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XFX geforce 7600GS agp 256mb getting lag in games

By lplover2k ยท 35 replies
Oct 28, 2006
  1. lplover2k

    lplover2k TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 20

    the temperature is 60-65 degree when not playing games and 72-76 when playing games..is it too high??
     
  2. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,402   +38

    No it's perfect. Try updating the chipset drivers then as suggested by Mictlantecuhtli.
     
  3. lplover2k

    lplover2k TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 20

    chipset drivers?? what's that?? i didn't install anything for my mobo...

    i was wondering can it be a voltage issue??
     
  4. lplover2k

    lplover2k TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 20

    getting more laggy

    it's getting more laggy each time now!!!

    today i tried to play pro evo 5 on low settings (800x600 with low settings)..this is the settings i was playing with no lag with my old geforce 4mx!!! with 512mb ram!!! and there was no lag!!!

    how come now with 1.5mb Ram and a geforce 7600 it's getting lag even with such low settings...the graphics is very very ugly and there's still lag!!!

    getting desperate!!! how come it lags like this!??!?!!
     
  5. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,364

    60C in 2d is normal for 6800s isn't it? My old one ran at 64C when idle, and it got to about 75C playing games. But the thermal cutoff temp is 135C so that's actually pretty low. And I've heard that 7 series cards have around the same cutoff... so unless it's like 110C or something its not really that bad.
     
  6. javakins

    javakins TS Rookie

    Hey there, I was doing a search for topics on my soon-to-arrive 7600GT, and came across this.

    It's a shot in the dark, but it could be that your performance issues are not related to the graphics card at all, but to your hard drive settings. Perhaps you could check to see if your drive might have defaulted to PIO mode to due an excessive number of read/write errors - perhaps due to a recent defrag?

    Just make sure that in your Device Manager > IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers > Primary IDE Channel (or whichever channel your HDD sits on) that the transfer mode is set correctly.
     
  7. lplover2k

    lplover2k TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 20

    the channels are in dma mode.... i analysed my HDDs..there's loads of red lines...shud i defrag..my HDD's total size=about 200mb!!!! this may take forever...will format instead in 2 weeks.... will post result whether the lag will disappear...

    my card is a geforce 7600GS not GT ...GT is much better i think!!! it has loads of very good reviews!!! go for it!!!
     
  8. polo26450

    polo26450 TS Rookie

    Try ventilating the case more and download the forceware driver for the card. It seems to work.
     
  9. nickc

    nickc TechSpot Paladin Posts: 921   +11

    and u dig up a year old thread to say that?
     
  10. beef_jerky4104

    beef_jerky4104 Banned Posts: 782

    Way to bring back a one year old thread.
     
  11. polo26450

    polo26450 TS Rookie

    Yes I was compelled to

    My Geforce7600 plays Doom 3, Half Life 2, Prey, The Suffering, Condemned and Dark Messiah on either high or ultra high quality withoutthe slightest drop in framerate, but unfortunately a game like Boiling Point does have some disk swapping and bottlenecks. Rather annoying. The card is able to play Oblivion and run acceptably, but behaves strange in other less demanding applications. By the way, did you get to fix that problem after all?
     
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