i5 2500K 3.30 GHZ
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 F12 mobo
running win 7
playing the game on 1080
my fps varies between 24 and 42 in a non-dynamic environment. As soon as I swing the camera it plunges to to the 10 - 14 range and then back up to 18-24. I can play SW:TOR at its highest settings no problem, as well as play Battlefield 3 on High (but not ultra) at 55fps. These frame rates are constant whether I'm using the lowest or highest settings. Additionally I do have a second monitor, but disabling it does not increase my fps
I've searched online about this, and it seems to be hit or miss with other users with similar settings. I've got the most up to date drivers on all my components, and I've turned off all other background running programs except for Norton anti-virus, which hasn't ever been a resource hog in the past, and I don't really want to run without it. Any other ideas on what I can do?