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So I've been using some P2P software (definitely not for pirating anything, just some p2p stuff ) and it seems to affect my GPU usage. I first noticed this when I had music playing from it while gaming, it would affect my FPS.

When it is in an active open window, it seems to suck up ~22% GPU usage steadily. But when it plays anything from the tray, it takes up 0%. Is this because it's a Java powered application? It's never done it in the past.

Any way to stop it? Anyone else have this problem? (If you would consider it a problem)
Edited by Luminosity47 - 4/24/11 at 3:56pm
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Originally Posted by Luminosity47 View Post
So I still use Limewire (definitely not for pirating anything, just some p2p stuff and it seems to affect my GPU usage. I first noticed this when I had music playing from it while gaming, it would affect my FPS.

When it is in an active open window, it seems to suck up ~22% GPU usage steadily. But when it plays anything from the tray, it takes up 0%. Is this because it's a Java powered application? It's never done it in the past.

Any way to stop it? Anyone else have this problem? (If you would consider it a problem)


inbeforlock


EDIT: even if your not pirating anything, Limewire and p2p is looked down upon here by many users
more so Limewire then p2p
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 4/24/11 at 4:05pm
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inbeforlock
Edited for good measure

Edit: Gee, thanks for the quote, fellow OCN member! -_-
Edited by Luminosity47 - 4/24/11 at 4:00pm
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EDIT: even if your not pirating anything, Limewire and P2P is looked down upon here
Don't think so about that. Also, thanks again for pointing it out.
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Edited for good measure

Edit: Gee, thanks for the quote, fellow OCN member! -_-
I don't know how Limewire works
but I never seen p2p clients take up any gpu power
can I get details of what going on with your client when the gpu spikes up
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This is truly weird, which software do you use exactly?
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This is truly weird, which software do you use exactly?
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Do you use Peerblock? I noticed that when I had the Peerblock window open on my desktop, it would actually use like 50% GPU usage for some reason, and go back down to 0 when I minimized or closed it
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inb4 OCN fanatical piracy witch hunt
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