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I was going to comment on this yesterday, but got to busy. NO ONE should tell anyone to mess with C3 and C6 unless they asked you what way you are overclocking your SB chip. If your using manual voltage, disabling C3 and C6 can cause idle BSOD's. If your using offset Vcore, then your fine. If your on manual Vcore, it may start BSOD'n while at idle. Just wanted to let you know that before you blame your GPU's or something.
That was a bad call without asking you the method of overclocking first. BSOD vs .4fps tongue.gif

Thanks for the tip, I am using offset Vcore for my CPU overclock (as you can see in my rig also), so I should be fine. But thanks for the heads-up thumb.gif +rep

Its more than .4fps by the way tongue.gif
Edited by Daffie82 - 4/25/12 at 5:11am
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No prob bud, just didn't want to see you end up with a unstable system. Since your on offset, you will be fine. I have actually started using a different method of overclocking SB chips with Manual voltage and enabling C3 and C6 and getting better idle temps even tho Vcore doesn't drop.

Very true tho, .8fps is WAY faster then .4fps lachen.gif
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Any info on whether Reference ASUS or ASUS DC2 cards are overclocking better? I'm picking up one with a water block today, just curious which is typically a better clocker

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Very true tho, .8fps is WAY faster then .4fps lachen.gif

You Bet !! biggrin.gif
The improvement in 3dmark was even higher though tongue.gif


Question about the upcoming Max Payne 3 :
Will this also be a Nvidia Physx game like the Batman games are?
If yes, I am beginning to regret going AMD, lol
Edited by Daffie82 - 4/25/12 at 5:50am
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New sapphire trixx version released!

•Add the overvolte support to Sapphire HD 7950 and HD 7870 series.
•Add OC and HW monitor support for HD 7850 and HD 7700 series.
•Add new feature to adjust PT limit in TriXX.
• Fix ULPS issue in CrossFire.
• Fix overclocking with Catalyst 12.2+



https://www.sapphireselectclub.com/ssc/TriXX/TriXX.aspx


Which is the same version used in this review:

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/04/10/sapphire_hd_7970_oc_edition_video_card_review/3
Edited by Newbie2009 - 4/25/12 at 5:59am
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^^^^ Nice !
Previous version of Trixx worked great for me with 12.3 whql but will update nonetheless.
With the new version I should be able to disable Overdrive in CCC and just use Trixx in combination with +20% thumb.gif
This was the only reason I was still using Overdrive actually...
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You Bet !! biggrin.gif
The improvement in 3dmark was even higher though tongue.gif
Question about the upcoming Max Payne 3 :
Will this also be a Nvidia Physx game like the Batman games are?
If yes, I am beginning to regret going AMD, lol

You can run a Nvidia card for physx while using your Amd card for graphics. All you need is a card like the GT 520 for $60 and you will have physx for those games.

I still have no issues using MSI AB with UOM with Xfire and Eyefinity. I don't use CCC at all for overclocking, just for AA settings.
Edited by Hambone07si - 4/25/12 at 6:22am
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You can run a Nvidia card for physx while using your Amd card for graphics. All you need is a card like the GT 520 for $60 and you will have physx for those games.

Yeah true, just dont wanne go to such lengths for only a couple of games. But I searched around abit and it seems Max Payne 3 is not a dedicated Physx game (at least not like Batman), so thats good thumb.gif
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New sapphire trixx version released!

•Add the overvolte support to Sapphire HD 7950 and HD 7870 series.
•Add OC and HW monitor support for HD 7850 and HD 7700 series.
•Add new feature to adjust PT limit in TriXX.
• Fix ULPS issue in CrossFire.
• Fix overclocking with Catalyst 12.2+



https://www.sapphireselectclub.com/ssc/TriXX/TriXX.aspx


Which is the same version used in this review:

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2012/04/10/sapphire_hd_7970_oc_edition_video_card_review/3

Is it the real deal alternative to AB now?
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Dont have memory voltage control. But its have less compatibility issue.
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