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I can run AvP bench, 3dmark11, Heaven 3.0, Skyrim, BBC2, but no Dirt 3 or BF3. The driver gods hate me sad-smiley-002.gif lol
Ok, now I deleted everything BF3 out and redownloading it now. Says 45min for 13gigs more. We'll see if that helps.

I keep all my download setup files on a image drive just for moments like this. I have a 3MB line but still, yikes. I find BF3 like Crysis just has that special something to really push the rigs, and with bum drivers...
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Thanks! it worked

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I can run AvP bench, 3dmark11, Heaven 3.0, Skyrim, BBC2, but no Dirt 3 or BF3. The driver gods hate me sad-smiley-002.gif lol
Ok, now I deleted everything BF3 out and redownloading it now. Says 45min for 13gigs more. We'll see if that helps.

Off topic, but 45mins? :'( The 4GB patch takes me ~3.5hrs

On topic, I want to see how far I can push my card on stock volts (so no risk to the VRMs, right?) either today or tomorrow. Just to confirm, I set power something to +20% (is this in AB?) and enable unofficial overclocking using regedit (what are the steps for this?). Will raising the power thing affect my VRM temps?
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Off topic, but 45mins? :'( The 4GB patch takes me ~3.5hrs
On topic, I want to see how far I can push my card on stock volts (so no risk to the VRMs, right?) either today or tomorrow. Just to confirm, I set power something to +20% (is this in AB?) and enable unofficial overclocking using regedit (what are the steps for this?). Will raising the power thing affect my VRM temps?

Did you read about the new DC2 block? Niko from ek ran it thru the gauntlet. You might wanna check it out. He says compared to measurements the back of the vrm mosfets are cool and the vrm controller is reporting 20c higher than vrm real temps.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1232191/ek-fc7970-dcii-for-asus-hd7970-dc2-t-3gd5-beast/0_40
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I have a Sapphire 7950 3 Gb. "OC", and it crashes my PC from time to time... I mean, it's done it two times today, and I'm in the middle of a very important project. It's the atikmdag.sys file that's acting up, but I can't find anything about it frown.gif


Could someone help me?
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Did you read about the new DC2 block? Niko from ek ran it thru the gauntlet. You might wanna check it out. He says compared to measurements the back of the vrm mosfets are cool and the vrm controller is reporting 20c higher than vrm real temps.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1232191/ek-fc7970-dcii-for-asus-hd7970-dc2-t-3gd5-beast/0_40

He does have a block on it though - so when my card is reporting 99C VRMs (as it did last night), they are actually running at around 79C? How can I confirm this without voiding warranty? I don't want to blow the card because I think it's reporting incorrectly.

Even if this is the case, I think I'll still sell it and get a Lightning or two when they come out here.
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I deleted and reinstalled the game and still wont launch. Wth?
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I really don't want to do a fresh os install. just did that when I got my first card
THIS cheers.gif by the way, seen the pic of your eyefinity setup. very nice. case looks slick too.

After I got rid of the BSOD's last night, I couldn't even launch BF3. It wouldn't even crash.. it just wouldn't launch. The process was running but it just wasn't showing in the taskbar or loading. Changed back to RC 11 problem fixed. These drivers are comical and different keep your trouble shooting skills fresh.
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HAHA, ya know. If this doesn't launch BF3, I will be on Rc11 in 10min after. I got 15min left to download.

Edit: Didn't work, BF3 still wont launch with new driver. Same error message.
Edited by Hambone07si - 3/21/12 at 5:29pm
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Did you try WITHOUT Afterburner?

Also, I always uninstall drivers from Windows, then reboot in Safe mode, and then I use Drivercleaner.net and clean everything ATI. Never had a problem using that method with AMD drivers.

Also not using Afterburner is probably why my system is working fine. wink.gif
    
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Ok, so it's been a while since I've put myself up to date with the latest drivers from AMD and what not, so what are (if any) the latest official drivers that support the 7900 series? The latest with CAPS. Has there been any performance increases?
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