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Originally Posted by Denim-187 View Post

Unlocked voltage modification ability, unlocked extra core/memory clocks.

So it can go over 1.3v?
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Originally Posted by Outcasst View Post

Will the .exe unlocked BIOS utility from AMD flash both cards in my system or do I need to do them one at a time?

There is a way to flash both, try -pa
atiflash.exe -fs -pa (bios name.bin)

if that doesnt work, then do them separately...
atiflash.exe -fs -p 0 (bios name.bin) for primary
atiflash.exe -fs -p 1 (bios name.bin) for slave card

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Originally Posted by Newbie2009 View Post

So it can go over 1.3v?

Not at this stage.. 1.3 doesnt even give 1.3v. The cards are hard locked to +125mv from VID.
Waiting for mods.
Edited by Denim-187 - 1/28/12 at 5:13am
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Teh Secks ? biggrin.gif
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Thanks for those 7950 benches I don't see anyone with this card where did you buy it ?
 
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Disabling ULPS is a well known fact with AMD cards. It's the first thing I do after installing drivers, and before OCing. smile.gif

ULPS has been disabled ever since I received my cards. Learning is all that's matter's. thumb.gif

Also Levesque, I love what you have typed in your sig... "" On the internet, for 10 REALLY VOCAL whiners, you have 1000 satisifed customers that don't post. "" So True smile.gif
Edited by slice259 - 1/28/12 at 7:24am
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Lavesque... how is your gpu usage in games so far?
    
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Just registered my two sapphire cards and saw that Sapphire has a Driver corner on their website. and I saw this:
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Post #2 says the latest driver (RC11) is 8.921.2, but sapphire links to 8.921.5. Hmm, what do you guys think the difference is?

I'm currently using this driver and destroying everything in BF3 crossfire smile.gif due not I don't have C.A.P installed and my cards aren't over locked yet*
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I'm currently using this driver and destroying everything in BF3 crossfire smile.gif due not I don't have C.A.P installed and my cards aren't over locked yet*

It's standard WHQL 11.12 driver, try RC11
3% (up to) performance improvement in Battlefield 3 biggrin.gif
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can some one tell me when this non ref will be on US amazon http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125413&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=4003003&SID=1dvy90xs15sgz

coz the ref **** dont work good on our weathar in saudi arabia to mutch heat and the neweeg dont sell it out of US
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To all CF 7970 only (unless you know):

How important is CPU in 64-player BF3 multiplayer? I am running a 2500k @ 4.5ghz

I just finally got everything running, and in single player, 32-player multiplayer, both my GPUs sit at constant 95-99% usage, netting me a good 120 average fps. Once I join a 64-player server map, mainly the new Karkand maps like, Gulf of Omen, Sharqi Pennisula, and Strike at Karkand, my GPU usage on both cards fluctuate from 75-99%, and mostly sits around 85%. This brings my fps down to around 80 or so during intense firefights and sometimes down to 60 when I am overviewing the map from above.

Now, from what I read, as long as you have a new generation quad core, you should be fine because BF3 is more so GPU dependent. However, it seems like from what I have gathered from some people on here and in [h]ardforum is that a couple people like myself, with overclocked 2500k are getting dips into the 60fps (75-99% GPU CF) range on these 64-player multiplayer maps, but getting 120fps on 32-player as state above.

Seems like the people who are getting 100+ fps, never dipping under 80fps, even on 64-player maps are the people with 2600k CPUs or older i7's. My 2500k folks are dipping into the 60s, while the 2600k folks here are getting above 80+. It's hard to believe that a 2600k is netting at LEAST 20+ fps vs a 2500k when I got a 2500k mainly because I read that these two are almost identical for gaming.

I will point at you Denim, and other 2600k owners. He gets 100+ fps on 64-player maps (and others), albeit it's a 5ghz overclock vs my 4.5ghz, but I don't think 500mhz is going to gain 20+ fps. How do your CF 7970 run as far as GPU usage goes, ONLY on FULL 64-player maps? Can someone verify this? If a 2600k is going to net me +20 more fps, I'd rather switch out my 2500k for a 2600k!
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