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no. This bottlenecking thing is really getting out of hand.

Any piece of hardware is going to limit another piece of hardware somewhere in your computer. That doesn't mean you have a bottleneck.

A bottleneck presents itself when there is severe limitation by one of the components.

For example, if you get 100 fps with an i7 and 90 fps with your x4, that really isn't a bottleneck. It's the i7 being a faster cpu, that's all.

A real bottleneck would be getting 30 fps with a pentium 4 and 90 with your x4, while using the same gpu.
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Have you ruled out any memory related issues, and are you using the 11.4 ATI drivers?
    
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post #23 of 66
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I am using 11.3. I reverted my CPU to stock, Asssassin's Creed frames did not change much, but CPU usage is at 70% while GPU is at 55%. What the hell.


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Do you have 3DMark Vantage?

If so can you run the gpu tests with Afterburner running and post your gpu usage for both tests?
    
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post #25 of 66
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Do you have 3DMark Vantage?

If so can you run the gpu tests with Afterburner running and post your gpu usage for both tests?
I do not have 3D Mark.
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post #26 of 66
Note: have you applied the latest CAP from AMD for Crysis 2??it might help a bit..

looking at your sig rig..is your rams OC'd??everything seems to look fine..but based on your test results something is making you bottleneck somehow..
Edited by kairi_zeroblade - 4/20/11 at 12:33pm
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post #27 of 66
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Note: have you applied the latest CAP from AMD for Crysis 2??it might help a bit..
I am sorry, I do not know what "CAP" is.
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post #28 of 66
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I am sorry, I do not know what "CAP" is.
its a patch from AMD for catalyst 11.3..it has some fixes for Crysis2 and other games/apps..
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Hm, thanks, I will check that out. However Crysis 2 is not the only one with that kind of behavior.
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post #30 of 66
yup but it MAY also help in other ways than NONE at all..
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