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post #2 of (permalink) Old 04-11-2019, 06:37 PM
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Probably a few things at work there , but it comes down to being more gpu limited either by hardware , graphics settings or the game engine's ability to make use of the cpu.

Have to test on a game to game basis , but there are situations where the gains are nearly linear when adding cpu speed or cores or both when all other limiting factors have been eliminated.

Example of additional cpu power based on core count can be seen in the original post here


I've seen battlefield 1 use every bit of cpu power my 4790K can provide, only pushing cpu usage figured below 90% when clocking it up to near 5 ghz.

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