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Video card memory usage spikes. How to diagnose?


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#1 Mastadex

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 09:01 AM

On my work computer (Win7 x64, 16GB RAM), I have two low-end video cards powering four monitors. What happens is that something causes a spike in video ram usage which causes my default color to change (desktop composition is auto-disabled by windows). I have no idea where this spike comes from. Is there a way to determine what is chewing up my memory usage??

 

Excerpt from GPU-Z logs (Dynamic memory spikes):

http://pastebin.com/BTz10Bpr

 

GPUZ screens (dual Radeon 3600 series cards, 512Mb VRAM):

http://gpuz.techpowerup.com/14/03/26/8x6.png

http://gpuz.techpowerup.com/14/03/26/cbc.png


Edited by Chris Cosgrove, 26 March 2014 - 07:24 PM.
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