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August 11, 2012 10:40:23 PM

hello,

My GPU usage is only averaging 50-60% during fallout new vegas and a few other games. Is this a bottleneck?

general specs:

corsair CX430
AMD phenom II X6 @ 2.9ghz
zotac GTS 450
8GB of ram
caviar green 5200rp HDD

1080p 25 inch monitor

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August 12, 2012 1:03:30 AM

no its not...fallout new Vegas is not a demanding game
August 12, 2012 1:04:56 AM

now if u were playing crysis 1 and your gpu never got over 50 60% then yes it would be a bottleneck
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August 12, 2012 1:47:51 AM

but if i turn up the settings in fallout it becomes glitchy and the GPU is still at 50-60%
a c 103 U Graphics card
August 12, 2012 2:06:01 AM

Fallout 3 and Fallout New Vegas are horribly coded games. The only "bottleneck" for those games is between the engine designer's keyboard and chair.

If you want to squeeze a bit more performance out of them, put them on an SSD.
August 12, 2012 2:57:28 AM

alright, thankyou for the info
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