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I didn't have a chance to test it yesterday, because I had a major system malfunction.

First the driver install failed and would not install the video driver, then I was stuck booting into low resolution mode. Next I tried to install my latest system image to recover Windows, but Windows did not see my backup drive. Finally figured out that my hot-swap bay had died. After accessing my backup via e-sata, I was able to restore Windows.

I will run the new drivers tonight, and see how they stack up.
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*Update*

I got bored and did some testing....

I first tested 12.8-13.3 drivers with SDK 2.7 and then 12.8-12.3 drivers with SDK 2.8.

 

Best combo was 12.8 drivers w/ SDK 2.8 = +5k ppd over 13.3 beta

Do you think this will have any affect with a 6970 and if so do you need to do anything with the SDK other than install it?

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I am not sure what the effect will be on a 6970.

You do not need to do anything with the SDK except install it.

Uncheck the APP SDK when you install the beta drivers, reboot, and then install the SDK.
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I am not sure what the effect will be on a 6970.

You do not need to do anything with the SDK except install it.

Uncheck the APP SDK when you install the beta drivers, reboot, and then install the SDK.

I will give it a try, thanks!

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On my 6970 I went from 13.1 to 13.3 to 12.8 and back to 13.1. It was fine at 13.1 till someone brought to my attention that I was only getting 98% GPU usage so I upgraded to 13.3. It was 99% usage but CPU usage. It also made GW2 crash on me so for the heck of it I switched back to 12.8. The PPD was much, much lower. Like a thousand or two. So I went back to 13.1 and I'm staying there and not give a dang about that 1%.
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Your right Krusher, I'm down at least 1k and TPF is up 20 seconds, I'm gonna take your advice and go back to 13.1...thumb.gif

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Just sharing my experience. smile.gif
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I've just upgraded my drivers to 13.3 beta 3 with no mods on my 6950s and the PPD has risen from the usual ~8300 to the ~12000 which is great but also it is mainly because of the core 17.
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Your right Krusher, I'm down at least 1k and TPF is up 20 seconds, I'm gonna take your advice and go back to 13.1...thumb.gif

 

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I've just upgraded my drivers to 13.3 beta 3 with no mods on my 6950s and the PPD has risen from the usual ~8300 to the ~12000 which is great but also it is mainly because of the core 17.

13.1 wan't cutting it for me.... went back to 13.3 and its all good again.... smile.gif

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I'm now running unmodded 13.3 beta 3 driver and the core 17 WU's and my 7970 has astounded me overnight going from ~7000 ppd to ~40,000. biggrin.gif
One core 17 WU topped me up to a million :thumb
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