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post #21 of 28
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thanks for the suggestions guys. I've given up on the gpu usage but it seems my cpu usage is also low around 30% max. from what I understand this is a very cpu intensive game. I have a feeling this could be the one holding me back

Very frustrated with this game now , did not have any of this problems with my 460 sli and i5.
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post #22 of 28
I heard sc2 only scale with sli when turn on antialiasing in nvidia control panel.
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post #23 of 28
I get around 120ish gps with my build at 1200p extreme settings. CPU and GPU is on stock. I think blizzard games dislike sli/xfire configuration. WoW SC2 maybe even Diablo3
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post #24 of 28
same problem here with 2 GTX 580s and the below rig. CPU usage is super low, and GPU usage is at like 40-60%.

FPS is anywhere from 50-160 depending on whats going on in the game. But the weird thing is that when my FPS dips below 60, my GPU usage goes down as well. You'd think it would go up...
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post #25 of 28
I run my SC2 in single GPU mode, it actually seems to work better than in SLI.
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post #26 of 28
CPU usage is super low because it can only use 2 of the 8 available threads.

Even sandy is a cpu bottleneck with only a single mid-high end gpu configuration.
    
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post #27 of 28
Why in the holy hell do you need 2 580s in sli for star craft 2? I maxed that game out on a 4850.
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post #28 of 28
SC2 works fine for me SLI, infact it works better than single GPU mode... by alot
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