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Will a 2500k bottle neck me? I have an asus dcII. I'm trying to play bf3 at 1070p on ultra.
    
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post #6162 of 38701
no, but having an oc definitely helps.
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on a related note, would a 2500k OC'ed bottleneck you with 7970x2?
 
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Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

hmm...good thoughts thumb.gif
anyone wanna educate me on Directcu II?
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The DirectCUII has major defects with the heatsink not being mounted correctly, I would not recommend it.

As has been previously stated in the thread, it was the 7950 that had the heatsink mounting problems. However, as the quotes tsm posted stated, many users have had trouble with VRM temps, and some unlucky folk like myself have had the card die on them because of those temperatures.

The last time I looked at temps before the card died (after 4hrs uptime no load, then 15mins of Heaven), my GPU was at 58C (50% fan) and the VRMs were up at 95
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How do I keep powertune enabled while using afterburner ?
 
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post #6166 of 38701
The 2500k bottlenecks 7970 crossfire in some applications. BF3 for instance. The majority of the time it will handle the cards just fine.
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How do I keep powertune enabled while using afterburner ?

Afterburner beta 14 has its own +/- 20% slider, there's no need to use CCC.
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post #6167 of 38701
Oh thanks

- Edit : don't see it

- Edit : found it smile.gif

- Edit : This is pretty awesome actually I instantly have 100 core more first run. It eliminated all the artifacting I was having.
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The DirectCUII has major defects with the heatsink not being mounted correctly, I would not recommend it.

My HD 7950 DCII dont have overheating problems, dont know for other tough.
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My Card has Stock Voltage of 1.175v. Not sure if thats normal. It could do 1125/1575 no problem. After that nothing is really helping. 1175Mhz @ 1.2v or 1.225v get artifacts. Whats the best way to overclock these cards?
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My Card has Stock Voltage of 1.175v. Not sure if thats normal. It could do 1125/1575 no problem. After that nothing is really helping. 1175Mhz @ 1.2v or 1.225v get artifacts. Whats the best way to overclock these cards?

watercool it and and add voltage.
    
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