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My BF3 RAM usage during 64 player Caspian Border map, 1920x1200 all ultra cept no AA

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It's insane my i7 gets like 80% load on all 8 threads, both gpu's maxed out load wise and 5gb ram. It's like What The...!!!!!!
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It's insane my i7 gets like 80% load on all 8 threads, both gpu's maxed out load wise and 5gb ram. It's like What The...!!!!!!
I have heard there is an HT issue in this game so it may be because of that.
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I have heard there is an HT issue in this game so it may be because of that.
Umm ok i'll look into it. It runs great though. Just get's the computer hot
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Umm ok i'll look into it. It runs great though. Just get's the computer hot
Put that baby under water!......once its done shorting out I am sure it will be MUCH cooler...
post #46 of 137
disable HT and game will be silk smooth not single shutter or frame lags it worked for me
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Erm...I was only using like 2 gigs for the game process while playing? that and my pagefile which is on my ssd is fast enough that any time virtual memory has to be used there isn't slowdown.
    
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Mine plays smooth on All High, 1280x1024, with win32-bit. And Yes, I know I should be moving to 64-bit. I will soon.

Its the crashes that annoy me, such as the DirextX crash and the Freeze/"Close Program" crash
   
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Erm...I was only using like 2 gigs for the game process while playing? that and my pagefile which is on my ssd is fast enough that any time virtual memory has to be used there isn't slowdown.
My bf3 is on my raid 0 barracudas. So ram is improtant for me.
post #50 of 137
I'm using 4GB and I only have Origin and the server browser open and I find myself restarting my comp every once in awhile while playing cause it does seem a little more "laggy" I guess after awhile.

I guess I'm gunna need to get an 8GB kit sometime. G.Skill Snipers 8GB DDR3 on newegg for $38.99 right now....thats pretty cheap...
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