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what do you think of the picture i posted?

if thats usage, it looks fine ARAIK but honestly i am not 100% sure sorry smile.gif
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if thats usage, it looks fine ARAIK but honestly i am not 100% sure sorry smile.gif

Really you think it looks fine. I was told that if the CPU is below the GPU graph then the CPU is bottlenecking. I saw the min cpu fps were 11 and the min GPU fps were 41 so i thought wow......thats big but i don't really know how to read it either.

This is CCC 12.1 Drivers in Eyefinity 5256x1050, All Ultra, HBAO: on, FXAA: High, MSAA: 0, 16xAF and Blur Off.........

Right here i was averaging around 30fps with my 3.9ghz 955be and Crossfire 2gb 6950's. My highs can hit 60-70 at times but doesn't last. This is on Caspian Border. Gameplay is super smooth but min fps is weak. LOL
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Really you think it looks fine. I was told that if the CPU is below the GPU graph then the CPU is bottlenecking. I saw the min cpu fps were 11 and the min GPU fps were 41 so i thought wow......thats big but i don't really know how to read it either.
This is CCC 12.1 Drivers in Eyefinity 5256x1050, All Ultra, HBAO: on, FXAA: High, MSAA: 0, 16xAF and Blur Off.........
Right here i was averaging around 30fps with my 3.9ghz 955be and Crossfire 2gb 6950's. My highs can hit 60-70 at times but doesn't last. This is on Caspian Border. Gameplay is super smooth but min fps is weak. LOL

Are you seeing 100-99% GPU usage when you're in BF3? If not then you're being bottlenecked by your CPU.

Run MSI Afterburner to check your GPU usage.
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Really you think it looks fine. I was told that if the CPU is below the GPU graph then the CPU is bottlenecking. I saw the min cpu fps were 11 and the min GPU fps were 41 so i thought wow......thats big but i don't really know how to read it either.
This is CCC 12.1 Drivers in Eyefinity 5256x1050, All Ultra, HBAO: on, FXAA: High, MSAA: 0, 16xAF and Blur Off.........
Right here i was averaging around 30fps with my 3.9ghz 955be and Crossfire 2gb 6950's. My highs can hit 60-70 at times but doesn't last. This is on Caspian Border. Gameplay is super smooth but min fps is weak. LOL

cool, learn something new everyday smile.gif
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post #35 of 47
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cool, learn something new everyday smile.gif

I logged my GPU usage on Caspian Border and my GPU usage was around 85-90% on both cards.....So i have a small bottleneck. I don't have a clue what i want to do. LOL I got money to spend on my rig but i don't know what i want to do. Maybe i will just wait for Ivy Bridge and see how they perform. I'm still unsure. I do know that some of my tax money is going toward a PSV in a month. smile.gif
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I logged my GPU usage on Caspian Border and my GPU usage was around 85-90% on both cards.....So i have a small bottleneck. I don't have a clue what i want to do. LOL I got money to spend on my rig but i don't know what i want to do. Maybe i will just wait for Ivy Bridge and see how they perform. I'm still unsure. I do know that some of my tax money is going toward a PSV in a month. smile.gif

hmm, thats what i would do with Ivy bridge sooo close now.. im planning an ivy bridge i73770K maybe 2-3months after realease so i can see how it goes in reviews and maybe they have a rev out on the cpu by then too.. plus i want a z77 mobo as well.. PSV , PS Vita ? smile.gif
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hmm, thats what i would do with Ivy bridge sooo close now.. im planning an ivy bridge i73770K maybe 2-3months after realease so i can see how it goes in reviews and maybe they have a rev out on the cpu by then too.. plus i want a z77 mobo as well.. PSV , PS Vita ? smile.gif

Yeah PS VITA! Gotta have one! LOL
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asrock extreme 3 gen 3
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Wow yeah for even cheaper and all it lost was the third PCI-e slot huh.....I don't even need that! Sweet.
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