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    ive recently upgraded my card (though not by much) from a radeon HD 5450 1gb to a GeForce GT 520 2gb card and though my ingame performances are MUCH better... the direct X test shows the exact same frame rate (around 6 fps) im really confused why its showing that horribly low but the card will run skyrim and swtor on very high - max settings without issues. what am i missing?

  • #2
    Maybe you are CPU limited?


    • #3
      how would i fix that?
      ive got an intel i7 that scores around 6k on the test


      • #4
        You didn't mention which i7 you have, but most are pretty good CPUs.

        Just looked up these video cards. Both are very low end cards.
        The DirectX10 test is a pretty heavy test. So frames rates under 10 frames/sec are normal for low end cards. Would be interesting to see that results for all the 3D tests. Would be hard to believe none of them changed at all.