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Good Evenning Gents,

I´m new here and i already have a question. I hope someone can help me. When i run the Inspector on my pc (AMD 64 x2 4800+ 2,5GHz OC to 2,8GHz, 4GB RAM Kingston, Windows 7 64 Bit, E-Vga Geforce 8800 GTS 320MB, 320GB Seagate HDD) Im using Nvidia Drivers version 275.33 (latest). MCU shows 99% at all times, no matter what im doing, its locked at 99%. it is that a bad thing ? im concerned about it because i saw several screen shots from other ppl using Inspector and they always have it at low rates like 2% 7% 11% when idle.

Thanks in advance
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I also noticed that my games r getting lowers framerates than before, not much, but still lower.

any help will be apreciated.
post #3 of 9
Hmm... restart the computer often?

My CPU does that on my laptop at times. runs at 33% when idle on the desktop for some reason.

Open up the task manager and check the highest CPU usage just to see whats pulling the most power and end that process, provided it isn't the game you're trying to play.

For me it's the Desktop itself. o.O

If it's the same thing for you, end it and Alt+Tab back into the game and test the framerate. after the game ends, to get the desktop back, just click 'run new task' and type in this Explorer.exe and click 'ok'.

Try that.
     
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I restarted several times, turned off pretty much everything, no background picture, no sidebar, nothing, and the mcu still at 99%. i wish i knew what that mean. Memory Controller Unit. but what it does?
still a mistery to me.
post #5 of 9
If your GPU was being used at 99%, you would know about it. The fan would be obliterating your ears. I wouldn't worry about it.
     
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Yeah, it sounds like a bug, don't worry about it.
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hmm
 
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ok, thanks guys. i hope your right
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check it in Msi Afterburner. that may give you more accurate fan readings
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