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CPU usage while gaming is at about 55%. GPU is at 85%ish.
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post #12 of 66
Sounds like you're playing a dual threaded game and bottlenecking the gpu.

What game(s) are you playing?
    
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post #13 of 66
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Mw2 for those stats, Let me run Crysis 2 for a minute.
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post #14 of 66
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Crysis 2, CPU 65% max, GPU avg at 55% at max graphics, 40ish frames.
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post #15 of 66
Ewww, does ATI have driver issues with Crysis 2?

40ish FPS seems pretty good though for a single 6850, what map?


Here is what my 470 and 470(s) get, I'm not sure how the 470 compares to the 6850 in this game, I'm running around 875 core clock with single overclocked and stock is 607 core.


Edited by BallaTheFeared - 4/20/11 at 12:09pm
    
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post #16 of 66
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I am pretty sure. Single player, the chapter where you start to team up with the other soldiers to bring down something like a giant robot.
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post #17 of 66
Try lowering your cpu clock speed back to stock or lower to see if that changes your fps and gpu usage.

Scratch that, better yet.. Overclock your video card if you don't get any gains I'd almost bet money on a cpu bottleneck.
    
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post #18 of 66
Here is a good article on bottlenecking, which will help at an understanding;

http://www.funkykit.com/articles/800...rformance.html
 
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post #19 of 66
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Assassin's Creed B.H, 65% both hardware. How the hell am I dropping frames without both being at 100%??

I will try reverting to stock the CPU.
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post #20 of 66
Many games don't use more than 2 threads. So your cpu in those types of games even when maxed out will not read out 100% because the game simply won't employ all four cpus.


Windows will send two threads down all 4 cores, however this is not the same as being quad threaded. Its simply a way for windows to balance load and cpu core temps.
    
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