Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 suffers from performance issues with high memory consumption




Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 users set of problems to contend at times when there is more than 3,5GB of VRAM used. Then walk back rap performance, according to the users. It is not yet clear where the problem is caused by.

At various user forums, including Overclock.net make users reported performance problems. The GeForce GTX 970 has a total of 4GB of VRAM, but according to users, this can not be fully utilized. The last block of 500MB VRAM would cause problems. Users report that the performance drastically, for example, in games, when there is more than 3,5GB of VRAM used.

In benchmarks by ExtremeTech are collected shows how degrade the performance when the amount used vram 4GB approaching. From comparable benchmarks that have been done with the GTX 980 shows that the problems do not occur there. The geheugenbug seems to be isolated to the 970 model, but it is also not clear whether the problems occur in all users.

Where the geheugenbug is caused by it is not yet clear. Nvidia has said that they will study the problem, but it is still unknown whether it will overcome those deficiencies.

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