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Old 09-14-09, 03:50 PM   #4
dirtyboy
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Default Re: phenom x4 955 --> low frame rates

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Originally Posted by Wolken007 View Post
When you upgraded hardware, did you do a clean install of windows?
Yes.

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Phenom I and Phenom II are slow CPUs.
I really don't think it has anything to do with lack of hardware performance. If anything it has to do with my chipset not liking my graphics card. Although, I do get the performance, it just seems like there's some sort of conflict rendering both 2D and 3D at the same time, or just a problem rendering 2D period. As even the title screen (in NWN2) gets half the frame rate when I turn off vsync, like 2000fps instead of 4000fps.

I'm thinking I may not have made this quite as clear as I thought I did as many may not have played NWN2. If you look at the screenshot below you can see where the character icons and chat window and spell slots are. In NWN2 you can hit a key and hide all that stuff leaving you with just the 3D image. When I do that the frame rate returns to what it should be: >60fps.

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