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hey guys. just ran 3dmark11 again. results: 1175mhz core/1375mhz memory

this is my first run at 1100mhz core/1350mhz memory and here's my gtx670 DC2Top 1254mhz core/1702mhz memory. my cpu was at 4.2ghz on my run just now, but it was clocked at 4.6ghz for the other runs. does that make a big difference in gpu score?

edit: I set my cp back to 4.6ghz and the gpu score went up a little: 1175mhz core/1375mhz memory/4.6ghz cpu

edit 2: pushed a bit further and ran it at 1225mhz core/1375mhz memory.
Edited by PureBlackFire - 8/14/12 at 7:32pm
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Let me guess, specifically bf3? If so then your problems rest with ea and dice as this happens to many people regardless of amd or nvidia. If its every game or all the time, do a clean install of windows, when u install the drivers, do custom and don't install the HDMI audio drivers.
Also, what kind of sound are u using? Onboard or pcie?

I am Using Onboard Audio and no I don't have BF3. Ill games it does it, Unigine Heaven too, Mw3, Dirt Showdown.

Like I said, Right now, my Windows installation is Fresh with all Up to dates drivers for Intel Chipset, audio, Intel Mei, intel RSTe, blah blah blah, and only the 12.7 Beta has been installed on this new fresh windows installation. I tried all drivers on my last Windows but I thought a fresh install would help, but NOT.

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do you have the Asus AI utility installed if so uninstall. Then test. Some motherboard have audio problems with the software installed.

Yes I have Asus AI Suite II, I will unistall it right away, but If I only keep Turbo Evo, is that Possible?
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Ok, I uninstalled 12.7 and went back to 12.6 but still had the same issue. I decided to do a full uninstall of afterburner to see if that will fix it. I will report back later when I'm done troubleshooting.

Almost two hours in and no more gpu running at 100% while at the desktop. I think there was something wrong with my afterburner install. Thanks Bradleyw for the suggestions.
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You should check out the 670 voltage unlocked thread devil.gif

Lol, I dont really want to. We can agree to disagree.
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Anyone know why I am getting freezes with a sound loop and some lock up that only a hard reboot works. I experience this with all the 12.x drivers. I have no problem running RC11. Does anyone know if it has something to do with the HDMI audio. I heard so many things, I can't find my answer, i'm on a clean install and everything is stock stock stock.
I'm tired and I have been trying to make it work for the last 2-3 weeks and I am thinking of selling my whole system and all my screens because I can't enjoy the play of my cards. frown.gif
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Drivers 12.x to 12.5 have flawed eyefinity plus crossfire support. Those drivers will bsod, usually right away. 12.6+ is supposed to have fixed this flaw but it hasn't for everyone obviously. The thing I would ask is you are sure yer stable in the same situation on RC11? If that is the case then it is the driver. Don't get disheartened. I still can't play Skyrim on three screens, it will randomly bsod lol regardless of the driver. AI Suite has nothing to do with this though that app will fubar hwinfo64 if you use that while AI Suite is on. That said, RC11 is the fastest driver for quads. How bad do you want that center taskbar position?
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Should I grab the Gigabyte 7950. I got my refund my newegg for the garbage MSI Twin Frozr III that I returned. I got back $330.00. Im a off right now about AMD cards because of this entire hassle I have gone through with the MSI 7950

 

The Gigabyte 7950 is 6% off that makes it $328.99

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Should I grab the Gigabyte 7950. I got my refund my newegg for the garbage MSI Twin Frozr III that I returned. I got back $330.00. Im a off right now about AMD cards because of this entire hassle I have gone through with the MSI 7950

The Gigabyte 7950 is 6% off that makes it $328.99

go for it. either that or add another $70 and grab a gtx670 windforce.
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You should read some reviews on the card you want before making the leap again
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Should I grab the Gigabyte 7950. I got my refund my newegg for the garbage MSI Twin Frozr III that I returned. I got back $330.00. Im a off right now about AMD cards because of this entire hassle I have gone through with the MSI 7950

The Gigabyte 7950 is 6% off that makes it $328.99

You've just had bad luck is all man. It happens. If you ask me, $330 for that card is almost a steal (it was a steal at $309 the other day). But you'll have to figure out if the GTX670 is worth the extra cash to you. Both cards will be just about equal after overclocks. So is it worth the extra $70 to go with an Nvidia card?

Me personally, I'd grab it up and give it a try. Worst case scenario you end up with yet another dead card (odds are honestly in your favor to get a good one this time), so you'd have to send it back and buy a 670 at a later time.

I dunno, I'd give it a shot. It's worth saving $70 to me. You had bad luck, but nobody can possibly be plagued with that kind of luck 3 times in a row, lol.
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You've just had bad luck is all man. It happens. If you ask me, $330 for that card is almost a steal (it was a steal at $309 the other day). But you'll have to figure out if the GTX670 is worth the extra cash to you. Both cards will be just about equal after overclocks. So is it worth the extra $70 to go with an Nvidia card?
Me personally, I'd grab it up and give it a try. Worst case scenario you end up with yet another dead card (odds are honestly in your favor to get a good one this time), so you'd have to send it back and buy a 670 at a later time.
I dunno, I'd give it a shot. It's worth saving $70 to me. You had bad luck, but nobody can possibly be plagued with that kind of luck 3 times in a row, lol.

 

Was that for sale at 309 or with Rebate or without. Right now the card is 328 with 6% off and there is a $20.00 MIR that brings it to $308


Edited by 4LC4PON3 - 8/14/12 at 7:57pm
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