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any benchmarks
 
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Im not a "benchmarker" i dont spend all day tweaking to get another 5-10 3d marks .. lol.

i have to use my PC to do 3d Graphics and Stuff... dont have time to run them.
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i dont play on 64 man servers that much, too many people trying to do their own thing, and not enough actual team work.
I'm gonna update to 12.11 beta this weekend and see what boost i can get in Fr/PS.
last time i did play on 64 man servers, there was no Lag in Graphics, motion, movement, there was internet lag because of people playing on 128kb ADSL.. lol... 200MS Ping time on a 64 man server should be an Auto Boot.

What quality settings do you play BF3 on?
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What quality settings do you play BF3 on?

Mix of Med/High Settings, w/ other adjustments via user CFG (no not the UltraLow Adjustments),
Ultra Settings are worthless in action.. as it does nothing but make screenshots look better, unless you're a camper that hides in a building starring at a wall you wont notice the difference in visual, but you'll notice the Render Rate hit.
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So i posted up a question in the Volt Modding section on this forum but didn't get any answers. I just have a few if someone has the time. I can't get my MSI 7970 reference card to go past 1040mhz. I was going in 10mhz increments as suggested on this forum. Memory was still at stock clocks. Power slider on CCC is at +20%. So my questions are...
1. What is the stock voltage on a reference 7970?
2. What is the best program to use to volt mod this card?
3. By what increments should i move the voltage up?
4. What is the maximum safe voltage limit on this card?
Or could it be something else holding me back. This is a fresh build. Temps are great with tons of fans in a full size chassis. I don't get why i see so many people with the sliders cranked all the way up with no issues yet i can't get past 1040. ANY help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks guys/gals.

There is no single stock voltage for even a reference 7970. The most usual seems to be 1.175V but there are cards with 1.112V and 1.05V VID voltages, too. I've got one 1.05V card and one 1.112V card, neither of which will do 1100MHz on stock voltage. The 1.05V card won't do anything above 1070MHz. So if you have a low VID (meaning a high ASIC quality), you shouldn't feel too bad about it.

There's no single safe voltage, it's all personal. It also depends on your card. Where 1.175V is the standard voltage for many cards, putting that much voltage on a 1.05V card will end up heating the VRM a lot more. It has been rumoured there is a 0.125V overvolting limit in these things. Though that may be just a rumour, it is a fine guide line to follow. That would mean 1.175V for a 1.05V chip, 1.237V for a 1.112V chip and 1.3V for a 1.175V chip.

As for volt modding, I like Trixx better than AB nowadays but haven't used either too much. Too messy for CF, for single card Trixx should work relatively fine.
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In response to the idle clock issue, I had the problem with all driver versions except 12.9 Beta and the new 12.11 v4 Beta.
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OCCT has seen quite a lot of improvement over the last couple updates, and I've been using it to find bad overclocks on my GPU in a matter of seconds, rather than minutes or hours with any other benchmarking utility. It also works just as well for 24 hour tests, without being annoying or spending time loading from your drive.

That is all.
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I agree. I love blink's latest album but +44 had a really nice flavor to it. It had elements of blink but was a lot darker.
Hmm I'm wondering if I should still go for the card. It really is a fantastic price though and I have always liked how TFIIIs looked. Would 650W be really pushing it for Crossfire 7950s? I guess it would be doable but I wouldn't have much OC headroom..
I had been eyeing the GTX 670 for a while but at this price it seems like the 7950 is the clear winner. Plus the difference in performance between the GTX 670 and the 7950 is moot with overclocking right?

Yeah, I'm a big fan of AvA too though, I loved the darker side of both, and thought Blinks new album was a fantastic mix, everyone who expected Take off your pants and jacket/Enema style needs to realize all they've been through, and they've grown up. They started recording there next album, and they're really seeming to get back into the 2003 era mentality, Tom bringing back his hat, replacing his AvA leather with Blink leather, I'm pumped for the next album. There 2012 live shows are great.

I'd go for the card, you can get a 7950 cheap and now they come with 3 games, FarCry 2, sleeping dogs, and another amazing game I forget. I'm jealous because I totally want FarCry 2.

The GTX 670 is good and all, but with these new drivers the FPS in BF3 is insane, it's like a new card. I get a solid 60 FPS @ 1920x180 all Ultra, 4xmsaa with an overclock almost everywhere. I think it could handle your res with a few settings toned down just fine, and honestly the difference between High and Ultra is not a lot, I played on High when my 7950 was down and didn't notice much at all.

You could probably do Xfire on a 650, but I'd go for a 750-800 if you want OC headroom. Keep in mind, some 7950's OC amazing on stock, so it really comes down to what you get, you could get two card thats could hit 1k on stock volt, and not worry about extra power.
    
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Hi Guys,

Long time no post.

Anyway i just got myself a new msi 7970 lightning to upgrade from my sli gtx 480's.

Is there anything you would recommend me do for this upgrade?

Should I just uninstall the nvidia drivers and and slap my card in and go?

Thanks for your help.
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