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Thanks for the replies guys, both +rep
It runs in games (Batman AA) just fine and also benchmarking tools like Heaven 2.5 seem to run fine at the highest overclock.
I will try with occt to see if it gives the same strange result.
If not I will just ignore it! If it gives the same result I will report back here.
Thanks!

Well, like someone suggested here, just read GPU-Z instead of HWinfo ...
And indeed, it shows load constantly high while doing a small benchmark with Furmark. So in terms of GPU load, only look at GPU-Z for accurate readings is my advice.
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If they're like the 12.2 pre-cert, they're terrible at ME3, is how they are. I had 12.2 pre-cert for a month or so, and everything was fine with them. But when I went to play ME3 with them, I would get random driver crashes and I'd have to restart to be able to play any more. I moved to RC11 because of it.

What about any other games? GTA IV is the only game I've had issues with (massive stuttering). And I keep getting that idle lock up problem with my screensaver on. Either of those fixed?

I could care less about EA games, not going to support EA in any way at all anymore.
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I honestly didn't install it on this machine, so I couldn't say. It's funny because I had been thinking about replaying it...but, I hadn't gotten around to doing it. Maybe I'll set that up to install while I go for lunch.
 
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What about any other games? GTA IV is the only game I've had issues with (massive stuttering). And I keep getting that idle lock up problem with my screensaver on. Either of those fixed?
I could care less about EA games, not going to support EA in any way at all anymore.

It's interesting you say that about the screen saver..,

I don't use SS but I do use power save and it seems like every time it goes into it and I am not there to wake it, it will eventually not come out of it. I wasn't sure if this was the SSD or the video card. I have to do a hard reboot.

I don't have sleep/hib on for the drives. I wonder if this could be related.


What's your beef with EA?
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Thanks for the replies guys, both +rep
It runs in games (Batman AA) just fine and also benchmarking tools like Heaven 2.5 seem to run fine at the highest overclock.
I will try with occt to see if it gives the same strange result.
If not I will just ignore it! If it gives the same result I will report back here.
Thanks!

Well, like someone suggested here, just read GPU-Z instead of HWinfo ...
And indeed, it shows load constantly high while doing a small benchmark with Furmark. So in terms of GPU load, only look at GPU-Z for accurate readings is my advice.


No reason to lie to you about GPU-Z lol

 

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So how are these "official" 12.2's? Am I still better off with the RC11's that I've been running without an issue, except that idle lock up bug (and GTA IV performance)?

Go for it dude. Hehe. Actually, I will load them in an hour. Gonna have to test my replacement 7970s one a t a time with the new driver before redoing my loop/blocks Sat. BRB.
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What about any other games? GTA IV is the only game I've had issues with (massive stuttering). And I keep getting that idle lock up problem with my screensaver on. Either of those fixed?
I could care less about EA games, not going to support EA in any way at all anymore.

It's interesting you say that about the screen saver..,

I don't use SS but I do use power save and it seems like every time it goes into it and I am not there to wake it, it will eventually not come out of it. I wasn't sure if this was the SSD or the video card. I have to do a hard reboot.

I don't have sleep/hib on for the drives. I wonder if this could be related.


What's your beef with EA?

What kind of power saving features do you use? I have everything disabled, my monitors shut off after 15 minutes (that's it). I use profiles in MSI AB, 2D is stock, 3D is overclocked. And that SEEMS to have fixed the idle lock ups after a while for me.

I'd really like to know if these new "official" drivers fix the above issue, and the stutter in GTA IV. Otherwise I'll sell this card and wait it out for Kepler. I'm tired of not being able to play my favorite game. The idle lock up can be worked around...the stutter in GTA IV cannot.

My beef with EA is Origin. This isn't the time or place for that debate though.
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Installing it on a sapphire 7970 right now on my server cuz it's the only aircooled rig in my house lol.
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If thats the case you should definately be alright man, and as I mentioned previously if you tweak your fan profile to ramp up a bit more than the stock profile you shouldn't see your top card hit anything over 80C (thats about the max I would let mine jump up to). I'm not sure how exactly you have your rig setup, but the HAF X has pretty good airflow. Sorry i'm slow at posting up my own temps and what have you, I'm still at work unfortunately. I have mine in mATX case (Define Mini by Fractal Design) and I dont see temps above 80C, so with that being the case (no pun intended) I'd so go out and grab that second DCU II!!!! thumb.gif

Thanks mate, just when you have time, post your temps.
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No reason to lie to you about GPU-Z lol

You made it? smile.gif
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