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LOL so it's not ZeroCore or AMD drivers? biggrin.gif

 

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LOL so it's not ZeroCore or AMD drivers? biggrin.gif

Oh come on Ken1649, It's the AMD arivers allright. I did not have the problem with my old nvidia card,only with the 7970. It has a hassle, but nothing I can't cope with the superior gaming performance. I can definitely see the superiority in unoptimised games like Metro 2033 and AVP. Sure the 7970 doesn't rain supreme in nVidia optimised games like Batman AC. With my favourite source engine games like CSS and L4D2, AMD just rocks!
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I'd agree if the whole PC system is only AMD and its drivers. Have been following this thread from the beginning and I can say there's no AMD fanboys here. Users will get more response here if they come for help. If they have their mind already set on the product and drivers, no one cares or bothers with the flaming wars biggrin.gif

 

There's no reason to keep the products that's giving us all sort of troubles. If Nvidia is trouble free, that's the one we should keep biggrin.gif

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I'm running 1200/1600 with ease on my Lightning, but temps are the limiting factor. Hitting 80C+ on the core in Heaven.

How much volts you need for 1200 on core ?
I think 80c+ for Lightning is too much.
Recently I changed my reference cooler with accelero and my temps are very low.

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Woah 1350 on core. I jelly smile.gif

what score do u get on heaven with 1350/1600?
hey mate I got 2232 on haven but there wasn't much of an increase, because I've now stuck with 1300/1700 and a score of 2257. 

Could go higher but wasn't seeing much of difference in scores to increase it lol.
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I hate the drivers so far, but I know these cards are beasts and I'm not letting them go that for sure. Wish I had lightnings but Owell. Now that both are on water, I'm getting 1200/1750 with out a single issue. Now on a fresh boot my cards still don't drop to 2d clocks but they idle at 30-35c depending how warm it is in my living room.

I'm completely satisfied as of now. Using Eyefinity, Crossfire, MSI AB (beta 15), and UOM. all on driver 12.3whql.

AVP bench went up quite a bit too. In Eyefinity 115.8 fps and at 1920x1080 237.6fps
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lol I just tried to run haeven and fail!!! Runs fine on 1350/1600. Fails on anything else if I increase the memory. Lol  
Bringing the core down to 1300. Find it funny how it passed 3dmark o well there goes my 11k frown.gif 

If it's running stable at 1350/1600 and you are at a wall on memory clock...and you haven't touched the memory voltage...might I suggest upping the memory voltage? I think the only limiting factor with memory voltage (below 1.7 or thereabouts) is heat on the ram, which doesn't seem to be an issue even on air, and error correction...which was mentioned earlier. But if it's just not running, it probably just needs more juice.
hey mate, yeah I was thinking that but honestly did not know how safe it was running both voltages close to Max for 24/7 but I mite give it a try later on when I get bored and want to see some higher scores lol. Unless someone can say that those voltages are safe tongue.gif
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I hate the drivers so far, but I know these cards are beasts and I'm not letting them go that for sure. Wish I had lightnings but Owell. Now that both are on water, I'm getting 1200/1750 with out a single issue. Now on a fresh boot my cards still don't drop to 2d clocks but they idle at 30-35c depending how warm it is in my living room.

I'm completely satisfied as of now. Using Eyefinity, Crossfire, MSI AB (beta 15), and UOM. all on driver 12.3whql.

AVP bench went up quite a bit too. In Eyefinity 115.8 fps and at 1920x1080 237.6fps


Did you by any chance set the UOM = 2? Or could you try with all the ULPS on? See if it has anything to do with it for the second card.
 

 

 

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I've always only used "1" , never tried 2 at all. What's the difference there?
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I've always only used "1" , never tried 2 at all. What's the difference there?


2 will disable Power Play, Power Tune all the power saving features. Good for benchmarking but not for 24/7. 
 

 

 

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