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My CPU usage is 100 while gpu is 10 while playing fortnite

nogorakk
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I have a intel i5 7400 as cpu

a nvidia geforce gtx 1080 as gpu

when i play fortnite my cpu usage goes up to a 100 while my gpu stays on 10 ish

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Windows currently has bug atm affecting a small number of users, where the idle process is sometimes counted against CPU usage.
Use a different program or look at the 'Processes' tab to see how much Fortnight (or other any application) is using.

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i used task manager to see how much it used maybe i should try msi afterburner

 

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Just now, nogorakk said:

i used task manager to see how much it used maybe i should try msi afterburner

 

what process is using the cpu?

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i have everything set so i get the best peformance i am on low settings and i get 120 fps with fps drops 

 

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Just now, Electronics Wizardy said:

what process is using the cpu?

fortnite the game itself 

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should i upgrade my cpu or gpu and what should i upgrade it to if i need 2

 

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1 minute ago, nogorakk said:

i have everything set so i get the best peformance i am on low settings and i get 120 fps with fps drops 

 

thats seems about right, does gpu usage go up with higher settings?

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it goes to like 15 procent instead of 10 if i go to max quality 

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4 hours ago, nogorakk said:

should i upgrade my cpu or gpu and what should i upgrade it to if i need 2

 

None of it...Your GPU could run this shitty Game 10 times.

And i doubt your CPU would be maxed out by it either.

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7 hours ago, Praesi said:

None of it...Your GPU could run this shitty Game 10 times.

And i doubt your CPU would be maxed out by it either.

but my cpu is maxed out memory and gpy are fine

 

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25 minutes ago, nogorakk said:

but my cpu is maxed out memory and gpy are fine

 

Yes your CPU isnt realy good, but maxed out? Try to enhance the resolution, max out the graphics etc. Give the GPU as much work as possible.

But sooner or later you need a better CPU if you want game without problems. Its sooner, not later btw.

 

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15 hours ago, nogorakk said:

I have a intel i5 7400 as cpu

a nvidia geforce gtx 1080 as gpu

when i play fortnite my cpu usage goes up to a 100 while my gpu stays on 10 ish

try to go on nvidia settings and make sure your game using dedicated instead integrated intel hd if your cpu have one

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