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Originally Posted by superj1977 View Post
cant belive you just said that
This \\/.

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Originally Posted by Snowmen View Post
He might have his fps capped at 60 fps so in that case it would be normal.
Why you surprised?

I get 30% gpu usage and 60 fps happy are ever.


Most likely he has some driver issues, with the ssd all worked good, and now it doesnt?

I suggest that you (OP) do a windows & drivers re=install, if you havent already done.
post #22 of 32
Hard drives will only bottleneck your minimum frames in certain benchmarks (think Crysis) or open world games that constantly stream high resolution textures (as you speed across the map).

It is probably some sort of hardware driver issue. Witcher 2 is mostly a GPU limited game so that is the likely cause.
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I get 30% gpu usage and 60 fps happy are ever.
You only get 30% GPU usage because you dont have enough CPU power for 3 way 6950 but i bet you can still crack 60fps in some less demanding games yes.

Try taking out 2 of your cards and tell us what % GPU usage you get then,most likely 100% on that single card.


EDIT:
yes i see you are getting multi screen,glad to see that as i was loooking at your GPU config thinking..what a waste,but with eyefinity your GPU' will actually be put to good use as a high res will be more GPU dependant than CPU dependant,for just that single screen you currently have at that res a single card would be way enough for pretty much anything maxed.

Edited by superj1977 - 8/7/11 at 6:47pm
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You only get 30% GPU usage because you dont have enough CPU power for 3 way 6950 but i bet you can still crack 60fps in some less demanding games yes.
I use vsync. Mine monitor cant output more than 60fps.

I know my cpu is my bottleneck ATM, soon with BD i hope not.

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Originally Posted by Erick View Post
Well, not getting 100% on the cards is ok, but you getting below 60 fps:/ dont know why.

my 3 cards get about 33% load each playing witcher 2 all max setting, UBERSAMPLING OFF, but i have Vsync on, no need for more than 60 fps.
I'm at 60fps with high settings enabled. The problem mainly came in with Ultra settings. I used to get around 35-45fps and with 11.7 I only got around 20fps.

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Originally Posted by superj1977 View Post
cant belive you just said that
His not getting 60 fps has a direct link to his cards not getting used to 100% their capability
If those cards where pushed to 100% usage then im sure 60fps would be a reality in this scenario.

@OP are you really sure your cards got pushed to 100% usage with that CPU at an earlier point?
I cant even see how they managed to get 100% usage before you removed the SSD unless you had a differnet CPU in your rig.
They weren't pushed to 100%, but always around high 80's - mid/high 90's.

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He might have his fps capped at 60 fps so in that case it would be normal.
Yea it is capped running high settings only tho.

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Why do you have a Phailom powering those beasts?
Waiting for BD
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Hard drives will only bottleneck your minimum frames in certain benchmarks (think Crysis) or open world games that constantly stream high resolution textures (as you speed across the map).

It is probably some sort of hardware driver issue. Witcher 2 is mostly a GPU limited game so that is the likely cause.
If Witcher 2 is mostly GPU demanding then why are3 my cards not hitting 100% W/ Ubersampling enabled?

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Originally Posted by superj1977 View Post
You only get 30% GPU usage because you dont have enough CPU power for 3 way 6950 but i bet you can still crack 60fps in some less demanding games yes.

Try taking out 2 of your cards and tell us what % GPU usage you get then,most likely 100% on that single card.


EDIT:
yes i see you are getting multi screen,glad to see that as i was loooking at your GPU config thinking..what a waste,but with eyefinity your GPU' will actually be put to good use as a high res will be more GPU dependant than CPU dependant,for just that single screen you currently have at that res a single card would be way enough for pretty much anything maxed.
We all know were being bottlenecked by our Phenoms & thats why were all waiting for BD. My issue was, I wasn't getting bottlenecked this bad before my reformat.

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I use vsync. Mine monitor cant output more than 60fps.

I know my cpu is my bottleneck ATM, soon with BD i hope not.

I'm with you. BD don't let me down
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Good news is AMD fusion seems like a big success, hopefully the vendors pick it up. I have doubt's about BD's raw performance but I'm sure they'll compete on a price performance ratio above $300.
    
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If Witcher 2 is mostly GPU demanding then why are3 my cards not hitting 100% W/ Ubersampling enabled?
Answer: Bottleneck, with ubersampling on and Vsync off, i get 55% usage on all 3 cards and get like 50 fps max, but most of the times it sits on 20-30fps.

Anyways, i ran the game with tri-fire, crossfire, and single card.

With 3 cards, i get about 35%usage each card, and 60 fps (Vsync on)
With 2 cards, i get about 56%usage each card, and 60 fps (Vsync on)
With 1 card, i get about 98%usage, and 50 -55 fps (Vsync on)
post #29 of 32
Turn off V-Sync and get a better CPU.

Your GPUs are being bottlenecked by that Phenom!
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Turn off V-Sync and get a better CPU.

Your GPUs are being bottlenecked by that Phenom!
Sure.... tell me where to buy BD. ¬¬

Btw, why turn off vsync? I dont have a 120Hz monitor.
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