Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › Graphics Cards - General › nVidia HOW TO: Force GPU Usage to 100%!
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

nVidia HOW TO: Force GPU Usage to 100%!

post #1 of 20
Thread Starter 

Hello!

 

        I decided today to begin to form this thread on how to force GPU usage to 100%. Over the years I've encountered problems with nVidia GPU's and their inaccurate use of the GPU in games. Most of us want as much frames per second in our games, even if it means lowering visual quality to increase the KD/R. And sometimes, your GPU just might want to sit at around 50-60%. So, without holding you up any-more, lets get started!

 

 

BEFORE YOU BEGIN:

 

 - Make sure you have enough power for your entire system. Sometimes GPUs throttle when they do not receive enough power. Check your 12V rails and see how much amperage you have, and then check how much your GPU Requires to run safely. How to check how much watts you have on your 12V rails, is quite simple: ( 12* # amount of amps = How many watts) - So if I had a 40A 12V rail, it would go (12*40 = 480 Watts). After that, check how much watts your GPU uses.

 

- Make sure that your GPU is not damaged in any way. Having a damaged GPU does affect performance, especially if it has been hardware modified and the mod has gone wrong slightly. 

 

- Make sure that the GPU drivers are up-to-date for your games. Having near latest or the most latest drivers will help you. 

 

 

PRE-FIXES:

 

- If you run your computer 24/7, and the GPU has 2D and 3D Profiles assigned via Software, give it a good restart/shutdown. MSI Afterburner has the most problems for 2 & 3D profile detection. And, when you apply the profile, it doesn't give most of the time. So, first try a restart before doing any thing else.

 

- Make sure that your GPU isn't overheating. This is also another form of GPU throttling. If your temperatures begin to go over 80C under gaming load, there is an issue. install more fans and keep positive static pressure, get a new heatsink for your GPU, or force the GPU fan-speed to 80% or higher under load. I keep my GPU @ 100% the entire time.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

 - Right click on your desktop, and then select Nvidia Control Panel. Then in the tab menu's, go to Manage Settings. Then set the Power usage from Adaptive, to Prefer Maximum Performance, and switch the rest of the options accordingly to what renders more performance. Load up the game that you are having issues with, and play. If FPS is still an issue, increase the visual quality to ONLY THINGS THAT AFFECT THE GPU. Sometimes you have to give the GPU a little push for the performance. I recommend forcing 2-4X MSAA, or SSAO/HBAO. Have an on-screen display and enable the GPU Usage monitor, and Framerate. Get your settings set up right to where the game is cycling 90-100% all of the time.

 

- Make sure that you do not have any bottlenecking. Having the CPU bottleneck the GPU is bad, and having the GPU Bottlenecks the CPU. Fix that if this is an issue. Try and messing with settings in-game, and using the console command list in the game to optimize the game. 

 

 

 

ENDING:

 

Well, there you guys have it - Hope I helped. This increased my framerate dramatically, and visual quality a lot for me in BF3 with my GTS 250. 60+ FPS @ 768P.

 
Mini-Destroyer
(15 items)
 
iRainbow 3.0
(17 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 830 (3600Mhz @ 1.425V) Asus M5A97 Motherboard (HT 2400MHz/ 2400MHz NB) nVidia Geforce GTX 560Ti (0.950V @ 850/1700/2250)  2x4GB G-skill Ripjaws DDR3 1066 @ 1442Mhz  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital VelociRaptor 75GB & Maxtor 30GB... Corsair Hydro H60 Liquid CPU Cooler Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 22" 1080P / 19.5" 768P  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 (Modified) Thermaltake TR2-600 NZXT Source 210 Aluminum - Black RAZER Deathadder 3.5Ghz  
Mouse PadAudio
Custom picture mousepad Onboard 7.1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-3570K  ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M (LGA 1155, mATX). SLI EVGA nVidia Geforce GTX 550 Ti FPB's Mushkin Enhanced Blackine 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
OCZ Agility 3 SATA III 60GB SSD Sony DVD-ROM Drive Corsair Hydro H100 Liquid CPU Cooler (Push/Pull... Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC F19s 19.5" (1366x768, 16:9, 60Hz) Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 Rosewill Green Series 530W PSU (RG530-S12) Fractal Design Arc Mini Black High Performance ... 
MouseMouse PadAudio
RAZER Deathadder 3.5Ghz Infrared Wired Mouse Custom mousepad (Present) Onboard Audio 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5 2500K ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti Fermi 1GB FPB EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti Fermi 1GB FPB 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
G-Skill Sniper Low Voltage 8GB 1.25V OCZ Agility 3 90GB SATA III SSD Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATA III HD Sony Black 18X DVD-ROM SATA Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Antec Kuhler H20 620 Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Samsung 17.5" Monitor Generic Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Strider Essential 600W PSU Cooler Master HAF 912 Advanced Microsoft Mouse None 
Audio
Onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Mini-Destroyer
(15 items)
 
iRainbow 3.0
(17 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 830 (3600Mhz @ 1.425V) Asus M5A97 Motherboard (HT 2400MHz/ 2400MHz NB) nVidia Geforce GTX 560Ti (0.950V @ 850/1700/2250)  2x4GB G-skill Ripjaws DDR3 1066 @ 1442Mhz  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital VelociRaptor 75GB & Maxtor 30GB... Corsair Hydro H60 Liquid CPU Cooler Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 22" 1080P / 19.5" 768P  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 (Modified) Thermaltake TR2-600 NZXT Source 210 Aluminum - Black RAZER Deathadder 3.5Ghz  
Mouse PadAudio
Custom picture mousepad Onboard 7.1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-3570K  ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M (LGA 1155, mATX). SLI EVGA nVidia Geforce GTX 550 Ti FPB's Mushkin Enhanced Blackine 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
OCZ Agility 3 SATA III 60GB SSD Sony DVD-ROM Drive Corsair Hydro H100 Liquid CPU Cooler (Push/Pull... Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC F19s 19.5" (1366x768, 16:9, 60Hz) Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 Rosewill Green Series 530W PSU (RG530-S12) Fractal Design Arc Mini Black High Performance ... 
MouseMouse PadAudio
RAZER Deathadder 3.5Ghz Infrared Wired Mouse Custom mousepad (Present) Onboard Audio 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5 2500K ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti Fermi 1GB FPB EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti Fermi 1GB FPB 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
G-Skill Sniper Low Voltage 8GB 1.25V OCZ Agility 3 90GB SATA III SSD Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATA III HD Sony Black 18X DVD-ROM SATA Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Antec Kuhler H20 620 Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Samsung 17.5" Monitor Generic Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Strider Essential 600W PSU Cooler Master HAF 912 Advanced Microsoft Mouse None 
Audio
Onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 20
pretty sure everyone here already knows about the " prefer maximum performance" setting...
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 3930K @ 4GHz Asus Rampage Formula X79 (MSI) GTX 480 (Asus) GTX 480 both @ 820/2000 Corsair Vengeance 16GB 1600MHz Quad Channel 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Corsair Force GT 120GB. Seagate barracuda 500GB... LG GH22NS30 Corsair H100 2x Zalman VF3000F (shrouds painted blue) 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Asus VE278Q (Primary) BenQ G2220HD (Secondary) Ttesports MEKA G-Unit Thermaltake Toughpower XT 875W 
CaseMouseAudio
NZXT Phantom white (full tower) Razer DeathAdder Black Edition 3.5g Logitech Z506 5.1 Surround Sound speakers 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 3930K @ 4GHz Asus Rampage Formula X79 (MSI) GTX 480 (Asus) GTX 480 both @ 820/2000 Corsair Vengeance 16GB 1600MHz Quad Channel 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Corsair Force GT 120GB. Seagate barracuda 500GB... LG GH22NS30 Corsair H100 2x Zalman VF3000F (shrouds painted blue) 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Asus VE278Q (Primary) BenQ G2220HD (Secondary) Ttesports MEKA G-Unit Thermaltake Toughpower XT 875W 
CaseMouseAudio
NZXT Phantom white (full tower) Razer DeathAdder Black Edition 3.5g Logitech Z506 5.1 Surround Sound speakers 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr-Elite1337 View Post

pretty sure everyone here already knows about the " prefer maximum performance" setting...

I didn't.
Fooxz Gamer
(18 items)
 
Sager 8130
(16 items)
 
MAXIMUM Server
(19 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K AsRock Extreme3 Gen3 GTX 470 Corsair Vengance (2x4GB) DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
80GB Intel 320 SSD (Boot) 640GB WD Black (apps) 1TB WD Green (Fraps drive) MAXIMUS Server 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 Windows 7 Pro x64 HP 25" 1920x1080 Filco Majestouch Tenkeyless Cherry MX Black 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec TP-550 "New" NZXT Switch 810 Razer Mamba Steel Series 9HD 
AudioAudio
Logitech G930 Logitech 2.0 Speakers 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-2670QM Clevo P151HM1 Base nVidia 560m 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Corsair Force 3 240GB Combo Way too weak. Win 7 Pro x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15.6” LED Backlit 1920x1080 Super Clear Matte Laptop Keyboard 120W Power Brick Chrome Buran Stealth Black messenger bag 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G700 Steel Series 4HD Onboard > JDS Labs CMoy > Yuin PK1s or AKG K271s Logitech G930 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 870 ASUS MAXIMUS III GENE nVidia 440GT GSkill 2x4GB 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Random 120GB Hitachi 2.5in 500GB  Western Digital Green 1TB Western Digital Green 2TB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Green 3TB USB3 Samsung SATA BluRay Drive Noctua D14 Win 7 Pro x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
RDP RDP FSP 350w Fractal Design Define Mini 
MouseMouse PadAudio
RDP Nada Optical Out to 5.0 stereo  
  hide details  
Reply
Fooxz Gamer
(18 items)
 
Sager 8130
(16 items)
 
MAXIMUM Server
(19 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K AsRock Extreme3 Gen3 GTX 470 Corsair Vengance (2x4GB) DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
80GB Intel 320 SSD (Boot) 640GB WD Black (apps) 1TB WD Green (Fraps drive) MAXIMUS Server 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 Windows 7 Pro x64 HP 25" 1920x1080 Filco Majestouch Tenkeyless Cherry MX Black 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec TP-550 "New" NZXT Switch 810 Razer Mamba Steel Series 9HD 
AudioAudio
Logitech G930 Logitech 2.0 Speakers 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-2670QM Clevo P151HM1 Base nVidia 560m 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Corsair Force 3 240GB Combo Way too weak. Win 7 Pro x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15.6” LED Backlit 1920x1080 Super Clear Matte Laptop Keyboard 120W Power Brick Chrome Buran Stealth Black messenger bag 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G700 Steel Series 4HD Onboard > JDS Labs CMoy > Yuin PK1s or AKG K271s Logitech G930 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 870 ASUS MAXIMUS III GENE nVidia 440GT GSkill 2x4GB 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Random 120GB Hitachi 2.5in 500GB  Western Digital Green 1TB Western Digital Green 2TB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Green 3TB USB3 Samsung SATA BluRay Drive Noctua D14 Win 7 Pro x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
RDP RDP FSP 350w Fractal Design Define Mini 
MouseMouse PadAudio
RDP Nada Optical Out to 5.0 stereo  
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 20
I already knew about this setting, but it is good information for the few of us that don't. Thanks!
Generic Name
(12 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-3570k ASRock Extreme4 MSI GTX670 That really good Samsung stuff :) 
Hard DriveCoolingMonitorKeyboard
OCZ Vertex 4 Hyper 212 EVO ASUS VE248 RAZER BlackWidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Rosewil Capstone 550w Corsair 550D RAZER DeathAdder 3.5G steelseries Qck mini 
  hide details  
Reply
Generic Name
(12 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-3570k ASRock Extreme4 MSI GTX670 That really good Samsung stuff :) 
Hard DriveCoolingMonitorKeyboard
OCZ Vertex 4 Hyper 212 EVO ASUS VE248 RAZER BlackWidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Rosewil Capstone 550w Corsair 550D RAZER DeathAdder 3.5G steelseries Qck mini 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 20
What is the point of this thread? If you want to force 99% GPU use then turn the bloody settings and anti-aliasing up rolleyes.gif
post #6 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr Frosty View Post

What is the point of this thread? If you want to force 99% GPU use then turn the bloody settings and anti-aliasing up rolleyes.gif

I've never seen my 570s go above 95% usage on BF3. It usually sits around 90-92%.

Thanks op!
x79
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-4820K | 4.5 GHz ASUS X79 DELUXE LGA 2011 GIGABYTE GTX 670 2 GB SLI G.Skill 2x4GB | DDR3 2133 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SAMSUNG 840 EVO 250 GB Phanteks PH-TC14PE W7 x64 ASUS 24" VG248QE [144Hz] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft SideWinder X4 XFX 750w Corsair Air 540 Logitech G500 
Audio
ASUS Xonar DX 
  hide details  
Reply
x79
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-4820K | 4.5 GHz ASUS X79 DELUXE LGA 2011 GIGABYTE GTX 670 2 GB SLI G.Skill 2x4GB | DDR3 2133 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SAMSUNG 840 EVO 250 GB Phanteks PH-TC14PE W7 x64 ASUS 24" VG248QE [144Hz] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft SideWinder X4 XFX 750w Corsair Air 540 Logitech G500 
Audio
ASUS Xonar DX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 20
tl;dr: set nvidia settings to moar usage = moar gpu usage
yunojelly
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
2600K P8P67 EVO GTX Titan 560 Ti GE 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16GB 1600/CL8 64GB C300 RAID0 128GB M4 256GB M4 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
NH-D14 Windows 8 Pro VP2770-LED 850AX 
Case
PCV1020B 
  hide details  
Reply
yunojelly
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
2600K P8P67 EVO GTX Titan 560 Ti GE 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16GB 1600/CL8 64GB C300 RAID0 128GB M4 256GB M4 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
NH-D14 Windows 8 Pro VP2770-LED 850AX 
Case
PCV1020B 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by PhyscoChain View Post

INSTRUCTIONS:

 - Right click on your desktop, and then select Nvidia Control Panel. Then in the tab menu's, go to Manage Settings. Then set the Power usage from Adaptive, to Prefer Maximum Performance, and switch the rest of the options accordingly to what renders more performance. Load up the game that you are having issues with, and play. If FPS is still an issue, increase the visual quality to ONLY THINGS THAT AFFECT THE GPU. Sometimes you have to give the GPU a little push for the performance. I recommend forcing 2-4X MSAA, or SSAO/HBAO. Have an on-screen display and enable the GPU Usage monitor, and Framerate. Get your settings set up right to where the game is cycling 90-100% all of the time.

If you set the driver options to performance, you get lower quality and lower GPU usage. This part doesn't make sense.
M1XN
(17 items)
 
Study Zenbook
(5 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i5-3317 GT 620M 2 GB soldered + 8 GB Corsair OCZ Vertex 3 120 
OS
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 
  hide details  
Reply
M1XN
(17 items)
 
Study Zenbook
(5 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i5-3317 GT 620M 2 GB soldered + 8 GB Corsair OCZ Vertex 3 120 
OS
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 20
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by B!0HaZard View Post


If you set the driver options to performance, you get lower quality and lower GPU usage. This part doesn't make sense.

Hey, 

 

       What I meant was to set the options accordingly to gain performance by forging texture filtering and so forth. 

 
Mini-Destroyer
(15 items)
 
iRainbow 3.0
(17 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 830 (3600Mhz @ 1.425V) Asus M5A97 Motherboard (HT 2400MHz/ 2400MHz NB) nVidia Geforce GTX 560Ti (0.950V @ 850/1700/2250)  2x4GB G-skill Ripjaws DDR3 1066 @ 1442Mhz  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital VelociRaptor 75GB & Maxtor 30GB... Corsair Hydro H60 Liquid CPU Cooler Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 22" 1080P / 19.5" 768P  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 (Modified) Thermaltake TR2-600 NZXT Source 210 Aluminum - Black RAZER Deathadder 3.5Ghz  
Mouse PadAudio
Custom picture mousepad Onboard 7.1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-3570K  ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M (LGA 1155, mATX). SLI EVGA nVidia Geforce GTX 550 Ti FPB's Mushkin Enhanced Blackine 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
OCZ Agility 3 SATA III 60GB SSD Sony DVD-ROM Drive Corsair Hydro H100 Liquid CPU Cooler (Push/Pull... Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC F19s 19.5" (1366x768, 16:9, 60Hz) Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 Rosewill Green Series 530W PSU (RG530-S12) Fractal Design Arc Mini Black High Performance ... 
MouseMouse PadAudio
RAZER Deathadder 3.5Ghz Infrared Wired Mouse Custom mousepad (Present) Onboard Audio 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5 2500K ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti Fermi 1GB FPB EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti Fermi 1GB FPB 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
G-Skill Sniper Low Voltage 8GB 1.25V OCZ Agility 3 90GB SATA III SSD Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATA III HD Sony Black 18X DVD-ROM SATA Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Antec Kuhler H20 620 Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Samsung 17.5" Monitor Generic Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Strider Essential 600W PSU Cooler Master HAF 912 Advanced Microsoft Mouse None 
Audio
Onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Mini-Destroyer
(15 items)
 
iRainbow 3.0
(17 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 830 (3600Mhz @ 1.425V) Asus M5A97 Motherboard (HT 2400MHz/ 2400MHz NB) nVidia Geforce GTX 560Ti (0.950V @ 850/1700/2250)  2x4GB G-skill Ripjaws DDR3 1066 @ 1442Mhz  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital VelociRaptor 75GB & Maxtor 30GB... Corsair Hydro H60 Liquid CPU Cooler Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 22" 1080P / 19.5" 768P  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 (Modified) Thermaltake TR2-600 NZXT Source 210 Aluminum - Black RAZER Deathadder 3.5Ghz  
Mouse PadAudio
Custom picture mousepad Onboard 7.1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-3570K  ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M (LGA 1155, mATX). SLI EVGA nVidia Geforce GTX 550 Ti FPB's Mushkin Enhanced Blackine 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
OCZ Agility 3 SATA III 60GB SSD Sony DVD-ROM Drive Corsair Hydro H100 Liquid CPU Cooler (Push/Pull... Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC F19s 19.5" (1366x768, 16:9, 60Hz) Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 Rosewill Green Series 530W PSU (RG530-S12) Fractal Design Arc Mini Black High Performance ... 
MouseMouse PadAudio
RAZER Deathadder 3.5Ghz Infrared Wired Mouse Custom mousepad (Present) Onboard Audio 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5 2500K ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti Fermi 1GB FPB EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti Fermi 1GB FPB 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
G-Skill Sniper Low Voltage 8GB 1.25V OCZ Agility 3 90GB SATA III SSD Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATA III HD Sony Black 18X DVD-ROM SATA Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Antec Kuhler H20 620 Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Samsung 17.5" Monitor Generic Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Strider Essential 600W PSU Cooler Master HAF 912 Advanced Microsoft Mouse None 
Audio
Onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 20
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by revamper View Post


I've never seen my 570s go above 95% usage on BF3. It usually sits around 90-92%.
Thanks op!

 

You are very welcome revamper! Glad I could help.

 
Mini-Destroyer
(15 items)
 
iRainbow 3.0
(17 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 830 (3600Mhz @ 1.425V) Asus M5A97 Motherboard (HT 2400MHz/ 2400MHz NB) nVidia Geforce GTX 560Ti (0.950V @ 850/1700/2250)  2x4GB G-skill Ripjaws DDR3 1066 @ 1442Mhz  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital VelociRaptor 75GB & Maxtor 30GB... Corsair Hydro H60 Liquid CPU Cooler Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 22" 1080P / 19.5" 768P  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 (Modified) Thermaltake TR2-600 NZXT Source 210 Aluminum - Black RAZER Deathadder 3.5Ghz  
Mouse PadAudio
Custom picture mousepad Onboard 7.1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-3570K  ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M (LGA 1155, mATX). SLI EVGA nVidia Geforce GTX 550 Ti FPB's Mushkin Enhanced Blackine 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
OCZ Agility 3 SATA III 60GB SSD Sony DVD-ROM Drive Corsair Hydro H100 Liquid CPU Cooler (Push/Pull... Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC F19s 19.5" (1366x768, 16:9, 60Hz) Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 Rosewill Green Series 530W PSU (RG530-S12) Fractal Design Arc Mini Black High Performance ... 
MouseMouse PadAudio
RAZER Deathadder 3.5Ghz Infrared Wired Mouse Custom mousepad (Present) Onboard Audio 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5 2500K ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti Fermi 1GB FPB EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti Fermi 1GB FPB 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
G-Skill Sniper Low Voltage 8GB 1.25V OCZ Agility 3 90GB SATA III SSD Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATA III HD Sony Black 18X DVD-ROM SATA Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Antec Kuhler H20 620 Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Samsung 17.5" Monitor Generic Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Strider Essential 600W PSU Cooler Master HAF 912 Advanced Microsoft Mouse None 
Audio
Onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Mini-Destroyer
(15 items)
 
iRainbow 3.0
(17 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 830 (3600Mhz @ 1.425V) Asus M5A97 Motherboard (HT 2400MHz/ 2400MHz NB) nVidia Geforce GTX 560Ti (0.950V @ 850/1700/2250)  2x4GB G-skill Ripjaws DDR3 1066 @ 1442Mhz  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital VelociRaptor 75GB & Maxtor 30GB... Corsair Hydro H60 Liquid CPU Cooler Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 22" 1080P / 19.5" 768P  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 (Modified) Thermaltake TR2-600 NZXT Source 210 Aluminum - Black RAZER Deathadder 3.5Ghz  
Mouse PadAudio
Custom picture mousepad Onboard 7.1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-3570K  ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M (LGA 1155, mATX). SLI EVGA nVidia Geforce GTX 550 Ti FPB's Mushkin Enhanced Blackine 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
OCZ Agility 3 SATA III 60GB SSD Sony DVD-ROM Drive Corsair Hydro H100 Liquid CPU Cooler (Push/Pull... Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
AOC F19s 19.5" (1366x768, 16:9, 60Hz) Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 Rosewill Green Series 530W PSU (RG530-S12) Fractal Design Arc Mini Black High Performance ... 
MouseMouse PadAudio
RAZER Deathadder 3.5Ghz Infrared Wired Mouse Custom mousepad (Present) Onboard Audio 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5 2500K ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti Fermi 1GB FPB EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti Fermi 1GB FPB 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
G-Skill Sniper Low Voltage 8GB 1.25V OCZ Agility 3 90GB SATA III SSD Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATA III HD Sony Black 18X DVD-ROM SATA Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Antec Kuhler H20 620 Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Samsung 17.5" Monitor Generic Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Silverstone Strider Essential 600W PSU Cooler Master HAF 912 Advanced Microsoft Mouse None 
Audio
Onboard 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Graphics Cards - General
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › Graphics Cards - General › nVidia HOW TO: Force GPU Usage to 100%!