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IS this normal? GPU2 keep rising from nothing... while display (GPU1) is normal...


And i did a benchmark and got these results, is it good?

Heaven Benchmark v2.5 Basic

FPS:
70.4
Scores:
1772
Min FPS:
34.4
Max FPS:
156.3
Hardware

Binary:
Windows 32bit Visual C++ 1600 Release Mar 1 2011
Operating system:
Windows 7 (build 7601, Service Pack 1) 64bit
CPU model:
AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1055T Processor
CPU flags:
3511MHz MMX+ 3DNow!+ SSE SSE2 SSE3 SSE4A HTT
GPU model:
AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series 8.840.3.0 CrossFireX 1024Mb
Settings

Render:
direct3d11
Mode:
1680x1050 fullscreen
Shaders:
high
Textures:
high
Filter:
trilinear
Anisotropy:
4x
Occlusion:
enabled
Refraction:
enabled
Volumetric:
enabled
Tessellation:
normal
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Normal, that's the card outputting to the monitor.
Scroll a page really fast and watch the usage jump.
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Let me make sure I understood the issue right. You see temps for GPU2 rising when there is no load. Correct? This means your GPU2 is getting 100% load for nothing. This is NOT normal. This is an MSI AB issue with crossfire. If you run WITHOUT MSI AB, you will see no issue. If you start any GPU intensive application (benchie, game, etc.) and stop it, usage will drop down and so also temp.

Apologize if I did not understand the issue correctly.
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