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This is an uninformed comment. If you actually go research the 99%/100% usage bug you will see that it is actually stuck at 100% usage. It significantly slows down the system, to the point where it is not actually usable in the normal sense.

The bug happens to me, and many others.
I did read that AMD said it was a sensor bug and the usage was not actually 99 percent, so that was not an uninformed quote. It may be different for you as you are having some troubles that slow down your computer, but don't be bashin' a guy when you haven't read everything AMD has said on the issue.

His comment was informed by AMD.
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post #182 of 230
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Originally Posted by Exostenza View Post
I did read that AMD said it was a sensor bug and the usage was not actually 99 percent, so that was not an uninformed quote. It may be different for you as you are having some troubles that slow down your computer, but don't be bashin' a guy when you haven't read everything AMD has said on the issue.

His comment was informed by AMD.
Unless this is an entirely different issue (and you can point me to the proof of it and not AMD's comments because the threads referenced here are talking about the same thing I mentioned) then this is simply the case of AMD saying issue is (a) when in fact it is (b). They have long avoided this bug (since about a year ago) and have supposedly had "trouble" reproducing it despite it being so readily reproducible by a large number of users. So, yes, the comment as far as I am concerned remains uninformed, and the GPU being stuck at 99%/100% is not a sensor issue, it is a major driver bug
Edited by dejanh - 4/24/11 at 6:31pm
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post #183 of 230
I have to agree here, either AMD is wrong or they have two issues on their hands here.

When the GPU gets stuck at 99%, its actually stuck at 99%.

Temperatures and Fan speed both go up, accompanied by low FPS in game.
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Originally Posted by Ryanb213 View Post
I have to agree here, either AMD is wrong or they have two issues on their hands here.

When the GPU gets stuck at 99%, its actually stuck at 99%.

Temperatures and Fan speed both go up, accompanied by low FPS in game.
I've also experienced this one..the usage is accompanied by the temps..it's not a sensor bug.
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post #185 of 230
Ive put my hand behind my comp on the gpu exhaust when the 99% bug has happened to me, if i can warm my morning coffee with my gpu exhaust then i wouldnt call it a sensor bug
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post #186 of 230
Well I did read a tweet from the guy that makes the AMD CCC now that it is a sensor bug, but it seems from your guys' experiential knowledge they are trying to cover something up. That sucks for you guys as I have never experienced the problem.

I hope it gets cleared up soon!
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post #187 of 230
after reading this thread 1-13 pages i had to get this driver and OMG!!!!!!!! i cannot believe how good this is heres my example.................on my sig rig i have 6870CF with eyefinity now we all know how crappy it can be with eyefinity, the game i play mostly is battlefield bc2, at about med settings @ 57xx x 1920 with 2xaa 2xaf i was getting about 30-40 fps and then 20s when lots of explosions and things happening, i tested last night and now im getting 35-60fps and it almost never dips below 30fps which provides a lot smoother game play....

I also tested 007 bloodstone (dont make fun till you try) which i really liked single player and at all high with eyefinity im getting almost consistant 60fps which is the cap i think in this game, this is when i was getting barely 30 on med settings, of course i know this wasnt because of the game being to demanding......

So i havent tested everything but so far i am VERY VERY HAPPY with this driver since i think 10.1 and since i went CF things was never as good as you would of thought they should be with the money you spent on these rigs.......

This entire time i was reading this thread i was praying praying that these drivers would work for me and now i feel fine with my setup for at least a few more years. Just to think that i was about to get a new rig with a 2600k and my cards, now i can save money.

DOWNLOAD THIS DRVIER IF UNHAPPY WITH YOUR CF PERFORMANCE!!!!!!!!!

AND I WISH YOU THE BEST!!!!!!
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There are some beta drivers on Guru3D (April 5) that fix the stuck 100% GPU usage issue.

http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=342776
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There are some beta drivers on Guru3D (April 5) that fix the stuck 100% GPU usage non-issue.

http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=342776
Fixed, since the GPUs aren't actually at 100% GPU usage when that happens.
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post #190 of 230
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Fixed, since the GPUs aren't actually at 100% GPU usage when that happens.
Lots of people will argue with you about that one. Lots of people are reporting high temperatures on their cards when the bug happens.
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