Bitcoin Forum
June 23, 2018, 12:26:48 PM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.16.1  [Torrent]. (New!)
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
Author Topic: GPU-Z interfering with power?  (Read 770 times)
Offline Offline

Activity: 1764
Merit: 1000

between a rock and a block!

View Profile
August 12, 2011, 10:02:18 PM

so, i've noticed something really weird...  maybe it's known already and has been discussed, but I haven't seen a topic on this.


if I leave GPU-Z running on sensors, after a while, one of the cards begins to throttle GPU utilization.
I noticed this on a system with 3 5850s first.

Then, I was messing around on a system with 2 6990s and added a dual GPU 6870.

well, the powercolor 6870 x2 has awesome sensors, one of which is the Amp draw.  and what do you know, while GPU-Z is running, after a while, the power draw fluctuates like crazy.

solution?  exit GPU-Z and whoila, everything runs at 99-100% GPU utilization.  weird, weir, weird....

any explanation?

| In Default we Trust | Need gold/silver for btc? |
Pages: [1]
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!