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Does this look too high?
BFBC2, 1080p, max out, HBAO ON, Bloom ON, 6970CF enabled, Multiplayer, large conquest map.

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Bad Company does have high CPU usage so i Think its ok.
    
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Can anyone else input?
Thanks CeeFour.
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BFBC2 does use lots of CPU power.
Just by looking at the Task manager, can't tell you much but as long as the temp is OK it should be fine. Also BFBC2 is a good bench for GPU OC. It is pretty sensitive. Any slight unstability will give you most likely white screen.
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Originally Posted by Tunagoblin View Post
BFBC2 does use lots of CPU power.
Just by looking at the Task manager, can't tell you much but as long as the temp is OK it should be fine. Also BFBC2 is a good bench for GPU OC. It is pretty sensitive. Any slight unstability will give you most likely white screen.
Temperatures do not tell you wether a CPU is at high usage and why? I am asking is do i need a more powerful CPU given the evidence.
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post #6 of 130
Here is mine:

1680 x 1050
HBAO off
not 100% positive but I think I am at 8x & 4x for AA & AF



So being your on a dual GPU setup with higher resolution I think your usage looks about right..
The dual GPU setup is what is drawing more power from the cpu. Most of us running single gpu setups and high clocked i7's are not even pushing the cpu much being the gpu is pegged at 100% usage at around 3.8 - 4.0...

I dont think you need a new cpu, the 920 @ 4.4 is plenty. The advantages with a 2600k at higher MHz would be barely noticable, and unless your getting a sweet trade deal a waste of $ IMO
Edited by 10acjed - 7/19/11 at 8:04am
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Ok then i may wiat for the Sandy-E or the socket 2011 then
Thank you.

Edit: What's your EA name? We should play sometime!
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i agree with most of the guys here....feeding those two graphic cards while providing physics calculation too to an already cpu hungry game will take ur cpu usage quite high...

so its probably ok...
just check the processes tab for seeing if any other app in the bakcground is eating away some of the cpu time or not....

hope this helps.....
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No it's just the game eating the CPU. What else could i test for the CPU usage?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post
Ok then i may wiat for the Sandy-E or the socket 2011 then
Thank you.

Edit: What's your EA name? We should play sometime!
Im sure we have in the past unless you just started up.

Im "OCN-10ACJED" on most online games

Edit
test a less cpu dependant game like Crysis 2, COD or something like that.
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