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Very poor performance with GTX 970.

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#1 Xiao42


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Posted 07 April 2016 - 12:06 PM

I need your help.

Issue description:

Low FPS in games; Witcher 3 went from 50-60fps on high to 10-20fps on ANY setting; same with Rainbow Six Siege and GTA 5.

High GPU Load (90%+) and temperature (53°C) when idle.

Things I tried:

Clean install of nvidia drivers with DDU

Driver rollback from the latest to 358.91

I would get normal performance after restart but the issue would come back within 5-10mins.

I ran the Rkill and it killed 3 processes; this temporarily solved the issue until a restart.

Scanned with Malwarebytes for rootkits, found 1 but it is quarantined and the issue still persisits

What do I do?


System Info:

BIOS Date: 04/10/15 10:16:37 Ver: V12.8B0
Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 10586) (10586.th2_release_sec.160223-1728)
Intel Core i5-4460  CPU 3.20GHz
MSI B85-G43 GAMING (MS-7816)
Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 CL9

Edited by Xiao42, 07 April 2016 - 12:06 PM.

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