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Is this normal?

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What's your CPU usage when you're benching? Maybe your CPU is holding your GPU back
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Tmeps at 79 c and CPu usage between 10 - 25 % threw the whole bench
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It seems the results are correct, I was searching around for anyone who benched a 7970 at the exact same presets (maxed everything), and had a hard time finding one with a single 7970... but found GTX 680 results (at Ultra quality vs High on yours)



and these are only slightly slower than yours.

Let's see if anyone with a 7970 can chime in and bench Heaven at the same settings

edit: You might also want to look for benchmark results with a single 7970 and match their settings to see if you get the same results.
Edited by rjmana - 3/3/13 at 4:26pm
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I don't think that is right. On my single 7950 (OC'd to 1200/1575) my score was 1800 with i5 3570k @ 4.2Ghz. I believe it scales perfectly because in crossfire I score 3600 at the same overclock so I would have to have clocks at around 550/700 to get a score like that. Is my logic right? and I bench on the extreme preset. I feel like its a CPU bottleneck. This is just a guess though. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
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