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GPU-Z Memory leak when left opened for days

Discussion in 'GPU-Z' started by kocoman, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. kocoman New Member

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    When I run Gpu-z (latest version) for over a few days with the "background temperature logging" turned on. it seems the memory usage of gpu-z grows.. does anyone experience this?
     
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    ah yes, the monitoring stores all the recorded data. let me see if i can add something where it periodically removes old measurements
     
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  3. kocoman New Member

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    Do you have a timeline when you will fix it?

    thanks
     
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    Any update on this? Or is this a different memory leak?

    This is after 10.5 days running.

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    to be fair though, who runs gpuz for 10.5 days
     
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    Still, 1.5 GB is a *lot* of data ... sounds like more than history accumulation.

    That's about 1.5KB/second.
     
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    Seriously;Who runs GPU-z for more than a gaming session?
    or a benchmark?
    This is from me to you:
    Click that when you go to sleep and/or don't need your comp to be on and this problem will go away.Like magic, even.
    10.5 days? I couldn't leave the same computer hooked up that long. :oops:
     

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    good info none the less keep it up.
     
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    I checked the code, each sensor stores 60*60*6 samples at maximum, so 6 hours

    Have you seen memory usage grow significantly over the last days too, or only on the first day?
     
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    i sense a new forum game :D
     
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    People who hibernate/sleep their computers at night instead of shutting down? People who have multiple monitors and keep their monitoring apps open on the secondary monitor?

    My PC's uptime is currently over a month and I'm pretty sure GPU-Z has been running most of that time. I'll check the memory usage tonight, but as far as I know I've never had this problem.
     
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    4 hours ago, started a 2nd process to see memory usage change over time from the begining.

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    4 hours later, original process over 11 days running:
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    My GPU-Z 0.8.5 has been running since 2015-09-18 and is currently using under 40MB. Looks like you've found a leak somewhere, somehow.
     
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    Some sort of "aftermarket" Windows theming program? Anti-virus? Some other OS add-on possibly?
     
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    Private working set at
    1,692,280KB for original process
    127,488KB for process running 18 hours

    Just started a third and turned off "continue refreshing the screen while GPU-Z is in the background" - Will see if that has any effect... seems to have slowed the rate of increase, but not completely stopped it. might have to try a minimized process instead

    So far all these other processes have remained on screen and subject to paint messages.
     
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    Thanks for your testing!
     
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    Seems like the third one with continue refreshing, is increasing memory footprint but at a much slower pace, here's the current snapshot.

    Haven't looked at the PE header yet, is this compiled with large address aware? Wondering if I should expect a crash at 2GB usage or 3GB.


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    Definitely stopped working at 2GB rather than 3GB, and quite a bit less memory usage for continue refreshing off.

    Looks like I'll also have to be watching MSI afterburner for crashing soon too, as that's at 1.5GB in 26+ days


    Tried to change view from 980 ti to on-die intel graphics to see if blank values would recover.. instead got a crash:

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    I've been having this memory leak as well, but it only began after I updated my drivers. I'd been using 0.8.5. before then with no leak. Got a GTX 660 with driver version 355.82 installed.
     
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    I did some investigating, and it seems to be caused by a memory leak in NVIDIA's drivers, not GPU-Z.

    I did find some small HDC and HBITMAP leaks which will be fixed in next release, so it wasn't for nothing :)
     
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    Fancy the video driver still having memory leaks after all these revisions lol.
     

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