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GPU-Z 0.37 still ramping between idle and load at desktop

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  1. mankind New Member

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    With only GPU-Z open as before.

    As mentioned before with Afterburner the clocks stay at 157/300, but as soon as GPU-Z is opened up and down the clock speeds go.

    Vista 64/9.11 official drivers (occurs with all)/Asus 5870.
     
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    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    i can't recreate the problem here so i can't fix it
     
  3. mankind New Member

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    Well it's something to do with GPU-Z as it only happens when it's open ;)

    Any idea's why it would ramp the clocks up and down?
     
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    Go from what clocks to what clocks?
     
  5. mankind New Member

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    157/300 to 3D clocks like thus :-

    [​IMG]
     
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    Happens here, too. Every time GPU-Z 0.3.7 is started up... This never happened before with CPU-Z. It still works OK with GPU-Z 0.3.6, though.
     

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    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    it probably happens because the sensor polling / window drawing creates enough load for the card to think it is no longer in idle
     
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    Well, it's an annoyance, as it happens only when GPU-Z 0.3.7 is started - but it is an annoyance, nevertheless...
    Any chance of a quick fix? ;)
     
  9. mankind New Member

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    How come this happens with the 5870? As with my previous 4850 it was fine....

    Can anything be done about it? As sensor polling/window drawing works fine in Afterburner.......
     
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    Still the same in 0.38.....
     
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    I think it's a problem with either your drivers, another program accessing your card, the card itself or the cards bios.
     
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    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    does it go away if you disable all sensors except for the load sensor? if yes, enable them one by one, maybe it's caused by a specific sensor
     
  13. mankind New Member

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    There are no other programmes that access thre sensors/card running, just desktop.
     
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    It's caused by the VDDC sensor.
     
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    can anyone confirm that disabling the vddc sensor solves the problem?
     
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    Well it does here ;)
     

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