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October 7, 2010 3:59:08 AM

I am using a ATI EAH 5770 Radeon with my PC, win7 64bit, core 2 duo 2.66 Ghz, 4 GB memory and am having problem when playing games. At times, the movies lags, even when playing the game, nearly for a fraction of second, it lags, meaning it freezes slightly. Why?

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October 7, 2010 4:28:14 AM

What disk drive(s) and psu are you using? Make and model, please.

And one example game name? Worst offender?
October 7, 2010 4:48:10 AM

It could be hard drive, RAM, CPU, or GPU issue..
We need more info here, and make sure all driver is up to date...
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October 7, 2010 5:33:34 AM

I had the EXACT same problem with my 5870. You know what fixed it? A new operating system. I switched from Windows XP Pro SP3 to Windows 7 X64, which is what you have right now.

I'm gonna guess something is running in the background or was installed that's messing things up for you.

Try disabling things from msconfig. If that didn't work, try a new user account. If that didn't work too backup your files and install a fresh Win7.

Oh, and make sure you install ATI's drivers before doing anything, if you haven't already. Windows drivers are meant to just get the thing to work not for gaming.
October 7, 2010 3:21:06 PM

Try unplugging and resetting modems and routers.
October 8, 2010 11:56:14 AM

davcon said:
Try unplugging and resetting modems and routers.


This.
October 9, 2010 12:38:34 PM

buy a new graphic card, 8400gs for windows xp with display dirver 260.63. most people think it sucks cause it costs less than 60 bucks. but given the right driver, everything will be fixed
October 9, 2010 12:44:39 PM

prolim123 said:
buy a new graphic card, 8400gs for windows xp with display dirver 260.63. most people think it sucks cause it costs less than 60 bucks. but given the right driver, everything will be fixed

What's with you and the 8400GS? It does suck because it's a low end card and is pretty useless for anything other than 2D desktop based stuff, it even struggles to play a 1080 .mkv file.
October 9, 2010 1:11:56 PM

prolim123 said:
buy a new graphic card, 8400gs for windows xp with display dirver 260.63. most people think it sucks cause it costs less than 60 bucks. but given the right driver, everything will be fixed


Wrong forum and topic..


Do as they said, reinstall the drivers first. You might want to try the 10.4 or 10.5, i use 10.5 and i have no problems with them. Some manufactures have custom made drivers for ati so the one from amd site do not work or work with problems. I recommend to download the drivers from the manufacturer's site.
If the drivers fail try reinstalling windows and the drivers, all 3 parts. -

You can also try to see if that video card has problems in other systems, the lang in games can also be caused by RAM or CPU or another component.
October 14, 2010 9:52:29 AM

it worked for me but that does not mean it will work for you.
October 14, 2010 11:58:20 AM

prolim123 said:
it worked for me but that does not mean it will work for you.


So..4 of those cards in sli, even if that would be possible, can not beat a 5770..why did you came up with that recommendation?

gyver did you mange to resolve your issue?

October 14, 2010 1:32:59 PM

solve it by settings and increasing ram. record high fps is 128(super rare) avg:88.96 fps.
October 14, 2010 1:42:38 PM

prolim123 said:
go to:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3n2U9tNx2I

it shows me playing wolfteam with very high fps, it seems lack cause guardian wolves are slow.

The OP is asking about a 5770, your posts have nothing to do with that card so either stay on topic or don't post.
October 15, 2010 2:54:53 AM

update your bios or display driver
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