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Just tried wit vsync on, and won't go under 60 at ALL!

It looks so much smoother like this. Better than 70-110 fluctuation that destroyes the smoothness.

But still getting <60% now.
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You can use Hardware Info x64 to show anything you like via riva tuner in game. That will allow you to monitor the GPU usage (through evga or MSI) and monitor anything else with HWinfo. I might try it and keep an eye on your CPU usage VS GPU usage. Make's spotting a bottleneck/lack of performance a little easier.

Yeah I could use this riva tuner in game to enable that through evga prec. WIll try, but still getting CRAP USAGE!
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Just tried wit vsync on, and won't go under 60 at ALL!
It looks so much smoother like this. Better than 70-110 fluctuation that destroyes the smoothness.
But still getting <60% now.

There you go, I was also going to ask what your performance was like with Vsync off on a 60hz monitor. Most of the time the screen will flicker or tear in your situation. If you can run your game at nice settings with Vsync on and still pull 60 FPS don't worry about if you have a bottle neck or not. Vsync will save your GPU's from screaming at full usage when its not needed. Your CPU usage will also be lower with Vsync on. This will lead to lower temps all around. I perfer Vsync to be on if using a 60hz monitor. If you can get a 120hz monitor then turn it off.
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There you go, I was also going to ask what your performance was like with Vsync off on a 60hz monitor. Most of the time the screen will flicker or tear in your situation. If you can run your game at nice settings with Vsync on and still pull 60 FPS don't worry about if you have a bottle neck or not. Vsync will save your GPU's from screaming at full usage when its not needed. Your CPU usage will also be lower with Vsync on. This will lead to lower temps all around. I perfer Vsync to be on if using a 60hz monitor. If you can get a 120hz monitor then turn it off.

YES JUST uped some settings, and still 60 fps vsync cap, will run some tests later, JUST WANT TO PLAY WITH MY NEW 460 sli now lol

Hey man thanks for sticking. by and helping. thumb.gifthumb.gif
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YES JUST uped some settings, and still 60 fps vsync cap, will run some tests later, JUST WANT TO PLAY WITH MY NEW 460 sli now lol
Hey man thanks for sticking. by and helping. thumb.gifthumb.gif

NP, you should be able to get some nice performance out of your rig on BF3. My sig rig is similar and I love it:)
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NP, you should be able to get some nice performance out of your rig on BF3. My sig rig is similar and I love it:)

Yeah some people have different results... Weird.

CPU usage vsync on is 50-70%

WTH but gpu still not higher than 65%
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Yeah some people have different results... Weird.
CPU usage vsync on is 50-70%
WTH but gpu still not higher than 65%

That's because Vsync is your FPS to 60. instead of having to crank out as many frames as fast as your set up can crank them out, it gets to just chillax with lighter work load. keep upping your video settings til your FPS starts to dip.
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That's because Vsync is your FPS to 60. instead of having to crank out as many frames as fast as your set up can crank them out, it gets to just chillax with lighter work load. keep upping your video settings til your FPS starts to dip.

OH I see.

I was playing in 24 tdm, small area excited to see 60 fps all the time.

Than i tried caspian border, on top of small hill to see the whole map, wont go higher than 50 FPS

WTH SLI 460s QUAD CORE OCED to 3.9 AND STILL 50 FPS AHHHHHHHHHHH
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OH I see.
I was playing in 24 tdm, small area excited to see 60 fps all the time.
Than i tried caspian border, on top of small hill to see the whole map, wont go higher than 50 FPS
WTH SLI 460s QUAD CORE OCED to 3.9 AND STILL 50 FPS AHHHHHHHHHHH

an i5 @ 4.5Ghz and SLI 580's will dip in performance too. This game is hard core.
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an i5 @ 4.5Ghz and SLI 580's will dip in performance too. This game is hard core.

ANy other game I could try to see? I tried BC2/gta iv and still not higher than 40% usage, but at solid 40% WTH like 5 fps improvement in gtz iv, but because that game is crap and only cpu dependant.
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