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Low GPU usage in Grand Theft Auto IV Episodes From Liberty City On My GTS 250 :(

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Hey,

I just installed Grand Theft Auto IV - Episodes From Liberty City the story is cool but it doesn't use my GPU much its like 67% or 78%... Noraly on Dirt 2 it uses the GPU to like 96% etc... But why isn't it using the Power of GPU!
And btw tell me the best settings for the game for my RIG coz the settings the Game give isn't good for me

Thanks
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Your CPU is bottlenecking. GTA IV is extremely CPU dependent.
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Your CPU is bottlenecking. GTA IV is extremely CPU dependent.
What will i have to clock it to ??
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post #4 of 6
4.0 ghz, and even at that, it still won't do as good as a tri-core or quad-core.

as a matter of fact, there isn't much of a jump in FPS from tri-core to quad-core, since GTA IV was developed around the POWERPC tri-core on the Xbox 360.
     
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post #5 of 6
I don't think an e7500 with only 3gb of RAM is going to be able to handle GTA IV that well at all. Really it's poorly optimized and I get random stuttering now and then even on my primary rig.
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What will i have to clock it to ??
you need at least 2 more cores first ... then, ~4ghz should do it
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