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Someone tried the 12.3 beta? i had a strange problem.... i wasnt be able to overclock my 7970 neither with afterburner or trixx. Trixx said somethink like "disable ULPS or you overclock will not be stable" i tried to disable it via registry but it didnt worked (clocks changes wasnt applied). I went back to the 8.921.2-120119a and the problem is solved. Any tips?

edit: i used atiman uninstaller before upgrading the drivers and i tried resintalling afterburner and trixx
Edited by RickardKarstark - 2/8/12 at 6:02am
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Someone tried the 12.3 beta? i had a strange problem.... i wasnt be able to overclock my 7970 neither with afterburner or trixx. Trixx said somethink like "disable ULPS or you overclock will not be stable" i tried to disable it via registry but it didnt worked (clocks changes wasnt applied). I went back to the 8.921.2-120119a and the problem is solved. Any tips?
edit: i used atiman uninstaller before upgrading the drivers and i tried resintalling afterburner and trixx

Bad reviews so far on the 12.3's modified for the 7900:

http://forums.guru3d.com/showpost.php?p=4238232&postcount=15

But I would like to see some more numbers.
Edited by evensen007 - 2/8/12 at 6:15am
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Bad reviews so far on the 12.3's modified for the 7900:
http://forums.guru3d.com/showpost.php?p=4238232&postcount=15

oh i see... better skip those drivers so
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Yep, so with another hurdle added it gets hard to figure out where voltage is actually sitting. Also iirc, vdroop is around .04mv.

In my case vdroop is about 81mV. My target voltage is 1112mV and according to HWiNFO64, or GPU-Z, that creeps down to 1031mV at load.
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50c is ok... doable.
Hey, why is your memory so high? Your card can do 1800 on only .024mv more voltage?

My memory does 1790 at default voltage, so this is very possible.
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just out of curiosity, are you guys going to try what nvidia brings to the table? or even upgrade to 7990's when they come out? or are people quite happy with their 7970 / xfire / tri / quads for the foreseeable future?
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just out of curiosity, are you guys going to try what nvidia brings to the table? or even upgrade to 7990's when they come out? or are people quite happy with their 7970 / xfire / tri / quads for the foreseeable future?

I always keep my options open and switch back and forth between Nvidia and Amd as my upgrade needs change. I needed an upgrade right now, so 7900 was my only choice. Especially now that I have invested in the water block for it I will probably stick it out. I'm running single monitor @ 1920x1080 so I can't really imagine needing too much more power. I plan to add a second 7970 when they drop in price later in the year to try and match my 120hz monitor with 120fps. If Nvidia REALLY hits a home-run with Kepler (not holding my breath) I may give it a look when the time comes. My 7970 @ 1300/1700 destroys Bf3 at 80fps w/ the FXaa mod enabled. I'm pretty happy for now.
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just out of curiosity, are you guys going to try what nvidia brings to the table? or even upgrade to 7990's when they come out? or are people quite happy with their 7970 / xfire / tri / quads for the foreseeable future?

I'm hoping I can stick with this (1) 7970 until the next die shrink. But time will tell smile.gif.
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I should have said until the next process node, but you know what I mean wink.gif
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I always keep my options open and switch back and forth between Nvidia and Amd as my upgrade needs change. I needed an upgrade right now, so 7900 was my only choice. Especially now that I have invested in the water block for it I will probably stick it out. I'm running single monitor @ 1920x1080 so I can't really imagine needing too much more power. I plan to add a second 7970 when they drop in price later in the year to try and match my 120hz monitor with 120fps. If Nvidia REALLY hits a home-run with Kepler (not holding my breath) I may give it a look when the time comes. My 7970 @ 1300/1700 destroys Bf3 at 80fps w/ the FXaa mod enabled. I'm pretty happy for now.

I feel the same way, as an EVGA fanboy it hurt to leave them but the 7970 was a great risk! especially 2 of them. To me it depends on the game BF3 made me do this and the only other game I'm anticipating is Diablo 3 which I'm sure will get owned by our setup as well. I'll upgrade when I can't run BF4 ultra everything over 80FPS thumb.gif

Is 120Hz really good? I was looking at a Ultrasharp 27 but it's only 60Hz and what brand / model would you recommend
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I feel the same way, as an EVGA fanboy it hurt to leave them but the 7970 was a great risk! especially 2 of them. To me it depends on the game BF3 made me do this and the only other game I'm anticipating is Diablo 3 which I'm sure will get owned by our setup as well. I'll upgrade when I can't run BF4 ultra everything over 80FPS thumb.gif
Is 120Hz really good? I was looking at a Ultrasharp 27 but it's only 60Hz and what brand / model would you recommend

The Diablo 3 beta is no match for 1 (let alone 2) of my 7970's.
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