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Do you have lesser performance with two cards in other games as well? or just BF3? What about single player, do you get more FPS with 1 card or with 2?
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Originally Posted by WiL11o6 View Post

Do you have lesser performance with two cards in other games as well? or just BF3? What about single player, do you get more FPS with 1 card or with 2?

No, i have optimal performance in all other games i've played, Crysis 3, Bioshock Infinite.

In singleplayer 2 cards is giving me the most, and are being utilized just like a single card is.
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post #13 of 57
i had same problem with a 1100t and sli 580s, my usage would be 30-60 percent only

the problem is the cpu as soon as i switched to a 2500k 90-99 percent usage

amd is not good with more than one card in bf3 multi
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i had same problem with a 1100t and sli 580s, my usage would be 30-60 percent only

the problem is the cpu as soon as i switched to a 2500k 90-99 percent usage

amd is not good with more than one card in bf3 multi

Just took a little test in the game, and yes it seems like my CPU is reaching 100% usage... ***

Expensive upgrade that is gonna be...

Edit: But that still doesn't justify it having lower FPS with CF than with one.
Edited by nicko11 - 5/12/13 at 1:40pm
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Yeah, it doesn't make sense that two GPUs would preform less than single even with a slow CPU. Something is awry here. Two is better than one when it comes to BF3.
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What Maps and how many people you are playing with. Based on that you can go from 50 to 150 fps. If you are playing B2K maps you GPU usage will be crap. I get about 50-60% GPU usage. Other Maps is 80-90% and most new maps its over 90%.
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post #17 of 57
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I don't know how good your CPU is, but I know that BF3 multiplayer is very CPU demanding. When I had CF 7970s running with a 2500k @ 4.5ghz, my GPU usage would fluctuate between 60-90%, mostly staying in the 70% range, having a lot of FPS drops as well. I upgraded to a 2600k with HT on and that increased both my card's GPU usage to 90-99% consistently with less FPS drops. However, you are experiencing LESS performance with two cards vs one so that sounds more like a driver problem.

BF3 uses the i7's HT ? Another reason for me to sidegrade perhaps
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BF3 uses the i7's HT ? Another reason for me to sidegrade perhaps

Not really. I did not get much more GPU usage going from 3570K to 3770K
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What Maps and how many people you are playing with. Based on that you can go from 50 to 150 fps. If you are playing B2K maps you GPU usage will be crap. I get about 50-60% GPU usage. Other Maps is 80-90% and most new maps its over 90%.

Just had a long game on Wake Island, tried with CF... Couldn't even get over 60 fps, and i was mostly at 30-40 fps.

Rejoined on a single, lowest FPS i reached was 45, averaging 70 with 64 players.
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post #20 of 57
I said it already. Its a known issue with BF3 its been posted many times here on OCN as well. Nothing really can be done about it.

There has been guys with 3770k's reporting not much better usage. Nothing can really be done sorry OP.

Also 1080p on bf3 will not be demanding at all so that's part of the issue. Bf3 is relitively easy to run graphics wise. So the cpu ends up doing a lot of the work. Only thing to maybe help is tey on a higher res. Otherwise just a bug you gonna have to live with.
Edited by Dimaggio1103 - 5/12/13 at 4:22pm
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