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Cleaned the last few pages, lets keep things on topic guys. wink.gif
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when people ask me what overclocking is ... I tell them loosely ... and then make the analogy of folks who mod their cars on cinder blocks in their front yards ....except it's indoor with computers... thumb.gif
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when people ask me what overclocking is ... I tell them loosely ... and then make the analogy of folks who mod their cars on cinder blocks in their front yards ....except it's indoor with computers... thumb.gif


Didn't know overclocking is so much complicated than it sounds.

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I think i found the culprit now why i was getting flickering in dekstop and browser. Guy from finnish forum said he had same thing and it was due latest afterburner beta, uninstalled AB and now havent had flickering since.

Must say that this windforce cooler is really keeping the card cool and cant hear it over my case fans at low even whilr gaming.

These are my temps at stock clocks & autofan after bit over 30mins of BF3.

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I read in this thread somewhere that the +20% in amd overdrive does not work well in combination with Trixx and that I should disable ULPS (even for 1 card).
So Overdrive back to standard value and ULPS to off. Will this help for better overclocking my SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 7950 OC Version?
Also for Trixx to work, does it need to run constantly in the background? (dont think so, just want to make sure)

Trixx works fine with the powerplay setting, it doens't touch it. MSI Afterburner is the one having issues with it.

Trixx doesn't need to be running in the backgorund, just open it, set your OC profile and it only applies them to 3d performance mode. You can then close it if you wish and you will see when running any 3d application that your OC is applied, when not runnig 3d you drop back to 3d low power then 2d clocks fine.
A reboot, or opening the program and hitting 'reset' will return your 3d clock to defaults.

Simple, effective and doesn't interfere with powerplay. I've set mine to +20% and just left it there.

Afterburner on the other hand is a different story. If you've enabled the 'unofficial overclocking mode' (eg to get higher OC than can be applied in in AMD overdrive) then this keeps resetting whatever setting you chose on powerplay, and once you've applied an OC you will find you cannot drop back down to 2d clocks and V's (300/150/0.85) but you sit at 3d low power clocks even when idling...wasting power basically. A reboot is the only way to fix it.

On the other hand if you use the -XCL comand for overclocking in Afterburner I 'think' that would solve the problem, but his method writes something the the regisrty that gets reset if you install a new driver.

Trixx 2 - 0 Afterburner (for me re overclocking)
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Only one? frown.gif

I'm only gaming at 900p at the moment, so two would just be stupid, haha. Now of course down the road I'm going to get a 1080p monitor and another 7950, but for now, no.
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I'm definitely in! My first ATI/AMD card since Radeon 9200! biggrin.gif

Have you considered a signature for us all to use? smile.gif
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when people ask me what overclocking is ... I tell them loosely ... and then make the analogy of folks who mod their cars on cinder blocks in their front yards ....except it's indoor with computers... thumb.gif

lol i have my hands in both. i get best of both worlds car guys and gamers smile.gif
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Man, I love Amazon. Those 3 Asus I sent back, I might be able to finagle DCII's for that price.
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