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Old 12-02-08, 07:01 AM   #38
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Default Re: GTX 260/280 Clock Throttling While in 3D Apps. An Explanation.

Originally Posted by Sycario View Post
I run WoW at 8xAA 16xAF and the card downclocks. The framerate drops to around 40 and I get tons of texture flashing. This seems more like a bug to me. If it is a feature I want to be able to disable it. I also had the card downclock while playing FEAR and the framerate dropped into the 20s.
that is not caused by the card, I had this problem, and it is caused by certain USB HID devices, most often by Logitech keyboards or mouse (G15 quite often), some Saitek and few other brands.
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