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Temperr

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Hi, i recently started playing gw2, and it runs fine, untill i go into PvP and there is 25+ people on the screen, the fps drops horribly and i unplayable.
I am not a very tech savy person, and after reading multiple upgrade guides, it doesnt rly help me out.
Here are my specs: What would you recommend upgrading for better performance?:)
System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
System Model: P55M-UD2
BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel® Core™ i5 CPU 750 @ 2.67GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 4092MB RAM
Page File: 2189MB used, 5991MB available
I appreciate any help:)
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:welcome: Temperr

We could do with a little more information such as what video card you have and the speed of your Ram, run Speccy and post the url for us please http://www.piriform....file-to-the-web

We also need to know the PSU (power supply unit) details, brand and model name or number please the same details are also required for your computer case - let us know if you need help with finding the PSU and case details.
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Ty for the quick reply:)
http://speccy.pirifo...xJasG2bgCqMf3R8

I dont know about the PSU and Case, can you elaborate for me?
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Thanks for the url :thumbsup:

Do you have the HD6850 or the HD6870 video card, I cannot comment on an upgrade until we know which card you have.

Upgrading the Ram to 8GB of DDR3 1600 is a good starting point for an upgrade.

I dont know about the PSU and Case, can you elaborate for me?

We need to know what PSU you have in case you need to upgrade the video card, if you don`t know the PSU details you will need to do a physical check by removing the side of the case and make a note of the information that should be on a sticker like that in the screenshot below.

Is your case a brand name or a generic white box type, we need to know if the case is a full tower, mid tower or small form factor (SFF) because video cards can be quite large and will not fit in SFF cases, only relevant here if you do need to upgrade your video card.

As an asides can I ask whether or not you are aware that you have no AV (anti virus) protection - very risky!
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I installed AV after doing the speccy, hadnt noticed since last i reformated:)
it is a 6870
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Can you answer the other questions for us please.
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sry for not answering the questions to full.
The PSU is a Energon eps-650w
and the case is just a none-brand large tower
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Thanks for the update :thumbsup:

I could not find any information on your PSU on the PSU database which is not helpful but if you have had no problems with it there should be no need to upgrade it if you upgrade your video card at some point**, your large case should also be no problem as there should be plenty of room http://www.realhardt...vos/Page541.htm

Your present video card is a reasonable performer but it is also quite power hungry** so a weak PSU could affect the cards performance, for now however all that I would suggest that you upgrade is the Ram to 2 X 4GB sticks of better spec, this is the most cost affective computer upgrade that you can make btw :)

Present video card http://www.amd.com/u...overview.aspx#2

Use the Crucial system scanner tool to find the best recommended Ram for your system, no need to purchase from there, write down the details and shop around for the best deal http://www.crucial.c...ner/?click=true let us know what is suggested and we can also look for you.
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