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for thoose wanting to break limits imposed by CCC maybe this is also worth a look...
http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?t=18431335

i havernt tried this method so wondering if it is worth trying.. i did the un-official way
Edited by stubass - 10/16/12 at 2:53am
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for thoose wanting to break limits imposed by CCC maybe this is also worth a look...
http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?t=18431335
i havernt tried this method so wondering if it is worth trying.. i did the un-official way

It works, but if your using 12.8/12.9 is flickering galore at 2D...its crazy really frown.gif

Guys, do i need to disable ULPS again with recent drivers regarding overclocking? what pros and cons i will get with it disabled? thanks!
Edited by psyside - 10/16/12 at 5:23am
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Received my 2nd 7950 today and installed it.
I am new to crossfire, what drivers should i be running for best performance in CF? 12.6? 12.7? or new beta drivers?
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Thanks my card is 72% looks like i got a crappy card lol 1200mhz with 1.23 in msi-ab and 1.215 in gpuz.

ASIC is virtually irrelevant. My card is 84% and I'm running 1250 at 1.25 volts
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Does anyone here knows what is different about the ASUS HD 7950 DCUII-V2?

AFAIK it has a better fitted and performing cooler and a shorter pcb, but no real pics of that. i wonder if it comes with a backplate and which water blocks might fit on it?

(and the most interesting, its the cheapest 7950 available to me...)


though IMO its not as good as the Sapphire 950 mhz one. (which not only do i have, but is also the most expensive one)
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Hmmmm... might end up upgrading my 460s for the 7970.....
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Anyone on what drivers i should use with crossfire 7950? I have been searching OCN and on the net but I can't really find a straight answer. I am sure people with a 7950/7970 crossfire setup could point me out what drivers to pick for best performance?

Also, due heat in the past summer I only use a average overlock of 4.0ghz on my i5 2500k right now. Would this be a bottleneck for my CFX setup? Would increasing it to 4.5ghz be better?
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Anyone on what drivers i should use with crossfire 7950? I have been searching OCN and on the net but I can't really find a straight answer. I am sure people with a 7950/7970 crossfire setup could point me out what drivers to pick for best performance?
Also, due heat in the past summer I only use a average overlock of 4.0ghz on my i5 2500k right now. Would this be a bottleneck for my CFX setup? Would increasing it to 4.5ghz be better?

i think you should increase to 4.5 regardless of the CFX setup, if your cooler will handle it without geting too hot and without too much noise. (its OCN after all)
and IMO i don't think the difference between 4 and 4.5 on a CFX setup would be more than 3 frames of a difference. (just my opinion, not to quote me on that)
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Does anyone here knows what is different about the ASUS HD 7950 DCUII-V2?
AFAIK it has a better fitted and performing cooler and a shorter pcb, but no real pics of that. i wonder if it comes with a backplate and which water blocks might fit on it?
(and the most interesting, its the cheapest 7950 available to me...)
though IMO its not as good as the Sapphire 950 mhz one. (which not only do i have, but is also the most expensive one)

Buy it! my friend has it, it was like 62c at 1.2v + 1200 on core, very very good oc load temps!

My sapphire 950 runs hot frown.gif

Dunno why, i got HAF 932, (fans on max ) ambient around 24c, and with 1.1600v @1150/1460 i get like 70c with fans on 80% frown.gif

its disappointing, dunno if the cooler is not tightened or the card need "breaking in" but i expected like 5c lower at least...
Edited by psyside - 10/16/12 at 9:13am
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GPU-Z right click on top window bar, read ASIC quality option

Thanks my card is 72% looks like i got a crappy card lol 1200mhz with 1.23 in msi-ab and 1.215 in gpuz.


I dunno about you, but I prefer 72-75% asic cards. Do not want 80%+ cards.
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