Question e5-2667v2 bottleneck

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Hello, I have a computer with dual e5-2667v2 watercooled clocked to 3.7 ghz. They are on a supermicro x9dri-f motherboard, 128 gb 1866 mhz ECC ram and a Radeon VII. In games like Rainbow Six Siege, I get around 150 FPS on maxed out settings @ 1080p, according to other benchmarks, I am supposed to be getting around 250+ FPS. In Division 2, I get 60 FPS at maxed settings @ 1080p (I am supposed to be getting around 110-120). In Ghost Recon Breakpoint, I get around 60 FPS at maxed out settings @ 1080p while I am supposed to get around 110 FPS. I thought this was a bottleneck, but after watching this video (
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iz8ThsFOP3w
) , I think it might be something else because the e5-2667v2 is a slightly better cpu than the e5-2689 (which was used in the video). Can it be a GPU defect? Thanks!
Also, here is a spec comparison between the e5-2667v2 and the e5-2689.
 
I just tried searching up if I could disable one of the CPUs via BIOS on supermicro. Turns out you can't, but what you can do is disable cpu cores. Should I just disable half of them? Or should I disable even more just to see.
I'm not sure if disabling cores on that Intel CPU will help. I'm not even sure if using only 1 CPU would help. I'm just saying, 16C/32T has no benefit over 8C/16T when it comes to gaming. AND, dual-CPUs might hurt performance since games aren't optimized to utilize more than one CPU.
 
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I'm not sure if disabling cores on that Intel CPU will help. I'm not even sure if using only 1 CPU would help. I'm just saying, 16C/32T has no benefit over 8C/16T when it comes to gaming. AND, dual-CPUs might hurt performance since games aren't optimized to utilize more than one CPU.
I will try anyways, is it possible the GPU may be defected?
 
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I'm not sure if disabling cores on that Intel CPU will help. I'm not even sure if using only 1 CPU would help. I'm just saying, 16C/32T has no benefit over 8C/16T when it comes to gaming. AND, dual-CPUs might hurt performance since games aren't optimized to utilize more than one CPU.
I instead ran a game like Rainbow Six Siege with task manager open to see the CPU and GPU usage while playing the game. The gpu was topped out at 100% and the cpu was around 45%. This shows that a cpu bottleneck is not present, but I am still not getting the frames that a Radeon VII is supposed to get, is it possible the gpu is defected.
Thanks!
 
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Half of the installed RAM is accessible by each CPU in a dual socket rig adding considerable latency for applications that need RAM access.

Your advice/suggestion to try one physical CPU is good.
Should I make changes to the amount of ram installed, see if that extra does add latency. I will try to use one cpu, but it will be a real pain in the ass. Also, to make sure it was not thermal throttling, I played a game for about an hour and the temps were around 65-73 Celsius.
I forgot to mention, the first cpu has a broken memory channel so that DIMMC1 doesn't work limiting me to only 80gb ram.
 
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While I was in my BIOS trying to look for the option to disable cpu cores, I found out I had hyperthreading enabled, so I disabled it. I ran the rainbow six siege benchmark and instead of getting an average FPS of 155, I got 190. This is a great improvement, but I am still going to try and remove some ram modules (see if it does anything), see if I can disable cpu cores, and remove one cpu. Thanks for the help guys.
The hyper threading really takes a toll on your performance with cpus like this.
 
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Half of the installed RAM is accessible by each CPU in a dual socket rig adding considerable latency for applications that need RAM access.

Your advice/suggestion to try one physical CPU is good.
On another forum, I was told about a function in windows where you can set programs to run on certain cores. So I tried this with a couple games. I first limited them to only run on two cores, I got 1/4 of the FPS I was getting before (which was already bad). Then I set the limit to 4 cores, I got 1/3 of the FPS I was getting. As I gradually increased the limit, so did my frames until I reached all cores (with no limit), the games ran at the FPS I was running at before which is the highest one. I wanted to mention how in games like Ghost Recon Breakpoint and Division 2, after 15-30 minutes of playing, my frames drop by 20-30%. Just to make sure there is nothing wrong with the gpu, I will test it one of my other systems.
 

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