Question 6600 xt has low clockspeed and low usage in games


Nov 28, 2016
Recently got a 6600xt Red Devil and for some reason my GPU in less demanding games doesnt go above 50mhz. I updated drivers checked software and i still dont get it. Hope someone can help out.
You need to provide FULL PC specs first of all. If the game is less demanding, then it won't tax your GPU too much. The CPU also comes into play here, and the screen resolution applied. How is the performance in graphic demanding games ??.

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-CPU make and model# (clock speed/voltage, type of cooler, and "Core" temperature @ idle and load)
-Motherboard make & model# (include Bios version if graphics card is not recognized or you are having stability issues)
-RAM (amount, clock speed, model#/link of kit, configuration)
-Graphics card(s) make and model# (clock speed, voltage if modified, Driver version and GPU temp both @ idle and load)
-Power supply make,model#, "AND" age (note if using 110V or 220V A/C input)
-HDD/SSD configuration (ie: Raid setup/ back up/ OS drive/etc..)
-Case/Chasis make,model# (fan make, model#, and configuration if having thermal issues)
-Operating System (If using Windows note Framework and service pack version)
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*If "Crashing":
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*If "performance" related issue:
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Nov 28, 2016
The game in this scenario is "Fistful of frags" also happens in "Snow runner", but to a lesser extent still lower then expected clockspeeds tho.

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