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three sapp ref 7970s



look in ati/amd drivers, i am having problems with the cards in crossfire.
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Originally Posted by Ottesen View Post


Probably not for long ! lol.... i may just be wrong tho, trying CAP as we speak and after that overclocking and trixx/afterburner... But anyway it seems to work with stock cards, and i have 80-100+ fps in bf3 with all on max + doing stuff in the background smile.gif


I love Avast, best I've used so far...

 

OT: 7970 ;)

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the stock pad on my asus .. where really thin ... and I felt on air at stock clocks ... I was cooler than when I put the thicker (sorry don't know how thick) pads that came with my EK block ... air stock was 30ishc .... block stock 37/38c ... maybe I need to reset the block ... but I'm in a rather cool climate... so was thinking maybe pads ... or a bad set...
Edit: when I say think almost transparent... vs the thick EK ones

a reseat couldnt hurt. which revision of the ek waterblock are you using? i know the first ones that came out needed a a copper plate thingy to go in between the block and the gpu due to clearence issues. the second revision of the block has been milled to the proper clearence for the gpu.
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I really start to miss my nvidia now frown.gif

Forcing memory clock to stock 1250Mhz all the time with CCC profile makes the 120hz monitor work withouit clitches all the time if i use it at stock 900/1250. But problem now is that if i overclock even 1mhz powerplay goes nuts again and clocks/voltages starts to seil all over the place at dekstop/browser = flickering starts again till i reload the "120hz profile".

Peoples who are making these drivers for AMD should be fired. This is so big flaw and they still havetn fixed in any of these drivers that are released to 7900 series. mad.gif
Edited by johnnyw - 2/19/12 at 1:45am
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use msi afterburner and disable powerplay. my 7970 runs about as good as its going to on stock cooling.
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I tried a bit more, only been working on this the last 12 hours so why not a bit more...
Testing Alan Wake
1: With one card, and overdrive off in ccc....works.
2: With one card, and overdrive on but stock settings....works.
3: With crossfire, don't work.
4: With any adjustment to the overdrive, don't work.
I've had problems since day one, always get the message and error saying "Display driver AMD driver stopped responding and has recovered". I even have a thread for it in here, and its so random :S
Suddenly i can play with both cards and overclocked, and suddenly not...
Adding stuff nr1: Going in the registry again and changing the "enableulps" made me able to run both 3dmark and Alan Wake, however with Alan wake i got terrible fps...
Adding stuff nr2: With ULPS gone i can also run benchmarks with both cards clocked... However Alan Wake crashed after 2 sek. When 3dmark works with crossfire and overclock it crashes if i just disable crossfire and run 3dmark. If i then put crossfire back on 3dmark runs fine again...
Adding stuff nr3: Okay, this is what gets me...not the stuff that worked fine 5 min ago crash with the exact same settings... why ?
Think i got it, but scared of being positive. So ones again i removed all drivers and programs affecting graphics cards. AND i removed my anti virus program. Installed ccc again and only that. I just tested Alan Wake,Bf3,Swtor,Skyrim, 3dmark vantage and 3dmark 11... no crash of freeze. Tried them with and with out crossfire, no problems. Also did a restart which has been the scariest thing ever and tried every game again, no problems smile.gif
So it COULD just be that my Avast antivirus made problems.... a bit to big of a coincidence that it works now. I noticed that Alan Wake don't like crossfire and that BF3 needs me to alt-tab to windows to get the primary 7950 started...lol, its always done that tho. So now is the real test, installing CAP and trixx/afterburner...

Further testing: With CAP (12.1 CAP 3) everything still works, except Alan Wake with crossfire, hard crashes after 2 sek, but it worked fine with just disabling crossfire.

More testing: I can't overclock, with or without doing the "enableulps" thing i registry. It just freezes... Its a bit sad tho, since i can get much more performance but now it at least seems like it works. Also using afterburner to sett the fan profile and to watch over numbers. Could be that i should install the Atiman patch to get the overclocking to work...we'll see...
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My turn to complain!

Installed my 7950 with a fresh Win 7 install. Installed 12.2 pre-cert drivers. Catalyst Control Center hard locks my computer on a black screen when I try to open it...
     
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use the drivers that came with your video card or wait until amd releases official drivers for the 7900 series.
Edited by firestorm1 - 2/19/12 at 2:13am
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use the drivers that came with your video card or wait until amd releases official drivers for the 7k series.

Well, funny story... I don't have a cd drive because I don't use one ever... I'm going to see if I can play a game or if it explodes, lol.
     
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if that dont work, try this. its the driver that came with our cards.
http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/RC11Driver.aspx
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