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Question A very stupid question about gpus

Djoza

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Hi,so i have gigabyte r9 380 4gb and before i bought it i ofcourse looked at some yt videos like "R9 380 4gb test in fortnite,csgo,pubg,etc..." and in those videos fps is ussually higher than mine.So here is the dumb question:
"Does lowering graphic settings lower my fps",because lets say in fortnite.I play on everything off/low except for textures and view distance on epic,and 3D resolution on maximum and i get like 80/90fps while being stationary,when i move it goes down to 75,then i build fights it drops to 50 which isnt playable.You can say whatever you want but 2020 fortnite isnt playable under 60fps.It really irritates me that i have to deal with that 10fps drop which can decide whether i live or die.SO will putting the settings up improve my fps.I have been playing games a lot and never really had to ask my self that,but in every yt video fps is like +20 in fortnite.Let me know what u think.

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i3-3240,2x8gb 1333mhz ddr3,lenovo ih61m,chieftec elp-700s 700W,1tb hdd
I will upgrade to i7-3770 which i know isnt gonna drop frames below 120,but i cant play with drops while having the i3.I will be upgrading to i7 in early July.
Also in csgo everything is perfect in case u were wondering.
 

Djoza

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The other way around. Lower graph settings means the GPU has to do less 'work' per frame, often resulting in more frames per second.
Yeah i know,but its so frustrating man.In everygame its like you said,but something with fortnite and yt reviews of pc specs is sus man.Either every single guy that reviewed my system on yt was faking the msi afterburner info,or they put the game on ssd or m.2 without telling anyone,or somethings wrong with my hardware.I know that pc hardware tends to underperform over time,but i mean 20 fps on hardware that like averagly 5 years old???
Thanks for the reply though

Edit:Reviews i looked at were in chapter 2 so its newer fortnite.If it was 2017 i would get minimum 500fps.Man i miss old fortnite too much :(
 

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