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Yea I've never used that button either and in this case it was useless as well since the board won't boot with the two bad dimm slots populated. Actually, just one of the two slots will prevent it from booting.


 

You push the button when the power is off. Maybe it resets the bios DIMM setting or something... but sounds like hardware. Hopefully it's the RAM and not the board.

 

You don't have brown-outs where you live do you?

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You push the button when the power is off. Maybe it resets the bios DIMM setting or something... but sounds like hardware. Hopefully it's the RAM and not the board.

 

You don't have brown-outs where you live do you?


Brown outs, typically no but power here isn't the best tbh. Getting a big ups/conditioner is on my list of things to get but finding a unit to run this amount of power... On my list!

Regarding the button, like I said it won't post with the slots populated so running any test is rather ugh, well if the test worked the slots would be working right? But in this case slots are dead, no post our beeps, led stops on memory... Laughing at me, ya I know the damn memory is broke.
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  • Uninstall all tweaking applications such as Afterburner, Trixx etc if you have it in the system. Select "no" when prompted to keep settings.

 

  • Uninstall Catalyst. Select "Express Uninstall".

 

  • Delete these folder;
  • C:\user\Program files or (x86)\ ATI or AMD.
  • C:\user\ProgramData\ATI or AMD (need to show hidden files).

 

  • Turn off UAC.
    Go to Control Panel > User Accounts > change User Account Control Settings > move the slider to bottom > restart PC.

 

 

  • Re-install everything. Note; Afteburner, Trixx or Asus Tweak should be the last. Do not override them with Catalyst install. 


This is exactly the same way i used to uninstall the drivers, BUT Atiman told me many times to change something in this procedure and... he was right:
"As long as you are using drivers by AMD, do NOT use windows uninstaller manager BUT directly Atiman uninstaller! Atiman's uninstaller uses the latest AMDs uninstaller enhanced with many extra things and it automatically uninstalls everything: ATI Catalyst Driver, App Profiles, AMD APP SDK, ATI Stream SDK etc It even disables temporarily the UAC in order to activate Admin rights'

Atiman's uninstaler works perfect with drivers that use the original AMD installer. If you use modded drivers things are diferrent. He told me that in a future version of his uninstaller he will probably support also the removal of modded drivers.
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Isn't it about time to get official drivers now?

Or am I missing something?
When using the link "Support and drivers" dropdown, and go to the 7000 series, you get a invalid link biggrin.gif
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Went from 1200 core to 1225 core and lost about 7 avg fps in Heaven and BF3... Cpu bottleneck? If I keep upping the memory over 1850 the fps doesn't go up but also doesn't drop. No artifacts or issues just fps dropping. Temps are still under 70c

I'm not upset biggrin.gif I'm getting fantastic fps in BF3 @ 1200/1850 1.18v... equivalent to my 6990 oc'd thumb.gif
    
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Went from 1200 core to 1225 core and lost about 7 avg fps in Heaven and BF3... Cpu bottleneck? If I keep upping the memory over 1850 the fps doesn't go up but also doesn't drop. No artifacts or issues just fps dropping. Temps are still under 70c
I'm not upset biggrin.gif I'm getting fantastic fps in BF3 @ 1200/1850 1.18v... equivalent to my 6990 oc'd thumb.gif

 

That's awesome well done!!! SO glad I didn't grab the cheap 6990 I saw the other day. My 7970 awaits :)

 

What is your CPU running at?

 

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Went from 1200 core to 1225 core and lost about 7 avg fps in Heaven and BF3... Cpu bottleneck? If I keep upping the memory over 1850 the fps doesn't go up but also doesn't drop. No artifacts or issues just fps dropping. Temps are still under 70c

I'm not upset biggrin.gif I'm getting fantastic fps in BF3 @ 1200/1850 1.18v... equivalent to my 6990 oc'd thumb.gif

There's error correction on the memory, at X point the card spends more time fixing bad frames then rendering new frames.usually when you start to lose performance that is what's happening.

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IT'S HEEEEEERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Now I'm going to make a coffee and stare at the box for a while.

wheee.gifsmil3dbd4e4c2e742.gifapplaud.gif

 



Wow this Sapphire 7970 just oozes quality!. Having not seen a reference card in-the-flesh before, I assumed they were rather plain. And my Asus CUII 6870 is a real looker. But the new shroud, with it's high-gloss finish and rounded design, combined with the hefty weight, black PCB and solid-as-a-brick feel, has me rather enamored :)

 

Now an interchangeable coloured strip along the top would be cool, to change the red to blue to go with my Phantom. The Sapphire packaging is a bit rudimentary too, but with all the accessories and cables they provide, I'm not going to complain. Maybe tomorrow I'll post some pics in the Phantom club.

 

Happy boy here drum.gif

 

 

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Woot! Threw in a backup board, Biostar tp67txe with my four dimms and two 7970s, she boots right up. Just bled the system, and have to get the driver game going. Now to wait for the replacement revo...
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Woot! Threw in a backup board, Biostar tp67txe with my four dimms and two 7970s, she boots right up. Just bled the system, and have to get the driver game going. Now to wait for the replacement revo...


Wow you are fast man! I'm dreading transplanting my system from my Storm Scout to my Phantom tonight :s

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