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That's not a bad looking bench. Honestly, I'm looking for a bench that can be broken down for storage when I'm not using it. I'm going to switch to acrylic tube (if testing goes well) so I need a small temporary setup hold my rig for now..

I've wanted a Lian Li T60 for a while but this seems cheaper (though flimsy???).

nice looking.


that coolermaster case is cool. no more lan boxes? crazy!
post #35802 of 38704
OK so I'm running my second card and this one is different from the first in that I can max the GPU clock settings on GPU tweak and test it with Gpu Tool with no errors whatsoever.

BUT!!! the GPU Tweak monitor is saying its at a constant 1050mhz and the temp is consistently between 58-62c. GPU Z and CCC are recording the corresponding increase in core clocks all the way to the maxx of 1500 though. What could be the issue here ?
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post #35803 of 38704
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OK so I'm running my second card and this one is different from the first in that I can max the GPU clock settings on GPU tweak and test it with Gpu Tool with no errors whatsoever.

BUT!!! the GPU Tweak monitor is saying its at a constant 1050mhz and the temp is consistently between 58-62c. GPU Z and CCC are recording the corresponding increase in core clocks all the way to the maxx of 1500 though. What could be the issue here ?
Boost BIOS, nice. If you have it set to 1500Mhz, your card should be dead in 5 4 3 2 oh. Yeah, what voltage do you have it set to? Also, get case, install CHVFZ, get better PSU and then XFire
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So the 7950 will xfire with the R9 280 right? Has anyone tried it? Has anyone even seen one in the wild?
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So the 7950 will xfire with the R9 280 right? Has anyone tried it? Has anyone even seen one in the wild?
It can indeed.
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post #35806 of 38704
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It can indeed.

Has anyone actually seen one for sale? Or is it like the A8 7600, Something AMD says they made but doesn't actually exist anywhere.

Edit: Nvm i finally saw it on Newegg, 350 for a card i spent 200 on 6 months ago? No thanks.
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Boost BIOS, nice. If you have it set to 1500Mhz, your card should be dead in 5 4 3 2 oh. Yeah, what voltage do you have it set to? Also, get case, install CHVFZ, get better PSU and then XFire

Are you sayin' I got the boost bios?. The slider was moving but the Gpu monitor core frequency was not changing so I know there was something wrong, just trying figure out what.
What gave it away was the temp was constant too 58-61c as was the voltage @ 1.269v IIRC

I did try X fire, it broke my driver I just finished reinstalling it. I'm about to give it a second shot though
FYI my PSU can deliver almost a 1000w of peak power even though it is designed for 750 constant.
Now that CHVZ is next on the list after CPU upgrade
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With ASUS cards, GPU-Z is the only thing that has ever worked for monitoring, CCC was the only reliable way to adjust clocks, and BIOS flashing was the only way to adjust voltage. This has been with three different generations of ASUS cards that I have had the pleasure to work with. Everything else seems to either not work, or bork things up royally (like uninstall/reinstall drivers type screwed up). I think their BIOSs are drastically different enough to their counterparts to not work with most software. I have never had as much trouble learning how to overclock as I have had with ASUS cards, coincidentally, also some of the best once they were right.

Dont bother overclocking on that PSU...you will burn it up (not that it is a bad PSU...actually quite nice). 1000W gold can be had at a reasonable price and will open up tons of headroom, I caught my G2 1000W on sale for $170.00 after tax, and have seen it at that price a couple times at my local microcenter.
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I thought GPU tweak was the only utility that worked on these cards. Anyway I was using GPU Z, GPU monitor and CCC to monitor Core speeds,
CCC and GPu Z were reflecting any changes made but GPU MONitor was at a steady @ 1050mhz the whole time
Unfortunately my experiment came to an end when I slapped on the second 7970 and attempted to cross fire


This is what kept happening after booting into my desktop
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post #35810 of 38704
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I thought GPU tweak was the only utility that worked on these cards. Anyway I was using GPU Z, GPU monitor and CCC to monitor Core speeds,
CCC and GPu Z were reflecting any changes made but GPU MONitor was at a steady @ 1050mhz the whole time
Unfortunately my experiment came to an end when I slapped on the second 7970 and attempted to cross fire


This is what kept happening after booting into my desktop

if you still have GPUtweak installed, that's likely whats causing your stripe crash.

otherwise whats the two cards you using?
   
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