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63C is good, i'm getting "hot" on my card but i'm running crossfire. I have my secondary card on auto fan and primary on custom. (30c=30% fan, 40C=40% fan and so on)

How do you set separate fan profiles?

I'm trying to set a more aggressive fan curve for the top and a less aggressive one for the bottom. MSI AB sets both, and I already tried unchecking the box that says, "Synchronize settings for similar graphic processors."
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Does anyone at AMD read this thread I wonder? Surely if they do then they must think to themselves a la Clint Eastwood in Heartbreak Ridge: "Wow what a clusterf*ck we've created"

 

Did we really put people on the moon nearly half a century ago? And this giant mess of software, updates, patches, mods, edits, flashes, testing, re-testing, fails, more fails, and even more fails, is the best we can do in 2012? My own personal controversy theory is that Nvidia had their hardware ready last year, but decided to release the world's first properly tested, debugged and reliable 1st-time piece of technology. End rant/

 

OT: I am using -XCL in AB, and NOT unofficial overclocking in .cfg... as per recent threads at guru3d. In single monitor mode my games and system are now a joy, with literally zero issues. Enable the second monitor and I get 500mhz... bleh... I used to be a risk-taker but I'm not gonna install any software from a foreign website that doesn't have any English (in 2012) and wants UAC disabled... and no bios flashing for me either.

 

Not at all trying to provoke; just really feeling for the multitudes of people pulling their hair out atm, and the massive amount of misinformation out there in general right now. It seems very few people really know what they're doing, and mostly it's trial and error.

 

OT again: Crysis 2 runs like a dream 60fps V-synced now 1080p fully maxed single monitor. Windows Aero disabled through .exe. 1125/1575/1.1v AB. CCC not running at all. Latest 12.2 Pre. Really really lovely DX-11, just total game immersion and nearly no fps drops at all. 3rd playthrough after 2 on the Xbox, I can notice the awesome lighting and reflections, not so much the textures and tesselation. I know it's supposed to be a badly optimised game, but the 7970 O/C just says HELLO!

 

We should be 80% gaming, being productive, having fun and 20 % maintenance and O/C; for how many is it the other way round right now? That ol' 80/20 rule is true in so may aspects of life. Except video cards lol :o

 

Have a nice day and good luck. :)

 

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Does anyone at AMD read this thread I wonder? Surely if they do then they must think to themselves a la Clint Eastwood in Heartbreak Ridge: "Wow what a clusterf*ck we've created"

Did we really put people on the moon nearly half a century ago? And this giant mess of software, updates, patches, mods, edits, flashes, testing, re-testing, fails, more fails, and even more fails, is the best we can do in 2012? My own personal controversy theory is that Nvidia had their hardware ready last year, but decided to release the world's first properly tested, debugged and reliable 1st-time piece of technology. End rant/

OT: I am using -XCL in AB, and NOT unofficial overclocking in .cfg... as per recent threads at guru3d. In single monitor mode my games and system are now a joy, with literally zero issues. Enable the second monitor and I get 500mhz... bleh... I used to be a risk-taker but I'm not gonna install any software from a foreign website that doesn't have any English (in 2012) and wants UAC disabled... and no bios flashing for me either.

Not at all trying to provoke; just really feeling for the multitudes of people pulling their hair out atm, and the massive amount of misinformation out there in general right now. It seems very few people really know what they're doing, and mostly it's trial and error.

OT again: Crysis 2 runs like a dream 60fps V-synced now 1080p fully maxed single monitor. Windows Aero disabled through .exe. 1125/1575/1.1v AB. CCC not running at all. Latest 12.2 Pre. Really really lovely DX-11, just total game immersion and nearly no fps drops at all. 3rd playthrough after 2 on the Xbox, I can notice the awesome lighting and reflections, not so much the textures and tesselation. I know it's supposed to be a badly optimised game, but the 7970 O/C just says HELLO!

We should be 80% gaming, being productive, having fun and 20 % maintenance and O/C; for how many is it the other way round right now? That ol' 80/20 rule is true in so may aspects of life. Except video cards lol redface.gif

Have a nice day and good luck. smile.gif

Lol. They both have issues, especially early in the launch. No one can write drivers that work 100% of the time with every single possible combination of hardware. Granted, for the cost, they should be better, but in the end, you got an amazing card.
     
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Lol. They both have issues, especially early in the launch. No one can write drivers that work 100% of the time with every single possible combination of hardware. Granted, for the cost, they should be better, but in the end, you got an amazing card.

Thank you :)

 

I certainly do and do not take that for granted when I see people so excited in other threads about their new 7770's. Which was me 2 years ago.
 

 

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I can't wait to read some rich hardcore overclockers report on their 4 x new Sapphire Flex 7970's Quadfire under H2O or LN2 with 24GB VRAM (no typo - 6GB per card!) with 6x 30" Eyefinity!!! wheee.gif

 

Edit: Or is is physically possible to do a 24 monitor Eyefinity setup since each card can drive 6x DP monitors?


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I can't wait to read some rich hardcore overclockers report on their 4 x new Sapphire Flex 7970's Quadfire under H2O or LN2 with 24GB VRAM (no typo - 6GB per card!) with 6x 30" Eyefinity!!! wheee.gif

Edit: Or is is physically possible to do a 24 monitor Eyefinity setup since each card can drive 6x DP monitors?

Lol, me too tongue.gif My mobo has a history to it that involved phase change on the CPU and LN2 on 3x 580s thumb.gif

I don't believe so, not because of a physical limitation, but because of a software limitation, I think EyeFinity only supports 6x1 or 3x2 max. Haven't checked EyeFinity 2.0 (that the 7900s support) though biggrin.gif
     
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When AMD have managed to make proper 100% working drivers, how much increase in FPS do you guys think the 7970 will get?
With my CrossfireX Im at 99.08FPS AVG in BF3, but it still can drop to 60ish...
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How do you set separate fan profiles?
I'm trying to set a more aggressive fan curve for the top and a less aggressive one for the bottom. MSI AB sets both, and I already tried unchecking the box that says, "Synchronize settings for similar graphic processors."

I'm using Sapphire trixx for my fans and clocking, i did originally want to have both fans going synchronized, but for some reason trixx only lets me change one :S

Edit: Thanks for mentioning that, on afterburner my fans both run like i want smile.gif Just seems that trixx is messing with my a bit...
Edited by Ottesen - 2/18/12 at 2:30pm
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When AMD have managed to make proper 100% working drivers, how much increase in FPS do you guys think the 7970 will get?
With my CrossfireX Im at 99.08FPS AVG in BF3, but it still can drop to 60ish...

Increase? Not a ton, maybe 10-15 if I'm being both optimistic and realistic. The main thing is stability of FPS, not dropping 30 FPS all the time, instead like 10-15. But who knows biggrin.gif
     
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For anybody that's been following my issues in here.....

Turns out if I don't run Trixxx or Afterburner...I do NOT get the lock ups (leaving my 7970 at stock). So 110% vanilla...everything works fine. It's only overclocking that causes the lock ups for some reason at idle after too long.

Now I'm confused. confused.gif
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