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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #30 on: January 11, 2018, 06:50:24 AM »
Try this Grat (does not work on my PC because I am running Win 7)
Windows Mixed Reality PC Check
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/windows-mixed-reality-pc-check/9nzvl19n7cnc

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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #31 on: January 11, 2018, 08:55:46 AM »
It's a pain to diagnose stuff like this and even worse when you aren't in front of the pc yourself lol

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« Reply #32 on: January 11, 2018, 09:26:40 AM »
It's a pain to diagnose stuff like this and even worse when you aren't in front of the pc yourself lol
You are not wrong but I pride myself in not being beaten, I have been playing man against machine for 50 years , starting with a Burroughs hand operated ,single total mechanical adding machine, and finishing with a Burroughs B7700 large scale mainframe (repair to component level). PCs are toys in comparison, bring it on ;D ;D ;D. I have yet to concede defeat 8)

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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #33 on: January 11, 2018, 11:42:17 AM »
how did you overclock go, what program did you check it with  prime95 ?
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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #34 on: January 11, 2018, 12:58:32 PM »
how did you overclock go, what program did you check it with  prime95 ?
Yes, prime95. I started from the genie overclock at 4.4 and moved up to 4.6. Prime95 finished in 5 minutes without boiling the cpu (twice). 4.7 and 4.8 crash very fast, but I did not dare to go above 1.29v, so maybe there was something more I could have done.

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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #35 on: January 11, 2018, 04:45:27 PM »
Hi All,

I hope this may be useful. It's a screenshot at the end of the worst 4 seconds of the replay from the race, when my fps drop in the 60s. As you can see, CPU is running very well, with no thread above 50% occupancy. You can also see that the GPU is also well below 100%. In fact, it drops (!!!) when things go bad (just before the screenshot). So something is not feeding the GPU fast enough... no?

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« Reply #36 on: January 11, 2018, 05:06:01 PM »
Why would disk 0 E: be at 100% utilisation? I presume this is where AC resides . A screen shot when FPS is ok  to compare the disk utilisation could be good.

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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #37 on: January 11, 2018, 06:23:38 PM »
Hi All,

I hope this may be useful. It's a screenshot at the end of the worst 4 seconds of the replay from the race, when my fps drop in the 60s. As you can see, CPU is running very well, with no thread above 50% occupancy. You can also see that the GPU is also well below 100%. In fact, it drops (!!!) when things go bad (just before the screenshot). So something is not feeding the GPU fast enough... no?
Have set prefer maximum performance in nvidia control panel for ac?
Why would disk 0 E: be at 100% utilisation? I presume this is where AC resides . A screen shot when FPS is ok  to compare the disk utilisation could be good.
I recently moved ac to an ssd to be sure there was no bottleneck from the old spinner, the old hard drives can sit at 100% easily...I know you know, just saying lol

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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #38 on: January 11, 2018, 06:27:48 PM »
Have set prefer maximum performance in nvidia control panel for ac?
I am pretty sure but will doublecheck again. Surely I had it at some point, both for general settings and AC specific.
I recently moved ac to an ssd to be sure there was no bottleneck from the old spinner, the old hard drives can sit at 100% easily...I know you know, just saying lol
I think it is because I have the replay on the slow hard drive. The rest of AC is on SSD.

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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #39 on: January 11, 2018, 06:30:16 PM »
UPDATE: I have found a bit of time to also overclock the RAM. I am a bit less sure of what I have done but now some clock multiplier is at 20, while it was at 13.

I think it made a bit of an effect. So the two things which seem to have done at least something are:

1. bypassing the rendering of the cliff house.
2. bumping up the RAM clock.

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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #40 on: January 11, 2018, 06:47:21 PM »
UPDATE: I have found a bit of time to also overclock the RAM. I am a bit less sure of what I have done but now some clock multiplier is at 20, while it was at 13.

I think it made a bit of an effect. So the two things which seem to have done at least something are:

1. bypassing the rendering of the cliff house.
2. bumping up the RAM clock.
If you've done a "clean install" of nvidia driver recently it will reset all settings in the control panel. Ram overclock can also be helpful with the minimum frame rates in some titles, but be sure to do thorough stability testing because apparently it can cause corruption in the os/data, use memtest

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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #41 on: January 11, 2018, 10:28:59 PM »
I have checked the nvidia settings. All fine.

I will try to run memtest. Thank you.

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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #42 on: January 11, 2018, 11:23:05 PM »

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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #43 on: January 12, 2018, 12:17:03 AM »
http://hcidesign.com/memtest/
currently running test 2. First passed with flying colors. :)

Thank you so much, mate!

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Re: The grat's PC thread!
« Reply #44 on: January 12, 2018, 07:47:17 AM »
I let memtest go on for almost 3 hours. Did almost 2 complete passes. 0 errors. I would be satisfied, unless you tell me it should run for longer.