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Windows 7: Low In-game performance on gtx 580 GXT 1536 mb .

13 Feb 2013   #1

Win 7 X64
Low In-game performance on gtx 580 GXT 1536 mb .

im playing Cities XL right now , and something very annoying is going on .
( by the way happened in a couple of other games too )
but .. whenever im starting a new game , everything goes smooth as it should , but after a couple of neighbourhoods im building (lots of objects to render) , it becomes impossible to play ! fps drops to something like 20\19 .
and i seen the benchmarks for this game a year ago , the best performance was on gtx 480 ! with 40 fps Min !

and the weirdest thing is , that when im exiting the game , my gpu fan works as in idle mode( i can hear the difference , in BF3 it's god damn loud as Jet ) , and the gpu mhz usage is really low , almost as when im just browsing my PC .

any ideas?

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13 Feb 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Having you contacted nVidia? Sometimes certain programs and games will have issues with their current driver set. I know with ATI every monthly update usually includes various performance gains and fixes for a variety of software, more specifically, games.

Its possible updating your driver to the latest (if you havent) or contacting nVidia might be your best bet. You could help them uncover a driver issue...(this also can apply to certain settings, and not others. For example you could get awesome FPS at 1600x900 but horrible at 1920x1080...)
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14 Feb 2013   #3

Win 7 X64

thanks man i'll try to contact them !
because i really dont think updating drivers will help because it's 2011 game .
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