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Looks pretty linear to me. confused.gif

That's also showing the i5 2500k absolutely destroying the Phenom II there as well. confused.gif
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YEAH!!! SO there's no way 100% utilization anything means its a bottleneck.. crysis never hits 100% on my cpu utilization graphs , BUT ... performs a BIT better when the CPU is OC'd , and a LOT better if I had another CPU ( the i5) ..
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If both is 100 then both are a bottleneck to the game, the game u play however is badly optimized.

Both at 100% means both are at full power and not bottlenecking eachother.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb;14456178 
which BTW, my CPU is on par with a Phenom II, just slightly slower
Slightly faster, actually (though it is situation dependent).
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IMC makes up for the IPC loss ..

I'd like the claim the PH 2 as the winner really..
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Hmmm... the test I did was when I was runnign 450x8

This is my new test

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb;14475415 
The GPU bottleneck to me makes absolutely no sense.... I mean none.

why? a gpu at 100% is limiting the cpu, and you get say 60fps. if you upgrade your graphics card, your cpu can do more work as the graphics card power increases, so you get higher fps, say, 70fps...

now if your graphics is at 100% already, and you overclock/upgrade your cpu, you might get marginal more fps depending on new motherboard/chipset/drivers/that sort of thing, but your gpu can't put out more fps because it's working at full capacity already, independant of your cpu,



Quote:
Originally Posted by 0razor1;14475492 
Not totally true..

My argument:
Crysis2 scales little with overclocking a phenom 2 ( arguably better than C2Qs) but works much better on even an i5 2500K at stock 3GHz .. WHY ? when the CPU utilization never hits 100% even on my setup ( AMD's Ph 2 4Ghz , 3GHz .. whichever frequency)

There's an article about this online somewhere.. Tom's or Anand's

THIS

CPU%20Speed.png

Notice that a 3.5GHz ph2 vs a 2GHz ph2 scales very non-linearly .. so that just means your CPU is going to be a bottleneck in as many games as your GPU is going to bottleneck.. give or take a few.

Also , THIS :
GPU vs. CPU Upgrade: Extensive Tests


crysis 2 and a new cpu will scale with that resolution because it's probably not using the graphics fully ... look at the resolution...
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http://www.fluke.com/fluke/usen/digital-multimeters/fluke-80-series-v.htm?PID=56135

Its a CPU bottleneck. Not a GPU bottleneck.

Nothing is being slowed down.
    
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if a GPU is not being held back and is running at absolute maximum, then you are infact performing at peak capacity.

If you are running a crap graphics card on a really fast processor (980X with a 4350) then yeah, your GPU is holding your system back but it is running at its fullest capacity.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb;14478851 
if a GPU is not being held back and is running at absolute maximum, then you are infact performing at peak capacity.

If you are running a crap graphics card on a really fast processor (980X with a 4350) then yeah, your GPU is holding your system back but it is running at its fullest capacity.

so the gpu is bottlenecking you from getting more performance...which is what ive been trying to explain biggrin.gif ( in that example )

but in your case it isnt, it's the cpu, because your graphics arent capping out

if you aren't at 100%gpu you can start pumping up the graphics/AA to compensate until you upgrade your cpu
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