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Originally Posted by chizzms View Post

I have the default driver for my Sapphire HD 7950.. should i update it?

Depends what you mean with default driver.
Which version do you have installed now?

I would definately update to at least 12.4 WHQL for single card, single monitor.
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First time I heard this, good tip.
You have core parking disabled at all times? And does it really make much difference in games?
What CPU do you have? I got i5 2500K overclocked to 4,5ghz
I have a fx 8150 @ 4.7ghz water cooled and a fx 8150 @ 4.5ghz air cooled, i have core parking disable on both it helps with microshutter and i have it disabled all the time, another useful tip for ati cards it to change the gpu priority in the registry :

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Multimedia\SystemProfile\Tasks\Games]
"Scheduling Category"="High"
"SFIO Priority"="High"
"Background Only"="False"
"Priority"=dword:00000001
"Clock Rate"=dword:00002710
"GPU Priority"=dword:00000001
"Affinity"=dword:00000000

this will also help
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Hi guys... I think my HD 7970 first bios is bricked. Unable to boot and VGA LED keep on blinking. Second bios no problem. At first, no problem in flashing however after my fourth attempt with Asus bios, the bios seems unsuccessful. Then, there the story goes... Help me guys...

GPU: Sapphire HD 7970
Mobo: Asus P8Z77-V Pro
post #13644 of 38701
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Originally Posted by kahboom View Post

I have a fx 8150 @ 4.7ghz water cooled and a fx 8150 @ 4.5ghz air cooled, i have core parking disable on both it helps with microshutter and i have it disabled all the time, another useful tip for ati cards it to change the gpu priority in the registry :
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Multimedia\SystemProfile\Tasks\Games]
"Scheduling Category"="High"
"SFIO Priority"="High"
"Background Only"="False"
"Priority"=dword:00000001
"Clock Rate"=dword:00002710
"GPU Priority"=dword:00000001
"Affinity"=dword:00000000
this will also help

Core parking is useless for me since I do not have HT on my i5 2500K

Did not know this other tip for changing gpu priority either.
What does it do exactly ?
Would like to know that before changing reg values biggrin.gif
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Hi guys... I think my HD 7970 first bios is bricked. Unable to boot and VGA LED keep on blinking. Second bios no problem. At first, no problem in flashing however after my fourth attempt with Asus bios, the bios seems unsuccessful. Then, there the story goes... Help me guys...
GPU: Sapphire HD 7970
Mobo: Asus P8Z77-V Pro

If you've got a second gpu to output video off (could be either Nvidia or AMD), you could place both cards on your motherboard and reflash the broken BIOS of the 7970.
    
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Originally Posted by flopper View Post

either core or memory, try different mhz frequency but seems like a bad card.

If this happens with other drivers, and increasing the voltage of the core or memory doesn't help fix it, I can only agree that it's a bad card.
    
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If this happens with other drivers, and increasing the voltage of the core or memory doesn't help fix it, I can only agree that it's a bad card.

meh nvmd, found the problem, it was virtu playing tricks lol
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Originally Posted by Kokin View Post

If you've got a second gpu to output video off (could be either Nvidia or AMD), you could place both cards on your motherboard and reflash the broken BIOS of the 7970.
Can I do this with igpu?
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I can't find this step in the core parking disable procedure

Press CTRL + F keys > copy / paste / search " 0cc5b647-c1df-4637-891a-dec35c31858 " (no quotes). Look for data entries with Attribute, ValueMin, ValueMax, ValueIncrement.

Anyway I got that this works only for cpu with HT, Am i Right?


Another question, is 80 degrees dangerous for a 7970?
post #13650 of 38701
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Originally Posted by xNAPx View Post

I can't find this step in the core parking disable procedure
Press CTRL + F keys > copy / paste / search " 0cc5b647-c1df-4637-891a-dec35c31858 " (no quotes). Look for data entries with Attribute, ValueMin, ValueMax, ValueIncrement.
Anyway I got that this works only for cpu with HT, Am i Right?
Another question, is 80 degrees dangerous for a 7970?

only usefull for CPU with HT, that is correct.

I would say 80 degrees should be OK but it could lead to unstable gaming.
Try to keep it to 75 degrees max to be really safe thumb.gif
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