Odd Graphics Card Memory Usage Tags: Nvidia Memory Usage Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: September 29, 2011 9:05 AM in Graphics & Displays Share DrNinja September 29, 2011 7:45:39 AM I was playing minecraft multilayer with a friend and I noticed that my performance monitoring tool (EVGA precision) was displaying some odd readouts for my EVGA 580 SC memory usage. Here is a screenshot of the stats- http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb463/NinjaDr/GPU.p... - This screenshot was taken after shortly exiting out of minecraft. And here is own that happened during the time that I was typing up this post, nothing else running- http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb463/NinjaDr/GPU2.... Any input would really help with my OCD, I am debating whether or not I should RMA the card. System specs if anyone needs em... PSU-Corsair 1200 W pro series gold mobo-Asus rampage 3 formula RAM- 12 Gigs corsair dominator CPU- Intel I-7 930 GPU- EVGA 580 SC Everything is running stock, minus the GPU which came already OC'd. More about : odd graphics card memory usage americanbrian a b U Graphics card September 29, 2011 9:00:50 AM Whats the problem exactly? americanbrian a b U Graphics card September 29, 2011 9:05:18 AM It just looks like the desktop aero interface uses more GRAM than the game. It's not that shocking, nor does it affect performance. Minecraft is hardly an demanding game, and we all know that micrsoft do not particularly optimise bloat on the OS services. Your RMA would probably cost you money as the card does not appear to have any faults at all (from what you are reporting). The card is just loading what it is told to load. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumRandom 100% disk usage causing lag spikes ForumOdd behavior with Black and White 2 Forum7970CF Low Usage , Low FPS. ForumMonitoring graphics card RAM usage ForumWindows 8 Extremely High Memory Usage ~8GB!!!!! ForumCrossfire and Memory Usage ForumLaptop CPU and Memory usage really high! ForumPC Freezing and odd lines on display ForumHow do you decrease GPU usage ?? ForumStrange memory usage for dedicated PhysX card ForumSomething wrong with memory usage . ForumRadeo 5970 GPU1 and GPU2 usage jumps to 99% ?? ForumOut of memory errors with a ridiculous page-file usage ... ForumNew Graphics card for Gateway FX6840 series ForumConcerned 7970 Forum[Solved] The Right Card for Me Forum[Solved] Nvidia 570 video card, driver stops responding Forum[Solved] Graphics card ForumCouldn't update my 4870 Graphics Driver. Uninstalled now cant install! ForumGRaphics card/display issues More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !