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The GPU is the Nvidia GTS 360M. I haven't thought of this as a driver problem. I recently upgraded my drivers(maybe like 2-3 weeks ago?)
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The GPU is the Nvidia GTS 360M. I haven't thought of this as a driver problem. I recently upgraded my drivers(maybe like 2-3 weeks ago?)
Did you set the power saving settings in the control panel? This is likely the problem. I've seen it on everything from laptops to SLI'd desktop cards. People forget that the GPU maker will have the driver global default setting to be "Adaptive" which means it will either never clock up or constantly fluctuate in clocks because it couldn't detect high enough GPU usage or consistent GPU usage.

Go to the Nvidia control panel-> Change the power saving/mode from "Adaptive" to "Prefer Maximum Performance" and you shouldn't have the problem anymore.

I recommend doing it for just the games/programs that need it because otherwise it will kill your battery life as the GPU will be at full power all the time.
     
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Did you set the power saving settings in the control panel? This is likely the problem. I've seen it on everything from laptops to SLI'd desktop cards. People forget that the GPU maker will have the driver global default setting to be "Adaptive" which means it will either never clock up or constantly fluctuate in clocks because it couldn't detect high enough GPU usage or consistent GPU usage.

Go to the Nvidia control panel-> Change the power saving/mode from "Adaptive" to "Prefer Maximum Performance" and you shouldn't have the problem anymore.

I recommend doing it for just the games/programs that need it because otherwise it will kill your battery life as the GPU will be at full power all the time.
My laptop is always plugged in, so I just set it to prefer maximum performance for everything. I had to reinstall my drivers since my control panel wasn't opening for some reason. It's doing pretty good so far. There hasn't been any stuttering yet, but my temps are still pretty high so I'll probably end up opening my laptop up and cleaning it as soon as I can find a screwdriver.
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My laptop is always plugged in, so I just set it to prefer maximum performance for everything. I had to reinstall my drivers since my control panel wasn't opening for some reason. It's doing pretty good so far. There hasn't been any stuttering yet, but my temps are still pretty high so I'll probably end up opening my laptop up and cleaning it as soon as I can find a screwdriver.
That's the interesting thing. The last person I helped out with the same problem couldn't get into the Nvidia control panel either. I guess that if you can't get into it then it's probably boinked and dead along with the power settings you set in it. Well, I hope things work out for you.
     
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