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New CAP profiles 12.3 CAP1:

http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/crossfirex-app-profiles.aspx

 

EDIT:

Half of the fixes are in single-gpu mode haha.  rolleyes.gif

 

New profiles added to this release:
                                                  - FireFall:  Resolve corruption when enabling Anti-Aliasing through the Catalyst Control Center on single GPU configurations
                                                  - Test Drive Unlimited 2:  Improves CrossFire performance
                                                  - Ridge Racer Unbounded – Fixes full screen corruption for single GPU configurations
                                                  - Stacking – Resolved image quality issues when enabling  Anti-Aliasing through the Catalyst Control Center on single GPU configurations
                                                  - Dirt 3:  Fixes corruption found in particular scenes when CrossFire is enabled

Edited by RagingCain - 3/29/12 at 5:04pm
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I play with headphones now so I don't hear the fans. I will try this setup out, thanks!

Then my fan setup is weak for you. Ramp up your fan at 60-70% and see your limits!
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post

Okay so I'm on 8.95.5 now, after furiously not wanting to.
Same performance as 12.3 WHQL's. Same MLAA problems. Same idle lock up. Still can't play GTA IV maxed out, while my GTX 580 could.
I would suggest staying on 12.3 WHQL until a newer version of 12.4 beta is available.
MLAA performance should go up significantly with 12.4 and the idle bug...
It really hope it's fixed in 12.4. mad.gif
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So what been happening here guys, ive recently sold my 7970's.... but thinking about going for 7970 lightnings now.
i have a few questions to ask...
  1. How are the drivers now?
  2. Any performance improvements?
  3. Anyone else got lighnings that could give a little review on them and report any of your Overclocks with them?

THANKS in advance... Will be basing my purchase on these answers pretty much.
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Originally Posted by Denim-187 View Post

So what been happening here guys, ive recently sold my 7970's.... but thinking about going for 7970 lightnings now.
i have a few questions to ask...
  1. How are the drivers now?
  2. Any performance improvements?
  3. Anyone else got lighnings that could give a little review on them and report any of your Overclocks with them?
THANKS in advance... Will be basing my purchase on these answers pretty much.

I'll hopefully have a Lightning by late next week and I can let you know then if you can wait. As far as drivers go, I'm still on RC11 but a lot of people are having success with the 12.3 WHQL and 12.4 beta drivers.
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So what been happening here guys, ive recently sold my 7970's.... but thinking about going for 7970 lightnings now.
i have a few questions to ask...
  1. How are the drivers now?
  2. Any performance improvements?
  3. Anyone else got lighnings that could give a little review on them and report any of your Overclocks with them?
THANKS in advance... Will be basing my purchase on these answers pretty much.

I've got two 7970 Lightnings sitting in my office right now but I'm not retiring my 580's until this weekend. I'll be posting my results in a new thread (and hopefully in the battle royale thread) next week. Of course that assumes I can get everything working right straight away....
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Every. Single. Driver... except RC11. I crash after about 10 minutes of BF3. Starting to piss me off. I use ATIman every single time, clean install, everything. Still crash after about 10 minutes of BF3. UNLESS, running RC11. Sick of this crap!
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Every. Single. Driver... except RC11. I crash after about 10 minutes of BF3. Starting to piss me off. I use ATIman every single time, clean install, everything. Still crash after about 10 minutes of BF3. UNLESS, running RC11. Sick of this crap!

I had similar issues. Why is it so hard to produce some kick ass drivers? I mean maybe they should put the hardware team in software training.
Seems that they're the only ones with noggins that work.
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Originally Posted by RagingCain View Post

New CAP profiles 12.3 CAP1:

http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/crossfirex-app-profiles.aspx

 

EDIT:

Half of the fixes are in single-gpu mode haha.  rolleyes.gif

 

 

New profiles added to this release:
                                                  - FireFall:  Resolve corruption when enabling Anti-Aliasing through the Catalyst Control Center on single GPU configurations
                                                  - Test Drive Unlimited 2:  Improves CrossFire performance
                                                  - Ridge Racer Unbounded – Fixes full screen corruption for single GPU configurations
                                                  - Stacking – Resolved image quality issues when enabling  Anti-Aliasing through the Catalyst Control Center on single GPU configurations
                                                  - Dirt 3:  Fixes corruption found in particular scenes when CrossFire is enabled

 


 

It doesn't matter. Starting from Catalyst 12.1, we can configure the 3D profiles anyway we want for best Crossfire scaling as in using RadeonPro.

 

 

AMD CrossFireX Mode for 3D Applications.

 

Under the drop down list:

 
  1. Disabled. This option turns off CrossFireX multi-GPU acceleration.
  2. Default uses whatever the global system default option is, or whatever AMD has configured, if the game already has a profile in the CAP package.
  3. AFR Friendly, which is for games which generally work well with Alternate Frame Rendering (AFR).
  4. Optimize 1x1. This is another AFR option, but with optimizations for 1x1 surfaces. The idea is, if AFR Friendly has problems, Optimize 1x1 is another option to try.
  5. Use AMD Pre-Defined Profile allows us to select the CrossFireX configuration of another game and apply it to the one for which we are making a profile.

 

(For more details and example: HARDOCP - Introduction - AMD Catalyst 12.1 Preview Profiles and ... )

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I've got my 7970 oc'ed to 1216 core and 1800 mem on 1.2v. When i try to go higher on the core I instantly get artifacts (even if I lower mem and/or raise volt ). Does this mean that my card won't go any higher... ever? Or could I get better oc if I use the asus BIOS?

Anyone with any feedback on this? smile.gif
Except for changing bios, is it possible to find a better balance between memory and volt that will let me bump up the core, or have I hit the ceiling here?
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