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post #2961 of 4099
Does anyone else's card OC to exactly the default Catalyst limits and no more? Anything over 1050/1450 becomes unstable for me, which seems suspicious, given that those are the default limits. I'm already at 1.21V, so I assume that that's not the issue. I suppose it might just be the luck of the draw--but I want to make sure that I'm not missing anything important. For what it's worth, I have the ASUS CU II 7850.
Edited by richardstallman - 5/12/13 at 1:22pm
post #2962 of 4099
I would like to sign is as an official derp!!!! all these months with the black screen trouble, changing drivers, running one card to see if is caused by one over the other etc etc etc. I am glad to say it has nothing to do with my gpu`s, it was a bad connection in the hdmi port of my screen, my hdmi cable was quite heavy and had loosened the port, squeezed together slightly, problem fixed. Derp
post #2963 of 4099
So, I had a friend who has an older computer and wanted to start upgrading and the main specs are
Phenom X4 940 3.0ghz
4gb ddr2 ram
gts250

SO, I suggested he starts with his graphics card first then see if he wants to do a platform upgrade, I told him a 7870ghz would be the best bang for the buck(which I still think it is, it was 200 or so when he ordered and it has the amd bundle with it) and he waited for it to come from newegg, it got there and I just got on skype and did a video call with him to help him out (I really didnt need to go and do it myself tongue.gif) and I started by pressuring him into doing cable management, he spend maybe 40+ mins doing that and he gets around to putting the 7870ghz in, uninstalled all nvidia drivers, installed all amd drivers, going smooth. Launches a game and TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK!!! so I think its a cable in a fan and tell him to close his game, he does and it stops and he opens the computer, I already knew it wasnt good.... He said it was a fan in the back of his case, I knew it wasnt... I tell him to look at the gpu, what do you know, only one fan is spinning of the two... WTH
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150605
I tell him to load the gpu again and look, the fan tries to spin then finally starts spinning and once again TICK TICK TICK, and so on.

He takes the gpu out of the computer and looks at that fan, its in the gpu CROOKED! The fan is tilted and touching the housing, that is the first time I have seen that... It was a new gpu, he handled the card just find when installing it, it was just defective frown.gif sad
 
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I'd like to join the club!


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That's small ^

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Quote:
Originally Posted by HPE1000 View Post

So, I had a friend who has an older computer and wanted to start upgrading and the main specs are
Phenom X4 940 3.0ghz
4gb ddr2 ram
gts250

SO, I suggested he starts with his graphics card first then see if he wants to do a platform upgrade, I told him a 7870ghz would be the best bang for the buck(which I still think it is, it was 200 or so when he ordered and it has the amd bundle with it) and he waited for it to come from newegg, it got there and I just got on skype and did a video call with him to help him out (I really didnt need to go and do it myself tongue.gif) and I started by pressuring him into doing cable management, he spend maybe 40+ mins doing that and he gets around to putting the 7870ghz in, uninstalled all nvidia drivers, installed all amd drivers, going smooth. Launches a game and TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK TICK!!! so I think its a cable in a fan and tell him to close his game, he does and it stops and he opens the computer, I already knew it wasnt good.... He said it was a fan in the back of his case, I knew it wasnt... I tell him to look at the gpu, what do you know, only one fan is spinning of the two... WTH
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150605
I tell him to load the gpu again and look, the fan tries to spin then finally starts spinning and once again TICK TICK TICK, and so on.

He takes the gpu out of the computer and looks at that fan, its in the gpu CROOKED! The fan is tilted and touching the housing, that is the first time I have seen that... It was a new gpu, he handled the card just find when installing it, it was just defective frown.gif sad


Yeah sounds bad. Next time I don't think Im going with XFX for my graphics cards
   
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post #2967 of 4099
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Yeah sounds bad. Next time I don't think Im going with XFX for my graphics cards
I forgot they stopped their double lifetime warranty also, which makes them less of a reason to buy, their dd cards are sexy as heck though either way.
 
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Do you have to up the voltage with a 7850 at 1050/1450?
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their dd cards are sexy as heck though either way.


lol

One of the reasons I bought 2 of their black edition cards. biggrin.gif

Got duped though. From the reviews I looked up online the black editions were voltage unlocked and had a better full copper gpu cooler with built in memory cooling. Didn't know they had already revised that design. mad.gif
   
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post #2970 of 4099
Is the only difference between the standard and the black edition and 50 mhz bump in clock speed?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150605
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150606
 
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