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Can you add me to the list? I sport two EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Superclocked. Air cooled.
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I don't seem to be getting 100% usage on both cards in any game anymore... Valley Mark and Heaven mark my second GPU seem to hit about 80-90% but fluctuates a lot. Is this a power issue? Voltage doesn't seem to fluctuate, though. CPU bottleneck?

The most use I get out of the cards is in BF4 where my second card sometimes dips to 80% but stays relatively high in the 90s.

My first card is almost always maxed at 99%. That doesn't seem to be the problem.

Temps stay below 60C.

IDK, I knew there was a reason I didn't like multiple card setups.
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hey, can someone tell me what does basically fan curve mean in term of GPU ? , like if someone says ''i have set my fan curve at 85%''
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hey, can someone tell me what does basically fan curve mean in term of GPU ? , like if someone says ''i have set my fan curve at 85%''

It doesn't make much sense to say you have your fan curve at 85%. A fan curve needs two variables for it to make sense. A fan speed % and a temperature.

MSI Afterburner's fan curve tab looks like this:



Notice that the curve ramps up in fan speed % as temperature rises.
Edited by bajer29 - 2/23/16 at 11:28am
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I don't seem to be getting 100% usage on both cards in any game anymore... Valley Mark and Heaven mark my second GPU seem to hit about 80-90% but fluctuates a lot. Is this a power issue? Voltage doesn't seem to fluctuate, though. CPU bottleneck?

The most use I get out of the cards is in BF4 where my second card sometimes dips to 80% but stays relatively high in the 90s.

My first card is almost always maxed at 99%. That doesn't seem to be the problem.

Temps stay below 60C.

IDK, I knew there was a reason I didn't like multiple card setups.

I'm guessing it's my CPU bottle-necking. I've reset both of my cards to default clocks and voltages. OC'd my CPU back to 4.2GHz.

I'm not getting 100% use on either card now in any game but BF4, but only when in menus (used to get mid-high 90s). ~60% usage from both cards in ROTR.
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I'm guessing it's my CPU bottle-necking. I've reset both of my cards to default clocks and voltages. OC'd my CPU back to 4.2GHz.

I'm not getting 100% use on either card now in any game but BF4, but only when in menus (used to get mid-high 90s). ~60% usage from both cards in ROTR.
to be honest when i run benchmarks or play GTAV online my gpuload is never 100% its always 99% , although my processor is older than yours and non-K ....i still doubt your processor is bottle necking your GPUs
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So frustrating. I switched my old GPU (used to be GPU1) to the GPU2 slot and put the new one in GPU1 slot. I'll try benchmarking again tonight. mad.gif
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So frustrating. I switched my old GPU (used to be GPU1) to the GPU2 slot and put the new one in GPU1 slot. I'll try benchmarking again tonight. mad.gif
Frustrating because your GPU will only run at 99%?
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Frustrating because your GPU will only run at 99%?

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I'm guessing it's my CPU bottle-necking. I've reset both of my cards to default clocks and voltages. OC'd my CPU back to 4.2GHz.

I'm not getting 100% use on either card now in any game but BF4, but only when in menus (used to get mid-high 90s). ~60% usage from both cards in ROTR.

Because they aren't running anywhere close to that... Read my posts above.

Neither of my cards are going over 80%. CPU hovers around 60-90% depending on the game, which is normal. I may just do a clean install of my drivers and afterburner. This all started after I did the EVGA PrecisionX K Boost hack to Afterburner.

I hope it's not permanent damage to my GPUs, thought I don't think K Boost would have done that.
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it sounds like a bottleneck somewhere, not damaged cards. damaged cards would crash or flicker textures, boot blank, or just dont boot.

I rarely see perfect 99/99 on my cards in SLI, while a single card will peg it and stay there.
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