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I am seeing when I play BC2 that it seems like it does not balance the load among the cores of my cpu at all. It maxes one core and leaves the rest at about %30. I tried the +fullproc fix but it did nothing for me. Any ideas or is this normal?

EDIT: Interesting thing to add to this thread..... I got my second 5850 today...... Cpu usage for the game completely evened out. It runs at about 55-60 % across all cores evenly now.

Edited by killeraxemannic - 2/5/11 at 12:37am
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Most games only use one core.
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it does that to mine as well. it will use one core to the max and whatever resources are left the game will allocate to those cores, which is why you dont see the load distributed evenly across.

bc2 is one of those games that do benefit from a x6
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Wow I got 2 completely different answers lol
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Wow I got 2 completely different answers lol
Not really.

What I meant by it only uses 1 core, is that it only goes to the first core, maxes that out and spills over the rest to the others like an ice cube tray.
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Not really.

What I meant by it only uses 1 core, is that it only goes to the first core, maxes that out and spills over the rest to the others like an ice cube tray.
This. it's for evening out the load. Could also be left over PS3 code.
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I get 60% across all cores in BC2.
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I'm pretty sure all four of my cores are utilized in a somewhat balanced fashion with BC2
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I get 60% across all cores in BC2.
we have close to the same proc. thats very odd. I have had this happen on multiple os installs too so its not my windows
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What is that program you're using *to monitor cpu usage*? I also have a 1055t. with my gtx 460 I just recently upped to 8xQ forced, 1080p and stay steady around 55-60 fps still. Big explosions like a vehicle explosion + multiple other things all at once dip me to a minimum of 43fps according to afterburner.

I'm not sure if it's using all my cores or not but it sure does seem like it is. o.0
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