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I doubt games support x256 TBH.

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The GPU is rendering so fast that the CPU cannot process data fast enough to feed it to the GPU - thus the CPU is the bottleneck in performance. It's no different than a factory assembly line where one station depends on the previous station to have successfully completed its task before moving on.

It's also why there is significant overhead when even a fast CPU is paired up with two or more fast GPU's - the CPU (regardless of how many cores) still has to work very hard to be able to supply data for the GPU's to crunch. The faster the CPU, the more data those GPU's can crunch.
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A Core I9 1000x 6.5ghz should not bottleneck, even at low resolutions.
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A Core I9 1000x 6.5ghz should not bottleneck, even at low resolutions.

Yup, this has definitely got to be the issue right here smile.gif. Your problem is elsewhere.
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Yup, this has definitely got to be the issue right here smile.gif. Your problem is elsewhere.

Try disabling Virtual Reality, this might be killing your FPS.
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Try disabling Virtual Reality, this might be killing your FPS.

I cant, since my sound card is DX12 compatible it would attempt to overclock my DVD drive, resulting in IMMEDIATE death.
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I cant, since my sound card is DX12 compatible it would attempt to overclock my DVD drive, resulting in IMMEDIATE death.

Be honest, what CPU are you running now?
post #18 of 22
It doesn't. More res actually increases CPU usage.
At low res all you are doing is eliminating the possible graphics card bottleneck,
and making the game CPU bottlenecked.
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be honest, what cpu are you running now?

e5200 @ 3.7
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That might be your problem.. It shoudnt bottleneck you much if any at a high resolution
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