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Sometimes 7970CF for 1080p is well within reason. But rarely! biggrin.gif

If you turn off MSAA in Hitman Absolution you can force super samiling and AA maxed with edge detect through CCC with barely any hit to performance. 1 card is enough.
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If you turn off MSAA in Hitman Absolution you can force super samiling and AA maxed with edge detect through CCC with barely any hit to performance. 1 card is enough.

Supersampling with barely any hit to performance = supersampling not working. Not that I've tried with Hitman, but that's common sense.

Edit: And what's with edge detect with SS? AFAIK, SS will not detect edges no matter what. Isn't the whole point of SS to apply AA to everything?
Edited by specopsFI - 11/26/12 at 3:00am
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Ordered another 7970 (MSI) from Amazon so I guess I have 30 days to test how much I like crossfire and/or any microstutter issues thumb.gif. Certain cards offering the 'never settle' bundle on Amazon, though not one of the retailers on AMD website, helped pushed me over the edge.
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Ordered another 7970 (MSI) from Amazon so I guess I have 30 days to test how much I like crossfire and/or any microstutter issues . Certain cards offering the 'never settle' bundle on Amazon, though not one of the retailers on AMD website, helped pushed me over the edge.

if you use the Radeon Pro, it allows you to fix mircostutter. ;-)

I personally went from 7870 crossfire to my single 7950. Which will soon be 7950 crossfire. Radeon Pro is nice and fixed any smoothness issues i might have once had.
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if you use the Radeon Pro, it allows you to fix mircostutter. ;-)
I personally went from 7870 crossfire to my single 7950. Which will soon be 7950 crossfire. Radeon Pro is nice and fixed any smoothness issues i might have once had.
How? biggrin.gif
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Everything was working well till today. Having trouble with the core voltage. Using the Extreme-G 12.11 driver and msi ab 2.2.2 for oc and vent settings. Till now the clocks and voltage was normal. My OC in AB:
Core V: 1.156V
Mem V: 1.606V
Core Clock: 1150
Mem Clock: 1550
Board Li: 20+

xcl extended clocks,unlocked core voltage,monitoring.

Here's the problem. Core clock and mem clock at idle normal at 300/150, but the core voltage stays at 1.156V,when i reset the settings the clocks go down and the core v goes to 0.981V. When it was working normally, i just set the OC in AB and the core V at idle stayed at 0.806V.

I tried uninstalling the drivers,installed 12.11 beta8 and the problem persists,also tride AB 2.3.0 and its still the same.

Is it possible that the atipdlxx.dll in the problem here,because before when i hit the /xcl method in ab shortcut the idle voltage was 0.806V after that it was 0.981V
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After adding my Accelero Extreme 7970 on to my 7950, I'm quite happy with the new overclocking potential. Using the PowerTune +20% jumps up the voltage to 1.21 V and I can hit 1200/1500 MHz no sweat with only 56 C on the core and 70 C on the VRM's.

Managed to bump folding performance up to 10k PPd.
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if you use the Radeon Pro, it allows you to fix mircostutter. ;-)
I personally went from 7870 crossfire to my single 7950. Which will soon be 7950 crossfire. Radeon Pro is nice and fixed any smoothness issues i might have once had.
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How?
Cheers

Simple download Radeon Pro

here is a link to what it does to frame times its not a full review just the usage of it on the 7990.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-7990-devil13-7970-x2,3329-11.html
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Everything was working well till today. Having trouble with the core voltage. Using the Extreme-G 12.11 driver and msi ab 2.2.2 for oc and vent settings. Till now the clocks and voltage was normal. My OC in AB:
Core V: 1.156V
Mem V: 1.606V
Core Clock: 1150
Mem Clock: 1550
Board Li: 20+
xcl extended clocks,unlocked core voltage,monitoring.
Here's the problem. Core clock and mem clock at idle normal at 300/150, but the core voltage stays at 1.156V,when i reset the settings the clocks go down and the core v goes to 0.981V. When it was working normally, i just set the OC in AB and the core V at idle stayed at 0.806V.
I tried uninstalling the drivers,installed 12.11 beta8 and the problem persists,also tride AB 2.3.0 and its still the same.
Is it possible that the atipdlxx.dll in the problem here,because before when i hit the /xcl method in ab shortcut the idle voltage was 0.806V after that it was 0.981V
EDIT: Fixed it with the bios switch. Have 2 different bioses,the stock one and the 7970 dual-x bios,stock clocks at 1000/1450 1.12V, working normally now at 1150/1550 1.15V, 0.806V at idle.
Edited by Nwanko - 11/26/12 at 11:24am
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I suppose 1.275v is safe for 24/7 usage? Can get whopping 1270 core stable on this voltage (havent tried 1.3v, its like vortex in my apartment with this reference cooler biggrin.gif). Getting Accelero friday, gonna see final clocks then.
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