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Lag in shogun 2, is it a CPU or gpu weakness?

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I play with large units, anyway while running a benchmark, I had my full army (which was as many units as I could fit) attack the enemy, then just boom lag. Is it my CPU that can't handle it or my gpu?
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I would guess GPU.

If you want to know for sure, monitor your GPU usage in-game with something like Afterburner. If it's maxed out, then there you go.
    
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RTS games can be pretty CPU intensive at times. SC2 hits pretty hard at times. Your 920 shouldn't be a problem though, and I really wouldnt think your GPUs would either, but at that resolution I would say there is a possibly you could see some drops at times.
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I had a similar prob with my 4870X2 in previous total war games, disable Catalyst AI setting and it solved my prob. Using large/ultra unit sizes tax the CPU much more than GPU.
 
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I have had poor performance in this game with low CPU and GPU usage :|

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