Why isnt my pc performing Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: February 1, 2013 10:17 AM in Systems Share niruto12 February 1, 2013 8:39:19 AM Hi so i just got myself a pretty nice pc, or atleast so i think. But i am getting the feeling that it isnt performing as it should, and with that i mean that it seems weaker then what i expected i cant play Borderlands on ultra without the fps dropping to 5-10 (full res) and i cant even play crysis 3 beat on full resolution on LOW i cant play guild wars 2 on ultra without the fps dropping to 10 (currently playing on medium, full res at 35 fps) another example is slender the eight pages i cant play i on ultra aswell PC SPECS: OCZ Intern SSD 128GB Agility 4 Series SATA III 2.5" (AGT4-25SAT3-128G) G.Skill RipjawsX 16GB DDR3 PC-14900 1866MHz (F3-14900CL10D-16GBXL) (2x8GB) Western Digital Black 500GB SATA III (7200 RPM / 64MB Cache) Cooler Master CPU Kylare Hyper 212 Evo Corsair Powersupply HX750 (PSU) 750 W + 80+ GOLD CERTIFIED Asus DVD±R/RW/RAM DL 24X SATA BULK BLACK Cooler Master HAF 912 Plus Midi Tower Intel® Core i5-3570K Processor Gpu: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 SC+ w/Backplate ASrock z77 extreme4 Windows 7 Ultimate Eng 64bit CD Did i overate my pc or is there something funny going on? Any recomendations on improvments? should i get a second gpu? THHAAANKS IN ADVANCE More about : isnt performing gussrtk February 1, 2013 8:42:16 AM you dont need a second gpu. all drivers up to date? how are the temperatures? your build should perform like you expected it.... niruto12 February 1, 2013 8:43:59 AM Yes all the drivers are up to date, and the case is cool aswell as the components Related resources Why isnt my pc performing as it should - Forum Why isn't my PC performing - Forum Pc isnt performing like it should. - Forum 7870 2GB isnt performing well? - Forum My new PC isn't so fast.. Why ?? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer niruto12 February 1, 2013 8:44:58 AM gussrtk said:you dont need a second gpu. all drivers up to date? how are the temperatures? your build should perform like you expected it.... What do u mean with expected it? is it supposed tp perform better or worse? niruto12 February 1, 2013 8:51:24 AM Plz anyone? mykebrian February 1, 2013 9:03:35 AM have you tried going to power option and changed the power plan to high performance? niruto12 February 1, 2013 9:53:50 AM How do i do that? rog02 February 1, 2013 10:03:34 AM You can set your hardware in high performance mode using BIOS. When you enter BIOS, you will probably see three options - 1) Quite 2) Normal 3) Performance. You can choose one. Lets see if it works. mattboymatt February 1, 2013 10:12:09 AM try removing a gpu because it might be that the psu is having trouble powering both at full whack Kurz February 1, 2013 10:17:08 AM Get a CPU and GPU Temp Monitoring. I feel like the CPU or the GPU is throttling back to make sure it doesn't cook itself. Real Temp, GPU-Z Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhy isn't my graphics card performing as well as it should be? ForumWhy isn't my Computer running games smoothly? ForumWhy isn't my new CPU working as well as my old one? ForumCrossfire - Why isn't my second card doing much? ForumWhy is X64 6400+ not performing ? Forum9600GT Performing like crap.. why ? ForumI7 920 isn't performing to its potential ForumQuestion on why my memory isn't performing 100% ForumPC isnt performing very well at all ForumIs this gaming PC okay? ForumWhy does moving power cables break my pc ForumFound new hardware sound-- but nothing else. Why? Forum[Solved] Where To Buy Gaming Laptop Online? Why? Forum[Solved] Why is my computer still a dell? ForumRunescape Isnt working More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !