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post #11 of 158
Yes disable ULPS if you crossfire.

Do not install preview driver. Use latest Catalyst 11.9 + CAP3
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post #12 of 158
Quote:
Originally Posted by WizrdSleevz;15443573 
What is ULPS? & should I do this with 11.10?

Yes, he gave really good advice. ULPS is a power saving feature that is known to cause issues with crossfire setups, that's all you really need to know.
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Anyone seen crazy GPU usage like this before in any game? How can it even use only cores #1 and #4???

http://youtu.be/zPACzI9yUSA?hd=1
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Do not install CAP3 if you must use Preview Drivers.
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post #15 of 158
Ya no CAP 3 installed, still issues as shown in video.
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Sign of throttling. Try to disable ULPS, reg edit in post #4.
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post #17 of 158
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ken1649;15443703 
Do not install CAP3 if you must use Preview Drivers.

It didn't work.. frown.gif

I'll try without any CAP.
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I faced the same problem, Vega, before installing a dummy cap (found here: http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=332395). Perhaps resulting from the day one update (similar to Crytek's release patch which borked the AMD driver team's tuned CAP for Crysis 2) or an embarrasing oversight (a la Rage driver release), having a trace of CAP 3 circa this month causes intolerable macro-stuttering in BF3.

After installing the dummy cap, I'm enjoying Ultra + 4xEQAA @ 2560 x 1600 (105-125 fps) and identical settings spanned out to 3x1 portrait 3560x1920 (70-80 fps). GPU utilization averages 95-98% on the former, 97-99% respective of the latter. Subsequent the CAP correction, game runs flawlessly with minimum frames substantially eclipsing the IPS monitors vsync . Going to test it at 120hz later.
    
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Ohh sweet, let me try this. We have to stay in touch!
Quote:
Originally Posted by MichaelTurbo;15443835 
I faced the same problem, Vega, before installing a dummy cap (found here: http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=332395). Perhaps resulting from the day one update (similar to Crytek's release patch which borked the AMD driver team's tuned CAP for Crysis 2) or an embarrasing oversight (a la Rage driver release), having a trace of CAP 3 circa this month causes intolerable macro-stuttering in BF3.

After installing the dummy cap, I'm enjoying Ultra + 4xEQAA @ 2560 x 1600 (105-125 fps) and identical settings spanned out to 3x1 portrait 3560x1920 (70-80 fps). GPU utilization averages 95-98% on the former, 97-99% respective of the latter. Subsequent the CAP correction, game runs flawlessly with minimum frames substantially eclipsing the IPS monitors vsync . Going to test it at 120hz later.
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just noticed, we both are running the same 120hz HD3D monitors (Samsung S23750A). After you clear up the choppy playback, let me know how the game looks on those screens in Eyefinity biggrin.gif
    
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