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100% GPU usage at the main menu screen. Enabling VSync cuts it down to 70% usage at MM.

How do I fix this?
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Do you get over 60fps (assuming you have a 60hz monitor) in the game without vsync on? Kinda weird why it would do 100% usage at main screen though...
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85 fps uncapped at main menu.

In-game is less of a concern; when my card is rendering 2500 individual samurai hacking each other to pieces, it has cause to be running at 100% usage.
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I didn't know you played battles in the main menu. Why is this a problem :?
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
I didn't know you played battles in the main menu. Why is this a problem :?
starcraft menu had an uncapped framerate, so some cards started to render thousands of frames at 100% usage, then those cards overheated and died
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I get really crappy like slow downs in the big battles what are you guys video settings? My friend is running Ultra on a much weaker card then mine. Wonder if it doesnt like sli.
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I get really crappy like slow downs in the big battles what are you guys video settings? My friend is running Ultra on a much weaker card then mine. Wonder if it doesnt like sli.
those drops are prolly your cpu, if u can get it to 4.0 or up you would probably notice its smoother
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My friend has same CPU at 3.4ghz and he has no problems. Its strange.
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Let's re-rail the thread, shall we? Why is the main menu for Shogun pushing my card to the absolute limit?
post #10 of 13
Because it is clear that they haven't limited how many fps the menu can go so it loads your card to 100%.

I mean who cares (if your gpu has good cooling) you don't have a problem. If that's what its doing don't just sit an the main menu...

They will have to patch it.
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