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Since svchost eats 25% that leaves you with 3 threads. Since 3 threads is what BC2 uses that loads up your CPU to nearly 100% having those cards in CFX.
If I select BC2 to run on only 3 threads, it will load them up close to 100%.
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There's something else wrong there. You should be seeing 99% GPU usage on both GPU's (or very near that), and around 50-60% CPU usage. Even my Athlon II x4 didn't go over that 50-60% CPU usage.
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I run the same settings (vsync off) and intense action rides my 2600k pretty hard.

Note that I have a similar setup.

Performance is still good, but if you play rush on those 32 man servers where everyone is battling at the same spot for one of those mcoms, it puts the cpu to work.

All eight threads in perf mon are loaded, but not all full.

Edit: 8xmsaa @ 1080p does work both gpus to almost constant full load, though. Frames are probably 120 - 180 per sec. Are you running 8xaa and vsync off?
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How hot is that Intel getting? They will throttle themselves to 10% if they get too hot. My dad's laptop had an unplugged CPU fan at the mobo, his CPU his 80 degrees, and it said that task manager was pulling 40% CPU.... which is clearly not supposed to happen, even on a Core2Duo.

Check your temps!
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If you have HT on, why is the Taskmanager reporting only 4 cores and not 8? Is that screenshot taken when HT is off? Furthermore, claiming that an I7 950@ 4.4 GHz with HT bottlenecks a game is ridiculous, even if this game is BC2. There is clearly a problem with your system as others have stated. I was running SCII @3.8, 4.2, 4.4 GHz with HT on, with my other rig and there were huge problems with the game. My CFXHD5870XXX dropped in framerates so low that I used to hit 10 FPS in certain places. Guess what? It was the AMD driver that sucked not my I7.

The word bottleneck is used way too much on OCN.


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OCN member: "Its your bottlenecks! Your CPU is not good"
Guy opening a topic: "I guess you are right, I need more jiggawatts"
OCN member: "Did it work?"
Guy opening a topic: "No it did not work. I am still bottlenecks!"
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Antsu View Post
Just saw that svchost.exe is using 25% of my CPU, so if I put it to one core it
there is ur problem
normally it shouldnt be using 25% of ur cpu
just 0% or maybe 2%

get a decent anti-virus (no free ones) and scan in the Windows folder or just the C drive
because it looks like someone got on ur pc and r00ted you or having installed a trojan
make sure the C drive or Windows aren't in the exception list (just remove anything in the exception list)

edit: i checked the other post and saw that you use Avast, well i only need 1 word for that: EPIC FAIL. get Kaspersky Internet Security 2011/2012 for 30 days, you will like it
i now know that u have been hacked, no doubt about that
Edited by [T]yphoon - 8/5/11 at 9:12am
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Do you have V-sync on?? i7 920 summer clocks 3.7ghz H/T on and all settings at the highest with 1080P res..
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Originally Posted by Wishmaker View Post
If you have HT on, why is the Taskmanager reporting only 4 cores and not 8? Is that screenshot taken when HT is off? Furthermore, claiming that an I7 950@ 4.4 GHz with HT bottlenecks a game is ridiculous, even if this game is BC2. There is clearly a problem with your system as others have stated. I was running SCII @3.8, 4.2, 4.4 GHz with HT on, with my other rig and there were huge problems with the game. My CFXHD5870XXX dropped in framerates so low that I used to hit 10 FPS in certain places. Guess what? It was the AMD driver that sucked not my I7.

The word bottleneck is used way too much on OCN.


Guy opening a topic : "Hey guys my game doesn't work properly"
OCN member: "Its your bottlenecks! Your CPU is not good"
Guy opening a topic: "I guess you are right, I need more jiggawatts"OCN member: "Did it work?"
Guy opening a topic: "No it did not work. I am still bottlenecks!"
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Wishmaker View Post
The word bottleneck is used way too much on OCN.


Guy opening a topic : "Hey guys my game doesn't work properly"
OCN member: "Its your bottlenecks! Your CPU is not good"
Guy opening a topic: "I guess you are right, I need more jiggawatts"
OCN member: "Did it work?"
Guy opening a topic: "No it did not work. I am still bottlenecks!"
lol

Your probs are most likely software related, reinstall drivers, check your OS for spyware (which can slow down PCs to a crawl) and leave HT on.
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