GPU running at 99% all the time

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I do not know if this should cause alarm but I do not understand why my GPU is constantly running at 99% all the time. I do not experience any problems such as overheating or lagging but it never goes down from 99%. My pc has an intel CPU of 4.5 GHz and an Nvidia GTX GeForce 660 TI 2 gigs graphics card. Is this something I should be concerned about? Should I get a better graphics card? If yes, which one is it?

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Answered By 0 points N/A #187158

GPU running at 99% all the time

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Hello,

It depends on your usage. If you’ve enabled high graphical UI, such situation might appear.

First of all, make sure that you’re not running a heavy graphical interface; for example, animation, shade, high resolution or others. If so, then either decrease it or stop them.

There’s a notable side that your GPU is NVIDIA GeForce. It uses a technology that enables using the GPU as a CPU alongside the main CPU, enabling better performance and faster speed. This also enables the GPU to run at a higher rate. Your GPU’s speed is 980 MHz highest, so using this technology will consume about 99% of the GPU.

You can turn this off from the NVIDIA Control Panel.

Also, using the latest driver for your GPU is highly recommended, as it contains lots of enhancements. Download GeForce driver.

If possible, get GTX GeForce 990 or better. It is tremendously powerful and strong.

Answered By 0 points N/A #187159

GPU running at 99% all the time

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Hello,

Your GPU is constantly running at 99% means the graphics card is being fully utilized and is operating at its peak. Due to this may be cause your system fan motor and ball bearing on the heat sink fan of your GPU to wear out faster. I would suggest you to upgrade your graphics card to 780ti 3GB graphics card.

Answered By 575225 points N/A #314052

GPU running at 99% all the time

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CPU and GPU are two different things in computer. CPU stands for “Central Processing Unit” and refers to the processor while GPU stands for “Graphics Processing Unit” and refers to the video card. You may only get a high usage with the GPU if you are playing a game or using an application that uses graphics intensively.

Other than that, you won’t get any high GPU usage in normal computer operation. Try updating the video card driver. Download the free version of Revo Uninstaller and install it. Once installed, start Revo Uninstaller then select your NVIDIA software among the applications and click “Uninstall”. Follow the normal uninstall process. When you are prompted to restart the computer, click to restart later.

When uninstall is complete, click “Scan” to scan your computer for any leftover files and delete everything it finds. This removes everything the program created on your computer. When it is finished, close Revo Uninstaller then restart the computer. After booting, download one of the following according to your operating system:

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