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Journeyman III
Journeyman III

Mainboard gigabyte 970a-ds3p, Processor FX8350, Graphics ATI Redaon HD5450, Ram Kingston Furry 1866MHz, Windows 7 64bit .Why gaming performance is very poor?

Mainboard gigabyte 970a-ds3p

Processor FX8350

Graphics ATI Redaon HD5450

Ram Kingston Furry 1866MHz 8GB

Windows 7 64bit .

Why gaming performance is very poor?

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Forerunner
Forerunner

Re: Mainboard gigabyte 970a-ds3p, Processor FX8350, Graphics ATI Redaon HD5450, Ram Kingston Furry 1866MHz, Windows 7 64bit .Why gaming performance is very poor?

There could be any number of reasons for poor gaming performance. Typically if the issue is only noticed in gaming then it's a GPU driver issue. If you're not using the latest drivers you should update and see if things improve. If the issue is a system wide issue then you may have other issues beyond drivers. How well gaming software is written also has a major impact on gaming performance. Most gaming software is only written for 4-core CPUs, meaning more than four cores results in under utilization of the extra cores. Software that is properly written to use all cores results in a noticeable improvement in system performance.

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Re: Mainboard gigabyte 970a-ds3p, Processor FX8350, Graphics ATI Redaon HD5450, Ram Kingston Furry 1866MHz, Windows 7 64bit .Why gaming performance is very poor?

Main glaring reason for bad performance in games with the specs you've listed would be the HD 5450. It's a very low end GPU mostly useful for HTPCs rather than gaming.

According to techpowerup (ATI Radeon HD 5450 PCIe x1 | techPowerUp GPU Database ) it doesn't have enough ROPs or Compute Units to run just about any games made in the last few years, you could probably only really get good performance from games made in the Voodoo card era, even games released in 2010 when that card was new were beyond it's abilities, from what I can gather looking around you're lucky if you can get 30fps at 1280x720 with low to medium settings on many contemporary games

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Esteemed Contributor III

Re: Mainboard gigabyte 970a-ds3p, Processor FX8350, Graphics ATI Redaon HD5450, Ram Kingston Furry 1866MHz, Windows 7 64bit .Why gaming performance is very poor?

Yep, old low end graphics card is the reason.

Ryzen 5 5600x, B550 aorus pro ac, Hyper 212 black, 2 x 16gb F4-3200c16d kit, Aorus nvme gen4 1tb, Nitro+RX6900XT,
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Big Boss
Big Boss

Re: Mainboard gigabyte 970a-ds3p, Processor FX8350, Graphics ATI Redaon HD5450, Ram Kingston Furry 1866MHz, Windows 7 64bit .Why gaming performance is very poor?

I own a HD 5450, a passively cooled version, but i do not get it for gaming

ASUS EAH5450 » HARDCORE GAMES™

Integrated graphics have now largely put my card into the junk box permanently

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