Question gpu core clock going up and down

Dec 27, 2019
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hey i have an msi armor rx 470 4gb and since i got it i checked msi afterburnerr and when im doing simple tasks like internet browsing the gpu core clock starts increasing and deacreasing i dont know if this is bad. it only happens in light tasks and not while gaming.
 

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thats normal, your video card has to render everything you see on the screen, browsers like chrome have a "hardware acceleration" option which can be turned of btw, also scrolling through full screen pictures can shoot up your clock speeds.
 

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