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Still do not know why, after all those years, that Powertune settings are resettings to 0% when using Afterburner. is it that difficult to do? Why?

Why can't we get a working OC utilities? Sigh... rolleyes.gif
    
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Still do not know why, after all those years, that Powertune settings are resettings to 0% when using Afterburner. is it that difficult to do? Why?
Why can't we get a working OC utilities? Sigh... rolleyes.gif

someone on here (with extensive knowledge) said that when you OC with AB it overrides the powertune % in CCC, essentially making it unnecessary, since AB takes care of that on its own ... so I don't think powertune matters or makes a difference at all when OC'ing with AB
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Update for the sheet:

I got two Sapphire 3GB cards.
Overclocked to 1150 core, 1600 mem. 1,17v, stock cooler

Asic Quality is 83,6% on first Card and 81,0% on second Card.

GPU-Z validation

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at what speed was ur fan running?

The fan was running at 100% for that run

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That, and also the EULA statement that you have to copy and paste in as well
"I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it" (without the quotations)

I didn't have to change anything to unlock the clocks, see below

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Still do not know why, after all those years, that Powertune settings are resettings to 0% when using Afterburner. is it that difficult to do? Why?
Why can't we get a working OC utilities? Sigh... rolleyes.gif

Mine works fine, I can turn it on or off but i dont see any difference in overclocking headroom by using it
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someone on here (with extensive knowledge) said that when you OC with AB it overrides the powertune % in CCC, essentially making it unnecessary, since AB takes care of that on its own ... so I don't think powertune matters or makes a difference at all when OC'ing with AB

Agreed

Here's a screenshot of everything with the card at default, and the clock limits that are available in Afterburner

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Still do not know why, after all those years, that Powertune settings are resettings to 0% when using Afterburner. is it that difficult to do? Why?
Why can't we get a working OC utilities? Sigh... rolleyes.gif

Mine works fine, I can turn it on or off but i dont see any difference in overclocking headroom by using it
Quote:
Originally Posted by dezerteagle323 View Post

someone on here (with extensive knowledge) said that when you OC with AB it overrides the powertune % in CCC, essentially making it unnecessary, since AB takes care of that on its own ... so I don't think powertune matters or makes a difference at all when OC'ing with AB

Agreed

Here's a screenshot of everything with the card at default, and the clock limits that are available in Afterburner

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Because you don't use Afterburner to adjust the clocks. If you do, it resets powertune. It will be fine if you only use Afterburner to adjust voltage and use CCC Overdrive to adjust clocks and Power Tune.

 

Easy test, adjust the clocks using Afterburner then hit "apply", see what happens?

 

 


Edited by Ken1649 - 1/25/12 at 10:14am
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How come MSI afterburner says my Vram usage is way above 3gb? sometimes above 4Gb aswell.

is it telling me my systems Ram usage?
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How come MSI afterburner says my Vram usage is way above 3gb? sometimes above 4Gb aswell.

is it telling me my systems Ram usage?


If you have two cards, divide that readings by two. There's nothing wrong with it. That's how it works.

 

See the VRAM usage in the pic below? It says over 6GB.

 

Capture1111.JPG
 

 

 

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If you have two cards, divide that readings by two. There's nothing wrong with it. That's how it works.

See the VRAM usage in the pic below? It says over 6GB.
600x454px-LL-76b59ce2_Capture1111.jpeg

 



Ahh, makes sense. Went over from two Nvidia GTX 580 cards and MSI Afterburner maxed my Vram usage at 1,5GB with those
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Ugh. Amd just posted the official WHQL 12.1 drivers and 7900 isn't listed as a supported card... Come on guys.

http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/AMDCatalystSoftwareSuiteVersion121.aspx

http://www2.ati.com/DriverS/12-1_vista_win7_64_dd_ccc.exe
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