Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: GTX 260 Problem

18 Jun 2009   #1
Chenquie

Windows 7
 
 
GTX 260 Problem

Soo... I just upgraded from a 8800GT one to a GTX 260.
But atm I don't really see any improvements.

Fps on wow (for instance) didn't went up a bit.
GTA4 looked almost the same.

The fps on wow did even get lower than it was and the graphics look worse.

I have the latest drivers 186.18 and I'm running 64bit.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
18 Jun 2009   #2
yohan

Windows 7 x64 build 7100
 
 

New drivers came out today, think it fixed some GTX 2xx issues.. but maybe caused others? Try downgrading.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2009   #3
Chenquie

Windows 7
 
 

Like which ones are you suggesting?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

18 Jun 2009   #4
dan7777

windows 7 RTM
 
 

i use gtx260-216 and it beats the 8800GT by miles mate im useing 190 drivers
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2009   #5
yohan

Windows 7 x64 build 7100
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2009   #6
dan7777

windows 7 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yohan View Post
same thinking has me just sent him link to guru 2 great minds think alike :) gtx260-216 kills the 8800GT and when overclocked keeps up with most new cards
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2009   #7
Chenquie

Windows 7
 
 

K this is what I'm going to to do now.

1. Uninstall drivers.
2. Reboot.
3. Install the new ones.
4. Reboot

Report back. :P
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2009   #8
Chenquie

Windows 7
 
 

No improvements.

In wow it even take time (1min or so) to load the shadowsa nd most of the players. :/

EDIT: Is there a test, a program or something that can show what's going on so you can base yoru replied upon that?

Or maybe showing my Nvidia control panel settings etc.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2009   #9
dan7777

windows 7 RTM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Chenquie View Post
No improvements.

In wow it even take time (1min or so) to load the shadowsa nd most of the players. :/
what games are you playing ? what is your setup ? you got far cry 2 ? call of duty 5? crysis wars ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2009   #10
Chenquie

Windows 7
 
 

REfering to wow now, I used to have around 35 fps with my old 8800GT with highest settings, now I'm down at 25.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 GTX 260 Problem




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Intel Rapid Storage Technology problem : Empty port problem
Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit Gateway Laptop NV55C (I would upgrade ut currently not working so a major hardware upgrade is gonna have to wait :( I've got the latest SATA AHCI Driver for my system according to Gateway. As for the latest Intel RST software/drivers, I have version 9.6.2.1001 on...
Hardware & Devices
Blurry Text problem, EDID and registry editing problem on an AMD card.
EDIT:I have found a solution, using a DVI to HDMI cable on an amd card will fix this problem, this thread can now die, hopefully someone else will find it if they have this problem. Basically, i know what the problem is, but not how to rectify it. My tv (Sceptre X235BV-FHD, a rebranded sony...
Graphic Cards
Laptop Windows 7 Problem/Software/Hardware? Keyboard problem
Okay, right now I'm currently trying to find out whats wrong with a keyboard that is on a laptop, after the computer starts there are some script errors, I don't know exactly what they are but I ran combo fix without safe mode and restarted the scripts went away...and it started working after...
Hardware & Devices
Moving windows/icons down problem!! Move right/left/up - no problem
New system i7 3930K CPU Sabertooth X79 Mortherboard GeForce GTX690 GPU Intel 520 series SSD 32GB RAM Dell U2711 27" Monitor Win 7 Pro
General Discussion
Cute Html problem and Video full screen problem
Hi I recently made a mistake and I did a full HP system restore and lost alot of my programs and have had to reinstall them. Some programs are there still but just seem messed up somewhat, like my Cute Html editor program. Suddenly, where there used to be the tabs you clicked on that would...
Software


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:04.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App