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Not getting what I would expect from GTX 670

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January 18, 2013 7:38:46 AM

Using a vanilla EVGA GTX 670. I'm getting around 59.1 - 62.0 FPS while playing skyrim on ultra, according to the in game EVGA Precision X monitor. I was expecting better FPS. I set the power target to 115%, and even set the offset of the GPU clock up by 100MHz and the memory clock by 250MHz. Makes no difference at all. I am using a monitor that isn't native 1080p. Is the monitor bottlenecking the FPS? I don't think thats possible..help?

System specs

i5 3570k
Kingston Hyper X 8GB
Asus P8Z77 V PRO
EVGA GTX 670
Corsair AX 700 PSU

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January 18, 2013 8:36:04 AM

Skyrim is more CPU Dependent than GPU.
And you must be playing on DX11.

So you are getting what you should have.

Don't compare with Benchmarks, They have High-End CPU.

If you want a better Performance, Overclock your CPU.

And I think you must have a 60Hz Monitor?
If so, then anything above 60fps is waste
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January 18, 2013 8:40:37 AM

Thanks man, I'll try and get my i5to arounf 4.2 again. I had it there, but reset my bios and havent bothered overclocking again. What is a resonably priced monitor for gaming which will let me get out the full potential of my 670? Thanks
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January 18, 2013 8:43:41 AM

Get any 1080p Monitor in your Range.

If you can then get a 120Hz.
Because in most games, a GTX670 crosses 60fps.


Or else, 60fps constant is also very good.
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