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Some folks blame my CPU, some blame the game, I blame SLI. A friend of mine has a 2500K @ 4.5Ghz w/ 2 660's and we get the same problem...low gpu usage. I get perfect scaling in Crysis 2, but that game sucks. It's BF3 that mattered. GRID 1/2, Tomb Raider Underworld, Borderlands 2, and Trackmania all get NEGATIVE scaling.

Interesting. Must be those cards specifically. Definitely not your CPU and BF3 handles SLI pretty well in general. You will love the 780! My Titan has been a beast and from what I have read so far the 780 is pretty dang close performance wise.
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I was expecting (foolishly) 95% usage on both cards in a variety of games. I did not get that. I was a little hesitant in blowing $650 on a card, but I did it on the 8800 GTX and loved that card. Aside from MTN biking this is my only hobby though, so it's all good. thumb.gif
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Had some great rounds with Slightly skewed and Caz last night. In the last round though Caz was the victim of one of the worse team switchings I've seen. We were tearing it up pretty good and then right at the end of the round he was switched to the loosing side. I think his frustration was palpable at that point.

We just need to find a <32 man server with better maps than metro....lame. I could actually go for some Firestorm and Peak.
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I enjoyed those matches. I find I get too used to FF being off and my knee jerk reflex is to shoot through friendlies in a surprise close quarters situation. That doesn't pan out too well with FF on.tongue.gif Oh and when I dropped that building on Caz. lol. Sry bud.

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He's too cool for voice. tongue.gif
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I was expecting (foolishly) 95% usage on both cards in a variety of games. I did not get that. I was a little hesitant in blowing $650 on a card, but I did it on the 8800 GTX and loved that card. Aside from MTN biking this is my only hobby though, so it's all good. thumb.gif

Funny you mention MTN Biking. I spent the exact same amount on my Bike as I did my GPU. Definitely got a better deal on my bike though. Pretty much stole it for $1000 off Craigslist a couple years ago.
http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?Year=2007&Brand=specialized&Model=Stumpjumper+FSR+Pro&Type=bike

GPU is more helpful in BF3 though biggrin.gif
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OMG a stumpjumper! I want one sooooo bad! My bro bought an Epic brand new and I demoed the stumpy. I remember going full on into a parking curb and feeling nothing! It felt like a couch to me!

I live less than 5 minutes from South Mountain in Tempe, but I recently tore my achilles and haven't biked in a long time. frown.gif No yoga or running. I'm like a grumpy old man w/ nothing to do but game. tongue.gif

Check out mtbr.com if you haven't already. thumb.gif
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woot, finally a W. smile.gif


I have an old Giant hardtail. Nothing special but it gets me out on the local trails every now and then. thumb.gif
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woot, finally a W. smile.gif


I have an old Giant hardtail. Nothing special but it gets me out on the local trails every now and then. thumb.gif

Well done for the win.
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woot, finally a W. smile.gif


I have an old Giant hardtail. Nothing special but it gets me out on the local trails every now and then. thumb.gif

I need to start playing!
    
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2v2 rush last night on the OCN hardcore server (Seine) was a blast. Moe & Myself vs Caz & Maya. Started out as a joke and then turned serious when Caz broke their team off into a separate com channel. Was a good change of pace and a lot of fun! The stand at the last MCOM was some of the most fun I have had in BF3 for a long time.

Anybody record it?
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