Need help on upgrading for upcoming games (And 100% Disk Usage!)

chimpbagel

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Heya,
It has been an epic time since the battlefield 4 beta has come out.
But not everyone can enjoy it as much as others D:
I got a gtx 760, i3 3225 and 4gb of ram and I'm getting around 35-40 on ultra with no dips.
Even when I drop my settings down to low, my fps is still like 40 or 50 with dips to around 20.
I think I can blame my weird disk usage, which is like 98-100 most of the time even with no applications running.
Should I upgrade? And if so, what should I upgrade?
Do I have to upgrade my 4gb to 8gb, or should I save for an i5 3570 or a completely new AMD motherboard + fx 6350?
Help is appreciated! :D
For any good solutions I can pay if its working.

- Paul
 

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it could be a number of factors. from my usage I'd say that BF3 uses more than 4GB RAM (I mean BF+Windows+background apps=over 4GB) and is normally 70-80% CPU on my i5 2500k. you cant really complain about performance issues as BF4 is only in beta. what hard drive do you have?
 

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Some Hitachi deskstar 500gb sata 3 7200 rpm hdd
 

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The hard drive looks fine. give the ram upgrade a try in terms of upgrading the PC. as for the hard drive usage. check what program is actually using the hard drive.
 

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Where can I find the program raping my HDD?
 

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what program are you using to see the 100% disk usage? I use windows 8 and the task manager has the disk usage and what programs are using the disk in a tab included.

have you got an antivirus installed? are you also running any torrenting or P2P applications all the time?
 

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no torrenting, no applications even when I disable firewall fucking 100%.
 

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