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Couldn't think of the right team name haha. Just checked out your build log. Good stuff man. I went with the white switch theme and am loving the case.
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2500k is no good for multigpu's bro.... We've tested this already in BF3
Need Hyperthreading.


Doesn't make sense. 2500k/2600k/2700k all share the same IMC which is what is important with multi GPU. Cores, no. You must of had something wrong when you tested the 2500K. I've seen plenty of reviews that say otherwise.
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Grr, I've had this problem before, but it just came back.

Sometimes I'll be doing nothing on my PC, and I'll hear my fan speed will go up a bit. I go to Afterburner, and I see my clock speeds are locked at 900/1600. That's almost close to my OC I play games with except its 1200/1600. The GPU usage is almost nothing, but the voltages are locked at what they are when I game as well. When I go play a game, it's locked at 900/1600 as well, and won't go to my normal OC.

I also get horrible frames in games. And I mean horrible.

A simple restart fixes this. Anyone know what could be causing the problem?
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Grr, I've had this problem before, but it just came back.
Sometimes I'll be doing nothing on my PC, and I'll hear my fan speed will go up a bit. I go to Afterburner, and I see my clock speeds are locked at 900/1600. That's almost close to my OC I play games with except its 1200/1600. The GPU usage is almost nothing, but the voltages are locked at what they are when I game as well. When I go play a game, it's locked at 900/1600 as well, and won't go to my normal OC.
I also get horrible frames in games. And I mean horrible.
A simple restart fixes this. Anyone know what could be causing the problem?

same.. my gts 450 is doing better atm. Mine does the same thing. It getting really bad fps too. mad.gif might just RMA this junk and get a 570 2.5gb
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Update: A restart does not fix it anymore. Not sure how it is fixed. I know it originally fixes it over time though.

I love this card to death besides this fact, the small coil whine at times, and the fact that some games are in underscan with HDMI that I can't seem to fix :|

EDIT: Just booted up SR3, and AB was showing 1200/1600 and I was getting my normal FPS. I exited the game and I'm on my desktop at my normal idle clocks and idle voltage. Not sure exactly what causes this but if it fixes itself within 10 minutes or so, I'm not really going to worry about it.
Edited by Invisible - 2/29/12 at 8:00pm
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Finally decided to change that ) to a ! in the MSI afterburner config file and when i reopen AB it doesnt let me change the clocks. What am i doing wrong?
post #5207 of 38704
Just got my XFX core edition smile.gifthumb.gifthumb.gifbiggrin.gif:D
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WoW I just found out my first xfx hd 7970 core edition has a dual bios. never noticed that before. But, my new one doesn't so I'm guessing those are slowily being phased out I'm gonna swap over and see what I get lol.
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WoW I just found out my first xfx hd 7970 core edition has a dual bios. never noticed that before. But, my new one doesn't so I'm guessing those are slowily being phased out I'm gonna swap over and see what I get lol.

Damn, it's happening already, the cheap trickle down effect. First its the so-called reference but altered Powercolor and MSI cards, and now they are taking away the bios switch on this XFX? Really, it's a 550 dollar card man, why you gotta cheap out already?
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I love Newegg until I RMA a card for replacement, it goes out of stock, they change it to refund, then charge me for the Dirt 3 coupon... I'm gonna punch somebody.
     
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