DragonBorn0401 Oct 6, 2013 @ 12:58pm
My FPS is so jumpy HELP
Any ideas? it goes from 55 to 1 and then 34 and it is just so random
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Cool Miku Oct 6, 2013 @ 1:31pm 
your specs?
video card:
operating system:
Last edited by Cool Miku; Oct 6, 2013 @ 1:31pm
DragonBorn0401 Oct 7, 2013 @ 8:09am 
My specs are
Vid Card=Nvidia geforce gt 630m Optimus
Ram 4gb(Upgradable to 8gb) 1gb dedicated VRAM
Processor=Intel Dual Core i5 2.5 ghz turbo boost to 3.1ghz
Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
Hope this helps
Its a laptop
Vahlok Ro Tiid Oct 7, 2013 @ 8:13am 
Use VSync. May limit your FPS to 30 or 60, but should stabilize the framerate.
DragonBorn0401 Oct 7, 2013 @ 8:14am 
How do I activate that is it in skyrim or skyrimprefs?
Vahlok Ro Tiid Oct 7, 2013 @ 8:19am 
Check your video control settings for your laptop. That's the first place I would look.
Depending on which aspect controls the VSync (application controlled or native to your video system).
Can't hurt to see if those options are available in Skyrim options/preferences.
Last edited by Vahlok Ro Tiid; Oct 7, 2013 @ 8:20am
DragonBorn0401 Oct 7, 2013 @ 8:20am 
It was in my nvida control panel vertical sync is now on so thanks I'll test if it works and report back later
Vahlok Ro Tiid Oct 7, 2013 @ 8:21am 
Hope that helps.
Cool Miku Oct 7, 2013 @ 8:22am 
in skyrimprefs.ini
under [Display]
WashableClub96 Oct 20, 2013 @ 1:31pm 
Do you have ANY mods installed that change textures? (Official High Res Texture Pack, Skyrim 2K Texture Pack, Vurt's Flora Overhaul, etc.)
I have had a similar problem. My gaming rig is very strong, only problem I have is with all of the "eye candy" (high res texture replacer) mods I've installed, my hard drive is now a weak link. I get the "jumpy FPS" from time to time and I've pretty well narrowed it down to "lag" from my 7200RPM HDD (larger texture files taking more time to load than the vanilla ones). Getting a SSD or creating a RAMDISK would most likely solve this problem. A RAMDISK is out of the question for you seeing as how you only have 4GB available, even if you did upgrade to 8GB, I wouldn't recommend it. If you can afford to get an SSD (solid state drive, much much faster than hard disk) I would say that is your best bet.
**Also remember that next gen consoles are approaching and any modification that you do to your PC will not only help with Skyrim but also possibly allow you to run the new titles that will possibly have some fairly outrageous system requirements.
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