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Windows 7: How to config my VGA to increase fps

20 Apr 2012   #1
hungmichael

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
How to config my VGA to increase fps

You guys help me. I wanna set optimal setting for my VGA with catalyst control center version 8.861.
My VGA is Asus EAH5670 and this is my computer's configuration
Operating system: Windows 7 ultimate 32bit
Processor:Pentinium Dual-core E6600 3.1 hz
Memory: 2G ram Device: VGA Asus EAH5670 1G

Please help me! and when I play some game like: GTA IV, Mass effect..... It's always lag (maybe decreased fps). So can you show me how to fix it and set my VGA. Thank you!


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20 Apr 2012   #2
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

The shader options in the games is usually he quickest way to gain fps (turning them off)
You should also note that the 5670 isn't exactly a top shelf graphics unit to begin with.
For instance I'll compare it to the 5850 I have in my other machine just to give you an idea.
Radeon HD 5670 vs Radeon HD 5850 – Performance Comparison Benchmarks @ Hardware Compare
(down towards the bottom, the memory and texel pixel rates are what really matters.)
regardless though you should be able to play mass effect 2 with it.

Why are you still using catalyst 8?
They are up to 11.2 now.
That could explain why mass effect 2 is giving you trouble.
GTA IV is just very badly ported to pc, and takes way more power than it should to run right.
http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx

I use the 5850 as a comparison because I know it's capable of playing all the games you mentioned at fair-good fps.
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20 Apr 2012   #3
ReviverSoft

Windows 7 HP / Ultimate x64
 
 

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Memory: 2G ram
Here's one of the problems. I'd take it up to 4GB, if I were playing games like that. Games like GTA 4 consume a lot of system memory.

And yeah:

- Upgrade to the latest version of your video driver/ATI Catalyst
- Tweak your in-game settings for a smoother experience
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