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NEED HELP 8800 GTS oc BFG

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June 10, 2007 6:29:33 PM

ok i just got a new 8800 GTS oc BFG
now my problem is i am running game like CSS and M total war 2
both games with max settings CSS i get max 45 FPS and m total war 2 i get 20 FPS max on 1680 x 1050 res

my 3D mark score is 10900 this card is ment to be the 2nd best out at the moment but its score isnt that great my other specs are

ASUSTeK M2N-E mother board/ amd 2 4200+
8800 GTS oc
2 gig ram
vista 64 bit
2 sata 300 gig drives strip raid

now i just ordered a new mother board and processor
BFG 680i SLI nForce Intel socket 775 DDR2 ATX
and Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 (2.4ghz) Socket 775 FSB1066 4MB
i ask do you think this new board and processor will give my card the back up it needs cos i am worring about it now thanks

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June 10, 2007 6:48:37 PM

That Vista64Bit is your problem bud!
a X2 4200+ is more than enough for those games.
Of course you will see better result with your new processor but don't expect much cause you are playing at a high resolution and in that case you may not see big difference between the two processors.
Good luck and make sure you have a
June 10, 2007 6:59:04 PM

well i am useing a 600 watt psu and my temps never go over 62 with full load so vista 64 is bad then ? i still got my xp disk u think i should go back to xp for now back to 32 bit ?

also i let windows do my cpu drivers i have looked for them but i aint that good of software side of things i need to get some training : D
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June 10, 2007 7:03:54 PM

There is no point in using Windows Vista64bit (at least for this year) and lots of people have lots of problems with nVIDIA's Vista64bit drivers.
So changing to Windows XP Pro Service Pack 2 would be a good idea! (it's just recommendation! :wink: )
June 10, 2007 7:13:54 PM

so its either crysis on vista with dx10 or every other game playing better on xp hmmmmm

i was thinking i might get like 60 FPS on 1680 x 1050 on most games with the 8800 GTS o well just drop my res i think
June 10, 2007 8:14:17 PM

I agree xpsp2, vista is not for us gamers not yet.
June 10, 2007 9:08:46 PM

Add another GTS and go SLI.
June 13, 2007 10:28:10 AM

ok installed my new mobo BFG and my new core duo 2.4 ghz and reinstalled vista resaults was got only a 10 FPS improvement on the games i stated above ....
so people who said vista was the problem was right and i can only say is you know ya S*** ....
ok here is the cool part i instyalled my xp back only got home but its ok
guess what i got FPS wise on CSS 190 FPS i meen Woo!190! FPS wooooot and hit 75 in m evil total war 2 full settings i was like wow this is alot better so simple as the story goes stay clear of vista for the moment untill they sprt it out on gaming its a fact it sucks atm :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol: 
i got the FSB up to 1130.331 now my temp on CPU is still only 55c off load 64c full load think i can get much more out of it with out shorting cpu life ot much
CPU core 2543 MHz
Fsb 1130.331 MHz
memory 659 MHz
SPP PCI-E 3125 MHz
MCP PCI-E 2500 MHz
GPU core 550 MHz
GPU memory 792 MHz

System Information
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Time of this report: 6/13/2007, 11:26:20
Machine name: DBN-1IP32C8ALLB
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.070227-2254)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: NVIDIA
System Model: NFORCE 680i SLI
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6600 @ 2.40GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 420MB used, 3518MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode
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