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Because BF3's engine loves AMD. It's as simple as that...

But I can keep my SLI sure that in future games the use are going to be higher for both cards? Because I've noticed this happen in Borderlands 2 and Crysis 2, that are games I really enjoy
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Here is a screenshot I took in 64 player server full, look the GPU usage and CPU usage:

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Here is a screenshot I took in 64 player server full, look the GPU usage and CPU usage:

Yep CPU limited.... 64 player is a real CPU killer...
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How can I check if there is bottleneck or not? I mean, if my CPU is at % of use?

A True Bottleneck would be 100%. If any of the cores are at 90%+ and your GPU is not at 100%, you probably have a bottleneck. Your overall CPU usage wont be at 100% though.

BF3 Multiplayer is very taxing on the CPU.


Also, do you always play in window'd mode?
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But I can keep my SLI sure that in future games the use are going to be higher for both cards? Because I've noticed this happen in Borderlands 2 and Crysis 2, that are games I really enjoy

At the end of day, it's only one game. Enjoy your cards with games that worthy of your money and attention. Dice doesn't care, they only care about DLC profits now.
 
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A True Bottleneck would be 100%. If any of the cores are at 90%+ and your GPU is not at 100%, you probably have a bottleneck. Your overall CPU usage wont be at 100% though.
BF3 Multiplayer is very taxing on the CPU.
Also, do you always play in window'd mode?

Nope, I took the print in window'd mode just to check the usage at the same time I play, via Windows task manager.

Every map my CPU usage keeps between 40~45%, so I don't think it is bottlenecking my cards...Any idea? sadsmiley.gif
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Nope, I took the print in window'd mode just to check the usage at the same time I play, via Windows task manager.
Every map my CPU usage keeps between 40~45%, so I don't think it is bottlenecking my cards...Any idea? sadsmiley.gif

Everyone is this thread has told you that your CPU is bottlenecking your cards and yet you still refuse to acknowledge it, so why make the thread?
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Everyone is this thread has told you that your CPU is bottlenecking your cards and yet you still refuse to acknowledge it, so why make the thread?

It isn't a CPU bottleneck at all.
 
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Nope, I took the print in window'd mode just to check the usage at the same time I play, via Windows task manager.
Every map my CPU usage keeps between 40~45%, so I don't think it is bottlenecking my cards...Any idea? sadsmiley.gif

I actually had the same issue in League of Legends, I think I had to reinstall the drivers because I had a corrupt GPU driver or something I cannot remember exactly but it would not update the driver so I had to uninstall and reinstall it.. Do you have the most up to date drivers?
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