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playing crysis 2.cpu usage 40%,GPU 98%

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I play CRYSIS 2 at extreme setting with
16AF and 32AA in Nvidia control panel
I get 120fps average
WHY MY CPU USAGE WAS AT 35% while playing and
my GPU USAGE WAS at 98% both cards is this mean i got to much CPU and not bottleneck????

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What? Your usage seems normal to me, not too sure what you are asking.
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I ASKING WHY my cpu is low usage than gpu
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Turn on vsync to lower your GPU usage.
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I ASKING WHY my cpu is low usage than gpu
GPU bottleneck.

GPU are not fast enough to cause the CPU work on full load.

In other words, you're fine, nothing to worry about. You want low CPU and high GPU usage all the time.
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I ASKING WHY my cpu is low usage than gpu
Because games generally use GPU more than CPU?
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is THERE A REASON you TALK like THIS?

Seriously though...
Your CPU will never go to 100% during gaming, or even close, and if it does the game you are running is probably bugging out. You don't want high CPU usage.
Edited by Murlocke - 4/14/11 at 12:46am
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is THERE A REASON you TALK like THIS?

Seriously though...
Your CPU will never go to 100% during gaming, or even close, and if it does the game you are running is probably bugging out. You don't want high CPU usage.
this is the righ answer i was looking for thank
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post #9 of 16
If a game uses more GPU than CPU, then it must be properly optimized.

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post #10 of 16
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I ASKING WHY my cpu is low usage than gpu
You want that. It's best to have your GPU be at 99% usage because that tells you your CPU is not lagging behind and can deliver info to the GPU.

If you have 70% or below GPU usage then there's a problem.
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