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Old February 22, 2009, 07:16 PM
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Hmm I think it may be because of my powersupply or processor.. ive only got a Antec 430 Earthwatts, and ive got 5 fans on high, and when I game I put the card on 100% fan speed (I use noise cancelling ear buds) can't hear the noise :P, maybe my 4870 isnt getting enough power.. thats my guess.. or you guys are using better drivers.. Well either way next month im upgrading to a i7 System :] gonna use the same 4870 tho :]

Oh yeah, btw Im using Windows 7 :]

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Old February 22, 2009, 08:48 PM
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Oh Windows 7 is probably the issue then. Drivers are kind of lacking.

Maybe try installing Catalyst 9.2 and see if that helps, even though its not technically for Windows 7, it should still work.
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Old February 22, 2009, 09:15 PM
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Settings: Demo(Ranch Small), 1680x1050 (59Hz), D3D9, Fixed Time Step(No), Disable Artificial Intelligence(No), Full Screen, Anti-Aliasing(4x), VSync(No), Overall Quality(Custom), Vegetation(Low), Shading(Ultra High), Terrain(High), Geometry(Medium), Post FX(High), Texture(Ultra High), Shadow(Off), Ambient(Medium), Hdr(No), Bloom(No), Fire(Low), Physics(Medium), RealTrees(Low)

  • Total Frames: 2555, Total Time: 51.01s
  • Average Framerate: 50.09
  • Max. Framerate: 74.69 (Frame:401, 6.17s)
  • Min. Framerate: 32.49 (Frame:2114, 42.18s)
Maybe settings are too high , shadows and vegitation suck the life out of my 9800gtx+. I have some of that rendition ram in another comp and it's pretty weak stuff, win 7 runs badly for my games so far.
Gaming FX 8350 4.4GHZ / Tuniq Tower 120/ MSI GTX 1070 Armor / G Skill 32GB / S12D 850w/ GA 990FXA-UD3 /SSD 240GB , WD1TB FALS, 3TB Toshiba / Dell IPS 1920x1080/ Win 10 64
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