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There have been cases in which a CAP will provide maybe 1-2 small fixes for a game regarding single GPU configurations, but mostly they're 99.9% fixes that are for crossfire and crossfire specific issues only, the other fixes tend to just be enveloped in the driver version itself.
You will see virtually zero performance increase if you install CAPs with a single GPU configuration, don't even bother.

Thanks, +rep thumb.gif.
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Ya that's what mine does without a custom fan profile. I think it's because of programs like 3ds max, Maya, Photoshop, and such; as I was having problems with those (Driver failure and stuff) until I switched back to stock bios and WHQL drivers, allowing the card to that again. It probably is only happening if it detects a load where 300mhz isn't enough without it crashing and bumps it too 500mhz or 3d clocks.

still tho. considering the most graphics intensive thing i'm looking at right now is that red ban button and the animated sonic in your sig biggrin.gif i don't think those require more then 300mhz to render biggrin.gif

also, i jumped into LotRO earlier and my full load temp was only 61C... so the difference between full DX11, 16x AF, 8xAA, everything turned to max gaming mode was a difference of 6C (from 55C to 61C) granted the fan speed actually move up to 39% in game instead of 20% of just reading the msg board... something just doesn't seem right with idle on this card....
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I uninstalled all overclocking software. Put the card via CCC @ 1125Mhz/1575Mhz and called it a day. Waisting my time trying to OC this card with no real results. Water does not help. Anything 1175Mhz and over no matter the voltages will artifact in games. Can play fine for some times. As soon as the card heats up and reaches 50C+ you see a ton of artifacts. Most frustrating card to OC in the world. Why cant i have same OC as HD 69XX? Why dont drivers crash like they used too? People have overestimated these cards greatly.

Agreed. This is the only way I have found to be able to enjoy my setup without headaches. Just now I tried to fire up Crysis 2 after having done a bunch of things to get AB to OC correctly and guess what? 15fps and 20% GPU1 usage! Benchmarks run fine but my games are all broken AGAIN! So I unisntall AB, all AMD drivers, delete all AMD/ATI folders, reinstall 12.4 from scratch, use vanilla CCC and OD and guess what? Insta-crash in Crysis 2! So now I am left with the prospect of having to do a full Win7 reinstall just to get my game working again. All this after trying UOM with AB! I am so fed up to death with these cards I really want them gone NOW. I'll just plug my last 580 Lightning in and call it a day until I can get some decent non-reference 680's. I will never, EVER, EVER buy another AMD product as long as I live!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! mad.gif
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People screw up their system configs with 3rd party programs that use unstable overclocking methods and then blame the cards for it. 

I know you guys should have the right tweak your hardware, but when you do something that messes it up put the blame on yourself. 

 

I've read every single post in this thread and it's getting quite tiring to see people to do unwise things and blame it on something else. 

You want to overclock? Stick to CCC for now if you want it to be more or less stable. 

Want to continue using problematic 3rd party tools?

AMD is probably not for you then. 

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i donno. right now the card is sitting at 55C from me just reading the msg board.... seems REALLY high for "idle"

yup, i got the same numbers, and same thing just browsing the net, i've not even ran any game or bench yet today.

the 2nd card that is idle, is actually sitting even higher at 58c

both on stock settings, as the drivers are so unstable, i can't even get them to run properly on stock in games / benches
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People screw up their system configs with 3rd party programs that use unstable overclocking methods and then blame the cards for it. 
I know you guys should have the right tweak your hardware, but when you do something that messes it up put the blame on yourself. 

I've read every single post in this thread and it's getting quite tiring to see people to do unwise things and blame it on something else. 
You want to overclock? Stick to CCC for now if you want it to be more or less stable. 
Want to continue using problematic 3rd party tools?
AMD is probably not for you then. 

Been overclocking AMD card for ages. HD 7970 totally new way to OC.
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Been overclocking AMD card for ages. HD 7970 totally new way to OC.

Unofficial overclocking mode is crap and I strongly advise anyone again'st using it. 

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People screw up their system configs with 3rd party programs that use unstable overclocking methods and then blame the cards for it. 
I know you guys should have the right tweak your hardware, but when you do something that messes it up put the blame on yourself. 

I've read every single post in this thread and it's getting quite tiring to see people to do unwise things and blame it on something else. 
You want to overclock? Stick to CCC for now if you want it to be more or less stable. 
Want to continue using problematic 3rd party tools?
AMD is probably not for you then. 

You know what? You are absolutely right! All I know is that overclocking my 580's via AB was a simple as it gets. No fuss, no muss. These 7970's have been nothing but trouble since day one, at least when not using just stock CCC. Sorry but I didn't pay $1200 for these cards to be stuck at stock voltage and 1125MHz. These things are going up for sale asap....
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You know what? You are absolutely right! All I know is that overclocking my 580's via AB was a simple as it gets. No fuss, no muss. These 7970's have been nothing but trouble since day one, at least when not using just stock CCC. Sorry but I didn't pay $1200 for these cards to be stuck at stock voltage and 1125MHz. These things are going up for sale asap....

Interesting that you say that because that's exactly what you're getting with the GTX 680 if you get that.

If it makes you happy I'm all for it. 

 

I don't want anyone chained to any brand.

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People screw up their system configs with 3rd party programs that use unstable overclocking methods and then blame the cards for it. 
I know you guys should have the right tweak your hardware, but when you do something that messes it up put the blame on yourself. 

I've read every single post in this thread and it's getting quite tiring to see people to do unwise things and blame it on something else. 
You want to overclock? Stick to CCC for now if you want it to be more or less stable. 
Want to continue using problematic 3rd party tools?
AMD is probably not for you then. 

You know what? You are absolutely right! All I know is that overclocking my 580's via AB was a simple as it gets. No fuss, no muss. These 7970's have been nothing but trouble since day one, at least when not using just stock CCC. Sorry but I didn't pay $1200 for these cards to be stuck at stock voltage and 1125MHz. These things are going up for sale asap....

GTX 680s are voltage locked aren't they?

Why are you still using Afterburner? From what I understand 2.2.0 is borked and has been causing problems for weeks. I have no problems with Trixx at all, have you tried that? There are plenty of people who are successfully raising the voltage and overclocking. If you are having problems then something is happening on your end.

Anyway it sounds like youd be happier with nvidia, hope you get it all sorted

edit: also, you may look into trying ASUS' GPU Tweak. I have only used it a little myself but from what I've heard it works fine
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