HD7850 running around 70% on my Win XP? Tags: Radeon Sapphire Windows XP Graphics Last response: June 12, 2012 5:18 PM in Graphics & Displays Share tomohiko June 12, 2012 4:40:59 PM ________My Spec _____________ -Core2Duo E6750 2.7GHz -Sapphire Radeon HD7850 -P5K-PRO Motherboard -Earthwatts EA-380 Powersupply -Heaven Benchmark 2.5 (DX9.0) -Watt Checker (Sanyo) ________Sapphire HD7850 on Windows XP_____ DX 9.0 815 OpenGL 1010 observed max.power 190Watt ________Sapphire HD7850 on Windows 7______ DX 9.0 1532 OpenGL 1291 observed max.power 220Watt omg, After I got Windows 7(trial), score is doubled ! is it common issue ? Only my Windows XP got this issue ? Or AMD Catalyst Driver cause this issue ? More about : hd7850 running win | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove tomohiko June 12, 2012 5:04:41 PM I know CPU may be a bottleneck. I wonder how Windows 7 increases Score and Max.power ? If CPU is a bottleneck, Bench. Score must goes down on Windows 7. | Report abuse tomohiko June 12, 2012 5:16:10 PM Quote:Windows 7 is a better gaming os... no surprises really.. CPU must be upgraded to feel the worth of that card Really ? I thought newer OS put pretty much load on my CPU. Soon, I buy CPU and M/B. | Report abuse tomohiko June 12, 2012 5:18:58 PM Quote:Get catalyst 12.6 alpha hotfixes update and reply then... 12.6 is worth to try ? nvm. I will try later. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>HD7850 running around 70% on my Win XP?> Related ressources: ForumAsus gtx560ti directcuII-broken ForumRadeon HD 5850 Not Running Forum[Solved] Best Graphics card for around 160? ForumPCIE X16 Running at X4 Forum[Solved] HD7850,good choice? ForumWhat is the best GPU for bf3 around $170? ForumScreen shutting down but pc is still running ForumIs 70% fanspeed normal ? (simple question) ForumHIS AMD Radeon HD 6850 Crashes, Freezes at Random in Win 7 64 ForumRunning radeon 4650 with a pci card, possible? 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 !