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Does X6 1090T bottleneck a GTX 660? I don't like the performance of my card. frown.gif It isnt 99% all the time when i gaming.
Edited by SGY - 8/17/13 at 5:44am
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Use coretemp to monitor CPU usage. If it is above 90% while gaming, it's probably slowing your game.
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Fast alt tabbing shows 50-60% of my CPU Usage in BF3.
Edited by SGY - 11/19/12 at 2:47pm
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Doesn't look too bad. Do you have Vsync on? And at what resolution are you gaming?
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I wouldn't think so the GTX 660 (none Ti?) is not that fast after all and the 1090T has proved it self to be a very capable gaming CPU. Of course there are games that are very CPU dependant.

Download GPU-Z (MSI after burner works to), Play a game you are having trouble with (with vsync off) and see if you get a steady +90% utilisation on the GPU.
    
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Does X6 1090T @ 3.7 bottleneck a GTX 660? I don't like the performance of my card. frown.gif It isnt 99% all the time when i gaming.


I'm not getting any noticeable bottleneck with my 1090t and my 670 ftw. Try overclocking the NB to 2.8GHz.
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BF3 is not a good game to reveal cpu bottleneck, the stress is on the GPU side. Mostly Blizzard games will show bottleneck. Utter sht port games like Skyrim would also show bottleneck.
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1920x1080p. vsync off.

http://i.imgur.com/qITMo.png

This is in Bad Company 2 for around 15 minutes.
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OC your CPU/NB to 2800+
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OC your CPU/NB to 2800+

Agreed. The Thubans (X6s) improve HUGELY from CPU-NB overclocks. A 600-800mhz overclock will yield very noticeable improvements purely from desktop usage, let alone games. Definitely recommend it.
    
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