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R9 290x x 2 under water of course. thumb.gif


I have the one in now and the other one should be back to me from RMA next week some time.

Cool thumb.gif


Question did you (or any one else) have issues w/ readouts for the other cards in utilities like gpu-z and ccc? I can see the primary card's temps but the other three don't show up in ccc. And in gpu-z they flash on briefly for a couple of seconds and then disappear. I noticed this when firefox started throttling my gpu's. Once I turned off hardware acceleration, I checked temps and load and this was all I could get.
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question how are the new mantel drivers for the 7950 ? and are the latest stable for it?
    
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question how are the new mantel drivers for the 7950 ? and are the latest stable for it?

I have them for my vapor-x 7950 and I am waiting for newer drivers to be released. I have had bad luck with these 14.3 beta drivers. I am unable to overclock anywhere near what I was able to do with previous drivers like 13.8 on TriXX. They work well if your keeping your clocks low or at stock. I even see a negative results in my benchmarks. I use to run a 24/7 overclock profile for gaming which was clocked higher then where I have to have it clocked now. Mantle looks great though smile.gif I hear 14.4 Catalyst in April will be optimized for the 7000 series.

1230/1500 on 13.8 drivers (done on my old i7 870) Graphics Score:11553



1230/1500 on 14.3 drivers Graphics Score:11138
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/8181611

Edited by danycyo - 4/3/14 at 3:33am
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Cool thumb.gif


Question did you (or any one else) have issues w/ readouts for the other cards in utilities like gpu-z and ccc? I can see the primary card's temps but the other three don't show up in ccc. And in gpu-z they flash on briefly for a couple of seconds and then disappear. I noticed this when firefox started throttling my gpu's. Once I turned off hardware acceleration, I checked temps and load and this was all I could get.


I have problems in Vally benchmark with no temp read or reading 16555554(Think if this temp was real my house would melt) and my external display is having problems reading the temps from my R9 290X. Speed fan and hwinfo works for all reads of temps.
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Cool thumb.gif


Question did you (or any one else) have issues w/ readouts for the other cards in utilities like gpu-z and ccc? I can see the primary card's temps but the other three don't show up in ccc. And in gpu-z they flash on briefly for a couple of seconds and then disappear. I noticed this when firefox started throttling my gpu's. Once I turned off hardware acceleration, I checked temps and load and this was all I could get.

I had problems getting readings on my second card until I disabled ulps. The second card would pretty much turn off when not in use and you get no readings. Disable ultra low power state in the registry and you should be able to access all that.
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I had problems getting readings on my second card until I disabled ulps. The second card would pretty much turn off when not in use and you get no readings. Disable ultra low power state in the registry and you should be able to access all that.

this ^.

My issue is, I disabled ULPS in the registry, and after a driver update, Registry still shows ULPS Disabled, yet my 2nd card was off, and causing problems, so I just removed it ahead of oncoming summer weather anyway.
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Would be cheaper to just keep the motherboard you have, buy a seidon aio cooler, go to Home Depot and get some 3mmx25mm screws and nuts and slap it on the top card.. Your top card will be cooler than your bottom card and definitely cooler than it would be under air and a new mobo with more space inbetween. I tried the x16+ x4 on my 7950 crossfire setup for the same reason as you and I did notice the difference in performance

What are your framerates looking like ? I'm really curious
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I had problems getting readings on my second card until I disabled ulps. The second card would pretty much turn off when not in use and you get no readings. Disable ultra low power state in the registry and you should be able to access all that.

Thank you sir thumb.gif

I have ULPS disabled via Trixx so I'll uncheck it to see if it helps. No change in performance so even if I have to leave ULPS disabled, I don't mind smile.gif
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What are your framerates looking like ? I'm really curious

Depends on the game. Haven't been playing much lately.. I mostly play black ops 2 which isn't that demanding. I game with a three monitor setup at 5760x1080 and depending on the clocks of my cards I average between 130-170 fps in bop2. At 1920x1080 it just pegs the 200 fps cap in that game.

3dmark 11 scores are in the 16800 range if that helps give you an idea of performance. That's with the beta drivers which I honestly feel like they hurt my cf performance a bit but I've been to lazy to switch back after setting up all my monitor presets in ccc.
Edited by boredmug - 4/4/14 at 3:39pm
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Depends on the game. Haven't been playing much lately.. I mostly play black ops 2 which isn't that demanding. I game with a three monitor setup at 5760x1080 and depending on the clocks of my cards I average between 130-170 fps in bop2. At 1920x1080 it just pegs the 200 fps cap in that game.

3dmark 11 scores are in the 16800 range if that helps give you an idea of performance. That's with the beta drivers which I honestly feel like they hurt my cf performance a bit but I've been to lazy to switch back after setting up all my monitor presets in ccc.

I'm getting 8112 graphics score in the same benchmark, what is your setup, also do you play Crysis 3 and BF3? If so whats the performance like on those especially wrt scaling from one GPU to two

Thanx
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