Topic Title: Downloaded latest display driver pack and my video performance is cut in half
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 07/19/2013 05:28 PM
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Coosh
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I bought a new Dell Inspiron 660 desktop about 3 months ago.  Recently the CPU randomly stopped communication with the monitor and I had to hard reboot to fix the situation.  I posted my problem on the World of Warcraft Tech Support Forums and one of their MVPs said "you have no display driver for starters" and posted this link for me:  http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/Pages/radeonaiw_win8-64.aspx.

So I downloaded the driver and it fixed the problem with my CPU not talking to my monitor.  It has, however, caused another problem: my in-game Frames Per Second have dropped from 50-60 to 15-30.  I will list as much computer infomation as I can below in hopes someone can help me out.  I'm not a Tech guy by any means, so use kid gloves with me

Here's my computer info:

Operating System: Windows 8 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9200.win8_gdr.130410-1505)

Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.3GHz

DirectX Version: DirectX 11

 

I hope this helps, but if I need to provide more information I will.

Thanks for your help,

Coosh

 

 07/20/2013 09:02 AM
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