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Crossfire msi 7970's 1200 core/1700 mem with a peak load of 696W. Running corsair TX850w.

Great, wont need to upgrade when I get me two of them. Will be getting 1 in next few weeks, another end of year probably.
    
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Having support for said feature doesn't constrain it to multi-GPUs.
◦Dynamic power management with low power idle state
Is that strictly for CF?
No, it isn't. Edit: Yes it is.

I don't think you know how having ULPS enabled or disabled affects the GPU/s (I didn't, got it mixed up).
Edited by Evil Penguin - 2/2/12 at 10:18am
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oh waiiiit was it TSM or newbie lol dnt remember .... maybe both
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Question for the club - anyone crossfire the 90 with AX850 or less wattage PSU?

Yep. I have an AX850 and it ran 2 7970s fine.
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Yep. I have an AX850 and it ran 2 7970s fine.

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oh waiiiit was it TSM or newbie lol dnt remember .... maybe both

Not about ULPS with me. What we debated you conceded and changed the advice you were giving people.
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Making stuff up? Really?
ULPS can sometimes have the slave card in ULPS mode when it shouldn't (gaming).
Never have I said the master card would throttle down when it's not supposed to because of ULPS.
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Penguin, who is your avatar?
His head is somewhat very disturbing
Is he taking a major dump ? headscratch.gif
ive had this same argument with tsm.... dude instead of offending people, try show some raw proof yourself. Its more effective. thumb.gif

How many times do you have to ask the same thing over and over?
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ULPS was one of the many features AMD had briefed us about in September when they introduced the 5000 series, where ULPS allows AMD to power down the slave card(s) in a Crossfire configuration to a state even lower than idle. For the 5870/5970, this meant being able to reduce the slave(s) from 27W at idle to 20W under ULPS.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/2940/2
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Speaking of CrossFire, when you have two 5870s running concurrently at idle, ATI says that secondary board will drop into an ultra-low power state (purportedly sub-20W). We measured a 25W increase with a second board at idle, which is still not bad at all when you consider a pair of 4870s would be rated at 180W.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-5870,2422-20.html

The ulps info is everywhere.
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Not about ULPS with me. What we debated you conceded and changed the advice you were giving people.

Actually, ULPS is Enabled by default in a single or crossfire combination -- Do you have to disable it for crossfire? No. Do you have to disable it for single solutions? No.

Is it advised to disable ULPS entirely? Yes it is.

Both of your guys's points are moot anyways.
     
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Ive flashed both my cards to the Asus Bios, but I cant seem to raise the Mhz to 2000+ (not that I will do that, but I should be able to if everything is set correctly), can only set it to 1665.
I could set it to 2000+ on one of my cards in MSI afterburner. that was with beta 11 with card #2. I reflashed card #1 to Sapphire Bios and then back to Asus Bios, and updated to MSI afterburner Beta 12, now both cards are max OC-able to 1665 Mhz.
My MSI afterburner is in unofficial mode, so that is not what is wrong. what Bios is it that is the Asus Bios that does this?

Any1?
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oh waiiiit was it TSM or newbie lol dnt remember .... maybe both
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You are either dumb as a chimp or you are trolling me. Dynamic power management with low power idle state IS NOT ULPS. ULPS is on the the line below U is for ULTRA, L is for LOW, P is for POWER, S is for STATE.
You must be trolling......
I'm done with you.
Continue like this and see where it gets you.
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