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i was actually looking at my cpu whne i was playing and sometimes the voltage went down when i was playing and then i started to lagg.
Is cool and quiet on?
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Is cool and quiet on?
this is on then turn it off!!!! BTW how much ram do you have?
post #33 of 45
snafuzz, can you post your entire complete specs, what ram and hdd?

This is very odd behavior since Farcry 3 doesnt really tax cpus. You should be getting like 80-90% gpu usage at least.
If you were playing RTS like Anno 1404 or Civ5, there would be some bottlenecking, but not with fps games.

Even an Athlon X4 wont bottleneck a 7970 on most fps games.
BF3 FPS scaling http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/radeon_hd_7970_cpu_scaling_performance_review,9.html
CPU heavy RTS http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/radeon_hd_7970_cpu_scaling_performance_review,4.html
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Well FC3@DX11 gives my Q9450 a run for its money, 80%+ load on all four cores.
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ive got 8gb ram and a corsair 850 v psu
and i had coll n quite turned off
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ive got 8gb ram and a corsair 850 v psu
and i had coll n quite turned off
hardrive size and speeds?
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i got two, one ssd with 200gb and a normal one with 1 t
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I didn't see it asked, forgive me if it has been.

No vsync, correct?
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nope
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What are cpu temperatures when running p95? Maybe thermal paste dried out or cpu cooler got a bit loose.
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