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Yep I've been trying to spread the word! Everyone needs to unpark their cores WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

Do i5's benefit from unparked cores?
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If yo
If you use steam you have to launch it from steam.

So if I use Steam DX11 is a no-go?
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Yep I've been trying to spread the word! Everyone needs to unpark their cores WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

http://www.coderbag.com/Programming-C/Disable-CPU-Core-Parking-Utility
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So if I use Steam DX11 is a no-go?

When I launch my FC3 from Steam it launches the farcry3_d3d11.exe.
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Yes, it takes about 1 second to do this and is helpful. Especially so in cpu intensive games biggrin.gif
    
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Do i5's benefit from unparked cores?

Try it out, just scan first and it will tell you how many cores are parked. Then just un park them if you wish. thumb.gif
    
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post #997 of 1920
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Yep I've been trying to spread the word! Everyone needs to unpark their cores WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
Just tried it and as expected zero impact in the game(FC3). I then went ahead and tried heaven and 3dmark. Again ZERO impact.
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I5 3570k - Palit 670 jetstream - 8gig ram. Installed new drivers 310.70 then new patch 1.02. Got 72fps but I have to vsync to 1 and frame buffer also to 1, this gives me a steady 60fps. I run through a HDTV so I get bad tearing without vsync. Everything maxed with x2 msaa. Just come from years of consoles and this games graphics are stunning.
Edited by marsha11 - 12/10/12 at 12:47am
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I'm not the best with PCs (still relatively new) but I feel like I should be able to run the game on Ultra at 60 FPS constantly but I'm not. Sites are saying that HD 7970s and GTX680s are able to run at a constant 60fps and that's what got me wondering; I got a HD7850 OCed at 1.2GHz core, 5.5 GHz memory, at 1.85V with a i5-2500k at 4.3GHz. After a little checking on NewEgg I found out that what I'm running is more powerful than a HD7970 or 680. I'm getting an average of 45-50fps in dense forest and a little higher near the coast. Am I stupid to expect 60fps, or is it something else?
Sorry for posting this in two threads but I found this thread afterwards and it seemed more appropiate here.

Huh?? doh.gif
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I5 3570k - Palit 670 jetstream - 8gig ram. Installed new drivers 310.70 then new patch 1.02. Got 72fps but I have to vsync to 1 and frame buffer also to 1, this gives me a steady 60fps. I run through a HDTV so I get bad tearing without vsync. Everything maxed with x2 msaa. Just come from years of consoles and this games graphics are stunning.

In game vsync is working for you? Well if it is working don't change anything but I had terrible framerate drops due to a broken in game vsync. Setting in game vsync OFF and adaptive vsync in nvidia control panel + triple buffering gives me a steady 60 fps @ ultra / postfx disable / 2x msaa. Took me forever to get this game stabilized

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Do i5's benefit from unparked cores?

trying to figure this out saw some stuff that said it works for all intel cores i3-i5-i7 Then I saw something that says it only works for ones with hyperthreading....

Whats more confusing is I opened windows resource monitor like the website http://www.coderbag.com/Programming-C/Disable-CPU-Core-Parking-Utility says and it showed no parked cores. but then when i used the utility they made to unpark cores. It said they were all parked... well I 'unparked' them and it made no difference in my frequencies changing (cstates enabled) So I am wondering if you need to have cstates disabled? (constant frequency) for this to matter? Also... when I use the app to 'park' the cores the resource monitor shows no parked cores still.


Edited by HardwareDecoder - 12/10/12 at 2:18am
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I5 3570k - Palit 670 jetstream - 8gig ram. Installed new drivers 310.70 then new patch 1.02. Got 72fps but I have to vsync to 1 and frame buffer also to 1, this gives me a steady 60fps. I run through a HDTV so I get bad tearing without vsync. Everything maxed with x2 msaa. Just come from years of consoles and this games graphics are stunning.

I am running with the same CPU and an OC Gigabyte 7950 with the exact same FC3 settings. This game is buttery smooth for me and the graphics are incredible.
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