fps randomly drops from 100+ to 30-40 on a high end system?

  axum117 23:35 20 Dec 14

Exactly what the title says. Lets say for instance im in a game of battlefield 4 and im playing for a min and then my fps randomly drops to 30-40 fps, lagging for a few seconds and then jumps straight back up too 100 again? I just bought the card, motherboard, cpu and psu so its all brand new ive tried cleaning it though and i still get the problem i also have disabled the silent and something i dont remember that amd cpu's have. PLEASE HELP! :) My Specs btw: GPU: GeForce GTX 970 (zotac) CPU: AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor RAM 8.00 GB Res i play 1920 x 1080, 60Hz OS: Win 7 home premium

  rdave13 23:51 20 Dec 14

Mobo UEFI or BIOS?

  axum117 23:54 20 Dec 14

If you mean have i updated my BIOS then no should i?

  rdave13 00:02 21 Dec 14

No. I meant is the mobo UEFI running in legacy mode to accommodate Windows 7? You mentioned everything is new including the mobo. Does the mobo have BIOS or UEFI?

  axum117 00:50 21 Dec 14

My mobo is a Asus M5A78L-M USB3 im preety sure its BIOS?

  axum117 00:51 21 Dec 14

My motherboard is a ASUS M5A78L-M USB3 im preety sure its BIOS?

  axum117 01:04 21 Dec 14

I dont know but i think it might be the cpu fan speed maybe not going fast enough?

  Devil Fish 01:12 21 Dec 14

doubt 30-40 fps would be lagging you playing online if so i would be looking at your ping rate

  axum117 01:12 21 Dec 14

I have turned up my gpu fans speed and the drop still happens but id say it isnt as bad and happens less frequently and less noticeable

  axum117 01:33 21 Dec 14

And im playing online yea but now when it drops to 30-40 it dosnt lag as much but is still spitty and jittery

  axum117 01:35 21 Dec 14

Also it dosnt follow a pattern it will randomly drop then shoot back up, and it does it on multiple games on and offline

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