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The usage is all over the place because the card is constantly downclocking. Look at your core and shader frequencies. Are you playing in fullscreen or windowed mode? Are you running two monitors? Are you watching a 2d movie in the back ground or minimized?
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The usage is all over the place because the card is constantly downclocking. Look at your core and shader frequencies. Are you playing in fullscreen or windowed mode? Are you running two monitors? Are you watching a 2d movie in the back ground or minimized?
No I'm not doing any if that, and I'm running full screen. I have core frequency showing on my screen and during the benchmark it never moved from 782, or 850. I'm about at my breaking point with this and don't really know where to go.
Edited by dboythagr8 - 8/23/11 at 4:58pm
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If you have vsync enabled in any of these games try disabling it and see what happens. Also, in any of these games where your usage is inconsistent try running it in widowed mode - see if the usage improves.
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If you have vsync enabled in any of these games try disabling it and see what happens. Also, in any of these games where your usage is inconsistent try running it in widowed mode - see if the usage improves.
Vsync is not running.
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Vsync is not running.
Right - any difference when running the games windowed?
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