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Doing a quick search on powerune, it seems like it actually increases fps in games, though, most people on here are against using it to overclock. I tried using powertune, set to 1125/1575 and +20% and then disabled it and used MSI AB. I don't know if it's a placebo effect after reading the articles, but seems like my min fps did improve with CCC in bf3, though at same clock speeds, using CCC to overclock, it was 5c hotter vs AB.

What is power control and why is it bad if it improves performance?

Sorry stupid question.
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Originally Posted by WiL11o6 View Post

Doing a quick search on powerune, it seems like it actually increases fps in games, though, most people on here are against using it to overclock. I tried using powertune, set to 1125/1575 and +20% and then disabled it and used MSI AB. I don't know if it's a placebo effect after reading the articles, but seems like my min fps did improve with CCC in bf3, though at same clock speeds, using CCC to overclock, it was 5c hotter vs AB.
What is power control and why is it bad if it improves performance?
Sorry stupid question.

I wrote post about it.

If you disable overdrive in CCC, powertune works at standard settings (+0%) and throttles GPU clock

If you enable overdrive and set powertune to +20% throttling goes away...
I have checked this with GPU-Z and energy power meter.

My settings: CCC Overdrive enabled, Powertune +20%, clocks and voltages set by MSI AB


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What is GPU throttle? So it's better with +20 power control?
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Does everybody remember the ASUS OC test bios? Well Here is the final version on that used on retail reference ASUS cards.
Ive flashed both my cards and just feels better knowing its not an incomplete "test" bios.
Also it is significantly different in size compared to the test bios.
Asus.HD7970.3072.111220.zip 41k .zip file
Penguin, pls add to the OP kind sir smile.gif

You getting better results with that bios ?
 
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What is GPU throttle? So it's better with +20 power control?

GPU clock throttle
CCC automaticaly lowers GPU clock when GPU Load (Amperage) raises

I saw that on GPU-Z while running OCCT, throttling was beetween 600MHz-1180MHz.
Only GPU Clocks are touched, GPU Voltage, VMem clock and voltage stays untouched
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I am also curious what GPU throttle do. I am currently disabled CCC overdrive and I am not having any problems.
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Well, I am fine with or without powertune, I'm just wondering how it affects performance. Some AMD charts showed that it actually helped boost fps with +20% enabled, and 7970 reviewers that use the CCC to overclock highly suggest we set power control to +20.
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I am also curious what GPU throttle do. I am currently disabled CCC overdrive and I am not having any problems.

of course you don't have problems, when GPU has high load, CCC lowers its clock

run OCCT and monitor GPU clock on GPU-Z...
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