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Sometimes when I play, the GPU usage can drop for no reason whatsoever. I join a game, Trackmania united in this case, and when the timer for me to start driving runs out, fps drops down to 15 fps...

Checking MSI afterburner, my GPU usage is dropping down to 17-19%. down from 63%

I have already uninstalled drivers, restarted, cleaned using Driver sweeper, restarted, Installed new drivers, restarted.

No difference. Running the Card Stock did nothing either.

Is this a 266.58 driver issue? Any1 else also experimenting this?


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sounds like a game issue. is it affecting your gameplay?
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Originally Posted by ckybam3 View Post
sounds like a game issue. is it affecting your gameplay?
15fps? yeh, id definately say it does
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15fps? yeh, id definately say it does
a second fps drop doesnt always affect gameplay......

try cehcking the games forums for other ppl with same issue. if no1 posts or responds when you post its a driver issue or a card issue (doubt its the card itself)
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Have you tried tweaking around with in-game settings? Maybe there's one thing in there that's causing it ... just for a random example, if you like turn off Ambient Occlusion, does the issue go away (no idea if AO is supported in that game, just an example).

My guess is that it's a driver glitch with that particular game.

Also I dunno if that's an online game, but it sure seems like people have GPU usage issue w/online games pretty frequently with Fermi cards.
    
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