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GPU voltage dropping to 0V

Feb 23, 2019
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Noticed something that I haven't seen previously with 1060:

Notice the times when GPU voltage seems to drop to 0V when idle, is that normal?

This only appears when sitting in GPU-Z window, once I do anything else and leave the software running bg it doesn't show up.

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Seems ok to me, it is still drawing power from 8 pin 1 and 2 and the slot.
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These drop-outs are common on GPU-Z. If you have doubts let HWINFO run for some hours. In order to exclude interference don’t have GPU-Z open at the same time. Your GPU is fine, don’t worry.
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that's normal idle behaviour since at least pascal.
the GPU gets almost completely turned off when it does not do anything in the 2D Mode.