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I can tell just from actually playing without the fraps. Thats how I figured there was a problem and cut fraps on.

$1900 on a PC that can't run Crysis steadily?

I just don't understand why the GPUs decide to throttle down when looking at certain distances or what not. In the forest, its rocking. It seems when there is alot to render, they run hard. When I look toward a beach or something that they throttle down. It doesn't make any sense whatsoever. If it didn't take as much GPU usage to power that scene in essence the throttle down, I shouldn't be also suffering the big framedrop.

Does not make sense.
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I can tell just from actually playing without the fraps. Thats how I figured there was a problem and cut fraps on.

$1900 on a PC that can't run Crysis steadily?

I just don't understand why the GPUs decide to throttle down when looking at certain distances or what not. In the forest, its rocking. It seems when there is alot to render, they run hard. When I look toward a beach or something that they throttle down. It doesn't make any sense whatsoever. If it didn't take as much GPU usage to power that scene in essence the throttle down, I shouldn't be also suffering the big framedrop.

Does not make sense.
This is the reason people say that Crysis is poorly coded. It's not really a "problem;" the game will suck up everything that your $1900 machine can throw at it. If you ask me, your rig can and does run Crysis steadily, but "steady" is relative. What were you hoping for, 60fps minimum? That's not going to happen without some quadfire, 5ghz action.
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I notice Metro does the same thing. The FPS drop when the GPUs decide to lessen their load.
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Ok...something I did now has my GPUs down to 50% each when running around. Before, I had them rocking @ 99% each in Crysis for most of the time. I still got my drops but it was when it hit 60-70%

Have no idea what happened.
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Just a thought, have you gone into the CCC in Overdrive section to make sure the power control setting to +20 on each card?

I have two 6950s unlocked and get similar performance on one monitor, but youre right my min fps is higher. In eyefinity I average 40fps.
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Well I guess that ram is ok, But I wouldn't run 1.65v ram with 1155. Intel say to use 1.5v or lower, But I have seen people say you can run 1.65v. It sounds pretty normal for the way Crysis likes to run on my pc.
All Intel 32nm chips have this 1.50V "limit". It's nothing of consequence and 1.65V memory works fine.
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post #107 of 107
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Yes, the CCC has the extra power +20%

I even tried to force voltage in MSI and that didn't do anything. Cranked fans up to 100%. Nothing.
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