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June 29, 2014 12:10:07 PM

I have spent the past week building my new computer it was my first build, but when I started playing games I can barely break the 40fps mark, here is a link to my build on pcpartpicker.com http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Q6HQf7

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June 29, 2014 12:16:59 PM

Why do you have a B85 board with a 4770K? What res are you playing at too?
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June 29, 2014 12:18:23 PM

Lightningbolt222 said:
I have spent the past week building my new computer it was my first build, but when I started playing games I can barely break the 40fps mark, here is a link to my build on pcpartpicker.com http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Q6HQf7


What games? Also if this 760 is working on 1080p its expectable
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June 29, 2014 12:19:55 PM

What games? What settings? What resolution?

Make sure that you plugged your monitor to the GPU, not the motherboard. Also make sure you have the latest drivers for your hardware (most importantly, the GPU).
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June 29, 2014 12:22:50 PM

if all drivers are up to date ( and the necessary drivers off the disc that came with the motherboard are installed ) and you went to windows updates again and again and again.........then you did a defrag and disc clean up and cleared all the cookies and malware........ before you loaded games to play............

first thing I would do is reset cmos to clear anything abnormal up.

what resolution/what games??
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June 29, 2014 12:23:12 PM

Eduello said:
What games? What settings? What resolution?

Make sure that you plugged your monitor to the GPU, not the motherboard. Also make sure you have the latest drivers for your hardware (most importantly, the GPU).


What integrated gpu will pull 40 fps? :D 
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June 29, 2014 12:24:21 PM

Denis Stoikovski said:
Eduello said:
What games? What settings? What resolution?

Make sure that you plugged your monitor to the GPU, not the motherboard. Also make sure you have the latest drivers for your hardware (most importantly, the GPU).


What integrated gpu will pull 40 fps? :D 


maybe the 760 in the link..........?????
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June 29, 2014 12:25:38 PM

Denis Stoikovski said:
Eduello said:
What games? What settings? What resolution?

Make sure that you plugged your monitor to the GPU, not the motherboard. Also make sure you have the latest drivers for your hardware (most importantly, the GPU).


What integrated gpu will pull 40 fps? :D 


Any, if we're talking about Minecraft on the lowest settings.
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June 29, 2014 12:28:15 PM

swifty_morgan said:
Denis Stoikovski said:
Eduello said:
What games? What settings? What resolution?

Make sure that you plugged your monitor to the GPU, not the motherboard. Also make sure you have the latest drivers for your hardware (most importantly, the GPU).


What integrated gpu will pull 40 fps? :D 


maybe the 760 in the link..........?????


Not sure if i understood but the 760 isn't integrated
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June 29, 2014 12:31:24 PM

I am running at 1366x768 max settings on skyrim and normal an arkham origins, I also recently ran 3dmark vantage and everything is scoring half as much as the nvidia website said for performance same with the cpu
also my monitor is hooked up to the gpu and recently defragged and cleaned my registry
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June 29, 2014 12:34:37 PM

is everything updated? and see the monitor cable is plugged to the card not the board........... sorry missed that...........
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June 29, 2014 12:36:36 PM

I have tried to plug it into the board but it dosent seem to pick it up I also have the igpu graphics disabled in the bios
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June 29, 2014 12:39:07 PM

so it is hooked to the card. no problem. we can move from that.

did you do a cmos reset?
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June 29, 2014 12:39:40 PM

Not exactly tech savvy how do i do that and what is it
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June 29, 2014 12:46:54 PM

also the monitor is a tv hooked up through hdmi
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June 29, 2014 1:03:03 PM

link tv.
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June 29, 2014 1:26:56 PM

first thing you want to do is not use the computer until you fix the heat sink problem. this could be the very cause.

best way with the crappy Intel mechanism is to install it with the motherboard outside the case so you can see what is happening. pins have to snap/lock in correctly. install in crisscross pattern.
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June 29, 2014 1:35:23 PM

What if its not in a crisscross pattern becaue I already fixed it just without criss cross, should I be worried and I did it in case and in case I broke the cooler what would be a good aftermarket one I also heard some concerning cracking noies while installing it again
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