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Pc has good specs, but is slow at gaming?

Hey tomshardware.

I recently put together a new computer since this is newly built. And when I got Windows installed I decided to get some games.

Well when I tried out Battlefield 3 the frames were at 30-40 on average. I tried AC: Brotherhood frames were at 23 to 27 on average. I tried out Batman Arkham City and frames were 25 to 30.


It baffled me because I have

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium.
AMD Phenom II X4 960T 3.0 Ghz
8 GB DDR3 1333 Mhz RAM.
650w PSU.
Radeon HD 6850.


As you can see I should be able to throw any game at it and be able to get 60+ frames. And Im not playing on Ultra or the max settings for the games either. I lowered all them down and the frames weren't anywhere near 60 when I lowered the settings.
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  1. This maybe driver issie. And set your power plan to high. You should get more than 60
    fps. Try change your driver
  2. Ariunbold said:
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    1440x900,

    And how do I set power plan to max?
  3. Start-control panel-power there should be have
  4. Start-control panel-power there should be have
  5. Best answer
    And defragmend your hard drive
  6. Best answer selected by Yourbasement.
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