Why extract using GPU but low usage?

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Why extract using GPU but low usage?

Post by vietnguyen »

Hi guys,

I have an NVIDIA card and I use it to extract progress but why my task manager always show my GPU only 1-5% usage during extracting time? I extract 1 minute mp4 file and it took almost 12 hours, did I have done something wrong?


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Re: Why extract using GPU but low usage?

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Re: Why extract using GPU but low usage?

Post by bryanlyon »

While Torzdf is absolutely right, the answer to low displayed usage is in the FAQ. You do seem to be running on CPU mode (I can tell due to the 17sec/iter speed your screenshot shows).

This could be due to using a 7xx series card (I'm not sure how well that would work as we've only tested back to 9xx series). It could also be due to a misinstalled CPU only version. See viewtopic.php?f=5&t=309 for more information on that.

To solve this, first try to reinstall.

If that doesn't work, then please output your system information and provide it in a new thread:

GUI Users: Go to Help -> Output system information

CLI Users: From inside your virtual environment, inside your faceswap folder, run:
python -c "from lib.sysinfo import SysInfo ; print(SysInfo().full_info())"