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Sweet, right on. thumb.gif
And no, my sig rig uses DVI-D and a sound card, my HTPC uses a DVI to HDMI adapter (video only), and its using onboard optical out to a receiver. I can't test if my GF's rig was affected or not, but I will happily assume it was (since I lack speakers for it right now). If I uninstall the AMD GPU drivers, everything is fine and dandy (except no video drivers obviously).
What's really driving me batty about this, is everything was working just fine until this last week. It had to have been a Windows Update that did it, but I'm not sure which one. sozo.gif

Hhhmmmm the rigs are using a variety of different connections for the sound then. Try my AMD driver uninstall guide. Can you find out the update number of this recent update and cross refernce it with microsofts database?
Also, try chaning your audio quality to something like 44,000kbps or whatever you call it. This seems to help users.
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Sweet, right on. thumb.gif
And no, my sig rig uses DVI-D and a sound card, my HTPC uses a DVI to HDMI adapter (video only), and its using onboard optical out to a receiver. I can't test if my GF's rig was affected or not, but I will happily assume it was (since I lack speakers for it right now). If I uninstall the AMD GPU drivers, everything is fine and dandy (except no video drivers obviously).
What's really driving me batty about this, is everything was working just fine until this last week. It had to have been a Windows Update that did it, but I'm not sure which one. sozo.gif

Hhhmmmm the rigs are using a variety of different connections for the sound then. Try my AMD driver uninstall guide. Can you find out the update number of this recent update and cross refernce it with microsofts database?
Also, try chaning your audio quality to something like 44,000kbps or whatever you call it. This seems to help users.

Yup, every rig has a different sound connection, lol. It's not the drivers themselves specifically, as every rig was working just fine till last week. Then they all started screwing up, almost all at once. I didn't do a thing to them.

I've been searching through my updates, and I honestly can't find one that would APPEAR to have done it. That's whats even weirder. confused.gif

I just tried changing audio quality. Didn't do a thing, it still does it. It's fine for a while, then it starts stuttering. Then its fine again for a while, then more stutter. HTPC it stutters nearly 24/7 (with AMD drivers installed) With just using the generic WDDM drivers, its actually perfectly fine. Spongebob Slowpants stutters 24/7 (which it used to only do that on HD content as the machine is too slow).
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Are you certain an update came through today? Are all your machines that are effected on a network with connectivity between them?

Try a system restore on the machines to before the update came though.
Maybe you could also watch a youtube video and watch to see if any processors are showing abnormal CPU usage or resources.
Is the stutter on videos that are offline as well?
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Are you certain an update came through today? Are all your machines that are effected on a network with connectivity between them?

No it wasn't today, it was sometime last week that they all started screwing up. They ALL started screwing up almost at the same time (I can't tell 100% for sure as I wasn't sitting at every machine at the same time). Yes, there's a network. But every machine is clean, I've already scanned for malware / viruses. The only machine NOT affected, is the only machine that lacks an AMD GPU in it (and now HTPC01 which lacks the AMD official driver).
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How certain are you that a windows update caused the issue?
What OS are you using?
Can you do a system restore on all machines affected?
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How certain are you that a windows update caused the issue?
What OS are you using?
Can you do a system restore on all machines affected?

Odd, mine seems to have been fixed now after running CCleaner. confused.gif Going to go try the same on the HTPC (after re installing 12.4) and see if that works.
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Could be a bad reg file caused by some software changes?
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Could be a bad reg file caused by some software changes?

Maybe, not really sure. Just reinstalled 12.4 on the HTPC, and ran CCleaner till it found nothing. HTPC is fixed now too. Weird.
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Maybe, not really sure. Just reinstalled 12.4 on the HTPC, and ran CCleaner till it found nothing. HTPC is fixed now too. Weird.

Well, I hope I was somewhat helpful. Glad it is fixed.
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Top card is always hotter because it's the only active card in the system at all times! Besides that, it's running the screen or screens, so it's always got load on it. On the desktop, the slave cards downclock into a lower powerstate, if not entirely shutting off.
As to the backplate, they do add a lil bit of heat because it prevents heat from radiating away from the pcb. But depending on your goals, the backplate can help keep a card from sagging and in the case of ek's backplate, it works in conjunction with the block to cool the vrms, turning the backplate into a heatsink.

No, Not exacly I have my cards on 24/7 It don't matter what monitor I have it plugged into. Its also water cooled the first card to recieve water is the top card. I know my system. At full load the top card is always the hottest reguardless of what the monitor is plugged into, it is due to the backplate. Before the card had backplate all the temps where within 1c of each other with the backplate at full load its 5c higher but at idle its 0c-1c higher not noticable.
 
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Corsair K90 Corsair AX1200 Corsair 700D Modded w/ External Radiators 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570K GA-Z77X-UD3H 4x R9 290's 8GB 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
1TB Hard Drive Win8 Corsair Dual PSU - AX1200 and HX650 Open Case 
Other
Thee 16x Risers and One 1x Riser 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3930K 5Ghz Bench ASUS X79 Rampage IV Extreme 3x AMD 7970's w/ EK water blocks Samsung 16GB (4x4gb) 2400Mhz 10-12-12-31-1t @ 1... 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingMonitor
128GB Samsung 830  RX360, RX240, EX360 XSPC Raystorm CPU Block QNIX QX2710 27" 2560x1440 @ 114hz 
KeyboardPowerCase
Corsair K90 Corsair AX760i Corsair 700D Modded w/ External Radiators 
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4x r290's
(9 items)
 
3x 7970's
(16 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 3930K 4.8Ghz offset ASUS X79 Rampage IV Extreme GTX 780 with EK waterblock GTX 780 with EK waterblock 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveHard Drive
GTX 780 with EK waterblock  Samsung 16GB (4x4gb) 2400Mhz 10-12-12-31-1t @ 1... 256GB Samsung 950 Pro 256GB Samsung 840 Pro 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
RX360, EX360, EX360, and 480 Rad's XSPC Raystorm CPU Block Dual boot (other unnamed OS) and Win8 Pro QNIX QX2710 27" 2560x1440 @ 112hz 
KeyboardPowerCase
Corsair K90 Corsair AX1200 Corsair 700D Modded w/ External Radiators 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570K GA-Z77X-UD3H 4x R9 290's 8GB 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
1TB Hard Drive Win8 Corsair Dual PSU - AX1200 and HX650 Open Case 
Other
Thee 16x Risers and One 1x Riser 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3930K 5Ghz Bench ASUS X79 Rampage IV Extreme 3x AMD 7970's w/ EK water blocks Samsung 16GB (4x4gb) 2400Mhz 10-12-12-31-1t @ 1... 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingMonitor
128GB Samsung 830  RX360, RX240, EX360 XSPC Raystorm CPU Block QNIX QX2710 27" 2560x1440 @ 114hz 
KeyboardPowerCase
Corsair K90 Corsair AX760i Corsair 700D Modded w/ External Radiators 
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