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You shouldn't have to lower the SMP though, it already throttles on its own.
Check task manager and see if anything else is trying to use the CPU other than FahCore_15.exe which should be around 85%.

Also check your configuration.




What drivers are you using?
Sometimes a nice reinstall or switch to older drivers usually fixes some random issues.
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http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/kae6/ - Validation I have of my GPU, which has the driver. They're a bit out of date already, if anything updating may help - I can try that in a minute. Though, you say FahCore_15 should be at the top, using 85%? On mine, FahCore_a3 is using ~90%, with 15 bouncing around 1-3%.
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Sorry my mistake, A3 should be around 85%+ said the wrong core.
Getting sleepy.

Ok so those numbers are right, its probably a driver issue give it a fresh install and see what happens.
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Heh, no problem - figured that may be it. Was hoping for a "Oh, dude, yeah you've been using the wrong client the whole time." thing since it'd be an easy fix. Anyway, installed the latest drivers (266.58) and ironically enough, that pretty much solved the problem. GPU usage still doesn't stay perfectly at 99, but it -never- drops below 80 (or for that matter, rarely lower than 90 after watching it for a few minutes). Is that stable enough or could it still cause any problems?
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