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Graphics card sudden low fps

PerryT78
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Hi everyone,

I have an ATI 5770 1GB GPU (pretty old i know) but recently for games like CS:GO, the fps dropped from around 100 to maybe 40 at best. Same goes for World of Warcraft, from about 80-100 fps to about 25-30 fps.

The only way to get the games performing as they were is to open up the PC, remove the Graphics card and put it back in.

Is this a sign I need to upgrade or is there something I can do to stop this recurring issue?

Thanks

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Games keep updating and even if they worked fine years ago eventually they might simply need more than your hardware  can handle.

 

If you do plat A lot of CS:GO and WoW you might want to upgrade even if just to a GTX 1050 , I mean the ATI 5770 by all means already paid for it self in longevity.

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