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[AMD] 6670 2GB is getting lag in TF2 when many particles are showing

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August 19, 2012 10:39:18 PM

I am getting lag in TF2. For example, when the flames are showing, it drops from ~120fps to about ~70fps.
When I got the PC, it wasn't like this at all! Details

AMD 6670 2GB DDR3 Card 12.6 Catalyst Drivers
Intel Core i5 2320 3.00ghz @ 3.00ghz
8GB DDR3 Memory
1.5TeraByte Hard Drive 7200rpm
I don't know my PSU watts...
All details on high except bloom, motion blur and Aero Extensions off

Avg GPU Temp : 49C
Avg CPU Temp : Around 59C

Also in CPU-Z in the graphics card tab, it says 0MBytes

I have a feeling that's not good...


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August 19, 2012 10:48:32 PM

Your card might not be powerful enough for high details in team fortress 2.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-6570-rade...

Just going through all the games benchmarked it doesn't seem to be a powerful enough card for high graphics.

The minimum frames per second was 19.2 @ 1280x1024 in Aliens Versus Predator.
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August 19, 2012 10:48:43 PM

It is supposed to be like that your system is fine when your playing the game and have a rushed-battle the texture become heavy and kill some of your fps but 70 is enough. Get the better card if you want more fps but those are fine.
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August 19, 2012 10:50:56 PM

It is supposed to be like that your system is fine when your playing the game and have a rushed-battle the texture become heavy and kill some of your fps but 70 is enough. Get the better card if you want more fps but those are fine.
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August 19, 2012 11:02:59 PM

well, for recording get an SSD solution.
August 19, 2012 11:03:06 PM

xtreme5 said:
It is supposed to be like that your system is fine when your playing the game and have a rushed-battle the texture become heavy and kill some of your fps but 70 is enough. Get the better card if you want more fps but those are fine.


Yeah I need a new GPU. I record alot for my youtube channel, and my hdd reduces frames by about I say 40fps, so I need extra horsepower to get 60fps.

What GPU would you suggest for an i5 2320?
August 20, 2012 12:07:16 AM

Yeah, but a good graphics card so I can solve the issue with the particle effects
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August 20, 2012 12:09:46 AM

70fps is nothing to complain about. That's still good. And if the card is stable at 40fps, then I would see no reason to upgrade.

Even if you do upgrade to pull the 60 or 120fps you want, you are going to have to get a new power supply.
August 20, 2012 1:04:15 AM

Ah k. But in intensive situations it goes as low as 19fps. Thats all
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August 20, 2012 1:19:20 AM

Well, if you want a new card, other than the 7750, you would need a new power supply.
August 20, 2012 12:59:28 PM

Ah ok! So I will need a 600watt psu with a 7800 or 7900 series Card from AMD?
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August 20, 2012 4:12:43 PM

A GOOD power supply is what you would need. Don't just get a 600W unit, because not all 600W units are made alike. Many are better than others.

And a 600W Corsair or so would be a nice choice so you can use it in the future in other builds.
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