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Rename "GPU only Power" sensor in GPU-Z to something else?


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In GPU-Z, on AMD Radeon cards, the sensor "GPU only Power" reports the power draw of the GPU chip alone, not the whole board.

It was renamed from "GPU Power" to clarify that, but I still see LOTS of people thinking that the number is "full card power".

Any thoughts on how it could be renamed yet again to make this more obvious?

"ASIC only Power" (people dont know what asic is)
"Chip only Power"
"GPU Chip Power"
"Graphics Chip Power"
"GPU Core Power"
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GPU Chip Power I guess.


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"GPU Core Only Power" is what I would use.
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GPU Chip Power and description in a tool tip.
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"GPU Die only Power Draw" would be a pretty clear assignment.
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+1 for "GPU Chip Power".
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"GPU Core Power"
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GPU Core Power
Graphics Core Power

Don't care for the 'only' part, since it's technically disingenuous IMO.

I'd personally prefer 'ASIC Power' but get that most don't immediately identify what that is. Years ago, I myself did not when looking at what 'ASIC quality' was in GPU-z. Though, I simply did a quick online search to educate myself on the term.

Regardless of the decision, thanks for up keeping some fantastic software.
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