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    Default is it time to upgrade

    I hope I'm in the right place to ask this question I currently have rampage 11 extreme, Intel 975 extreme o/c 4.35 2000 speed RAM, GTX 680 super clocked, Corsair 1200 W digital power supply and watercooled. My question, is it time to upgrade and would it be worth it? I use this computer for X-plane10 and I'm not satisfied with the frame rate and I am not sure whether it is my computer or their program. I use most settings on high not extreme and HDR rendering and the frame rate drops below 20 when trying to render clouds.when I use si-software sandra the benchmark is excellent and within the top 5% so I'm just not sure what to do at this point.

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    Default Re: is it time to upgrade

    used any monitoring software like msi afterburner to see gpu usage and cpu usage whilst in the game? then youll know what is bottlenecking,cpu or gpu

    you could upgrade just the gpu maybe or go sli?
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