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jswelly 3 months ago

Can anyone explain to me why my framerate drops below 40 fps on latest AAA games like assassins creed odysey and hitman 2 running on max settings. Drivers are up to date and this problem persist after lowering some settings. PCPartPicker part list](https://pcpartpicker.com/list/NKxCvn) / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i5-6600K 3.5 GHz Quad-Core Processor $238.30 @ Newegg Business
Motherboard ASRock - H110M-HDV Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard -
Memory Crucial - Ballistix Sport LT 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2400 Memory $139.99 @ Amazon
Storage Crucial - MX300 525 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $128.90 @ OutletPC
Storage Seagate - Barracuda 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $42.10 @ Amazon
Video Card Zotac - GeForce GTX 1080 8 GB AMP Extreme+ Video Card -
Case Corsair - Carbide Series 88R MicroATX Mid Tower Case $39.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply Corsair - Builder 600 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $70.70 @ OutletPC
Monitor Acer - XG270HU 27.0" 2560x1440 144 Hz Monitor $386.24 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1056.22
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $1046.22
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-12-09 06:57 EST-0500

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Radox-0 5 Builds 1 point 3 months ago

Don't know about hitman, but Assassins Creed Odyssey has some very demanding settings maxed out. Its similarly fairly CPU intensive also. I would look at a readout of the GPU and CPU (MSI AB or similar) to see where the limitation is when your FPS drops.

I would also look at a guide like Hardware unboxed which shows a few tweaks you can make from simply maxing the game out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYfeDhUbWVg

DaMysteryMan 1 Build 1 point 3 months ago

What resolution?

byrdada 2 Builds 1 point 3 months ago

You can't always blame the hardware. Games are just sometimes not well optimized. I play Odyssey myself on a 1070 with 1440p res. I had to turn down AA and volumetric clouds, both to medium. Everything else is maxed. I get an average of 60fps, but of course in some areas it'll dip to 40, but it doesn't stay there long. It certainly doesn't take away from gameplay. Some settings, like the volumetric clouds, doesn't do anything but hurt fps, whatever GPU you have. Now, if you're getting constant 40 fps, then I'd be concerned.

Try turning Anti-aliasing down and volumetric clouds to medium on Odyssey. It doesn't look any different.

jswelly submitter 1 point 3 months ago

Thank you this actually helped.