Sapphire Pulse 5700 XT GPU fluctuation/stutters

Discussion created by jefsieb on Dec 16, 2019
Latest reply on Dec 17, 2019 by jefsieb


I was really looking forward to using my new Sapphire Pulse 5700 XT but I am experiencing some issues using it. 

The main problem is that the GPU-clock is all over the place while gaming. Its not stable and this probably causes the game to stutter this much. I've tested this with Battlefield 1 (dx12).  Turning v-sync/freesync on/off doesn't change anything.

Strange thing is when I play The Division 2/Metro Exodus for example there are no problems with the GPU-utilization. No stutters and stable framerate/GPU-usage


  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600

  •  Asrock B450M-PRO4

  • G.Skill DDR4 Aegis 2x8GB 3000Mhz

  •  Crucial MX500 1TB SSD

  • Gigabyte GP-G750H 750W PSU

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64bit NL OEM

  • Playing on 1440P (144Hz)

I've added some screenshots with my system specs and a log from GPU-Z. The logfile (Google Drive shareable link) clearly shows the problem with the GPU-utilization.

Maybe the problems with BF1 are being caused because more frames are being rendered than the max. capability of my monitor.

I hope there's someone out there who can help me.

Thanks in advance,