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I'm noticing some strange problem in all the games I play where it seems like the games are chugging along. It's appearance is very minor, but still very noticeable. What it looks like in-game is that it is slowing down and speeding up. It's very hard to notice and it almost looks believable, but after playing for a brief while you can see it quite clearly and now I'm wondering what is causing it.
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Does it look like this video?

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It doesn't look like that, no. It may still be the same thing, though? It looks like an actual slow down, but the fps stays the same and it happens fast and constantly over and over. It's hard to notice, but you can feel it and notice it after awhile.
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It doesn't look like that, no. It may still be the same thing, though? It looks like an actual slow down, but the fps stays the same and it happens fast and constantly over and over. It's hard to notice, but you can feel it and notice it after awhile.
Is it a "macro" problem, in the sense that you can see it on a second or half-second scale, or is it a "micro" problem, in the sense that you can't really see it because it is happening at less than 1/10 of a second, but you can "feel" it?
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I guess I'd go with macro.
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In that case, it could be an issue with VRAM. Or it could be something to do with your dedicated PhysX card. Try removing that and see if it goes away. (You don't have to remove it, just disable it as your dedicated PhysX card in the control panel).
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I don't think its the physx card, because I'm certain it only just started happening recently. I'll try disabling it, though
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Is your GPU overclocked?
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Yes, I just started overclocking it and having some major power supply failures because of it. My entire pc has been shutting down while gaming, but i cant remember if it was occuring before the overclocking.
Edited by asus6983 - 11/2/11 at 9:05pm
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