How to increase your FPS and solve micro stuttering.

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User Info: Diz44

Diz44
5 years ago#1
Turn off Ambient Occlusion in your video settings, and that should solve everything. I have a gtx 470 and i was just barely pulling 60 FPS on Medium. Turned off Abient Occlusion and now I can get a full 60+ on high with AA. It also solved my micro stutter.

User Info: Howfish

Howfish
5 years ago#2
1. that is not microstutter. Microstutter is a small stutter that's barely noticeable and it's from SLI setups.

2. You are describing low framerate, which isn't actually stuttering, it's just low FPS.

3. The ACTUAL stuttering issue is from nvidia drivers. My cards get solid 60fps but stuttering occurs (fraps still reads 60fps). This is a driver issue and has nothing to do with game settings as the old drivers don't get the stuttering but have other issues.
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User Info: Diz44

Diz44
5 years ago#3
Howfish posted...
1. that is not microstutter. Microstutter is a small stutter that's barely noticeable and it's from SLI setups.

2. You are describing low framerate, which isn't actually stuttering, it's just low FPS.

3. The ACTUAL stuttering issue is from nvidia drivers. My cards get solid 60fps but stuttering occurs (fraps still reads 60fps). This is a driver issue and has nothing to do with game settings as the old drivers don't get the stuttering but have other issues.


Thank you for the microstutter clarification. However, turning off Ambient Occlusion will still get rid of whatever stutter there is.

User Info: WC_UNKNOWN

WC_UNKNOWN
5 years ago#4

AMD ftw.

User Info: Diz44

Diz44
5 years ago#5
Just to clarify, I know the difference between low FPS and stutter. They are VERY different things. Ambient Occlusion is the cause of SUTTER and LOW FPS.

User Info: Dollarman_2005

Dollarman_2005
5 years ago#6
Diz44 posted...
Just to clarify, I know the difference between low FPS and stutter. They are VERY different things. Ambient Occlusion is the cause of SUTTER and LOW FPS.

You didn't though as you not only defined it incorrectly in your OP but then said thank you on the correction.

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User Info: liplust121

liplust121
5 years ago#7
Stop nitpicking and trying to get the last word in. Jesus.

You know what the other is on about, you're just being difficult.

User Info: HOODi3

HOODi3
5 years ago#8
what are the benefits of having Ambient Occlusion on anyways? What is Ambient Occlusion. lol.
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User Info: artistpavel

artistpavel
5 years ago#9
Turn off motion blur, get extra 5 fps.

User Info: smokie58401

smokie58401
5 years ago#10
Ambient Occlusion is a lighting effect, but it's pretty taxing.
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