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Yep, 98 usage, all cores pushed right to the max. The game is at 1080p and the AA and AO have been lowered to try and fix the issue.

Thank you for the help.
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First of all, 100% CPU should not make your temps 98C. What voltages are you running at? Lower your voltages!

Second of all, that type of game should not be using that much CPU. This is a sandbox action game, not Microsoft Flight Sim X! AA just affects GPU, and does not affect CPU. I don't know what AO is.

*thinks* hmmm.... I would check/wait for some patches or updates.

Now i kind of want to download the game to see how hard it pushes my processor...
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Is it just a CPU intensive game? What kind of frames are you getting in it?
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First of all, 100% CPU should not make your temps 98C. What voltages are you running at? Lower your voltages!
Second of all, that type of game should not be using that much CPU. This is a sandbox action game, not Microsoft Flight Sim X! AA just affects GPU, and does not affect CPU. I don't know what AO is.
*thinks* hmmm.... I would check/wait for some patches or updates.
Now i kind of want to download the game to see how hard it pushes my processor...
I don't think he meant his temps were 98C, at least that's not what I got from it.
AO is Ambient Occlusion.
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First of all, 100% CPU should not make your temps 98C. What voltages are you running at? Lower your voltages!
Second of all, that type of game should not be using that much CPU. This is a sandbox action game, not Microsoft Flight Sim X! AA just affects GPU, and does not affect CPU. I don't know what AO is.
*thinks* hmmm.... I would check/wait for some patches or updates.
Now i kind of want to download the game to see how hard it pushes my processor...

I think he mean't 98% usage, not 98c.

Wait, lets get one thing straight here first..

You're saying that your 4 cores, or 4 cores and 4 threads are all being maxed by this game? O.o

I don't have this game yet, but I agree that doesn't sound right. Maybe a double process bug?
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Yes, 98 usage, not 98c. My fps is fine, but in crossfire, the scaling is poor and I have bad stuttering.
4 cores, HT off. Only 1 process for the game.
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Turn HT back on again biggrin.gif
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Turn HT back on again biggrin.gif

Yeah I might as well. wink.gif
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Easy way to get to 50%
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Easy way to get to 50%

Yep, job done biggrin.gif

The game RAGE, can use 8 threads eek.gif
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Multithreaded game plus multithreaded drivers and a very high end GPU setup...not inconceivable that you'd be CPU limited.

Also, turning off IQ enhancements like AA or AO generally won't help if you are CPU bound.
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