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Originally Posted by rpbalmer19;12948835 
I think this has something to do with games not using the Hex-cores to their full potential yet. But good info!

BFBC2 is one of the most CPU-intensive games that is currently out. IIRC, the game can make use of 8 cores. So if there is any game to test the bottleneck on your system, it is probably BFBC2.
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I run stability tests with BFBC2!!! Good info OP.
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Originally Posted by mdatmo;12948866 
It is likely because of the res you are running at. At lower resolutions games stress the CPU more as they aren't as graphically intensive.

oh, this, havent noticed low resolution monitor

but anyway gpu usage is not what counts, what counts is how much fps you get
if i get 100fps with 50% gpu usage (let's say 100W) and 101fps with 100%gpu (200W) usage i'd more like 100fps
but you should have gotten bigger monitor rather than new cpu and you'd use 99% gpu in game

fancy playing with gtx 580 and 980x on 14'' 640x480 monitor, wonder how much gpu usage there would be
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Ya BFBC2 can use atleast six cores.

My res was not the problem As I game mostly on a 32inch not my 20inch.

There is no other excuse, side by side the quad core sandy blew away my x6.
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Originally Posted by Deathclaw;12948846 
amd @ 3.8ghz vs intel @ 4.5ghz
nice comparison, not flaming, but you really think that's fair?

Well, yeah, Quad vs Hexacore? Even if it were clock for clock the odds are the Intel would come out on top...
    
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Im seeing this with my dual 6950's and 1090T as well... Im just being patient and waiting for bulldozer which apparently is compatible with my motherboard.

negative. AM3+ CPUs will not run on AM3 mobos. however AM3 CPUs will run on AM3+ mobos.
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Quick question.

Did you have vSync enabled? I noticed with my CF 6950's they were only at about 45-60% usage each. When I turned vSync off, my usage shot up to 95+% on each card. The cards are so powerful, that it only takes 50% power to max BC2 at 60FPS apparently tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Bonz™;12949043 
Quick question.

Did you have vSync enabled? I noticed with my CF 6950's they were only at about 45-60% usage each. When I turned vSync off, my usage shot up to 95+% on each card. The cards are so powerful, that it only takes 50% power to max BC2 at 60FPS apparently tongue.gif

lol no. Ive done plenty of newb moves but not that.biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Dimaggio1103;12949066 
lol no. Ive done plenty of newb moves but not that.biggrin.gif

Alrighty smile.gif

Yea, I was wondering why my cards weren't being pushed. Turns out vsync limited them and I didn't realize.

Vsync does look smoother though.
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negative. AM3+ CPUs will not run on AM3 mobos. however AM3 CPUs will run on AM3+ mobos.

What?eek.gif Why on earth would you run an old cpu on a newer motherboard? We want newer cpus on older motherboards!! Like the AM3 on am2+.
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