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My first build! Not getting expected FPS PLEASE HELP!

Taylorpearsall

12 days ago

Need help!

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  • 12 days ago
  • 1 point

What are your specs? What is the game and FPS you expected? What settings are you running at?

  • 12 days ago
  • 1 point

https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Taylorpearsall/builds/#view=bvpG3C . heres what im using not really sure what I was going to get as far as FPS but im trying to run the new modern warfare and its only getting around 20 -30 fps on low settings. im pretty new to building pcs so I was looking for some advice is all

  • 12 days ago
  • 1 point

Your CPU is pretty old. It might not be bottlenecking your GPU. MSI Afterburner is a free program with a hardware overlay when you are playing games. Download it and look at your CPU and GPU use percentage in games. If you CPU usage is at 100%, then your CPU is a bottleneck. Your GPU is producing frames faster than your CPU can process them.

  • 12 days ago
  • 1 point

thanks! I was wondering if It was getting to old to play new games but wasn't sure. I will check msi afterburner also

  • 12 days ago
  • 1 point

also wondering if I need to upgrade to get at least 60 fps on normal settings?

  • 12 days ago
  • 1 point

CPU is most likely the problem, FX was bad when it launched and in newer CPU heavy games it is worthless.

  • 11 days ago
  • 1 point

Good to know! Thanks it’s never impressed since I bought it.

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