Drop in GPU usage for GPU intensive application

  • To resolve this issue, replace DPMS with HardDPMS in the “OutputClass” section of Xorg configuration file [/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/] as shown below:

option "DPMS" "false"

  • Change above to:

Option "HardDPMS" "flase"

  • If no DPMS options are set in [/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/] file than append this option as follows:

Section "OutputClass"
Identifier "nvidia"
MatchDriver "nvidia-drm"
Driver "nvidia"
Option "AllowEmptyInitialConfiguration"
Option "PrimaryGPU" "yes"
Option "SLI" "Auto"
Option "BaseMosaic" "on"
Option "HardDPMS" "false"

  • Reboot server.

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