In my opinion, this is pretty solid hardware, but for instance, GTA 4 runs around 30-40 fps at the lowest settings, and I can't play most other games at very high settings, when I should be able to easily.
Obviously there is a bottleneck in my computer, but I have no idea what it is. If you guys have any suggestions, I would greatly appreciate it.
My current thoughts are that its the cpu (Maybe two cores just doesn't cut it nowadays?) It's either that or the hard drive because I got it from a stock computer but I'm not sure that really affects my performance on games (perhaps in other areas, but I don't think games.)
Also you should know that I tested this system out after a full format of the hard drive. All I did was install drivers and a couple of games.
I like to play games at 1920x1080 res, and I also did what you said and it turns out that my cores are about 100C and my cpu was running around 2000 MHz before and during the stress testing. I think you might have a point.
Cool thnks everyone, I'll probably get a new cpu fan I have an old stock right now, but I have one more question. Since my temps been so high recently, do u think my cpu is permanently damaged or am I fine for the most part.
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