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post #311 of 1324
Strangely it does not.

Maybe because of the water cooling?
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hello!

can you explain to me why this happens?
adoption until today I never noticed .... but the dedicated memory is never used!
is normal ...?

I attach image GPU-z

thank you very much
post #313 of 1324
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Originally Posted by Exostenza View Post

Mine drops down all the time in games that don't need the power (F3), but if your usage is at 100 percent and your clocks are dropped then you have a problem. It is a power saving feature if it is working correctly.

In the end, I switched to "original" F2 and OC to 1000Mhz, 1.113 V using AB.

Original F2, the one that came with the cards back an year ago, seems to be locked at 1.112 V. I can enter a higher value in AB but when I click "apply" it drops to 1.112V. Still, I think it's enough for 1000Mhz.

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post #314 of 1324
a little help?

got a new gigabyte 7950, it came with f42. I went onto the gigabyte site and found f43 so i tried loading it but my pc booted to a black screen. i switched to the second bios (thank god for dual bios) and now i'm running on that.

a) how do i fix the busted bios. the switch is definitely handy and i don't want to fool around without fixing it.
b) how do i properly flash this thing with f43.
c) what are the latest drivers? i keep seeing people mentioning version 12 and what not but the latest i'm seeing is 8.xx??

thanks!
post #315 of 1324
You must download drivers from the official AMD site, but not from gigabyte site - latest are 13.1 and this week we are expecting 13.2 beta.
I think there is an explanation how to repair your bios in this thread. Just read some pages backward. I can't explain it because i've never had this kind of problems...
post #316 of 1324
Hey peeps!
I bought a GB 7950 WF3 one weeks ago so I have been reading up on this message board for a couple weeks now. Just wanna say thanks because this is a very informative thread. I got my card yesterday and been doing some tests.

Overclock so far with stock vcore:
Bios: F2
core clock: 1060
mem clock: 1500
power limit: 20%
vcore reading: GPUZ (1.047) & MSI AB (1.094)
ASIC: 68.5%

Can anyone tell me why the discrepancy in the vcore readings between the two?
Thanks.
post #317 of 1324
Quick question. Is there any difference between the two bios switch? Tried both and they had same settings.
post #318 of 1324
Is furmark the best stability tester? Also what signs can be expected from a failed core OC as opposed to a vram OC? Does one artifact different than the other?

I've got FZ1 bios, and she'll go up to 1150/1500 at the 1.25v, and I think I have a little more room to go.
    
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Best stability is intense gaming. My rig goes up to 1220mhz and runs 3dmark and unigine easy.

Crashes on BF3! Need to drop down to 1150 for daily use.

Rock stable at 1100 though.

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post #320 of 1324
Best test Ive found is occt 4.3.1 as it checks for errors
run dx10 480x480 shader maxed (8?) error checking on, fps limit set to 0 (no limit)

furmark is crap, doesnt detect errors.
I use 1.225v... in games I could do 1150...
with occt, above 1100 gives errors after a few mins (i suppose after the card gets warm).
Its safe, I even ran it for hours...just check vrm temp... below 120 c is safe.
Then you will see how stable your card is in the most extreme conditions!
Think of it like the linpack or prime95 for gpu testing.
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