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It definitely works. It appears to have the most effect on my 7970 in terms of boosting frames with Hyperformance, but it works for both GTX 670 and HD 7970 in terms of virtual sync and reducing GPU load and temperatures. I can only use the trial version of MVP on my second computer (Z68 socket), so I switched to the basic Virtu for temperature/noise reduction. Using MVP on the main one (Z77). It's a bit buggy with some games, where they won't start if you have Virtual Sync enabled (or some other setting - trial and error), but for the most part works fine. I tried it a while ago first and was underwhelmed, but I definitely see its value now.

I installed Lucid Virtu MVP from my motherboard's site, ( i have a asus sabertooth z77) but when i want to install the file, it says Integrated graphics device was not found.

 

What should i do?

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I installed Lucid Virtu MVP from my motherboard's site, ( i have a asus sabertooth z77) but when i want to install the file, it says Integrated graphics device was not found.

What should i do?
You have to have your iGPU enabled in the BIOS and up-to-date driver for Intel HD4000 graphics (in case of your CPU) installed first. I.e. in order for Virtu to USE your integrated graphics, it must first be accessible.
   
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This club looks like something I want to join, I have the crossover 27q led-p for 1440p but I have not built my computer yet, I have ordered my evga gtx 670 FTW so for now, am I allowed to take a picture of it but instead of a word document I use a piece of paper with writing to show proof to get in the club?
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Let me join!!!!!

Hey there mate, I will add you to the club but a picture of your monitor with your NAME on it is required to join :) Rules are in the very first page. You are always free to join the conversation of course.

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You have to have your iGPU enabled in the BIOS and up-to-date driver for Intel HD4000 graphics (in case of your CPU) installed first. I.e. in order for Virtu to USE your integrated graphics, it must first be accessible.

I just did all of thise. Installed and enabled everything you said. But this time when i want to run Lucid Virtu MVP the program never starts and gives me a weird error. It asks me to click YES to go to default library or default settings, but when i do that the message comes back again. Even if i click yes 100 times, the message always comes back, therefor I have to click NO and program quits before starting. Also with Virtu MVP installed on the PC, battlefield 3 never started. I had to uninstall it and disable iGPU in order to get things back to normal. I will try it later with updated bios.

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This club looks like something I want to join, I have the crossover 27q led-p for 1440p but I have not built my computer yet, I have ordered my evga gtx 670 FTW so for now, am I allowed to take a picture of it but instead of a word document I use a piece of paper with writing to show proof to get in the club?

Sure, a piece of paper will be just fine. Send me the picture and I will add you to the club :)

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I hope this is enough proof to get me into the club, sorry that the first photo is so zoomed in but I tried to get the crossover logo, and the writing in the picture. The first photo is of the monitor, and the second photo is of the box it came in.




By the way, I really like your Cartman profile picture, I remember the episodes when he controlled that monster of evil, it was hilarious.
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Hey there mate, I will add you to the club but a picture of your monitor with your NAME on it is required to join smile.gif Rules are in the very first page. You are always free to join the conversation of course.
I just did all of thise. Installed and enabled everything you said. But this time when i want to run Lucid Virtu MVP the program never starts and gives me a weird error. It asks me to click YES to go to default library or default settings, but when i do that the message comes back again. Even if i click yes 100 times, the message always comes back, therefor I have to click NO and program quits before starting. Also with Virtu MVP installed on the PC, battlefield 3 never started. I had to uninstall it and disable iGPU in order to get things back to normal. I will try it later with updated bios.
Sure, a piece of paper will be just fine. Send me the picture and I will add you to the club smile.gif

Lucid Virtu is automatically enabled and activated after a successful install and runs in the background when Windows starts up. You don't need to start it. The program can be accessed through the system tray.

Make sure you're installing the latest version of lucid mvp from the Lucid site. You can always disable a particular game in the list of applications Lucid Virtu affects from within the Virtu menu (the icon for it pops up in the system tray). Disabling virtual sync can help too for specific applications. I can't see how simply having your IGPU would cause problems though, unless you have some high barely stable overclock.
Edited by ElevenEleven - 9/7/12 at 6:28am
   
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I'd like to request some average numbers for Guild Wars fps, like in starting areas without some busy events happening (or perhaps how high or low your fps goes on a regular basis), if someone with the following systems wouldn't mind checking:

An Ivy Bridge i7 with HD 7970
A Sandy Bridge i5 with GTX 670

(all settings maxed, no vertical sync or limiting frames)

I am patiently waiting for the update to Tom's Hardware review of the CPU and GPU breakdown for GW2, but for now for my own two computers I notice that the GTX 670 (factory overclocked DC2 TOP) with i7 3770 yields higher fps than HD 7970 (overclocked to 1110MHz/1575MHz on stock) with an i5 2400 (overclocked to 3.9GHz max turbo per core).

I can't figure out if it's the GPU difference with driver optimization or an impact from i7 ivy bridge > i5 sandy bridge (+ slightly faster clocks).

Given Tom's original review, I was expecting HD 7970 to dominate at 1440p in GW2, but I'm currently not seeing it.
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i get 36-75 fps in 7680-1440p, but i remember getting about 60-100 at just single 1440p. of course I was using sli though, but the game still has fps issues in general
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My difference is not high - it's a few fps. For example, I can run around in an area on my i5 HD 7970 computer and get 35-64 fps without delimiter. When I run around in the same area on the i7 with GTX 670, I get more like 40-71fps. It's not a huge difference, but I've noticed it, and I'm curious if it's the effect of higher per-core CPU performance or hyperthreading or that the game was optimized for nVidia more since Tom's initial review.
   
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Awesome club...I'll definitely be hanging out in here more often to trade ideas back and forth. I'll post pics later on when I get home from work. thumb.gif
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