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Title pretty much says it all. Latest drivers with gpu usage only at around 50% which is giving me very low fps. This doesn't happen with BF3 though. Is Borderlands 2 horrible with SLI?
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this is silly to ask but are you using the latest drivers for that 480?

    
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As previously stated, yes
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try turning dynamic shadows off (that is if this game has them like 1 does) until this is either patched or you find a fix.
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turning something off won't help much, the problem is my cards aren't being used which gives me crap fps as soon as there's an enemy on screen going down to around 10 fps. And no I'm not bottlenecked, this only happens in BL2
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turning something off won't help much, the problem is my cards aren't being used which gives me crap fps as soon as there's an enemy on screen going down to around 10 fps. And no I'm not bottlenecked, this only happens in BL2
You're not alone. Didn't see it mentioned, but have you tried the previous two beta releases? If that doesn't work, I've read that there is a patch coming that hopefully fixes the major bugs.
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VRAM bottleneck. Turn down AA.
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VRAM bottleneck. Turn down AA.
I don't think that is the issue. He has 1.5gb of vram, should be plenty for this game.
post #9 of 49
i'm gettin good usage across my 680.
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There are a bunch of people complaining about this in the gearbox forums, some of which have up to sli 680s.

I for one am having this issue as well. The fps is more or less fine in empty environment. Introduce a few enemies and the stuttering gets so bad that it is unplayable. But when I start recording with bandicam it becomes playable. Granted the average fps drops like any other time recording whit bandicam. Also the issue is not completely gone but it is defiantly playable.

Someone else noted this same occurrence except they were using fraps. They were also rocking a 680 (might have been sli, I forget).

Even with 480s it is a dx9 game so you should still be beasting through it.

Just some links to a few...

http://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=149680
http://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=149186
http://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=149055
http://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=148554
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