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hi guys before i was getting 90%+ gpu usage on my 3x580 and after when i instaled windows 8 i had like 50% big drop so i

said to myself i prefer to have higher gpu usage so i switch back to windows 7 and now i have only 70 avg hmmm i dont

understand i tried all the drivers new and older and the ones i was using before when i had 90%usage so im kind of confuse

i play a lot of BF3 and record a lot so i need that usage it help i would say . now im on the lastest certified driver 306,97 since

that time i only change my OS drive but i tried to instal before on other drives like raid0 SSD and still samething if you guys

have any clue or solution to my problem i would really appreciate.
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Have you seen any game performance degradation? If not, then there is probably nothing to worry about.
 
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Have you seen any game performance degradation? If not, then there is probably nothing to worry about.

no performance is the same i would say but framerates are lower then before because of the lower gpu usage
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I would check to see if your overclock is still in place, i feel like upgrading to W8 may have changed it. Thus resulting in lower usage because of lower CPU Clocks.
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I would check to see if your overclock is still in place, i feel like upgrading to W8 may have changed it. Thus resulting in lower usage because of lower CPU Clocks.


no overclock stayed the same and are stilll stable for my gpu and cpu so i really dont know what is causing this
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Try pushing You cpu clocks to the max to see if it increases your gpu usage. The gpu usage increases when the cpu has more than enough power to push it. Maybe background tasks could be hogging up cpu usage thus, allowing less cpu usage to drive the gpu resulting in lower gpu usage. Sorry but this is all i can think of.
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Try pushing You cpu clocks to the max to see if it increases your gpu usage. The gpu usage increases when the cpu has more than enough power to push it. Maybe background tasks could be hogging up cpu usage thus, allowing less cpu usage to drive the gpu resulting in lower gpu usage. Sorry but this is all i can think of.
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Try pushing You cpu clocks to the max to see if it increases your gpu usage. The gpu usage increases when the cpu has more than enough power to push it. Maybe background tasks could be hogging up cpu usage thus, allowing less cpu usage to drive the gpu resulting in lower gpu usage. Sorry but this is all i can think of.
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Try pushing You cpu clocks to the max to see if it increases your gpu usage. The gpu usage increases when the cpu has more than enough power to push it. Maybe background tasks could be hogging up cpu usage thus, allowing less cpu usage to drive the gpu resulting in lower gpu usage. Sorry but this is all i can think of.

yea i tried to OC higher but its a pain to get it really stable i have to go over 1,5v on cpu if i want more then 4,8ghz
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