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Just entered by 7970, will update again when the 7990s come out. smile.gif
     
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Originally Posted by WiL11o6 View Post

Alright, so fresh install with drivers, etc from my previous post, seems to be same problem. The GPU usage never really sits at 95-99%, it fluctuates a lot. Here it is:
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What CPU are you running?

Ooops just saw 2500K. I was going to suggest disabling HT. I have the same issue with HT and with it off I get much better FPS, but nevermind.
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I may have the highest ASIC quality of the bunch....but am having some issues ocing (display driver crashing). I will update with a picture - right now I am reinstalling drivers. My ASIC quality on the 7970 is 89.1%.

Lower ASIC quality is "better". Some say it means nothing at all.
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Having problems with display driver crashes when OC'd and running GPU tool...seems that if I manually set the voltage in trixx to the default, it clears it up. I can't for the life of me get MSI burner to work with voltages, despite admin mode and .cfg file changes.
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Lower ASIC quality is "better". Some say it means nothing at all.

Theres no evidence of this, so far its been random results.
Lower quality is not better and the theory just doesn't make sense. Im guessing its a series of many factors when it comes to determining the overclockability headroom.
So far in my experience, higher has been better. And ive tested 6 cards.
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Having problems with display driver crashes when OC'd and running GPU tool...seems that if I manually set the voltage in trixx to the default, it clears it up. I can't for the life of me get MSI burner to work with voltages, despite admin mode and .cfg file changes.

Did you go into the settings in Afterburner and enable voltage control? I did the same thing...
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I sure did. Nothing.
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Anybody find any good drivers for the 7970 yet? I have the XFX 7970 Black Edition, but keep getting "Display driver stopped responding yourand has recovered."

You're not having driver problems, your having overclock problems. That's what will happen when your o/c is unstable. Drop the clocks or bump the voltage. Find a better balance.
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I'm about to get my motherboard back, finally I'm able to run my 7970s. Gonna to uninstall old driver(previous cards are 6970s), so does driver sweeper able to get the job done?
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What a mind job! 48 little memory pads to cut! Crazy. smile.gif
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It's not that hard, you should be an old hat at this. Heck, I don't even measure the pads anymore, eye ball it cut, cut, cut. You know, it's actually one of my favorite parts of upgrading. I just put my blocks on, but my backplates grr won't get here till tues.
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