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Who said BC2 was not CPU hungry? It really is...

Do you have physx on?
 
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post #12 of 20
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheReaperWaits View Post
Who said BC2 was not CPU hungry? It really is...

Do you have physx on?
Dumb question: How can i verify if physx is on?

Isn't it only for Nvidia?
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I don't know who told you BC2 is more GPU hungry than CPU...it's VERY dependent on your CPU and uses it extensively.
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post #14 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Carlos Hilgert Ferrari View Post
Dumb question: How can i verify if physx is on?

Isn't it only for Nvidia?
PhysX is only for Nvidia yes, so you don't have to worry about that
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post #15 of 20
physx is the 'name' that nvidia owns... If you don't have an nvidia GPU your CPU will default as the physics processor.

I am not sure where the off switch is as I do not own any ATI/AMD cards...

(though it must be in the BC2 options somewhere....)
 
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post #16 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Carlos Hilgert Ferrari View Post
Dumb question: How can i verify if physx is on?

Isn't it only for Nvidia?
BFBC2 doesn't use Physx, it uses Havok to create Physics.

NVidia cards run Physx, when Physx is not set to run on the card it is run on the CPU which is where it's run when using an AMD card.

EDIT: When I was using a 5970 I had usage in the 70%-80% area as well, It's because of CF that usage is so high.
Edited by Trogdor - 5/3/11 at 11:44am
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post #17 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Trogdor View Post
BFBC2 doesn't use Physx, it uses Havok to create Physics.
I was under the impression it did... (I don't own the game).

Learn something everyday...
 
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ok...


well, gonna w8 for bulldozer then. hehahaha
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I have never had mine maxed while playing BFBC2... It will max out a few of the cores and the other's usuage goes up and down but overall prolly around 50-60%... very strange indeed...

One this you might try is hooking up a 2nd monitor and have task manager up with all processes showing so you can look and see what else is drawing cpu usage while gaming
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Iv'e disabled 3 cores on my 1055T, and it still runs fine without any lag, maxed out
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