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Hi , i notice when i playing sc2 my both gpu usuage always stay around 30-40% and both gpu clock never boost more than 915mhz , sometimes even lower than 915mhz , even i set to " prefer max perofrmance " clock still stay 915mhz for both gpu , is this normal? thanks
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You are turning on Vsync? It will max your FPS at 60, which does not require much from a GTX 690.
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Originally Posted by Recipe7 View Post

You are turning on Vsync? It will max your FPS at 60, which does not require much from a GTX 690.

I have vsync off , but both gpu still not boost more than 915mhz , sometimes the clock just went down when i play
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Is the game unplayable? How much FPS are you getting?
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I maxed starcraft 2 with a couple of 6870s! Its only running at 30% percent that's all it needs to use.
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Starcraft 2 doesn't use multiple GPU solutions IIRC. I had two 7970s, didn't do better with two than I did with one.

That and the fact that it's mainly just CPU intensive. You need basically two Xeons to make it so the GPU is the limiting factor with that game. (Not really but you get the point)
    
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I was getting little bit spikes when trying to mining at beginning in sc2 with my gtx690 , its always happen after the load screen and before the worker start to mine , it gets little bit lag spikes i used to have gtx590 never had this problem , does anyone has similar problem with me?
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anyone have this problem??
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Quote:
Originally Posted by teichu View Post

anyone have this problem??

Never really been asked before have you tried Google?

Honestly, with a 3930K, and a 690... Are you really expecting it to be that taxing on your GPU? You've got some high-end equipment my friend, SC2 isn't really that intensive, especially with what you got..
 
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You're probably getting CPU-limited in that particular gaming scenario. SC2 is known for being highly CPU-dependent, and you have a TON of GPU power, esp. at 1920 resolution. Probably need to be running at 3 x 1920 resolution to get your GPU usage up to 99%. Dropping to 915 clock when your GPU usage is only around 30% is totally normal w/Kepler cards, and the prefer max performance won't stop that from happening thumb.gif
    
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