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i7 950 HUGE Bottleneck in BC2

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With HT ON @ 4.4Ghz I can just and just eliminate the bottleneck, but with HT OFF @ 4.5Ghz my usages are the following, this is getting ridiculous... How can you run BC2 with an i5?
Now is there any way to play without HT? I had all programs closed.
Just saw that svchost.exe is using 25% of my CPU, so if I put it to one core it loads @ 100% constantly, is this normal?

Edited by Antsu - 8/5/11 at 5:28am
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Well what FPS are you getting? 100% CPU load does not necessarily mean a bottleneck.
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The 2500K's at 4.8Ghz still have a bottleneck in BC2. It's not only a GPU intensive game, but also CPU.

But as long as you get good FPS, you're fine.
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Wierd my CPU never goes above 50% usage (i7 920 @ 4Ghz) while all GPUs are @ 99%...

Resolution 1920*1080
FPS = 150
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kerian View Post
Wierd my CPU never goes above 50% usage (i7 920 @ 4Ghz) while all GPUs are @ 99%...

Resolution 1920*1080
FPS = 150
Same here, I never hit 100% on bc2
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After a closer look at GPU usage of the OP, there is definitely an issue with graphic drivers .
Did you install the latest CAP ?
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As usual Amds horrible drivers are the problem.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kerian View Post
After a closer look at GPU usage of the OP, there is definitely an issue with graphic drivers .
Did you install the latest CAP ?
What do you see in that picture that suggests driver issue?

I see CPU@ 98% and GPU at about 60-70%,usually means a CPU bottleneck as OP stated.

@ OP i do note that your GPU usage HAS been at 99% in the screen shot on both GPU 'but not at the present time the shot was taken,is this due to your clocks droping down while you Alt+Enter out of game to take shot?

Slightly off topic but i gota ask.........had you just been stress testing your CPU with prime or similar app prior to screenshot only your CPU has hit 80 degrees,if thats just from playing BFBC2 then thats pretty hot

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As usual Amds horrible drivers are the problem.
Please explain how you came to that conclusion from the screenshot provided in OP
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something is wrong with your system. No way any game can tax an i7 @ 4.5Ghz to 100%.

i run it at 60fps constantly with @ 1600x900 with Vsync on. Gpu usage is around 60% CPU usage is around 40-60%.

and i played the game perfectly fine with a phenom x4 @ 3.6Ghz so there is that too.
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