Purplejuiceman Jul 30, 2014 @ 6:09pm
How to get GPU to do more work?
Okay, SO I have HD 3870 x2(please do not comment something ignorant, the card isn't horrible)
It's usage rarely goes over 50%, while my CPU AMD 5000+ 2.6 ghz oc'd to 2.8ghz is constantly at 100% usage on both cores.
I would like my game to run better(Running gpu dependent settings in high, no difference on fps on or off) while I have my cpu settings lower.
I was wondering if there is a way I could transfer more of the load to the gpu, or to get a better framerate with a weak cpu(Do not suggest upgrading, I will soon and I know what I will do, thanks)
I also have 2.75 gb of ram if that helps too while my video card has 512(on each card, as this card is a dualcore)
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ZodaEX Jul 30, 2014 @ 6:23pm 
your way way too cpu bottlenecked for your videocard to be fed enough work.
Last edited by ZodaEX; Jul 30, 2014 @ 6:42pm
Those dont go there Jul 30, 2014 @ 6:40pm 
Yea your only answer is to upgrade your cpu.
ZodaEX Jul 30, 2014 @ 6:42pm 
Buy an i5 :D
Purplejuiceman Jul 30, 2014 @ 6:46pm 
As I said, I was looking for relevent answers, Can't buy an i5 with my mobo obviously eiether, Have to go with a Phenom II x4 945 probably.
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Date Posted: Jul 30, 2014 @ 6:09pm
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