Microsoft has addressed this issue in the Windows 10 2004 Update (May 2020), please make sure you are using at least that version of Windows 10 or newer if you are having this problem. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America), https://www.techadvisor.co.uk/how-to/pc-components/how-set-default-graphics-card-3612668/, http://steamcommunity.com/app/431960/discussions/2/1458455461474586693/. Also, what FPS limit did you set in the Wallpaper Engine settings? Also I'm unable to delete the A-volute file as it will always say its in use. Sign up for a new account in our community. The resolution and frame rate of the video wallpapers will control these, use videos with lower FPS to reduce GPU load. The Windows Task Manager does not show the real GPU usage in most cases which is the cause for a lot of confusion. Wallpaper Engine on Linux, Mac or Android, Playlist Causes focus loss / minimizes games, Centering wallpaper with monitors of different resolutions, Wallpaper Engine on the Windows lock screen, BattlEye anti-cheat terminating Wallpaper Engine, Wallpaper Engine window not displayed correctly, Preview images / search results not showing, Exclude certain wallpapers from the search, Video freezes / stuttering / bad performance, Audio visualizers do not work / no sound detected, Sound / audio turns on and off intermittently, Limiting audio visualizers to music players, Performance issues / low FPS with certain games or applications, Desktops with Integrated and Dedicated GPU Perform Poorly (dwm.exe), Use the Wallpaper Engine scan tool to create a debug log. Normally it's not a problem but when I try to play games on my PC I have to completely close Wallpaper Engine for the issue to stop. Posted in New Builds and Planning, Linus Media Group Any options to do so? Some wallpaper are not optimized, ▓ƆԀ▓ S▓₱▓Ɇ▓c▓s▓: i7 6ʇɥפᴉƎ00K (4.4ghz), Asus DeLuxe X99A II, GT҉X҉1҉0҉8҉0 Zotac Amp ExTrꍟꎭe),Si6F4Gb D??????

The actual usage based on the max clockrate of 1823mhz is only 2.6% (24% * 202.5 MHz / 1823 MHz). Wallpaper Engine enables you to use live wallpapers on your Windows desktop. (30 FPS is what the skin is set at, but I was actually getting lower temps at 75 FPS [40°C]) 3 comments. Otherwise you can manually set it in the control panel yourself, but there is no reason why it would not work. My GTX 1080 sits at 54°C at 3% load when using wallpaper engine. Storage Server. Started 1 hour ago If you run it on the other one, you won't actually offload any of the work, you will disable hardware acceleration for your desktop and the DWM process will suddenly rise in CPU usage, slowing everything down and making the whole PC sluggish.

All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. If I enable GPU decoding in wallpaper engine with all three desktops set to a video wallpaper things get super stutterry (same thing happens if I open three 1080p videos at the same time.) I feel like it uses GPU while in the background... Is there anyway to stop it from moving when I'm not looking at it or if I'm gaming?

This won't influence the performance of videos, they have fixed frame rates and quality. Anyone run into issue with wallpaper engine using a fairly high amount of CPU/RAM usage? Unless you have an absolute toaster of a pc, wallpaper engine will only take up a very very small portion of CPU/GPU usage, no where near enough to raise your temps/do any unnecessary damage. 5G & Data Center; Education; Enterprise; Entertainment; Healthcare; Media; Public Sector; Retail; Unterstützung . Avira

wallpaper engine has a high use of gpu depending on the wallpapers that goes from 20-50% according to the task manager windows, before that did not happen and its use was 0-1% A developer of this app has marked a post as the answer to the topic above. 50% of 100 MHz is better than 5% of 2000 MHz. Thanks but can you still provide the log? Use pausing/stopping options in Wallpaper Engine to make this less of a problem.

Choose an existing wallpaper or create your own and share it on the Steam Workshop! E Series. Set monitors to refresh rates that are a multiple of each other. Using 1050TI Download free wallpapers and make a statement with the latest digital creations for your desktop! Nvidia's graphics card drivers detect Wallpaper Engine and will automatically fall back to the integrated GPU.

76% Upvoted. You can definitely force Wallpaper Engine to use the Intel GPU in the Nvidia control panel: Ah, I misread and thought you had a notebook, in that case you should leave it the way it is. It is wallpaper dependant. W Series. Thanks for the feedback, I'm thinking of buying it. Yeah you can set auto pause when it's full screen. Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. Tower Server. level 1. I do now thanks to this thread. In the time I was monitoring it I didn't catch it spike to 80% from Wallpaper Engine but it does often. Depending on hardware and operating system, your graphics card may have issues updating all of your monitors at the same time if they have wildly differing refresh rates.

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Started 2 minutes ago CaptainSugars Posted in Power Supplies, By Posted in New Builds and Planning, By it depends on your wallpaper’s type. Posted in Custom Loop and Exotic Cooling, By The GPU usage ignores the power state and clock rate of the graphics card which makes it extremely inaccurate and usually shows a much higher GPU usage.

Set it to pause on all monitors when playing games. 3 years ago. For example, 120Hz and 60Hz instead of 144Hz and 60Hz. Various types of animated wallpapers are supported, including 3D and 2D animations, websites, videos and even certain applications. Does anybody else experience high temperature on their GPU despite the load being very minimal? I think it may be thermal paste related as I did switch it out, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the wallpaperengine community, Subreddit for the Steam app Wallpaper Engine, Press J to jump to the feed. You can also upload and share your favorite AMD wallpapers. CommandoPants Thanks for the feedback, Im thinking of buying it. To see the real GPU, usage, use a tool like GPU-Z: This is the best case scenario, although the 'usage' is displayed as 24%. Posted in Hobby Electronics, By Apparently 4k wallpapers crack up the usage! Does wallpaper engine cause lag? share . Please also provide the exact wallpapers you're using while checking the GPU usage ("all wallpapers" is really not helpful and rarely accurate). To summarize: It's important to keep the GPU clock rate in mind when looking at the GPU load. Ev

(30 FPS is what the skin is set at, but I was actually getting lower temps at 75 FPS [40°C]). Posted in Troubleshooting, By Windows Task Manager does not show the correct GPU usage, you need to use a tool like GPU-Z to see the real values in combination with the clock rate to get to the real GPU usage. Linus Media Group is not associated with these services. Here's a link to the screenshot so you can see exactly what I'm seeing. # High GPU usage misconception.

What GPU load are you seeing on your desktop? Wanting to know if I am doing something wrong. It doesn't appear via programs and features by either name. Use pausing/stopping options in Wallpaper Engine to make this less of a problem. Nope, I have three screens with all animated wallpapers on them, I notice no performance loss at all . Click here to jump to that post. use a video type wallpapers for low cpu/gpu usage. S Series. Started 21 minutes ago

Make sure it's 30 or lower, otherwise you're putting too much strain on your GPU if you have three or more monitors. Lower the frame rate setting and disable MSAA (it does not affect the quality 2D scene wallpapers). Connect your monitors to the same GPU or Windows will perform poorly while trying to merge them. I feel like it uses GPU while in the background... Is there anyway to stop it from moving when Im not looking at it or if Im gaming? HD wallpapers and background images Zohan2000 Probably because on most gpus fans turn off when the card is below 60 degrees. You can turn this feature off in the software of the card. Wanting to know if I am doing something wrong. A card could have clock rates between 100 Mhz and 2000 Mhz for example. Set it to pause on all monitors when playing games. EDIT: I also notice that Wallpaper Engine spikes when I'm actually in … Powered by Invision Community, ☻♥■∞{╚mYÄÜXτ╕○\╚Θº£¥ΘBM@Q05♠{{↨↨▬§¶‼↕◄►☼1♦, Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ╚̯̪̣͕̙̩̦͓͚̙̱̘̝̏̆ͤ̊̅ͩ̓̏̿͆̌Θ̼̯͉ͭͦ̃͊͑̉ͯͤ̈́ͬ͐̈́͊ͤͅº͍̪͇͖̝̣̪̙̫̞̦̥ͨ̂ͧ̄̿£̺̻̹̠̯͙͇̳ͬ̃̿͑͊ͨͣ, Brazil, where everybody disagrees with my fancy tastes, DaVinci Resolve 17.1 Released: X5 Performances for M1 Macs, mounting 360 rads to the top of lian li PCo11XL. Wallpaper Engine on Linux, Mac or Android, Playlist Causes focus loss / minimizes games, Centering wallpaper with monitors of different resolutions, Wallpaper Engine on the Windows lock screen, BattlEye anti-cheat terminating Wallpaper Engine, Wallpaper Engine window not displayed correctly, Preview images / search results not showing, Exclude certain wallpapers from the search, Video freezes / stuttering / bad performance, Audio visualizers do not work / no sound detected, Sound / audio turns on and off intermittently, Limiting audio visualizers to music players, Performance issues / low FPS with certain games or applications, Desktops with Integrated and Dedicated GPU Perform Poorly (dwm.exe), Use the Wallpaper Engine scan tool to create a debug log. By Besides all kinds of overlays and injections, but you already mentioned the Nvidia overlay and GameBar, those just cause conflicts between programs using the GPU. What is the clock rate you are shown in GPU-Z when you see 30% - 80% of GPU usage (ignoring momentary spikes). This is useful, i need to pause my erm... Shimmering water scene desktop.. yes that... while I game.

However, at the top you can see that the graphics card is in its low power state at 202.5 MHz. Soberbios Spindel It's easy! save hide report. Featured. Edge Server.

You want Wallpaper Engine to run on the GPU that is also used by your desktop window itself and that your monitor is connected to. Its normal.

Insight. To see the real GPU, usage, use a tool like GPU-Z: Once you have installed GPU-Z, check out the "Sensors" tab to see the GPU clock rate and the GPU Load: Notice GPU load in the screenshot is at 24%. If the task manager shows 50% then it makes a big difference whether it is 50% of 100 MHz or 50% of 2000 MHz.