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I never expected to see 100% on all 4 cores. My claim was only I'm not being CPU bottlenecked. Per what you said 75% cpu usage would initiate the cpu bottleneck. I've only seen 50-55% cpu usage, not 75%. I'm not sure why you think I'm being bottlenecked when driver issues are a much more realistic reason. A single 6950 1GB bottlenecked by a 2500k @ 4.5 is not gonna happen.

Yeah, from that same article:
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All in all unlike other games, The Witcher 2 isn’t CPU dependent,
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A single 6950 1GB bottlenecked by a 2500k @ 4.5 is not gonna happen.
Just because it's a fast proc doesn't mean it's never the bottleneck.

It'll happen all the time in older games and some newer games.

There are games in which your 6950 will render frames faster than your 2500k can send them.
    
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Just because it's a fast proc doesn't mean it's never the bottleneck.

It'll happen all the time in older games and some newer games.

There are games in which your 6950 will render frames faster than your 2500k can send them.
Like what games?

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hy guys i have a strange problem!

in chapter 3 when philippa eilhart should open her case and giv to me a dagger.... she become a bird and fly.... and she become a monster... and the fight starts....

THERE IS NO MONSTER! INSTEAD OF IT, THERE IS A BUNCH OF CHICKENS!

AND THEY APPEAR OVER AND OVER.... I CANT SEE MONSTER AT ALL AND I CANT DO ANYTHING!

WHAT IS THIS??
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Just because it's a fast proc doesn't mean it's never the bottleneck.

It'll happen all the time in older games and some newer games.

There are games in which your 6950 will render frames faster than your 2500k can send them.
I dunno I don't buy it. People are running 3x SLI 580's with the same processor and I'm being told the single 6950 is possibly a bottleneck.

Like I said, if it was the bottleneck the cores available to the game would be maxed, that happened with my old Phenom II so I have experienced it and know what to look for. This is not the case atm...

Either way, I'm not the one who claimed that I thought I had a bottleneck, someone else did, so not sure why everyone is trying to prove me wrong.
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I personally set bfbc2 up so that the my cpu is the bottleneck so as to max my framerate. drop it down to 2xAA, and my chip can't pump out any more than ~120 to 180 fps.

People get so hung up on this bottleneck thing. Either the gpus or the cpu are gonna be at their limit, no matter what. It's only a problem when it's always the cpu, no matter the program, and it limits gpu by a large margin.
    
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Cant wait for my parts to arrive so I can play this until my eyes pop out.
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I dunno I don't buy it. People are running 3x SLI 580's with the same processor and I'm being told the single 6950 is possibly a bottleneck.

Like I said, if it was the bottleneck the cores available to the game would be maxed, that happened with my old Phenom II so I have experienced it and know what to look for. This is not the case atm...

Either way, I'm not the one who claimed that I thought I had a bottleneck, someone else did, so not sure why everyone is trying to prove me wrong.


This is showing a huge difference in performance on different CPUs. Also, don't take it so personally. He's not saying your rig is a POS, he's saying the game is coded to stress the CPU more heavily than basically any other game. It's not that the 2500k can't keep up with your 6950, it's that there is so much going on in the game that it can't devote 100% resources to pulling everything out of your GPU.
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Those benchmarks are not even OC'd either, which is where the sb chipset really starts to shine.
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My Witcher isn't stressing my 2500k even at stock clocks at all. It is patty cakes for this processor. My 2 GTX 260s are running hot and going to the limit round and round with this game.
    
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