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Dude, using Physx is what is killing your framerate. Mafia II plays absolutely fine with a dual core CPU, so your CPU isn't the problem.

Mafia II uses Physx quite intensively, and that will kill performance on any card. Even a high-end GPU.

Turn it off.
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post #12 of 35
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Well don't laugh sushimaster because that's what happens . I'll try to find a used q6600 but they're reallly expensive in my country ..

What did u do to fix the BC2 thing ?
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Originally Posted by PanicProne View Post
Dude, using Physx is what is killing your framerate. Mafia II plays absolutely fine with a dual core CPU, so your CPU isn't the problem.

Mafia II uses Physx quite intensively, and that will kill performance on any card. Even a high-end GPU.

Turn it off.
I should have thought to ask this. This may be why I saw an improvement. I had it off.

Are you playing with PhysX on? If so, disable it. Without a dedicated GPU, alot of the PhysX still happen on the CPU.
post #14 of 35
Dual core for GTA4? Maybe on the lowest settings ...

GTA4 is very CPU intensive. Even with my 2500K at 4.5ghz the first thread is still at 99% usage while the others are at about 50%. Its not well optimized for PC at all.
    
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Well don't laugh sushimaster because that's what happens . I'll try to find a used q6600 but they're reallly expensive in my country ..

What did u do to fix the BC2 thing ?
Aw my bad didnt meant to laught at ya, sorry
Well all i do its just upgrade my cpu to an quad core , to the i 5 2500k to be exact and i play BFBC2 at around 80 fps average compare to 25 FPS with my old duo core e7400
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Again , physx off => SAME !!
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Also , playing in 3D Vision makes 3-4 fps difference in both games ...
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Grab aftermarket cooler and overclock your CPU.
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Overclocking on my motherboard is HORIBLE !! I barely get it to 3.3 stable ...
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It's a CPU bottleneck, there's only two things you can do;

1. Buy a new CPU
2. Overclock
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