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LOL, poor you guys. This brings me back to my Caymen days before I found the light, that being RBE + Racerx.

Well help me fix it? tongue.gif
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Was just playing Batman for about 45min when suddenly the game kinda freezed. Was still able to get to desktop and close the game via task manager. In event viewer I could see this : Display driver amdkmdap stopped responding and has successfully recovered.

Thats 95% due to too high overclock I guess?

I was running my 7950 at 1175 core / 1600 memory (core voltage 1175)

Didnt happen before while gaming (but before I was using 1580 for the memory).
Will try with 1580 again and see what happens rolleyes.gif
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My 7970s under heavy load makes a tick, tick, tick, tick, tick noise. I don't know if this is the sound of "coil whine" or not but I only experience this in a SC2 map called "Desert Strike". In the final stage of the game, it's pretty much 800 units on screen and I get 1-2FPS, which is normal considering how much CPU/GPU power is needed. It is only then I hear a tick, tick, tick, tick noise then when all units disappear, when the load is taken off, it goes away. Only this SC2 map can stress my card THIS much making it tick, not even Heaven or other stress tests can make it tick.

I'm just wonder if this "ticking" is considered coil whine and is it dangerous if I let it run with this much load a lot.
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Well help me fix it? tongue.gif

If you are set on using AB's xcl method, don't open catalyst. Beyond that, Catalyst and AB never play well together when they are sharing clocking tasks, never have.
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My 7970s under heavy load makes a tick, tick, tick, tick, tick noise. I don't know if this is the sound of "coil whine" or not but I only experience this in a SC2 map called "Desert Strike". In the final stage of the game, it's pretty much 800 units on screen and I get 1-2FPS, which is normal considering how much CPU/GPU power is needed. It is only then I hear a tick, tick, tick, tick noise then when all units disappear, when the load is taken off, it goes away. Only this SC2 map can stress my card THIS much making it tick, not even Heaven or other stress tests can make it tick.
I'm just wonder if this "ticking" is considered coil whine and is it dangerous if I let it run with this much load a lot.

Coil whine is normal under heavy stress. Some cards are louder than others. Thank gawd mine are not bad. They're noticeable at 1300/1700 but silent on 24/7 clocks at 1200/1650.
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I already did the xcl method, and it keeps resetting it to stock clocks, even without opening CCC. I'll try xcl with the 2D / 3D profiles like I had before, see if that fixes it.
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I already did the xcl method, and it keeps resetting it to stock clocks, even without opening CCC. I'll try xcl with the 2D / 3D profiles like I had before, see if that fixes it.

Good luck.


Doh, amazon dinged me on my return of 3 visionteks lol. Just finished chatting with them, getting my full refund back yay. Love amazon!
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It said they are (visually) but I just wanted to verify before I pay 40$ to have them shipped over here.
I sent it @ 11am EST. I just have an itchy finger. I just want to get everything here around the same time next week so I can get rolling.

That's the best you'll get. Unless someone specifically reports either way, they can only go off the PCB. If they visually checked it, its almost guaranteed to work (basically they make sure there's no weird cap or resistor sticking out and the chips are all aligned according to pics). In the end, your shipping with the lower cost of blocks will be about the same price as Frozen, lol.
     
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Tried updating from 12.1 to 12.2 but no dice. AMD CCC doesn't seem to recognize the driver for some reason. Uninstalled the previous driver, installed the new one, and rebooted. Any ideas?
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Good luck.
Doh, amazon dinged me on my return of 3 visionteks lol. Just finished chatting with them, getting my full refund back yay. Love amazon!

what ... why are you sending them back ? ? ?
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You might have missed something. THat's not possible without enabling "unofficial......".

It's letting me go over the 1125 core clocks while having unofficial overclocking disabled:

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I was experimenting a bit, though, and if I open up Catalyst, it resets it and I have to reapply my afterburner or reboot with the apply on boot. Weird... lol


Is there a reason why you have "Force Constant Voltage" ticked,  does it force your voltage setting even when card is idle ?

 

 

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