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I had a E8400 too and it did the same
No question your CPU is bottlenecking your graphics...
Funny, because my E8400 is not bottlenecking my system(if i´m correct).

96% gpu usage and 100% cpu usage. Even @ stock cpu speed


The jumping in gpu usage is from me jumping in and out of the game
Edited by TwistedDane - 3/17/11 at 7:59am
    
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I get 70% GPU usage with a 4.0 i7 950. It's just how the game is coded.
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Even if you take that wolfdale to 4 GHz, an i7 @ 3.5 will double you're frames in bc2 if you have enough gpu power. I went from ~50 fps to ~120 with the change. I loved my e8500, but it just can't handle bc2.
    
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I get 70% GPU usage with a 4.0 i7 950. It's just how the game is coded.
I get 99% GPU, and about 65% on 3 cores and 100% on the 4th on my setup...


I think your dual unlocked 2GB 6950's are more to blame then the game coding...

You need higher resolution


BC2 is heavily CPU dependent tho, its one of the few games that need a 4 core cpu clocked high if your running a high end gpu...
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Yes, i agree with andy pc, get a Core 2 Quad and sell the Core 2 Duo
    
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His CPU doesn't suck. What kind of statement is that?

People that are comparing other E8400's need to remember what his clock speed is. Comparing 3.7Ghz to 4.25Ghz isn't realistic. That could easily effect GPU usage.
    
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post #17 of 31
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His CPU doesn't suck. What kind of statement is that?

People that are comparing other E8400's need to remember what his clock speed is. Comparing 3.7Ghz to 4.25Ghz isn't realistic. That could easily effect GPU usage.
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96% gpu usage and 100% cpu usage. Even @ stock cpu speed
And people need to remember to read the thread before posting
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Sorry, I missed that.
    
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post #19 of 31
My e5200 at 3.75 is only letting my 4890 get up to about 60-70% usage even in heavy load situations.
While I don't really care what my gpu load is, my fps is pretty bad with drops to the low 30's or sometimes below 30.
The worst part is that I only have textures and details on high with shadows and effects on low with 1xAA and 1xAF.

The game looks good but just doesn't get very good performance for me.
Going to try clocking up to 3.9-4Ghz tonight and see if that affects my fps at all but I have a feeling that a ~200Mhz bump isn't going to do much.
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post #20 of 31
Enabling FSAA shouldn't hurt you at all, since your CPU limited and your GPU is bored.

If you play alot of BC2, then yes you should go quad.
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