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100% cpu usage after video card install


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leothebest

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i am running a compaq presario sr1610nx
amd sempron 3200+ 1.8ghz
1.25 gb ddr ram
450watt power supply
hd ati 4650
ever since installing the graphic card my cpu load had been at 100% consistently
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Check Task Manager and see what is using up your cpu.

Right Click on the Taskbar and click on Task Manager to bring it up.
Click on the Processes Tab and look at the CPU column and see what is using up your CPU.

Reply the names back so we can help further.
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the other processes show 00 while task amnager is fluctuating from 99 to 33
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What Operation System is your computer running? Is it Windows XP, Vista, or 7?

Did you install the Graphics Card yourself or was it installed by someone else?

What is the Specs/Product Info on the Graphic Card?
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i am running windows 7
i installed it myself
the card is a 1 gb ddr2 hd 4650
Lifestyle: Performance


Chipset: ATI Radeon


GPU Series: ATI Radeon HD 4000


GPU/VPU: RADEON HD 4650


Additional Features: HDCP Enabled
OpenGL 2.1
PCI Express 2.0
DirectX 10.1
CrossFireX Ready
ATI Avivo HD Technology
Shader Model 4.1


Video Memory: 1GB


Memory Type: DDR2


Memory Interface: 128-bit


Stream Processors: 320


Core Clock: 600 MHz


Memory Clock: 500 MHz


Interface Type: PCI Express 2.0


Interface Speed: x16


Connector(s): DVI
VGA (15-Pin D-Sub)
HDMI


Multiple Monitors Support: No


Multi-GPU Support: CrossFire-X


Overclocked: No


APIs: DirectX 10.1


1080p Support: Yes


Video Output: DVI
HDMI
VGA


Low Profile: No


Cooling Type: Fan

Edited by leothebest, 11 April 2010 - 03:14 PM.

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is this your card?

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http://www.hisdigita...duct2-470.shtml

I looked at reviews on this card and havn't seen any issues with windows seven.

Have you uninstall and reinstalled the drivers and see if that is for sure making your cpu run at 100%?

When you were in task manager, you saw everything but task manager around 00 and task manager going between 99 to 33, was the cpu still showing 100%?

Have you tried to disable some of the services that are running in the background?

Edited by mgabriel, 11 April 2010 - 06:12 PM.

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that is not my card
the cards slows the computer from boot
yes the computer shows 100% no matter what taskmanger shows
this is my card
http://www.tigerdire...e...&CatId=3670

Edited by leothebest, 11 April 2010 - 06:41 PM.

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ok i see now.

try uninstalling the drivers and install the drivers from gigabyte website and see if that helps:

http://www.gigabyte-...;ver=#anchor_os

I researched this card and found that others had issues with the drivers and the downloaded the drivers from the website and it helped.

Edited by mgabriel, 11 April 2010 - 10:24 PM.

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i installed my card but now it wont even startup i only get the blue screen then my computer restarts
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Sounds like you got a bad card. uninstall and remove the video card and see what your computer does.
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ok i fixed the blue screen ...and i ran the run process application and it shows that the video card is causing a hardware interruption of about 98 % of my cpu ...is there any fix to this?
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