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Final Fantasy X low fps out of the blue
#1
Hello, I'm north and I'm at a dead end.
I have:
AMD Phenom II x4 940 overclock to 3.3ghz.
AMD ati 5770
8gig of ram ddr2

Been playing FFX with no major issues (about 6 hours of gameplay) until about 1/2 hour ago out of the blue I went from 60fps to 6fps. I just now overclocked my cpu to 3.3 and it went up a little but I have a feeling that isn't the problem. I have researched and looked for solutions but none have prevailed so far.
I think the percentage of the GS is too low to output the fps that I want. But I am new to PCSX2 and I could be way off.
Here is a screen capture of the bar so you can see what I'm talking about.
   

Cheers,
north.
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#2
install "speecy" and check their CPU or the video card for any suspectable temperatures.
Main PC1:i5-4670,HD7770(Active!)
Main PC2:i5-11600K,GTX1660Ti(Active!)
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#3
Also, try loading from the memory card, not a savestate.
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#4
Your screenshot is of a menu, so maybe this from the Wiki applies:

Quote:Menu FPS

Type: Slowdown
Affected Game Versions: All
Description: Although the rest of the game runs fine, the menu slows down significantly.
Solution: Deactivate the Allow 8-bit Textures option in the settings of GSDX.
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#5
(12-16-2013, 03:23 AM)smartstrike Wrote: install "speecy" and check their CPU or the video card for any suspectable temperatures.
What would speecy specifically help me with?
(12-16-2013, 03:33 AM)metalmallow Wrote: Also, try loading from the memory card, not a savestate.
I do save and load from the memory card.
(12-16-2013, 03:45 AM)Blyss Sarania Wrote: Your screenshot is of a menu, so maybe this from the Wiki applies:
It is the entire game not only the game menu. I will try this though.

*Update* No dice
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#6
Could be AMDs Cool and quiet tech kicking in which throttles down the CPU speed so you can try running CPU-z and checking to see what Speed the CPU is running at when you get said slowdowns.
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#7
Ok I have fixed it. The EE (EmotionEngine) was tagged in Interpreter which was the cause. I don't know why/how that happened in between transitions. Thanks for the replies guys. I appreciate it. Also I did download Speecy. Didn't help but man it has the info I need for upgrading a new CPU/GPU so cheers to that.
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#8
(12-16-2013, 04:21 AM)northendtrooper Wrote: The EE (EmotionEngine) was tagged in Interpreter which was the cause.

Yep, that would do it.
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