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Problem replacing 8800gt with 460gtx

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July 22, 2010 10:25:56 AM

As the title suggests I have a problem.
Replaced a BFG 8800gt with a palit 460gtx to allow for upcoming direct X 11 games.
Now have far worse performance, in all games low fps and even jerky in the menus.
Went into safe mode and cleaned out the drivers and re-installed, no improvement.
Any suggestions please.
a b U Graphics card
July 22, 2010 10:36:12 AM

CPU? PSU?

full system specs if we are to help.

did you run driver sweeper after removing the old drivers? and are you using the latest video drivers?

a b U Graphics card
July 22, 2010 10:37:34 AM

Please list the rest of your system specifications, including operating system.
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July 22, 2010 12:42:59 PM

Silverstone 600w psu
4gb ram, possibly elixir (2x2gb)
intel motherboard, dont know which one (not a top of the range one)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500, S775, Wolfdale 45nm, 3.16 GHz
win 7 (upgrade over win xp, not clean install)
July 22, 2010 12:44:03 PM

welshmousepk said:
CPU? PSU?

full system specs if we are to help.

did you run driver sweeper after removing the old drivers? and are you using the latest video drivers?


yes, ran driver sweeper and have tried latest drivers.
a c 236 U Graphics card
July 22, 2010 12:54:21 PM

power is running to both connectors? all the adapters (if used) are secure?

July 22, 2010 2:28:08 PM

both adapters are plugged in - I will unplug and plug back in later to double check.

No adapters needed/used on the silverstone
July 22, 2010 2:38:30 PM

If the problem still appear, you need to return your graphic card from where you buy it

mybe your card have a problem.
a b U Graphics card
July 22, 2010 2:39:01 PM

Doomed_UK said:
Silverstone 600w psu
4gb ram, possibly elixir (2x2gb)
intel motherboard, dont know which one (not a top of the range one)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500, S775, Wolfdale 45nm, 3.16 GHz
win 7 (upgrade over win xp, not clean install)



You can't upgrade XP to 7, so I'm not quite sure how you managed that. What steps did you follow when doing this?
July 22, 2010 7:02:03 PM

Herr_Koos said:
You can't upgrade XP to 7, so I'm not quite sure how you managed that. What steps did you follow when doing this?



I bought an win 7 upgade only disc
a c 273 U Graphics card
July 22, 2010 7:27:43 PM

Doomed_UK said:
I bought an win 7 upgade only disc

I'm suspecting that and/or driver issue and the driver issue may have roots in the first bit.
July 22, 2010 7:45:24 PM

OK, sort of solved.

I took the 460 and put it in another of my machines (i7 920, 6GB, win 7 pro) and it works fine.

The 260 I took out I put back in the other machine and it works fine......

Dont know why but both machines are happy.

I really wanted the 460 in the other machine as one of my boys plays games alot on it, but I cant be bothered to fathom out whats going on.

Thanks for all your input.
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a b U Graphics card
November 29, 2010 1:29:20 PM

i have the same problem , low fps , jerky in games its bad , ive tried reinstalling drivers but not worked its upsetting as i was getting better performance with my 9800gt, my system specs:
asus ENGTX460 TOP 768MB
ASRock G31M-S Mobo
3gb ddr2 800 Geil
creative soundblaster fatality pro
750w powercool 80+ psu
360gb sata hdd
core2quad q8300 2.5ghz {no OC}
This problem is doing my head in i just want right , please help if you can:) 
December 10, 2010 2:38:20 PM

install a clean windows 7 edition,and reinstall games and drivers and see magic,same happened to me when i upgraded from 9400gt to hd 3870.
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