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When I read the purpose of ULPS it makes me wonder. It's supposed to cut out the 2nd GPU when it's not needed, that's what I have read.

I have a different situation going on though. AMD System Monitor shows that the 2nd GPU is at 98% benchmarking or idle. The first GPU is barely being used! This appears to be the opposite of what this feature is supposed to do! Do I need to disable ULPS to get both GPU's working properly?

Any ideas and experience are welcome

Thanks,

Mike
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Yes, Disable ULPS and ensure crossfire is enabled.
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No need to disable ULPS thumb.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by smartdroid View Post

No need to disable ULPS thumb.gif

Please expand on that. ULPS is enabled and the 2nd GPU is doing all of the work (98%), while the 1st GPU is doing little or nothing, when benchmarking or at idle. From advice on OCN Forums, and other sources on the net, disabling ULPS will fix this problem. I reallt don't care about saving energy, such as ULPS is intended to do. Plus with the 2nd GPU doing all of the work puts tremendous wear & tear on it.

Do you have any suggestions on how to make both GPU's function at the same level with ULPS enabled? Please explain?

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post #5 of 6
There is no need to explain you've figured it out how it works...mine works flawless with 3 gpu's so you have a problem with your install rolleyes.gif

If you have ULPS really working you should have no GPU usage on your second GPU




BF4 - Test range




This is my experience with ULPS...it works really good, but you are free for trying it out for yourself and see if it makes a difference for you.
Edited by smartdroid - 4/17/14 at 12:06pm
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post #6 of 6
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There is no need to explain you've figured it out how it works...mine works flawless with 3 gpu's so you have a problem with your install rolleyes.gif

If you have ULPS really working you should have no GPU usage on your second GPU




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This is my experience with ULPS...it works really good, but you are free for trying it out for yourself and see if it makes a difference for you.


Ok, thanks much for your input! thumb.gif
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