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Most games only use one core.
BC2 really takes advantage of all cores. Mine are all stressed evenly when running the game.
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I get around 60-70% on around 4 threads and lower on others. i get 25fps dips in heavy situations
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loading a map it maxes out all 6 cores and playing im at about 60-80 depending on the map
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I do fine with frames. I have vsync on so my frames stay between 60 and 40 for the most part
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Opps. Ditto on the vsync. There is soooo much tearing without it. I cringed for an entire 30 minutes on a long heavy metal conquest match. Updated to the newer geforce drivers that were out a week or two ago and forgot to reapply custom settings after the clean install. It was brutal =(
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BC2 is more CPU intensive than GPU. While GPU is responsible for handling certain thinks like bloom, dust, and of course the normal rendering that a game needs, the CPU is processing tons of information simultaneously, such as destruction, bullet travel, explosions and damage calculations.

So. Yeah. My point is that it's -32 degrees out and I had to come to work, while all the schools nearby are closed, and half the people in the building called out.
post #18 of 39
BC2 renders all the audio on the CPU. That is one of the big resource hogs.

Also the devs have stated that the game benefits from high clocks, more than it does extra cores. So anything past 3 cores you are only seeing small improvements, but a decent overclock will improve things much better.
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I get 60% across all cores in BC2.
Same here. right around 60% on all 6.
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BC2 is more CPU intensive than GPU. While GPU is responsible for handling certain thinks like bloom, dust, and of course the normal rendering that a game needs, the CPU is processing tons of information simultaneously, such as destruction, bullet travel, explosions and damage calculations.

So. Yeah. My point is that it's -32 degrees out and I had to come to work, while all the schools nearby are closed, and half the people in the building called out.
I work for the schools..... I haven't gone to work for 2 days!!!!!
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