[SOLVED] GPU usage 10%

z0mbiE

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Hello, so I recently installed Windows 11 to try out but had a really bad experience. I installed some games to see the gaming performance and it was really poor. While gaming on Windows 11, I checked that in the Task Manager, my game was using GPU Copy Engine. I did plenty of nitpicking and in the end, it used GPU 3D (Google said this means the game is using my GPU right now) but the GPU usage in Task Manager is below 20%. I am currently using R5 3600 with 8 GB 3200 DDR4 RAM, GTX 1660 SUPER. I am pretty sure I should be able to play Cyberpunk and AC Origins in Medium/High settings (AC Origin''s benchmark tool tells me to run this game on Ultra Low lmao).

Anyways, I reverted back to Windows 10 last night, installed Cyberpunk and started the game and the issue is still there. I mean is it because of a faulty driver from nVidia because I have heard that sometimes their new driver doesn't work as they're supposed to be. Or is it my system configuration at fault?
 
I did it once, I'm doing it again. What do I need to do if the issue is still ongoing?
Have you updated to the latest chipset drivers from AMD? If not do that, and then choose the Ryzen balanced profile in the power options.

Also you have 8gbs of system ram. Is this one stick or two (single channel or dual channel)? If you've only one stick of ram, your are losing out on dual channel mode, which brings about 15-25% performance bump with dual channel. If both of these things are true, then you are kinda hobbling your performance a bit.
 

KyaraM

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When you switched, did you do a clean install of the drivers? Maybe something broke there. Generally, it's always a good idea to uninstall drivers before major switches, be it a new GPU (even if it's the same brand!) or a newer OS. I would try to reinstall your GPU drivers and see if that helps first.
 
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I did it once, I'm doing it again. What do I need to do if the issue is still ongoing?
Have you updated to the latest chipset drivers from AMD? If not do that, and then choose the Ryzen balanced profile in the power options.

Also you have 8gbs of system ram. Is this one stick or two (single channel or dual channel)? If you've only one stick of ram, your are losing out on dual channel mode, which brings about 15-25% performance bump with dual channel. If both of these things are true, then you are kinda hobbling your performance a bit.
 

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