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Just bought another gtx 460 off of EVGA's B-Stock...

My question is... How is it that at 1080p and at a 3.7Ghz OC I'm only gettin around 60% GPU usage in Crysis (Max settings)... Is my Processor really that bad? Or have I messed up with something here?

Could it be the SLi Bridge?... I only ask as it has a slight crease in it... but it's not like I'm having any graphical errors?

Any help appreciated

Thanks,
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Crysis is a mega cpu game - and is probably a large limiting factor for your SLI 460's
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Crysis is a mega cpu game - and is probably a large limiting factor for your SLI 460's
Runs fine on my PHII 940 at max
    
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Crysis is a mega cpu game - and is probably a large limiting factor for your SLI 460's
Crysis uses 2 cores/threads. Crysis 2 on the other hand uses 4.
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You're literally at MAX settings? Like, 16xQAA and everything, all set in-game? And v-sync is turned off? What is the FPS like? From what I've seen a well-OC'd AMD chip will start to bottleneck crysis on very high settings at around 40-45fps.

Also, how does your vram usage look in Afterburner? My guess is that either a CPU/platform BN, or you're running out of vram.
    
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I'm seeing between 24 and 46 fps in game, but a 36.5fps average according to the benchmark.... This lack of GPU usage is really confusing me
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I don't think Crysis 2 runs all that great on the X3's.
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I don't think Crysis 2 runs all that great on the X3's.
I'm running the original Crysis my god sir
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