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post #1 of 14
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Hi,
When I installed my phenom I imediatly installed crysis to see how it did on the phenom compaired to my x2. Well ne way it does terrible and I finally figured out that it is only using one of the cpus and the other ones are bascily idleing. Shouldn't crysis be using all of them? isnt it multithreaded? do i have to have a driver or something for a phenom? Thanks for you time.

Keith
post #2 of 14
Make sure crysis is running Pres cntrl Alt delete. Go to task manager. Go to apps right clock on crysis and go to processes right click on crysis and go to set affinity, Click all cores. Close crysis and open it. Problem solved
post #3 of 14
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did that and it was already set for four cores...i was running the bench mark and at 1600x1200 everything at medium i get 18fps...on my be-2300 i was getting 32 (of course that was oc and this isnt). Are phenoms really this crappy? Or is mine just a pos? or is it something else? crysis still isnt using much of the cpu power...at the most 50% but yea. Thanks for your time
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Bump. The man needs help
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any ideas?
post #6 of 14
do the other cores work in windows or do you have the disabled
you could try reinstalling the game that might help
you should be able to get at least 25fps with that I get around 30 at medium that is.
post #7 of 14
why did you get a 9500? those are utter crap i would have at least gotten a 9550. you might just have shot cpu rma time?
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Crysis is single threaded. It barely taps 40% on my 5600+.
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post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by Kamikaze127 View Post
Crysis is single threaded. It barely taps 40% on my 5600+.
Of course its not, uses all 4 cores on a Q6600. in a few seconds, looking for the link.
post #10 of 14
I honestly think crysis will favor clock speed over amount of cores, not including single cores.
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