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CPU usage goes up when I OC cards

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When I OC the GX2s the CPU usage goes up from 4% to about 50% and its all on 1 core. What is causing this?

Update on post # 19


Originally Posted by mortimersnerd View Post
Okay, so it did it again. Its from the process "Interrupts" with a description "hardware Interrupts". I can only see it under Process explorer, which had me confused before because I couldn't see it in task manager. Its under the sub section of "System Idle Process" in Process Explorer.

Any ideas what is causing this?
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Originally Posted by tweakboy View Post
This thread got all technical suddenly. Nice how much do thos 9800GX2 run, now adays.

something cool about dual gpu , I like the sound to it heeh,
The GX2s were 270 each ($1080 for all 4)
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