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in BC2 my gpu usage hovers around 34-48% on both GPU's why doesn't the game use the full power of my graphics card? it can't be a processor bottleneck can it?
Edited by philhalo66 - 1/20/11 at 5:26pm
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Did you try with the latest drivers?
 
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Did you try with the latest drivers?
i am on the latest ones 266.58
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I'm not sure why it's so but there could be several things why it's so ... 1. Processor is too weak 2. Drivers might be old ... and rest , probably not ..

I think it's good that it doesn't run 100% GPU usage when playing BC2 , it's not as hot and having a video-card at 100% for a long time isn't very good for it
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I'm not sure why it's so but there could be several things why it's so ... 1. Processor is too weak 2. Drivers might be old ... and rest , probably not ..

I think it's good that it doesn't run 100% GPU usage when playing BC2 , it's not as hot and having a video-card at 100% for a long time isn't very good for it
so you think 23 fps is good?
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What is your cpu usage at?

It's possible its a driver issue, sli hack issue, or cpu issue.

I know my i5-2500k can get quite a bit of usage even at 5GHz.
    
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What is your cpu usage at?

It's possible its a driver issue, sli hack issue, or cpu issue.

I know my i5-2500k can get quite a bit of usage even at 5GHz.
around 85% and im not running an sli hack a GX2 is 2 cards built into 1 so no hack is needed
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Around 85% constant?

Try running it with the lowest settings and see what you get for fps, then the highest and see if the gpu usage increases.


You should be able to bottleneck on your video cards, the only reason you wouldn't be able to is because your cpu can't push them fast enough.
    
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Sorry to threadjack, but could, say, running FAH SMP core while gaming cause low GPU usage?
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post #10 of 32
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Around 85% constant?

Try running it with the lowest settings and see what you get for fps, then the highest and see if the gpu usage increases.


You should be able to bottleneck on your video cards, the only reason you wouldn't be able to is because your cpu can't push them fast enough.
no its mostly 72-75% when i crank all setting to max accept AA i get 30 and when i turn lowest i get 45-80 FPS

GPU usage on low is 19-25% on high its 45-50
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