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CPU and GPU usage below 70%, help

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I am experiencing in most games a low utilization of both GPU and CPU, with cpu almost never going up of 80% and GPU being lower than 65%. I think I am missing a lot of fps in games, for example on bf5 all on ultra I have around 90-110 fps with utilizations mentioned above. I know I should have more also because people in chat told me it's weird. If it's any help, when i raised scale resolution to 200% on bf5 the fps dropped to 50-60, CPU utilization went down to 40-50% and gpu to 75% max. I don't know where my bottleneck is. I tried both on ssd and hdd. Frames are the same so the problem is not there.

Here are my specs. I also attached I log of hardware monitor of when I was playing so u can check temps and usage and a score of FurMark which I do not know if it is ok.

I already know about power management for the cpu. And also on nvidia panel I already changed all I could to max performance. I also tried both with overclocked CPU and default CPU, frames do not change as far as I can tell.

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6 minutes ago, chipster339 said:

I am experiencing in most games a low utilization of both GPU and CPU, with cpu almost never going up of 80% and GPU being lower than 65%. I think I am missing a lot of fps in games, for example on bf5 all on ultra I have around 90-110 fps with utilizations mentioned above. I know I should have more also because people in chat told me it's weird. If it's any help, when i raised scale resolution to 200% on bf5 the fps dropped to 50-60, CPU utilization went down to 40-50% and gpu to 75% max. I don't know where my bottleneck is. I tried both on ssd and hdd. Frames are the same so the problem is not there.

Here are my specs. I also attached I log of hardware monitor of when I was playing so u can check temps and usage and a score of FurMark which I do not know if it is ok.

I already know about power management for the cpu. And also on nvidia panel I already changed all I could to max performance. I also tried both with overclocked CPU and default CPU, frames do not change as far as I can tell.

 

Increasing the resolution scaling should bring the GPU usage up, since you are rendering at a HIGHER resolution, and squashing it down to 1920x1080.

You should be taking a FPS hit with higher resolution scaling.

 

FurMark results seems fine.

96% GPU usage, GPU power max'ing out.

GPU temperature is also in-check.

 

Now, what is your CPU temperature?

Are you running the game in FULL SCREEN, or Windowed Mode / Borderless.

You need to run the game in full screen, so it takes priority / main focus of the system.

 


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2 minutes ago, -rascal- said:

 

Increasing the resolution scaling should bring the GPU usage up, since you are rendering at a HIGHER resolution, and squashing it down to 1920x1080.

You should be taking a FPS hit with higher resolution scaling.

 

FurMark results seems fine.

96% GPU usage, GPU power max'ing out.

GPU temperature is also in-check.

 

Now, what is your CPU temperature?

Are you running the game in FULL SCREEN, or Windowed Mode / Borderless.

You need to run the game in full screen, so it takes priority / main focus of the system.

 

Yes it was always full screen, what program can i use to test cpu so that u can get the results?

I want to also mention that I of course reinstalled uninstalled updated drives for the nvidia gpu.

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4 minutes ago, chipster339 said:

Yes it was always full screen, what program can i use to test cpu so that u can get the results?

I want to also mention that I of course reinstalled uninstalled updated drives for the nvidia gpu.

 

What is the temperature of your CPU when in-game (e.g. BF5) ?

 

Did you use something like Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) when removing the drivers?

https://www.guru3d.com/files-details/display-driver-uninstaller-download.html

 

Of course, you can do a synthetic test software to put load on the CPU.

You could use the built-in stress test within Intel XTU -- https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/24075/Intel-Extreme-Tuning-Utility-Intel-XTU

The Stress test within AIDA64 works as well -- https://www.aida64.com/downloads


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Posted · Original PosterOP
27 minutes ago, -rascal- said:

 

What is the temperature of your CPU when in-game (e.g. BF5) ?

 

Did you use something like Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) when removing the drivers?

https://www.guru3d.com/files-details/display-driver-uninstaller-download.html

 

Of course, you can do a synthetic test software to put load on the CPU.

You could use the built-in stress test within Intel XTU -- https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/24075/Intel-Extreme-Tuning-Utility-Intel-XTU

The Stress test within AIDA64 works as well -- https://www.aida64.com/downloads

Yes to DDU,

And i got at max 83 degrees, no throttling, test passed with intel XTU.

In the benchmark I did get spikes of 93 C. But 1 the fans were not at max, and 2 those were spikes.

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