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


I think the wine made it go faster hehe. 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

I think that many of overclockers on this forum go to high clocks and voltages without proper care... and without knowledge how Radeons with GDDR5 operate, not mention proper testing and veryfing stability

1. Upping voltage causes exponential growth in power consumption you card can suck not TDP 250W but even 350W!!!
2. Higher temperatures always causes less stability, proper cooling is first step for every overclocker
3. Radeons since 6xxx series has Powertune enabled. Powertune always works no matter which BIOS you have and if Overdrive is enabled or disabled. It simply throttles GPU Clock. I observed throttling with powertune set to +20% and with clocks higher than 1200MHz (Furmark, Heaven, Crysis2, Metro2033)
4. Radeons since 5xxx series uses GDDR5 memory. It has simple error detection during writes and reads. It's not ECC error correction... It's bus transmit error detection which causes retransmits and performance slowdowns. Setting VMEM to 1850MHz without upping voltage memory probably causes bus retransmits. GDDR5 memory down clock during idle cycles to lower temperature of chips
5. Most posts I read here didn't even mention memory voltages... Don't you see this important? Don't you find it in AB dropdown menu?
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i loled when i saw this.Good one!!biggrin.gif
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wow that's pretty impressive. can you oc your core and still maintain your 1800mhz memory?

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Originally Posted by Elfear View Post

Thanks. The core seems to overclock very well but my vram is only mediocre.
Here are the Metro 2033 results at 1080p (even though it says 2560x1600 in the title). Same clocks of 1390/1600.
metro203379701390160010.jpg

Turn off HT and try again.
Your avg at 57 is too low compare to your clocks 1390/1600
I get the same 57 avg with lower clocks.
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Anyone running 1.3v(1.24 - 1.26 actual)? Just wondering if I'm alone.

Any word yet on surpassing 1.24 - 1.26 actual?
    
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Maybe drivers? I just ran through a bunch of loops at different clock speeds and my average keeps going down like it should. Here is what I get at 1225/1600 which I know to be very stable after multiple benchmarks and hours of gaming. CPU is a 2600k@4.9GHz so I don't think that should be holding me back.
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I should be beating you at this clockspeed but I'm 6-7fps short of your numbers. I verified using GPU-Z that the clocks are really what I set them at. I don't see any dips in the GPU-Z graph indicating Powertune is coming into play. Which driver version are you using? I'm using RC11 from AMD's website.

Powertune is throttling you hard @ those clocks. Even with +20% i think you would be running into the same issues. We need a serious O/C bios from MSI for their new Lightning cards.
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If you set AB to unofficialoverclocking=2, it should disable PowerTune.
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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.
 


I'd put it in one redundant post to help members rather than 10 posts with Q&A to understand their software environment. Until, Atiman comes up with one .exe to fix it all. Doing laundry and making breakfast will be a great bonus lol.
 

 

 

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