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Do you monitor CPU usage and GPU usage while playing a game?

Poll Results: Do you monitor CPU usage and GPU usage while playing a game?

 
  • 44% (8)
    Yes
  • 11% (2)
    No
  • 44% (8)
    Sometimes
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post #1 of 8
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post #2 of 8
I've got my trusty G510, that does all the monitoring I need. Sure voltages are ignored, but in terms of utilisation and temperature I'm covered.
post #3 of 8
Depends on the game. If its easy to run, then no. There's no point. I don't really care if my FPS is 119 or 120, or if my GPU usage is 20 or 22%. In games that crush my FPS, like Crysis 3 when I run it at 2880x1800, then yes.

I don't monitor my CPU as it's rarely the bottleneck. And if it is, I've already done so much work to try to fix it that I don't care any more (looking at YOU, Arma).


Oh yea, my G15 LCD screen is always showing FPS, GPU Fan, Vram, temps and % usage. I just don't pay attention to it that much.
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post #4 of 8
Some times initially when I first play a game just to scope how my system is doing. After that it goes off forever. I'm the type that hates to have EVGA Precision or Afterburner running, arrowheadsmiley.png
post #5 of 8
Sometimes.
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post #6 of 8
Sometimes for me. I monitor the GPU temps more as they are sandwiched together so I use EVGA precision X app on my phone to monitor those. And usually CPU-Z for temps or see how many cores/threads are being used by task manager...
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post #7 of 8
I have been lately, because my hardware is pretty new and I am keeping an eye on OC settings and performance, making sure that everything is doing good and that I have good performance.
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post #8 of 8
Meh, I just have EVGA Precision and Realtemp set to alert me if they hit 90c and 85c respectively.
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