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RX 540 Laptop lower FPS than normal

Question asked by mihai_alex7 on Aug 29, 2018
Latest reply on Aug 31, 2018 by kingfish

Hi. I bought an Acer A515-41G-F2SH laptop and I'm getting much lower FPS than expected, about 2-3 times lower than my desktop with GT 1030 (should be similar as the GT has the same chip as the MX150, competitor of the RX 540). I installed some old games on it and I'm getting 35 FPS in Assassin's Creed 1 vs 90-100 FPS with the desktop, 25 FPS in Blur vs 60+ with the desktop. I tested 8 other old games and it's the same problem. I generally play them at 1080p max settings as these aren't too demanding games. I also installed a new game, League of Legends and I'm getting 2 times lower FPS. Temps are okay and CPU usage never hits 100% on any core so it shouldn't be a bottleneck, right? I already installed latest GPU driver, older GPU driver from the Acer website, activated "performance" setting to use the dedicated GPU, updated laptop BIOS, set Windows power options to "high performance". Is it a driver issue that is going to be fixed?

 

Laptop specs:

Windows 10 64 bit

FX 9800P Quad Core up to 3.60 Ghz

RX 540 2GB GDDR5

8GB DDR4

256 GB SSD

1080p display

 

Desktop Specs:

Windows 10 64 bit

i3-6100

GT 1030 2GB GDDR5

8GB DDR4

120 GB SSD

1080p display

 

I know the desktop CPU is much better but I'm not hitting anywhere near 100% CPU usage in the games.

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