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wow no AB beta 12 comments let. I wondering how people are liking the power tune added to AB in the new beta ? But don't see comments yet ?
Yep, I updated the OP to reflect the update to version 12b.
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Got my 2600k biggrin.gif Just waiting on Newegg now for my second GPU!!!!! thumb.gif

Are you copying me too? smile.gif

Though, I didn't go from Tri-fire, I went from SLI 570s. I was happier with 1 single 7970, but I missed the GPU power the 570s had, so I grabbed another 7970. Now it is no competition.

3dmark11 Graphics score
SLI 570s @ 850mhz: 12k
CF 7970 @ 1125: 18k

Heaven score @ 1080p maxed:
SLI 570s @ 850mhz: ~45fps
CF 7970 @ 1125: 90fps

I could push my 7970s up to 1200mhz, but will take a bit of tweaking still.

Switching out a 2500k for a 2600k. My 2500k was not able to pass 4.5ghz, while my 2600k was able to hit 4.8ghz, though, had to pump up to 1.41v to get there with HT on. For some reason, scored the same on CPU score between 4.5ghz and 4.8ghz, weird.
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New MSI Afterburner Beta 12

http://downloads.guru3d.com/MSI-Afterburner-2.2.0-Beta-12-download-2850.html

Powertune slider?! Sounds awesome! My CCC is very glitchy and buggy, never applies settings.
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New MSI Afterburner Beta 12
http://downloads.guru3d.com/MSI-Afterburner-2.2.0-Beta-12-download-2850.html
Powertune slider?! Sounds awesome! My CCC is very glitchy and buggy, never applies settings.

Wow at least. Now I can back to original BIOS.
Flashed to OC BIOS because of Powertune slider resetting to +0% in CCC

And finally proper clock monitoring... shows throttling
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CCC PowerTune slider in Afterburner? Finally! And it's working. thumb.gif
    
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Has anyone put some more volts into their memory yet? Any results?
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Has anyone put some more volts into their memory yet? Any results?

My memory does 1790 at 1600mV, and freezes at 1850 during a benchmark run. It needs 1675mV to be stable at 1850.
So I'm guessing I could hit 1900 tops with 1750mV, which is not worth the bump if I can make 1790 work on stock voltage.
But YMMV, you never know until you try.
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My memory does 1790 at 1600mV, and freezes at 1850 during a benchmark run. It needs 1675mV to be stable at 1850.
So I'm guessing I could hit 1900 tops with 1750mV, which is not worth the bump if I can make 1790 work on stock voltage.
But YMMV, you never know until you try.

I see. I am cautious about putting more volts into memory chips myself, but at least I see it does help a little with clocks.
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I was using trixx for voltage and clocks, and CCC stayed @ +20% powertune. It doesn't have the nice on screen display like ab, though. I'll try it out. Thanks!
    
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Just want to mention...
Disabling ULPS and PowerPlay are two different things.
One is for controlling the clock speeds at idle, 2D/3D and voltage (ULPS).
PowerPlay can be used to control overall board power like when people use PowerTune +20%.

Turning off ULPS could help CF users if they experience their 2nd card throttling down.
Turning off PowerPlay can help people exceeding their allowed TDP via PowerTune even when they set it at +20%.

I strongly recommend watercooling overclockers of these cards to disable PowerPlay.
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