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So I think I might have a problem. I am not using 100% of my GPU when playing GW2. Surely a 1090T at 4 GHz doesn't bottleneck a 7950!

Anyone have any tips. Attaching a screeny of the usage while playing. As you can see it is only at about 50%. The end of the graph is when I exited the game so it went all crazy as usual. I just tried reinstalling drivers from a driver swept system which helped none. Thanks

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Majority of GW2 usage comes from CPU. It doesn't rely too heavily on the GPU and when I play, my 3770k usually spikes up in temperatures and usage while my 680 is at 70% in game.
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Majority of GW2 usage comes from CPU. It doesn't rely too heavily on the GPU and when I play, my 3770k usually spikes up in temperatures and usage while my 680 is at 70% in game.

Yep. It's just not that much of a GPU usage game. There's nothing wrong with your setup.
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Yep. It's just not that much of a GPU usage game. There's nothing wrong with your setup.

Thanks for the quick replies, just did not seem like it was CPU limited because I am only running ~60% CPU load and 50% GPU load. I wonder if Win 8 has something to do with it.
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Thanks for the quick replies, just did not seem like it was CPU limited because I am only running ~60% CPU load and 50% GPU load. I wonder if Win 8 has something to do with it.

Even my setup runs some low FPS in crowded areas. This game is seriously CPU intensive.

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Even my setup runs some low FPS in crowded areas. This game is seriously CPU intensive.
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4 GHz is the highest I can get with this cpu. I will be upgrading whenever the 8350 comes out though so hopefully I can get some 5 GHz lovin. BF3 = 100% gpu and 80% CPU loads. Hmmmm...
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