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i was thinking its some thing to do with drivers, i play bf3,skyrim,metro,roc2,star wars the old. all fine i own a 7970 btw
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i was thinking its some thing to do with drivers, i play bf3,skyrim,metro,roc2,star wars the old. all fine i own a 7970 btw

Probably. I'm still thinking its a driver issue that's causing my idle lock ups on my card.

Yes guys, its STILL happening. sozo.gif Even after using MSI AB profiles for 3D / 2D (stock for 2D). I've since then switched to bone stock, MSI AB still running but only for fan speed. Will see if that fixes it or not.
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Probably. I'm still thinking its a driver issue that's causing my idle lock ups on my card.
Yes guys, its STILL happening. sozo.gif Even after using MSI AB profiles for 3D / 2D (stock for 2D). I've since then switched to bone stock, MSI AB still running but only for fan speed. Will see if that fixes it or not.

I have experienced the same.
Playing several hours in games like fear, crysis 2 DX11, Hard Reset etc.
Everything was perfectly stable till card enters zero core state at idling... (left machine and went for diner biggrin.gif)

All lockups and crashes were after idle time during starting game or level.

Tried several setting and I think I found solution. Disabling ULPS disables Zero Core.
Since than, everything is perfectly stable. Of course this needs more testing...
Going back to my favourite games biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by lothar View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post

Probably. I'm still thinking its a driver issue that's causing my idle lock ups on my card.
Yes guys, its STILL happening. sozo.gif Even after using MSI AB profiles for 3D / 2D (stock for 2D). I've since then switched to bone stock, MSI AB still running but only for fan speed. Will see if that fixes it or not.

I have experienced the same.
Playing several hours in games like fear, crysis 2 DX11, Hard Reset etc.
Everything was perfectly stable till card enters zero core state at idling... (left machine and went for diner biggrin.gif)

All lockups and crashes were after idle time during starting game or level.

Tried several setting and I think I found solution. Disabling ULPS disables Zero Core.
Since than, everything is perfectly stable. Of course this needs more testing...
Going back to my favourite games biggrin.gif

REALLY NOW!!!!???

If thats the case...how can I fix it? biggrin.gif I tried using that registry hack posted a while back...didn't work. I never thought about trying it with Trixxx. Any thoughts on how to do it?
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REALLY NOW!!!!???
If thats the case...how can I fix it? biggrin.gif I tried using that registry hack posted a while back...didn't work. I never thought about trying it with Trixxx. Any thoughts on how to do it?

I am using MSI AB 2.2.0 Beta 12 (Trixx doesnt have memory voltage tweaking)
You need to find registry entry below
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E968-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

One or more entries with AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series in name (I found two, one current and one associated with ASUS OC BIOS I had one day)
EnableULPS should be set to 0
Reboot machine and voila
Hope this helps smile.gif needs more testing of course, maybe I am wrong.
Edited by lothar - 2/12/12 at 5:39am
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Theyre fixing the zero core/hanging issue in the next driver...so hold on to your helmets!
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Theyre fixing the zero core/hanging issue in the next driver...so hold on to your helmets!

Man....I sure hope so. I'm almost positive that that's my problem. I'm holding off on a format / reinstall till the new drivers come out (which I honestly do need now that I've deleted my RAID0 array on accident...with everything still installed doh.gif).

So hurry up AMD and fix these issues so I've got a happy running rig again....before I swap back to a 580. tongue.gif
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Anyone getting some artifacting in any games on stock settings?
post #3779 of 38701
Can anyone advise what the safe temperature is for the VRMs on load on the 7970?
Anyone with an Asus DirectCU II 7970 care to share their VRM temps on load?

Thanks.
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Can anyone advise what the safe temperature is for the VRMs on load on the 7970?
Anyone with an Asus DirectCU II 7970 care to share their VRM temps on load?

Thanks.

I can't speak on behalf of the 7970's, as I haven't researched the VRM's on these. But GENERALLY VRM's are safe up to around 125-135*C. Yes..I'm serious.

Would I want mine to run that hot? Absolutely not. That's what they're designed to run up to though.

I wouldn't worry so long as you're below 100*C on the VRM's.
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