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Confused.. I'm running a monitor (DVI) and TV (HDMI) as an extended desktop from a single MSI 6870. Playing video and browsing Firefox atm.
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Seems to be downclocking....? Should it not be doing that? Drivers I think are Catalyst 12.8...
I have had nothing but trouble getting it to crossfire with a second identical card if that information helps at all.....
It should be downclocking while idle, to save energy and run cooler. You have a problem if it down-clocks while under load.
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I understand that but there's been a lot of talk in here about cards idling at full speed if 2 monitors are hooked up... I'm sure the 6870 was one of those mentioned..
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I understand that but there's been a lot of talk in here about cards idling at full speed if 2 monitors are hooked up... I'm sure the 6870 was one of those mentioned..

As far as I have understood the talk has been about the memory clocks of the cards, not the core clocks. The cards seem to be perfectly capable of downcloking the core even when running multiple displays which are not connected into the eyefinity array. The memory clock on your card based on your screenshot seems to be indeed running at full speed.
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I was playing Borderlands 2 earlier and it peaked at 70c. But I turn off my 2nd monitor whne I game.
As for case, I have a NZXT Gamma witha couple additional fans.

Keep in mind that disabling the monitor through windows and turning it off with the power button do not do the same thing. If you don't disable it in windows or unplug it from the GPU, your card still puts out a signal to it.
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As far as I have understood the talk has been about the memory clocks of the cards, not the core clocks. The cards seem to be perfectly capable of downcloking the core even when running multiple displays which are not connected into the eyefinity array. The memory clock on your card based on your screenshot seems to be indeed running at full speed.
OK that'd explain it.... I didn't know memory clocks ever dropped though.
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Youch! What happens if someone just shipped you something electronic, would they charge you?

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I did every solution possible but the black screen still exist. It just occured once again last night!
don't you guys experience the same issue? Should I still get a 7870 replacement or just get another card?
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I did every solution possible but the black screen still exist. It just occured once again last night!don't you guys experience the same issue? Should I still get a 7870 replacement or just get another card?
What drivers you are using?
Last night in metro 2033 i had BSOD with 12.8 drivers, and after that OS/MSI AB/Drivers/GPu-Z could not see my second card at all, so i had to reinstall everything to return second card back in action.
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What drivers you are using?
the one in the Video was on 12.7 Beta...but I already tried 12.3 to 12.8 and they're all like that...
my card is on RMA again...the first time I RMA'ed, they just sent back my card...
and told me they can't find anything wrong and just update my BIOS, Chipset driver, reinstall.
and I still experienced the problem again last night, I can't think of any solution anymore and had RMA'ed again.

that issue is rampant... not really sure now if I'd go with a 7870 replacement or go with a different GPU.

the store only carries Sapphire and Powercolor for 7870 and Once in a blue moon there would be ASUS, MSI.
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Last night in metro 2033 i had BSOD with 12.8 drivers, and after that OS/MSI AB/Drivers/GPu-Z could not see my second card at all, so i had to reinstall everything to return second card back in action.
what do you mean second card? you have 2 7870?
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the one in the Video was on 12.7 Beta...but I already tried 12.3 to 12.8 and they're all like that...
my card is on RMA again...the first time I RMA'ed, they just sent back my card...
and told me they can't find anything wrong and just update my BIOS, Chipset driver, reinstall.
and I still experienced the problem again last night, I can't think of any solution anymore and had RMA'ed again.
that issue is rampant... not really sure now if I'd go with a 7870 replacement or go with a different GPU.
the store only carries Sapphire and Powercolor for 7870 and Once in a blue moon there would be ASUS, MSI.
what do you mean second card? you have 2 7870?
Yea, i have two HD 7870.

Its really strange problem, i though you were using 12.8 so i wanted to give you advice to try 12.7, but you are already using 12.7, so you dont have much more thing to do.

You could maybe try to RMA again.

EDIT: Now i got gsod in idle with sound loop, and that is with 12.7 beta, AMD drivers are ****ed up.
Edited by sena - 9/26/12 at 7:46am
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