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I tried the new driver yesterday and found that I was having fps drops compared to the release driver. I went back and have no issues at all now. With the new driver, 3dmark11 would crash the driver at 1200core and even 1150core. The release driver can run it at 1250core no prob. Also make sure that your using 20% power either by AB or CCC. While I was benching, that moved back to 0% for some reason and my Dirt 3 bench was 67fps, put power back to 20% and the bench was back up to 103fps all with the same overclock.
Also 78-80c is where you will start to see artifacts with your overclock. My card was hitting that temp as well. Now max load is only 42c with EK block

holy **** ive been running 1235/1700 with it at 0%

you're telling me my card will go even faster? o_o
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Guys, in what bios setting did your cards come ? on position 1 or 2 My powercolor PCS came in position 1, but i'm unsure if i should use that or position nr 2 to try clocking with...
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post #4483 of 38704
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I tried the new driver yesterday and found that I was having fps drops compared to the release driver. I went back and have no issues at all now. With the new driver, 3dmark11 would crash the driver at 1200core and even 1150core. The release driver can run it at 1250core no prob. Also make sure that your using 20% power either by AB or CCC. While I was benching, that moved back to 0% for some reason and my Dirt 3 bench was 67fps, put power back to 20% and the bench was back up to 103fps all with the same overclock.
Also 78-80c is where you will start to see artifacts with your overclock. My card was hitting that temp as well. Now max load is only 42c with EK block

My power was @ 0%, bout to give it a try and see if that was what was up.thumb.gif
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Well I hope it works for the rest of you too. I seen this in actual game benchmarks, not something like 3dmark11 or vantage, but could play apart there also.
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Just did +20% and really didn't see a difference. I already saw an EXTREME difference from when I was at stock and OC'ed (like an extra 30fps in BF3). Really didn't see a difference in 3DMark11, almost no difference in Heaven, but did just pull an average 123fps in the DiRT3 benchmark on Ultra.
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How do I adjust the power in afterburner? I see the option in Catalyst but when I hit apply it goes back to 0% mad.gif
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post #4487 of 38704
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Guys, in what bios setting did your cards come ? on position 1 or 2 My powercolor PCS came in position 1, but i'm unsure if i should use that or position nr 2 to try clocking with...

Why? do you think there will be a difference with position 1 or 2?? All the 2nd position is for is to keep your card from being bricked if you mess up a bios on position 1. or to test a different bios and not loose the other. The card came with the same bios on both I'm pretty sure.

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How do I adjust the power in afterburner? I see the option in Catalyst but when I hit apply it goes back to 0% mad.gif

You need Afterburner 2.2 beta 12 and it will be on the first tab when you hit the settings button. All the way at the bottom.
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Any News on an Alan Wake fix? got 2 cards, but to play I need to disable Xfire and set the game to Medium Quality, and still I only get 45-50 fps...
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How do I adjust the power in afterburner? I see the option in Catalyst but when I hit apply it goes back to 0% mad.gif

i would just disable amd overdrive and use msi afterburner to oc your card. here how to enable unofficial overclocking.
http://forums.guru3d.com/showpost.php?p=3887034&postcount=1
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i would just disable amd overdrive and use msi afterburner to oc your card. here how to enable unofficial overclocking.
http://forums.guru3d.com/showpost.php?p=3887034&postcount=1

DON'T, I repeat, DO NOT disable Overdrive. Afterburner and Overdrive work together. If you disable Overdrive and then OC in AB, your driver would go unresponsive constantly. Overdrive doesn't change your OC in AB or affect it in any way, or revert or changes, but it does need to be enabled.
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