Nvidia GeForce GT 630 2 GB


I would like to know if I will be able to make an open world rpg with this gpu.
To take a look of how it performs, see here

I am asking that because, yesterday I imported a heightmap from world machine with 2k resolution. With no materials, just empty heightmap and I receive 36-38 fps, so will I be able to make my open world rpg?
If yes, what can I do to the terrain (remember I haven’t even applied materials) to make my fps rise?
Oh and btw I run everything on Epic settings

Thanks in advance!

You wont get far with just 36 fps, because you will also have to add meshes, materials, blueprints, lights,…
But as long as you dont mind when it starts lagging in the editor, everything should be fine, because it will run with more fps on other/better PC’s → but a faster PC would be better :wink:

The only thing that you can do to your terrain is to decrease the size or set your quality settings to low

Yea, that’s what I thought too, and only for seeing how it looks like on better pc’s, I’ll only then increase quality to epic…

I recommend the GTX 970 4GB for an open-world game, I have the GTX 960 2GB, and I get an FPS of 100-120 with a few hundred trees placed & a 64 KM Sq. landscape. Also try & remember that the GPU may not be the bottleneck, it could also be your CPU

You really should get a card upgrade. A 630 is pretty dang slow!
Jamendxman3 pretty much gave the best advice for cards. So I would go with his recomendation.

Also! Don’t run on Epic setting! You might go and kill your card! I’ve seen it happen before!

Kill your card as in it becomes inoperable?

Ok so I will need big improvements on my pc.
I will get a GTX 970 4GB, but what power supply should I upgrade to?
I got 6 gb ram, I consider upgrading to16gb?

Total budget for all these?

I think 550 Watts seems to be the current sweet-spot.

And yes, more RAM is better. :slight_smile:

Guys, maybe another gpu card? Because GTX 970 4GB has 400$…
Let’s play from 100-200 $ any suggestions? GTX 960 2GB seems to be the best choice…

So it rules? My cpu is i5 3,6 GHz, can’t remember the exact model now

As I see, my motherboard doesn’t support PCI Express x16 3.0 but PCI Express x16 2.0. So that means, only low gpu cards?
Can someone confirm it too? Here is the link to my prebuilt system

edit: Weird as on asus site it says that is supports NVIDIA® GeForce GTX650 1GB/2GB which graphic card has a PCI Express x16 3.0 slot. But on asus specifications it says on expansion slots that is supports 2 x PCI-e x 16 (which means PCI Express x16 2.0 right?)

Anyone to enlight?

Seems that the only option is to upgrade to this one

Well, that IS a nice system. :cool:

P.S. No current card will run out of bandwidth using a PCI-E 2.0 16x channel instead of PCI-E 3.0. You’ll be fine.

Yea but it will not perform as it should… Putting a PCI-E 3.0 gpu on a PCI-E 2.0 motherboard slot right? Because it will use the 2.0 and not the 3.0 for communication

Yep, kill as in inoperable! I’ve done it with UDK before! And my friend with UE4! (He was using a 530.)

But that card will not run out of bandwidth. So it will run fine. (It should run fine I should say.)

I’m running a fx4100 AMD quadcore, 3.6 ghz. Runs great.

Also there is a 4gb model for the 960.

Most important thing is to disable all the realtime viewport options so that it doesn’t run hot for hours and hours.

And a 3.0 card with run just fine in a 2.0 slot. It will cost you like 1 fps or something.

The 4gb model has 350$ :smiley: If was to spend such a budget, I would go for the 970…

So from the above posts I’m thinking on buying:


Corsair PSU 650W VS Series VS650

Total budget: 354,80 euros

Should I be fine with this build? How many fps you believe I will be getting on our Hardware performance survey?

How can I do that? You mean scalability settings?

It was around $180-$250 last time I saw it. I know its around $250 right now on newegg. But you are from the Europe are you?
I don’t know what they are charging over there.