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Frame drops in games

Midget1234
  • 1 month ago

Ever since i got a new CPU nearly every game i play runs at at least 60 fps. after about 5 minutes the fps drops to around 10 fps, after a couple of seconds it goes back up but the same thing happens after 5 minutes. It doesn't matter if my settings are set to high or if they are set to low it always happens. Im not sure what it is.

CPU - AMD Fx-8350 GPU - GTX 970 MOBO - ASUS M5A78L-M LX V2 RAM - 16GB DDR3 1866 MHz

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  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

ASUS M5A78L-M LX

Poorly built motherboard that can't handle the power draw of the 8350 most likely.

Put a fan over the power delivery might help.

Poor build quality was very commonplace for AMD boards back then.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

Would a new motherboard help?

  • 1 month ago
  • 2 points

If you need MATX form factor for your case No it wouldn't they were all of similar quality.

Rather then beating a dead horse you would be better off saving and swapping to a newer platform.

All of AMD's products from back then are not worth spending money on these days.

  • 1 month ago
  • 1 point

This topic has been moved from "Software > Games / Gaming" to "Systems > Troubleshooting".

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