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post #21 of 27
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I could do that, i've wanted to clean boot for a while now.
post #22 of 27
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After wiping and reinstalling everything that i needed to play BF3, it is still happening.
post #23 of 27
Stumped. How abt running both gpu & cpu stress tests together to rule out psu.

Disable say onboard wifi & sound to test? Check DPC latency to see if any spikes coincide with GPU usage drops? - actually I'm not even sure if DPC is related here, just grasping at straws.

And disconnect any non-essential hardware peripheral, if any. http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2767721

Outta ideas here already, sorry frown.gif
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post #24 of 27
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Sorry haven't visited this thread in a while. Running Both CPU and GPU stres tests causes the gpu usage to drop. My conclusion is the PSU is bad. I got the http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703038 for a steal of $104 (Promos and Customer service Gift Card). I'll report back with results. Thank you all for your help!
post #25 of 27
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New PSU did not fix problem... I dont know what to do.
post #26 of 27
Have you tryed in the nvidia settings to change to "prefer maximum performance"?

You could also try upgrading your motherboard drivers if you aint got the newest
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post #27 of 27
Mayhaps you should give the card a small voltage bump.
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