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Ok don't make fun of me here but i JUST started playing crysis about a week ago. I know I'm way behind (whatever) Anyways I was told by multiple people that it uses multi threading and runs best on Dual and Quad Core computers. The weird thing here is when I play crysis and check my CPU usage, it NEVER goes above 25%. I get great game play on High (1680x1050) but if it is truly built for multi threading then why the lack of it in my game???? The Rig I play it on is in my Sig.
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Update to the latest patches

I think it was in patch 1.2 that multithread support was added. It tells you in the log I think, let me find a link.

EDIT: Patch 1.2 improves the multithreading link for download;
http://www.gamershell.com/download_23577.shtml

Its 361mb and can be applied to v1.0 or v1.1 crysis

Hope I have helped!
Edited by Danylu - 6/20/08 at 7:11am
    
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Ok don't make fun of me here but i JUST started playing crysis about a week ago. I know I'm way behind (whatever) Anyways I was told by multiple people that it uses multi threading and runs best on Dual and Quad Core computers. The weird thing here is when I play crysis and check my CPU usage, it NEVER goes above 25%. I get great game play on High (1680x1050) but if it is truly built for multi threading then why the lack of it in my game???? The Rig I play it on is in my Sig.
I haven't started playing it at all yet, but in a week, or so.

If you're game is running great, I wouldn't mess with it, lol. If it isn't broke, don't fix it
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Well this may be naive to think with my 8800gt but I was hoping that i might be able to pump up those settings to VERY HIGH when I get vista x64
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[QUOTE=Danylu;4055464]Update to the latest patches

I think it was in patch 1.2 that multithread support was added. It tells you in the log I think, let me find a link.

EDIT: Patch 1.2 improves the multithreading link for download;
http://www.gamershell.com/download_23577.shtml

Its 361mb and can be applied to v1.0 or v1.1 crysis

Hope I have helped! [/QUOTE

hey thanks. So how does your 8800gt 1G fair against crysis when multithreading????
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[quote=jrharvey;4055542]
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Update to the latest patches

I think it was in patch 1.2 that multithread support was added. It tells you in the log I think, let me find a link.

EDIT: Patch 1.2 improves the multithreading link for download;
http://www.gamershell.com/download_23577.shtml

Its 361mb and can be applied to v1.0 or v1.1 crysis

Hope I have helped! [/QUOTE

hey thanks. So how does your 8800gt 1G fair against crysis when multithreading????
Ah it goes quite well. I haven't played Crysis in a while. Funny thing is that Crysis isn't the first game to support multi-threading, the only thing is that everybody trys to get as much fps as possible.

I prefer CoD4 as a benchmark, I don't know why. But I get around 90fps on that on sig rig (Q6600 @3.6Ghz)
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That link is for more details of how I benchmark myself using CoD4
    
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I installed the patch but it still runs on 1 core. Do I have to enable something or is it just suppose to work???? Do have to be running it on 64bit?
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Even the Crysis demo used up to four cores. The game IS multithreaded.
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COD4 and Crysis are multithreaded very well... Alot better than other games.
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That is quite strange... I don't know why it doesn't work. What are you using to monitor CPU usage?
    
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