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Google Chrome causing random GPU and Mem Core spikes?

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2017/05/10 11:49:17 (permalink)
I was originally posting about random Core and Mem Clock spikes, but I am starting to wonder if it is google chrome causing this, and I was curious as to why Chrome is causing this? My core tends to sit around 253MHz, and my mem clock about 405MHz.. but then it spikes up to 1709MHz and 5006MHz for a second, the mem clock staying spiked for a split second later, before quickly falling back down to it's base. What makes me suspect chrome is that when I updated it and then relaunched chrome, it spiked the GPU. Does anyone know what is causing this, and why? And is this bad for my GPU? Is this normal?
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    Re: Google Chrome causing random GPU and Mem Core spikes? 2017/05/10 11:53:21 (permalink)
    Disabling hardware acceleration will correct the issue.


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    Re: Google Chrome causing random GPU and Mem Core spikes? 2017/05/10 11:54:44 (permalink)
    Yeah, it is definitely Chrome doing this. I am looking at videos on Facebook and my GPU is spiking repeatively. It keeps throwing itself up to exactly 1709MHz before dropping down to a leveled 1278MHz for a second longer, then drops back down 608 sometimes, where it potentially spikes back up or go down towards 253.

    I can only hope that this is normal, but I dont suspect it is.
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    Re: Google Chrome causing random GPU and Mem Core spikes? 2017/05/10 11:55:52 (permalink)
    It is normal. Disabling hardware acceleration inside chrome will stop it from happening.


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    Re: Google Chrome causing random GPU and Mem Core spikes? 2017/05/10 11:56:42 (permalink)
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    It is normal. Disabling hardware acceleration inside chrome will stop it from happening.


    Ah, thank you. But I am curious as to why it would cause it to spike that high when Chrome shouldn't be using that much of the GPU?
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    Re: Google Chrome causing random GPU and Mem Core spikes? 2017/05/10 11:59:17 (permalink)
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    It is normal. Disabling hardware acceleration inside chrome will stop it from happening.


    Ah, thank you. But I am curious as to why it would cause it to spike that high when Chrome shouldn't be using that much of the GPU?


    Chrome uses gpu acceleration to make the browsing process faster/smoother.


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    Re: Google Chrome causing random GPU and Mem Core spikes? 2017/05/10 12:00:35 (permalink)
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    It is normal. Disabling hardware acceleration inside chrome will stop it from happening.


    Ah, thank you. But I am curious as to why it would cause it to spike that high when Chrome shouldn't be using that much of the GPU?


    Chrome uses gpu acceleration to make the browsing process faster/smoother.


    Leaving hardware acceleration on, could it potentially damage the card or wear it down faster with it spiking suddenly and consistently?
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    Re: Google Chrome causing random GPU and Mem Core spikes? 2017/05/10 12:01:28 (permalink)
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    It is normal. Disabling hardware acceleration inside chrome will stop it from happening.


    Ah, thank you. But I am curious as to why it would cause it to spike that high when Chrome shouldn't be using that much of the GPU?


    Chrome uses gpu acceleration to make the browsing process faster/smoother.


    Leaving hardware acceleration on, could it potentially damage the card or wear it down faster with it spiking suddenly and consistently?


    No.


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    Re: Google Chrome causing random GPU and Mem Core spikes? 2017/05/19 16:31:30 (permalink)
    Actully yes it can the more hot/cold cycles you have the faster it wears out now will it matter,in the useful life of the card, most likely no


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