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I played some BF3 on Ultra with just mild overclock of 1125/1500 on both cards and they were up to 75% usage each. 1 will not lock you at 60, but I'm sure like you said that it will maintain 45+. I myself don't like being lower then 60 all times. My one buddy says he's fine playing at 30fps but as he's playing like that I say it looks like crap on a first person shooter. Everyone has the preferences though thumb.gif

I'm not sure if I have a game that can bring these 7970's under 60fps on this 30". I'm going to try Crysis 2 Dx11 with highres pack installed. See what happens then biggrin.gif

Well, its not ALL games that I can stand 45 FPS range. But Crysis, that's fine at 45, it was playable at 30 (hell I beat the game at like 20-25 FPS, lol). And that's exactly what I get on Crysis heavily modded is about 45-48 FPS or so, peaks up to around 80-90, minimums around 36-37 or so. BF3, I don't use AA on it, and I only play single player (MSAA has a known huge performance hit with AMD cards right now). The Witcher 2 I can max out, except Uber. Metro, I have one setting disabled, I forget which.

Every other game is EASILY 60+ and vsync locked though. So its just a very select handful of games that drop me below 60 at this resolution. Honestly, I can deal with that until the 8970 comes out. biggrin.gif
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Yeah it was smooth playing with 1 7970 even at lower fps. It wasn't like that with my old 480's. Soon as it dropped off 60 it would start to stutter some. 7970 is smoother with 1 then with crossfire to me too. 2 is just way faster. I'm playing BF3 with ultra settings with whatever it sets the AA to, I think 4x. Hasn't dropped off 60fps at all with vsync on. 150+ with vsync off. I using 12.4 whql and no caps lol.

Yes sir I'm loving this dell. I mean I hate dell but I can't say I hate this monitor tongue.gif . Will never buy a dell pc ever again tho. This monitor keeps impressing me like crazy. Avatar blue ray drool.gif BF3 looks pretty insane too. You see way more detail at 2560x1600 then you do with a 24" 1080p, even having 3 in eyefinity like I did.

Gotta hold back, don't buy 2 more u3011's biggrin.gif
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About the msi lightning anyone knows which is the latest official bios? I had this version

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i changed with this one that should be more recent, right?

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there is one more recent?
post #13514 of 38701
I still didn't get an answer if the stock 7950 vrm plate can be left on and just to install the extreme 7970 cooler on the gpu. I have a dual X version of the card.
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Ambient arround 28-30 degress celsius. Good airflop-cm storm scout,14,12cm in front,12,14cm back and top,12cm on side panel.

BF3 temps go to 75 degress celsius.

Would i benefit anything if i get the extreme7970?
post #13515 of 38701
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I still didn't get an answer if the stock 7950 vrm plate can be left on and just to install the extreme 7970 cooler on the gpu. I have a dual X version of the card.
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Ambient arround 28-30 degress celsius. Good airflop-cm storm scout,14,12cm in front,12,14cm back and top,12cm on side panel.
BF3 temps go to 75 degress celsius.
Would i benefit anything if i get the extreme7970?

I would like to know this too.
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Just got a MSI R7950 today! It's the regular version and not the TF3 version.

I'm putting it under water in a week or two and I'm wondering if there is a better BIOS for it? Current BIOS tops out at 1100 core. I'm currently at 1000/1400 with stock voltages (1.093/1.6).
    
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Just got a MSI R7950 today! It's the regular version and not the TF3 version.
I'm putting it under water in a week or two and I'm wondering if there is a better BIOS for it? Current BIOS tops out at 1100 core. I'm currently at 1000/1400 with stock voltages (1.093/1.6).

Just use Sapphire Trixx, it will let you go past 1100.
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Can MSI AB limit fps to "59.9"?
Edit: It seems it cannot.
What software can I use instead? biggrin.gif
Edited by BradleyW - 7/19/12 at 6:25pm
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guys to test OC stabilty should i use programs like OCCT or I just should play games?
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guys to test OC stabilty should i use programs like OCCT or I just should play games?

Play the latest titles.
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