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I'll jump into the thread with my 1300/1700 7970 and crank up my 3930k to 4.9ghz wink.gif

Yeah man, you need to get on the ball!

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His CPU is stronger than mine. wink.gif Although his graphics points alone are almost 100 points higher than mine. sozo.gif
I'm in first in the restricted single card section. smile.gif I may be the only one there...but I'm still in first place.

Lol, I totally forgot about HTing, I guess a 920 is stronger in 3dmark11 than a 2500k?
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Anyone know if 8.95.5 is scoring better in benchmarks?
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My OC is set as far as AB and CCC will allow. Haven't looked into tweaks to unlock that just yet. Isn't there a way to unlock CCC?

Read the hot to overclock you amd card thread or Google unlock ab.
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I'm sure you can get over 10k Performance score if you clock that 7970 to over 1200MHz. Still, that's definitely a respectable score...

My OC is set as far as AB and CCC will allow. Haven't looked into tweaks to unlock that just yet. Isn't there a way to unlock CCC?

I'll PM you this information as well, just in case you miss it.

1) Make sure unofficial overclocking in MSI AB is NOT turned on.
2) Run MSI AB with the xcl flag on first start. (Put -xcl at the end of the target in the shortcut).
3) MSI AB will say you need to restart, so restart. Do NOT restart MSI AB yet.
4) Once restarted, remove the xcl command out of the shortcut.
5) Start up MSI AB as normal.
6) Create a bone stock profile. Save as 1 (as an example). You CAN use a custom fan profile, but otherwise leave all settings stock.
7) Create your overclocked profile (again, a custom fan profile is preferred). Make sure you use +20% in settings for your overclocked profile.
8) Go to settings, scroll all the way over to the right to "Profiles". Set "2D" as your stock profile. Set "3D" as your overclocked profile.
9) Disable screensavers. You can have your monitors turn off, but no screensavers, as those put you into your 3D profile. Overclocked seems to be what causes idle lock ups.
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8.95.5 ran better and scored a little higher is some benches for me. I'd be using it if I was able to play Mw3 as well.
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Didn't MSI unlock voltage control for the 7970 Lightning?
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I'm sure. You have to check the boxes on the first tab in settings tho.
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post

I'll PM you this information as well, just in case you miss it.
1) Make sure unofficial overclocking in MSI AB is NOT turned on.
2) Run MSI AB with the xcl flag on first start. (Put -xcl at the end of the target in the shortcut).
3) MSI AB will say you need to restart, so restart. Do NOT restart MSI AB yet.
4) Once restarted, remove the xcl command out of the shortcut.
5) Start up MSI AB as normal.
6) Create a bone stock profile. Save as 1 (as an example). You CAN use a custom fan profile, but otherwise leave all settings stock.
7) Create your overclocked profile (again, a custom fan profile is preferred). Make sure you use +20% in settings for your overclocked profile.
8) Go to settings, scroll all the way over to the right to "Profiles". Set "2D" as your stock profile. Set "3D" as your overclocked profile.
9) Disable screensavers. You can have your monitors turn off, but no screensavers, as those put you into your 3D profile. Overclocked seems to be what causes idle lock ups.

Why do you like using official over unoffical method?
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I'm sure. You have to check the boxes on the first tab in settings tho.

I figured the unlocking of voltage control was implied. tongue.gif Everybody should already know how to do that. My instructions were on how to avoid the idle lock up problem, and how to be successful in overclocking the card without too terribly much headache.

I wanted to pull my hair out soo badly when I first got my card, till I learned about that. Unofficial overclocking helped, but I still had idle lock ups. With the xcl command and the profiles though...not a single issue so long as when I leave my machine, its on the stock profile.

If I leave it and its on the 3D profile (when I was downloading World of Tanks for some reason the launcher put me to overclocked)...it still locks up.
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You guys with fast single 7970's need to get into the Battle Royale thread and post them up. The single GPU section is being lead by a 680 right now...

Wow, his system is a great comparison against mine. He has a 930 at 4.44 mine's at 4.40. He's clocked at 1260/1750ish I'm at 1250/1900. Our physics and combined scores are identical. His graphics scores are 10-20% higher. Can't say I'm not fairly impressed with it.
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