- Creative X-Fi Xtremegamer
    Case ------------------ Antec Nine Hundered
    Power Supply -------- OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W
    OS -------------------- Win 7 Pro x64, Mint Debian x64

  8. #8
    Registered
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    15
    i dont have vertical sync on in game. is that what you are referring to sean?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •