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they must of fixed something big! i went from 25 fps avg on ultra settings to 55 fps!!!!!!!!!!!!! 2560 x 1440
There must've been something wrong with your system to only see 25fps at ultra with that res.

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There must've been something wrong with your system to only see 25fps at ultra with that res.
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yes i know something was wrong, but whatever it was got fixed as i haven't changed anything except download the patch
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Did you try the second bios switch? You should get 950 from bios 2.

it was on BIOS 2, switched to BIOS 1, still 900 MHz.

So Nope...Seems the Default is 900 Mhz on both BIOS's, No Biggie for me.
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Need some help here,

I have 2 7950's in crossfire and the FPS is low on a lot of my games; bf3 on most maps online and a few other games - around 30fps (sometimes goes to 80+) ....
Now, i think it may be my Phenom 965 bottlenecking it, as both cards run at x16 mode and only use around 50% BUT in metro 2033 they use 99% and the fps is at 100+ maxed settings.

Also another question, how do i stop the cards going in to sleep ? (where the power goes off) because sometimes the second card's frequency just doesn't boost up to where it should (stays in 2d mode)- my system hangs and then i have to close the game and keep repeating until it works.
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I have 2 7950's in crossfire and the FPS is low on a lot of my games; bf3 on most maps online and a few other games - around 30fps (sometimes goes to 80+) ....
Now, i think it may be my Phenom 965 bottlenecking it, as both cards run at x16 mode and only use around 50% BUT in metro 2033 they use 99% and the fps is at 100+ maxed settings.

Have you downloaded the latest crossfire game profiles from AMD? Have you tried the latest beta drivers?
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Also another question, how do i stop the cards going in to sleep ? (where the power goes off) because sometimes the second card's frequency just doesn't boost up to where it should (stays in 2d mode)- my system hangs and then i have to close the game and keep repeating until it works.

The latest beta drivers are supposed to address these sleep issues as well. I get the waking up to a black screen problem myself, but I have yet to try out the 12.6 beta. Seems to be having mixed results. I've taken to just completely disabling sleep and remembering to actually shut down. Damn it AMD, hurry up the next release already! sozo.gif
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Need some help here,
I have 2 7950's in crossfire and the FPS is low on a lot of my games; bf3 on most maps online and a few other games - around 30fps (sometimes goes to 80+) ....
Now, i think it may be my Phenom 965 bottlenecking it, as both cards run at x16 mode and only use around 50% BUT in metro 2033 they use 99% and the fps is at 100+ maxed settings.
Also another question, how do i stop the cards going in to sleep ? (where the power goes off) because sometimes the second card's frequency just doesn't boost up to where it should (stays in 2d mode)- my system hangs and then i have to close the game and keep repeating until it works.

lol CF7950 with Phenom 965? are u crazy? of course u have a HUGE bottleneck my friend.

u have 99% on metro because metro doesnt care about your CPU but your GPUs... try to OC that CPU to 3.8-4.0Ghz and see how it goes on BF3
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Hey guys.

Anyone else experiencing really poor performance in Diablo 3 with their 7970's?

I'm running the rig in my sig, CrossFire 7970's, both at 1000/1425.
I'd expect $1000 worth of graphics would be able to run it smoothly, but that's not the case. Every now and then it stutters and jitters, and it can be anywhere. But especially on the "Bridge of Korsikk" in Act III whenever the screen is getting overrun with creeps. Then it gets really bad, and my fps drops to about 5 fps.

My cousin running Tri-fire 5870 never ever experience any problems at all.....

I've tried 11.12, 12.4 and 12.6, but it's the same deal with all of them.

A friend of mine with a 7970 is having problems in the exact same way I am.

I hope you guys can help, because I'm sick and tired of this kind of performance in a game like this........
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lol CF7950 with Phenom 965? are u crazy? of course u have a HUGE bottleneck my friend.
u have 99% on metro because metro doesnt care about your CPU but your GPUs... try to OC that CPU to 3.8-4.0Ghz and see how it goes on BF3

haha I got this Phenom ages ago and just never had the cash to upgrade so now i'm waiting for haswell for a bigger jump in Performance smile.gif & it is at 4.0 ghz tongue.gif

And ,

@RandomK Yes i'm using 12.6 cap, and i'm running 12.6 beta, but i'd like to just stop the cards going in to low power mode to be honest as it would be easier that messing with drivers rolleyes.gif
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did people notice better 3dmark11 and fps with 12.6? or the same? I will wait for official driver if its the same, 12.5whql is working great for me!

12.5 WHQL ??
Is that even out yet ??

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I would think that it is to enhance the reputation of the 7970 when people compare it to the 680 and constantly call it inferior. I've said it before, AMD has SIGNIFICANTLY underclocked the 7900 series cards. When, as you say, almost EVERY 7970 can hit 1125Mhz right out of the gate, on stock fan profiles, it is obvious. It would be different if 10% of cards were hitting these clocks, but I am yet to hear anyone that cannot hit at least 200Mhz above stock on either the 50 or the 70 variant of cards.
When 7900 series cards are at their full potential (1000Mhz +) they compare very favourably to their Nvidia counterparts. I think AMD realizes this, and is trying to get a little credibility back, which I do not feel they really every lost. Whether or not Nvidia have another chip up their sleeve is irrelevant for now. It isn't released and priced and therefore cannot be compared.
I could be wrong, but there is no denying the potential for these cards, as everyone here knows or is finding out as they purchase them. I am not sure the same headroom can be found on the 600 series for team green, but when you combine raw clock speed and gaming performance, with Eyefinity support, 3GB of VRAM (future proof sort of) the compute functions of the card to enhance non-gaming tasks you really start to have a winning combination.

EDIT : sorry wrong calculation here rolleyes.gif Started counting from the 900mhz core but that is the OC edition...
No idea where you get that info from but it is a load of bull**
Not every card can do +200 mhz without problems, at least not game stable.
Sure for benches, but who cares for that?

I saw a link to some site where users could post their max stable overclock and for the HD7950 it was around the 1100-1150 mhz average if I remember correctly. But mind you this is probably abit higher than any real number since these are mostly experienced users posting their results.
Edited by Daffie82 - 6/6/12 at 4:13am
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did people notice better 3dmark11 and fps with 12.6? or the same? I will wait for official driver if its the same, 12.5whql is working great for me!

12.5 WHQL ??
Is that even out yet ??

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Originally Posted by AnToNCheZ View Post

I would think that it is to enhance the reputation of the 7970 when people compare it to the 680 and constantly call it inferior. I've said it before, AMD has SIGNIFICANTLY underclocked the 7900 series cards. When, as you say, almost EVERY 7970 can hit 1125Mhz right out of the gate, on stock fan profiles, it is obvious. It would be different if 10% of cards were hitting these clocks, but I am yet to hear anyone that cannot hit at least 200Mhz above stock on either the 50 or the 70 variant of cards.
When 7900 series cards are at their full potential (1000Mhz +) they compare very favourably to their Nvidia counterparts. I think AMD realizes this, and is trying to get a little credibility back, which I do not feel they really every lost. Whether or not Nvidia have another chip up their sleeve is irrelevant for now. It isn't released and priced and therefore cannot be compared.
I could be wrong, but there is no denying the potential for these cards, as everyone here knows or is finding out as they purchase them. I am not sure the same headroom can be found on the 600 series for team green, but when you combine raw clock speed and gaming performance, with Eyefinity support, 3GB of VRAM (future proof sort of) the compute functions of the card to enhance non-gaming tasks you really start to have a winning combination.

No idea where you get that info from but it is a load of bull**
Not every card can do +200 mhz without problems, at least not game stable.
Sure for benches, but who cares for that?

I saw a link to some site where users could post their max stable overclock and for the HD7950 it was around the 1100-1150 mhz average if I remember correctly. But mind you this is probably abit higher than any real number since these are mostly experienced users posting their results.

You do realize you 110% contradicted yourself there, right? 800Mhz is stock on the 7950. 1100MHz is EASILY doable on the 7950, most will do 1150 completely stable. So that's 300-350 over stock.

925 is stock on a 7970. Again, most will pull off at least 1125-1150 stable at the very least. That's 200-225 over stock.
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