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Turned physx to high and med but FPS dipped even lower. Tried stressing the GPU using the FurMark but it had no problem running at 99% usage. Could it be a problem with the driver or game?

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post #12 of 14
The game is buggy. It needs a lot of gpu for high settings. Turn your settings down may help.

I had 2- 480's. Had to install a gtx280 dedicated to Physix to get the frame rate above 60.

2-480 and a 280, Lots O juice. IMHO, Too much for just one game.
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Originally Posted by xxtwkxx;13264500 
Here it is. Mafia2 was lagging horribly when it was benchmarking.

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is it me or is that RAM of yours performing really slow ? dit you run this bench while playing the game ? 84ns latency isnt really good.

Btw:
I tryed Mafia2 demo and i to get low gpu usage frown.gif
seems to happen only when i use Physx setting to High.
If i disable Physx the game runs very smooth and with close to 100% gpu usage
I used a GTS450 with physx mod to test.
Ill try with a GT240 now, if gpu usage goes down even more, i can say for sure its the Physx i think.
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You still need to log your CPU/RAM usage while you play if you want to figure anything out.

http://download.cnet.com/Everest-Ultimate-Edition/3000-2086_4-10499291.html

Go into settings and make it log, then play your game. You can pick what goes on the log, CPU usage, heat, RAM useage, GPU usage etc. It will show you also what programs are starting/stopping.
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