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i was haveing the same problem with the random blue screens untill i found you guyz talking about it i downloaded the drivers that guy posted up and uninstalled my old ones and did a driversweep also
after i installed the 11.12 i havn't seen it happen to me since
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Hey guys, this is my first AMD card since the ATI 9800Pro. When I play games I sometimes get flashes of black triangles. Is that just driver issues that will get ironed out eventually?
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Well I've tried everything I can think of, it's still happening on the 11.12 drivers. I'm going to RMA and wait for Kepler, I really regret going back to AMD after my last experience with them (crossfire 6870s, had terrible trouble with them)
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Well I've tried everything I can think of, it's still happening on the 11.12 drivers. I'm going to RMA and wait for Kepler, I really regret going back to AMD after my last experience with them (crossfire 6870s, had terrible trouble with them)

If rc11 didn't work for you it's probably like you suspected, hardware. The only thing though is that Asus really sucks right now. They've got a lot of issues with DCII cards and some x79 boards. I've got 3 DCII's on order to swap with my 3 ref visionteks, but I'm starting to doubt it with all the crap thats going on with their cards. I'll probably end up switching to 3 different branded ref cards instead of the DCIIs. Any problems with a DCII is entirely on Asus imo since it's their design, not AMDs.
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Regardless, I've requested in my RMA that I be credited if it's possible. A mate has a 295 I can borrow, and I'll wait and see what Kepler brings. If the 7970 is still the king then, I will go back to it, albeit a reference card, because by that time I'll know the drivers should be ironed out pretty well.
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i recommend the RC11 driver. Don't use anything else until 12.3 WHQL.
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i have a question i have flashed the bios that was posted on this thread at the first page, and now i see the ASUS BIOS from the picture from one of the guys here have 1.4v and mi ref card sapphire 7970 can only go 1.3v but with the VDROP ****.... do around 1.25 1.27 max and i wann know if the asus bios let u get more voltage for the card?? any help around here <<<< pretty noob with flashing bios too =) ty
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The ref 7970's are locked to a max of 1.3vno matter what bios it has. The only way to get higher would be to physically alter the board.
That's not vdrop you're talking about, it's the card using, out of a maximum of 1.3v what it needs.
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The ref 7970's are locked to a max of 1.3vno matter what bios it has. The only way to get higher would be to physically alter the board.
That's not vdrop you're talking about, it's the card using, out of a maximum of 1.3v what it needs.

The card is limited to .125v over true voltage with a maximum of 1.3v. Depending on you asic, you might max out at 1.175, ouch. Also it's impossible to hit 1.3v maximum due to vdroop.
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Helped me with vdroop and vmem a bit, don't go over 1.3v or your original fail point it will fail unless you are subzero or at least watercooled. These are my results I am on reference cooling, flash at your own risk. 338 338
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