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What programs/benchmarks come the closest to real heavy gaming?
I know Furmark does very heavy stresstesting on your GPU and maybe 3dmark 11 ?
Reason why I am asking : I get driver error issues after gaming for a while (batman), so I am still figuring out my max core clock for gaming.
I would like to know this max clock a little sooner with some bench program instead of getting driver error messages while gaming wink.gif
Thx in advance!
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Can someone explain to me what is the use for powertone in CCC i am it 1140/1550 volt 1.218. If i use the powertune up to 20% can i go for more higer clock it the same volt 1.218

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Power Setting is allowing the card to draw more power when it needs to before throttling down to stay within power set limit. Say the TDP is 250W with PS +20% (50W), you are allowing the card to draw 300W at drivers level. After hitting 300W limit, it will throttle down.

 

Regardless of voltage, that's the total power you let the card to draw at drivers level. Physical measurement could be different because of OCP (Over Current Protection).

 

You can not go higher than +125mV over stock voltage based on the ASIC quality. If you go higher than +125mV, the OVP (Over Voltage Protection) will kick in.

 

 

 

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Yes, everyone here is very helpful.
I've had problems with mine and everyone was very helpful in trying to help and very responsive. Though, following this thread and other threads, I was sure you were going to get a 680 instead.


Not happy with the locked down voltage control, plus the Lightnings were just too sweet to pass up! redface.gif

 

Worry not. The lightnings are equipped with goodies to by pass OVP and OCP as in ASUS DCII 7970. That's if you really are up to it biggrin.gif

 

 

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What programs/benchmarks come the closest to real heavy gaming?
I know Furmark does very heavy stresstesting on your GPU and maybe 3dmark 11 ?
Reason why I am asking : I get driver error issues after gaming for a while (batman), so I am still figuring out my max core clock for gaming.
I would like to know this max clock a little sooner with some bench program instead of getting driver error messages while gaming wink.gif
Thx in advance!

furmark is usless for stress testing because is trips OCP. heaven or 3dmark 11 will suffice.
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@ sockpirate, why do you have 2 7970's for just 1 1080p screen? What game could you not max out? Just curious?


 

Speaking for myself, BF3 at 100FPS on 120Hz monitor, ultra setting (no blur and AA via CCC), but I am thinking of getting a 27" 2540 x 1440 very soon  smile.gif and after that it will be Ivy+z77 or Sandy Bridge E

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furmark is usless for stress testing because is trips OCP. heaven or 3dmark 11 will suffice.

Heaven does not suffice in my opinion... I am stable in heaven but not in heavy games.
Or maybe I should run heaven longer ? Lets say 30 min in continious loops ?
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You just confirm my suspicion.

 

Now let's see the OVP/OCP control into RIVE and breaking few records with watercooling  biggrin.gif

 

 


Why all you people who have R4Es no hotwire with your DC2's?

Also, it's a shame asus layed the pcb out the way they did since it forced ek to move the g1/4 ports. More dumbness from asus.
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See this:
http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/powercolor_lcs_hd7970/

Powercolor's infamous cheaper capped reference but not really reference pcb with a waterblock for 100 extra bucks on top of a ref card plus ek block?
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I've been figuring shipping costs into everything. Since I need rads anyway, the cheapest is PPC's for rads, but shipping is $16 alone there. eek.gif At jab tech for both blocks, tubing, and 8 Yate Loon fans, shipping is $7 (only $11 with two rads and the rest of that stuff)...but they don't have the XSPC rads in stock. frown.gif However the CPU block is $7 cheaper at PPC....and only adds $1 onto shipping (saving $6 there).
I dunno...I'm watching all my prices everywhere, and trying to make sure I get the best deal possible.
I'm at $307 and some change right now for everything for my entire loop, plus the shipping to get my pump, res, and fittings here from Australia (which shouldn't be TOO expensive).

Yeah, its hard to compare with the shipping involved, lol.

I'll warn you now, Australia tends to think everything is worth double there rolleyes.gif
     
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I've been figuring shipping costs into everything. Since I need rads anyway, the cheapest is PPC's for rads, but shipping is $16 alone there. eek.gif At jab tech for both blocks, tubing, and 8 Yate Loon fans, shipping is $7 (only $11 with two rads and the rest of that stuff)...but they don't have the XSPC rads in stock. frown.gif However the CPU block is $7 cheaper at PPC....and only adds $1 onto shipping (saving $6 there).
I dunno...I'm watching all my prices everywhere, and trying to make sure I get the best deal possible.
I'm at $307 and some change right now for everything for my entire loop, plus the shipping to get my pump, res, and fittings here from Australia (which shouldn't be TOO expensive).

Yeah, its hard to compare with the shipping involved, lol.

I'll warn you now, Australia tends to think everything is worth double there rolleyes.gif



Is there Yakima in Australia? It's not SE of Tacoma Puyallup?

 

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Nvm. I can't read.

 

 

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PPC is a freaking rip job. I try to avoid that place like the plague. Half the time I've received product that's been tampered with and their shipping prices have profit included in it and then on top they want you to pay extra insurance cuz they exclude themselves from liability.
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I didn't have any issues with the parts I ordered from them (ppcs), but it was only 1 time.

I used them and Jab-Tech for all my W/C parts. I didn't use FrozenCPU because last month when I wanted to cancel an order I placed an hour and 1/2later after placing they charged me a 10% cancellation fee. To me, if it was a first time customer, i would have waived it. Jab-Tech did when I placed the 7970 blocks and found it they might not work with my cards. I think it's John, emailed me right back and said he would change the order for me and recommend what blocks to get and also offered free shipping when they came in. Although I ordered directly from EK, it was nice of him to offer.
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