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Stuttering in games

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Captainpoo, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. Captainpoo

    Captainpoo New Member

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    Hi all

    old specs:
    1055t @3.5ghz
    Asus M4A88T-V EVO USB3 (x16pcie & x4 pcie in crossfire)
    x 2 xfx 5770 in crossfire mode
    6GB corsair 1333mhz ram
    WD 500gb sata 2 caviar black
    corsair 650W tx

    I've recently bought a new motherboard, cpu and ram because my 1055t wasn't satisfying me enough in gaming performance. previously, when I was using a 1055t, I had not had any stuttering at all in any games. the game play was smooth, although the framerate was affected by the processor. Because of this, I upgraded to an Intel system composing of:

    Asus p8z68-v lx (latest bios) & proper settings on pci-e lane speeds
    2500k with arctic cooling 7 pro (ai suite fan speed to turbo) @ 40c load
    corsair xms3 4gb 1600mhz ram
    x 2 xfx 5770 in crossfire mode @ x16 and x4 (same as before)
    corsair 650w tx
    wd 500gb sata 2 caviar black
    windows 7 professional x64

    the games i have tested are WoW and Skyrim. I have tried both 11.11 and 11.12 drivers with and without cap3 profiles, to with have had both the same results of some stuttering choppiness. it appears the stuttering happens when i walk and move about. for instance, if I were walking on WoW, the stuttering would be as follows:
    Smooth,smooth,smooth,smooth,stutter,smooth,smooth,smooth,smooth etc. I notice that player movements stutter when the game stutters too. on skyrim, the game stutters the same. when i am walking i will stutter and the framerate is at 60fps but doesn't feel smooth.

    I would like to please know any troubleshooting guides or advice you guys can give me.
    I have de-fragmented the hard drive and ran hard drive error chkdsk and both have run without hitch.
     
  2. purecain

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    i've noticed it in skyrim with 6970 and ccc11.12....

    havnt had time to investigate the issue yet...
     
  3. timma New Member

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    upgrade to 6950 OC or GTX 570:rockout:
     
  4. N-Gen

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    Keep in mind WoW cannot use Crossfire or SLi. If you're running full screen, disable Crossfire as it has proven to reduce performance.

    In a single card config in WoW (in my case) there is heavy stuttering when I turn around and it has to render a massive stretch of land (not in dungeons/raids/pvp). It seems that limited spaces are fine, my idea is that reducing the draw distance would help.

    Skyrim I have no idea about, it seemed fine for me and haven't had these problems.
     
  5. tigger

    tigger I'm the only one

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    Well that was constructive wasn't it :wtf:
     

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