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Check this link.The usage of the i7-2600k is really low,around 40%.Maybe it's because the test is made in SP,i don't know.

thats what i have playing bf3, 35-45% load on cores, 3770k, oced,
thought that was normal smile.gif
someone else is asking the same, has high load 90-100% with a 3570K,
could it be just the difference between 3770k and 3570K ?
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i read win7 (not sure about win8) does a good job distributing the load among available cores/threads. and as someone pointed out, bf3 multiplayer is cpu intensive.
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post #13 of 24
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thats what i have playing bf3, 35-45% load on cores, 3770k, oced,
thought that was normal smile.gif
someone else is asking the same, has high load 90-100% with a 3570K,
could it be just the difference between 3770k and 3570K ?

it can be the difference between those, maybe Hyper Threading, cache size has some influence? because from the rest i'm seeing both CPU's aren't that much different. http://ark.intel.com/products/65520/Intel-Core-i5-3570K-Processor-6M-Cache-up-to-3_80-GHz / http://ark.intel.com/products/65523/Intel-Core-i7-3770K-Processor-8M-Cache-up-to-3_90-GHz
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Ok,i just did some testing with VSync On/Off
When Vsync is off,i'm at around 70-75fps 64men server and cpu usage around 70-80%.I decided to turn on vsync and cpu usage was hovering around 45-55%.And that's on small TDM map 64men.Weird....
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Ok,i just did some testing with VSync On/Off
When Vsync is off,i'm at around 70-75fps 64men server and cpu usage around 70-80%.I decided to turn on vsync and cpu usage was hovering around 45-55%.And that's on small TDM map 64men.Weird....

what's your average fps with vsync on?
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what's your average fps with vsync on?
60.00FPS biggrin.gif
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if your avaraging 60, then you are good. who cares about usage. 2cents.gif
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rdr09 is right. at least you're not bottlenecking with a maxed CPU which shows with your steady framerates. My usage is about 50-60% with a 2700k.
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rdr09 is right. at least you're not bottlenecking with a maxed CPU which shows with your steady framerates. My usage is about 50-60% with a 2700k.
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I have ran test's myself with My 2600k With ht off just running straight cores I would use 70%+ on the cpu playing BF3 With Ht enabled around 40%.
So your cpu usage on BF3 is right on. Bf3 uses 6 to 8 Threads. So it is cpu intensive.
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