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Alright, I lowered the overclock down to 1100/1570 on both GPU's and I was at stage 25 out of 26 on Heaven and then it decides to crash.... I was averaging around mid to high 80's (85-87fps) -- That still seems to be on the low end for it......
EDIT: Just reinstalled afterburner, checked if ULPS was enabled at all -- Overclocked cards to 1200/1600 and put voltage to max and fan speed to 55%. If this can't run without errors.... I'm reformating

I'm sorry for making a bad assumption about your OC'ing method..... OH, WAIT!
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I'm sorry for making a bad assumption about your OC'ing method..... OH, WAIT!

If you're not helping then leave the thread.
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Denim, any more thoughts on why I cant get the card to flash?

I cannot properly flash my card either, you are not alone bro.
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AMD Promises Big Improvements in Upcoming Catalyst Drivers
Posted 02/17/2010
http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/amd_promises_big_improvements_upcoming_catalyst_drivers
http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-7970-crossfire-review/21
On a recent AMD event we talked about this with AMD Radeon developers, and we have been assured that starting 2012 more people are added to the driver development team, to be able to guarantee you much better game support when the game is actually released. January 9, 2012
[Stares @ Amd...] wth.gif

Was going to say I have heard all that before and then I clicked link. thumb.gif

TBH I am quiet happy with performance on RC drivers. biggrin.gif

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Oh, don't get me wrong, I'm happy too but we are still on a RC driver and people with xfire are having a little difficulty.

The real test comes when another AAA title comes out and whether or not Amd is ready for the game with proper drivers this time.
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If you're not helping then leave the thread.

I'm also still learning here. Been out of it for a couple of years. My last GPU was the G92 (8800 GTS512) so that makes four years.
I did have some nicely OC'ed systems in the past, all air so not hardcore... oldest being pentium 66 MHz OC to 120 MHz, 2MB video card (LOL), 1.1GB HDD and 16MB RAM.

So basically, I don't have any real knowledge about the past 3 generations. I can only point at flaws and not offer any real solutions. Sorry bout that.
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Oh, don't get me wrong, I'm happy too but we are still on a RC driver and people with xfire are having a little difficulty.
The real test comes when another AAA title comes out and whether or not Amd is ready for the game with proper drivers this time.

Yup, Battlefield 2 BC comes to mind, rubberband effect in Dirt 2 and of course Skyrim. AMD on their last chance with me.
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just orded me a ausu 7970 dc2 top! cant wait to get it
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Wow. I've been using AB's FPS limiter and all I can say is that I am very impressed with it. I limited the fps on my setup to 60 fps accordingly (crossfire 7970's and 60mhz screen) and combined it with in-game vsync and performance feels buttery smooth (not that it didn't before) but limiting the frame rate does indeed make a difference in visual perception of smoothness.

On top of that, temps on both cards have dropped by about 10 degrees. Does limited fps reduce power consumption or something? Anyhow, people, use After Burners FPS limiter. It's great!thumb.gif
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ok this may sound stupid but has anyone been able to edit the bios of the 7970 cards yet i looked at rbe but it doesnt show support for the 7970
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just orded me a ausu 7970 dc2 top! cant wait to get it

Where, where,where wheee.gif lol
 
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