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I've tried searching but there's no solid answer.

I see that many people are using Afterburner to monitor their GPU usage % and I was just wondering if the % is always supposed to be at or near 100% (crossfire or not)

Or does it fluctuate depending on how intensive the action is?

A game like Deus Ex 2 and w/ a card like 6870x2
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Your GPU usage should be close to 100% in all modern games. If it is not, it's usually a sign of a CPU bottleneck.
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I assume you mean while playing the game - Yep, it should be staying pretty close to 100, even with good cards like that in crossfire.
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I don't think the game will be at 100% usage if there is a frame cap or vsync.
    
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