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High CPU Utilization/Massive drops in Black ops

post #1 of 15
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Hi all,

When I play Black Ops, my CPU Usage will suddenly jump to 100%. This happens quite often. The game becomes difficult to play and my fps drops considerably when the spike happens.

I was wondering if there is a fix that I can do to prevent this.

My specs are below and the game is on my SSD.

Thanks
post #2 of 15
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Should this be in the PC Games forum?
post #3 of 15
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post #4 of 15
Monitoring temps? Could be heat-related throttling?
Next thing I'd check would be voltages your power supply. Your PSU could be on it's way out, and electronics without enough power are known to do all sorts of unpredictable things.
post #5 of 15
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It's definitely not heat. I monitor it and it's usually in the mid to high 30's C.

As for the PSU, I'm inclined to think it isn't the problem, because I can play other games fine.
post #6 of 15
Are you stuttering in-game? I hear windows 7 causes stuttering, while xp doesnt. I'm stuttering a lot, and I use windows 764 bit.
    
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I often spike to 100% cpu usage on all four cores when playing black ops, I don't get shuttering though. What settings and resolution is the game running on?
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post #9 of 15
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I have it on max settings @ 1920x1200

I only stutter when it hits 100% on all cores. It is normally in the 50-65% range and it plays fine, but it stutters a few times a minute when it hits 100%

@Daniel Tosh
I'll try the guide a bit later. I can't right now
post #10 of 15
Those are some high settings for your system. Your 480 should handle it fine but maybe your 720 is bottlenecking you, what are you running on your CPU-NB?
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