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Catalyst Control Center: Host Application (CCC.exe) Massive memory leak?

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Solution: Disable Hydra-Vision Desktop Manager.


I've noticed more RAM being used lately, so I looked in task manager, and have been seeing CCC.exe using anywhere from 600MB up to 1.4GB of memory...

Also, if I open catalyst control center, it drops back down to 8-16MB... Then again, after I close the control center, it shoots back up to 400MB, and increases from there on... And if I just leave the control center open, it steadily increases non-stop, after 10 min it's at 60MB, 20 min is over 100MB...

This can't be normal can it?

Edited by stalker7d7 - 4/30/12 at 10:33pm
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post #2 of 5
Yep.say ty to amd trying to
do ati job.i doubt they ll find the issue.
post #3 of 5
Nope, never happened to me and never heard of memory leak before. Try disabling CCC from starting up. Then check Task Mgr to see if you are still loosing memory. Normally, after I set up CCC, I disable it from ever starting again (no services, mom, clistart). Its simple to restart it, though it may not work for everyone.
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I haven't seen CCC.exe do this, but then again, I don't allow CCC.exe or MOM.exe to run except when I'm adjusting settings.
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I found the problem. A while ago I tested hydra-vision to see if I liked it, which I did (but I didn't have any use for it, so I disabled it). However, somehow it re-enabled itself when I upgraded drivers, or I really didn't disable it. And it apparently has a memory leak...
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