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So I tested out crysis on Very High with dx10 and was only getting 20-30 framerates when I see videos on youtube getting 50+ fps with similar or same specifications. I put the game in windowed mode so I could see my cpu usage in the cpu monitor gadget and it only hit between 30-40%. Is there a way to get it to utilize the full cpu? Specifications in sysinfo. Rep+
    
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Are you sure that they're getting 50+ fps at your resolution? I don't get that at very high (with 4xAA).
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Are you sure that they're getting 50+ fps at your resolution? I don't get that at very high (with 4xAA).

You're right, those could just be some claims but I would like to know if there is a way to get a higher cpu usage out of crysis or a good way to optimize the game.
    
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Crysis only uses 2 threads at most. And its more of a GPU hog than a CPU hog anyway.

I upgraded from an Athlon II x4 @ 3.7GHz to my sig rig. Literally NO DIFFERENCE in Crysis at all. There was no difference taking the Athlon down to stock 2.8GHz either.

You need a stronger GPU to max out Crysis. I can't do it at 1080p, unless I turn AA off.
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Crysis only uses 2 threads at most. And its more of a GPU hog than a CPU hog anyway.

I upgraded from an Athlon II x4 @ 3.7GHz to my sig rig. Literally NO DIFFERENCE in Crysis at all. There was no difference taking the Athlon down to stock 2.8GHz either.

You need a stronger GPU to max out Crysis. I can't do it at 1080p, unless I turn AA off.

Ehh Okay I'll just spend 24hrs optimizing it like everyone else does tongue.gif Thanks for the response.
    
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Maybe 2 460s in SLI, but 1 460 will never get 50+ 1080p in crysis.

Your performance is fine.
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