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post #11 of 28
Not all games will use 100% of the GPU though. Many games are just poorly optimized, so if you start seeing games only using 70% or so, don't immediately think your CPU is a bottleneck like so many others do on this site.
post #12 of 28
Depend what cpu and clock speed, my old e7400 at 3,5 ghz bottlenecked my gtx 560ti
gpu never hit 95%
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post #13 of 28
You are also running a very healthy overclock on that chip which is helping your situation greatly. If you were running anything below something like 3ghz to 3.2ghz, you would probably start to see some of a bottleneck.
post #14 of 28
a GPU should never it 100% for any longer than a second or 2 because the way all programs are programed it will only use 99%. you are not bottlenecked. but a CPU upgrade will help with cpu dependent games.
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post #15 of 28
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Which program can be used to monitor the gpu and cpu usage?
MSi afterburner is what I use, and for CPU usage there's a widget for Windows 7 that monitors your CPU and RAM usage, but idk how reliable that is
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MSi afterburner is what I use, and for CPU usage there's a widget for Windows 7 that monitors your CPU and RAM usage, but idk how reliable that is
Called Task Manager and is the most reliable piece of code in the entire Widnows
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post #17 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by mdportorock View Post
Which program can be used to monitor the gpu and cpu usage?
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post #18 of 28
I think I used Everest to monitor both CPU and GPU on the LCD screen of the keyboard G15
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post #19 of 28
TC what games are you playing that a 560gtx ti struggles to achieve 30fps?
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post #20 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by ronnin426850 View Post
Called Task Manager and is the most reliable piece of code in the entire Widnows
no not task manager XD...it's called "CPU meter", and its a gadget/widget
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