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c'mon guys. Anyone?This annoying the crap out of me.

It's more than likely throttling because of temps or power%. If it hits 70c, it will downclock by I believe 13mhz at a time if I remember correctly.
modded BIOS.?
post #2492 of 3566
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It's more than likely throttling because of temps or power%. If it hits 70c, it will downclock by I believe 13mhz at a time if I remember correctly.
It's doing it at low temps as well. When i run a bench, the voltage on both is 1.175, and the temps are more balance. I know 10-15 mhz is only 1% but it wasn't doing it before the swap.
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That's stock, no oc after the card swap


and that was before the swap, with an oc. I find it interesting that the top card wasn't throttling at all, whereas the new top card after the swap does throttle, as soo as it hits 72c, as it should. I even set power management to maximum after the swap, same result.
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modded BIOS.?
nope. my retailer did send me a bios, but i didn't use it, was going to try swapping them first. This all came about because of the difference of temps of up to 20c. The swap fixed that, but has introduced this problem.
post #2495 of 3566
redo a clean install of your drivers...
post #2496 of 3566
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nope. my retailer did send me a bios, but i didn't use it, was going to try swapping them first. This all came about because of the difference of temps of up to 20c. The swap fixed that, but has introduced this problem.
If the retailer send you the BIOS, better flash that BIOS to your cards.
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If the retailer send you the BIOS, better flash that BIOS to your cards.
ok, did a clean install of drivers and tried. Same deal. Tried the bios, had totake cards out and do one at a time, the bios says my card doesnt match the bios,, this is the bios:


I am at a loss. I have emailed my retailer about the bios. It isn't affecting my games, and I will wait to see what they say. Gotta love PC's:thumb:
post #2498 of 3566
If you swap the cards back to their original position, does they both still run at the same clock like before? What happen if you run just single card (the slower clock card)? D

Do you have extra 120mm fans you can put to provide extra fresh air to the top card? I'm thinking swap back to their original position & put 120mm fans on top of both cards.
Edited by kizwan - 3/29/13 at 8:33pm
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If you swap the cards back to their original position, does they both still run at the same clock like before? What happen if you run just single card (the slower clock card)? D

Do you have extra 120mm fans you can put to provide extra fresh air to the top card? I'm thinking swap back to their original position & put 120mm fans on top of both cards.

Ok so as I was swapping them back, i ran Valley on the top card before swapping. Same deal, running 10-20 mhz slower. Then i swapped them, and ran the other card by itself in valley, normal level as before. then put the other card in, so they are like they were when i first got my rig, and ran valley. Same deal, bottom card is still slower, and the temp issues are back. Did another clean install, same deal. so...this leaves me with one card that obviously is running hotter, and needs to be in the bottom slot, and the other card doesn't run hot, but all of a sudden wants to run slower. redface.gif

edit: by the way, the GPU usage % and memory is all over the shop when it used to be steady usage. Why oh why did i tinker with it?
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I think it's time to RMA that slower card. redface.gif
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