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anyone else having the same problem? im having pretty low CPU and GPU usage in this game. about 50% CPU, 50-60% GPU maxed out.

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anyone else having the same problem? im having pretty low CPU and GPU usage in this game. about 50% CPU, 50-60% GPU maxed out.

When i tested AC3 i noticed it liked to use a massive amount of 1/2 thread.
So it maybe showing the % of the 3/2 cores but the 1/2 core is pegged at 99%

    
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When i tested AC3 i noticed it liked to use a massive amount of 1/2 thread.
So it maybe showing the % of the 3/2 cores but the 1/2 core is pegged at 99%
is there a fix or way to make this game utilize all cores? because even if i lower down the resolution i still get the same fps.
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is there a fix or way to make this game utilize all cores? because even if i lower down the resolution i still get the same fps.

Game settings . resolution are all Gpu dependent you will have the exact same cpu use with 800x600 low settings as you will 2560x1600 on extreme.

Overclocking the Cpu will over come this in your case wink.gif "until if UbiSoft patches it"
    
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Game settings . resolution are all Gpu dependent you will have the exact same cpu use with 800x600 low settings as you will 2560x1600 on extreme.
Overclocking the Cpu will over come this in your case wink.gif "until if UbiSoft patches it"
unfortunately i can't. i only have an entry-level mobo. do you think overclocking my cpu will solve this problem? or the game is just poorly optimized?
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unfortunately i can't. i only have an entry-level mobo. do you think overclocking my cpu will solve this problem? or the game is just poorly optimized?

Overclocking would solve the issue.

Id invest looking for another mb.
    
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Overclocking would solve the issue.
Id invest looking for another mb.
alright thanks.

OT:

which of three two mobo is better?
ASUS P8P67 PRO
ASUS P8P67 Deluxe
Gigabyte P67A-UD4
or sell my 2500K, keep current mobo then buy 3570K?
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alright thanks.
OT:
which of three two mobo is better?
ASUS P8P67 PRO
ASUS P8P67 Deluxe
Gigabyte P67A-UD4
or sell my 2500K, keep current mobo then buy 3570K?

croy, just get a new board. z77 if you can, then prolly upgrade to a 3770K someday. same deal if you stick the ib in that mobo. get a z68/p67 board and oc that sb. get an cooler master 212 or something and you should get at least 4.5 GHz.

before you know it - the game will be patched.
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alright thanks.
OT:
which of three two mobo is better?
ASUS P8P67 PRO
ASUS P8P67 Deluxe
Gigabyte P67A-UD4
or sell my 2500K, keep current mobo then buy 3570K?

If ur board does not OC a 3570k is not gonna help as much as overclocking that 2500k.

Go for a Gigabyte UD3H Z77 if your on a tight budget.
    
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post #10 of 20
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Originally Posted by Hokies83 View Post

Overclocking would solve the issue.
Id invest looking for another mb.

Overclocking does not solve this issue. My 7970 doesn't go over 80% usage in this ****ty port and my 2500K is at 4.5GHz.
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