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Anyone own the sapphire dual fan 7970? Its so quiet, I have it set at 80% fan and so quiet, just a little whine. I keeps my card at 65C or less in 3dmark11, and so far passed 3dmark11 with 1.27v 1300mhz core. IDK if i will watercool it its so quiet lol. Is it just me, or did i find holy grail haha jk.
Really tho, let me know!
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when I am in ATI Flash, what would be the command? I already saved my 7950 Bios from BIOS #2 ...**** i thought BIOS 2 was for overclocking redface.gif
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Well, first thing from the start is ya gotta make a choice to use AB or not? If you use AB, and for the record on Tahitti aka 7970s, I recommend AB, aka UOM method of overclock. Official overclocking, aka OM, aka Overdrive which is AMD's built in app, sucks right now. Anyways...
If you use AB, and I would and do, don't bother to ever open up Overdrive, or to enable it at all. After yer drivers are installed, before you hit the button to reboot disable ulps. Reboot. Then install AB, don't check ze box to start AB. Go abouts unlocking UOM in the config. You should know how to do that right? Now run AB, it will analyze your gpus and ask to reboot, so reboot and you are done with setup. Upon reboot unlock voltage control, then w/o doing anything else, save that default to profile #1, etc. Then create your 3D profiles as you please.

Ok thanks but one more stupid question. I got lightnings which actually come with AB as part of the software. Since AB is MSI's own utility, wouldnt they have made it possible to overclock with it without having to use an unofficial overclocking method? I feel like such a dummy... :/
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Does anyone else have smoke flickering on Strike to Karkand? Is it a driver issue? It doesnt matter if card is on stock or overclocked, its still there.
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Ok thanks but one more stupid question. I got lightnings which actually come with AB as part of the software. Since AB is MSI's own utility, wouldnt they have made it possible to overclock with it without having to use an unofficial overclocking method? I feel like such a dummy... :/

No. UOM has nothing to do with MSI or anything else for that matter. It has everything to do with how the software accesses the driver to change clocks. However when you use a msi card with msi ab, you get to monitor vrm temps inside ab.
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Ok, here's my error for BF3 not launching
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Ok, here's my error for BF3 not launching
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Which driver did you move to when you got hit with this?


The only driver that I've found that doesn't suffer from this bug sooner or later is rc11. I've found that if you install/uninstall enough times, you will get hit by this bug.
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Ok, here's my error for BF3 not launching
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Same error I posted about getting a while back after installing RC11 on my machine and going back to 12.2

FYI, it was a fresh install. Installed OS, mobo drivers, windows updates, and then 12.2. Used 12.2 for a few days, uninstalled 12.2, and installed RC11. Used RC11 for a few hours, uninstalled, and when I reinstalled 12.2, but then BF3 wouldn't launch, nor would Dirt3 anymore. Tried several 12.2 reinstalls, no dice. Put RC11 back on just to test, everything worked fine. But for some reason 12.2 wouldn't work properly anymore.

They launched before RC11, but not after. If I remember correctly, that DLL is related to MS Visual C++. I didn't spend much time on it, honestly. sfc didn't fix it (but did log errors about those files), nor did MS Visual C++ redist package reinstalls. I was in a hurry, and didn't feel like manually fixing it from the command-line, so I just reinstalled and bypassed any instance of RC11. I haven't seen that error since.
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Same error I posted about getting a while back after installing RC11 on my machine and going back to 12.2

It's not just rc11. Nvidia guys have been plagued with the msvcrt crash too.
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