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I just bought left4dead 2 on steam as it's 5 bucks, when playing my gpu useage was only 18% for each of my GTX 580's, is this normal ? most of my games use 95% to a 100%, except mw3 only uses about 70% to 85% but I have been told thats just the game.
thanks for any help and or tips. left 4 dead 2 is an old game though so it might be normal for that game, it runs good and there is a sli profile for it.
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none of Valve's games are really GPU intensive, especially for a 580. this is normal
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none of Valve's games are really GPU intensive, especially for a 580. this is normal

thank you.
I was hoping that was it and not my computer.
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yeah, geforce's website shows that a 580 will max left 4 dead 1 on any resolution, so i cant imagine left 4 dead 2 being any different
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yeah, geforce's website shows that a 580 will max left 4 dead 1 on any resolution, so i cant imagine left 4 dead 2 being any different

and it does have pretty lame graphics and i have 2 580's
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