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Hello.
I have big problem which I dont know why it happens.
I overclocked my 7950 and all works in good temperature and fps.
I tried now to play BF3, and seen that the fps is 25. I've checked the clocks and seen that the clocks were half from the factory: 405 and 625. When I opened Afterburner it showed me too that the clocks are 405 and 625.
Why it happens?

Thanks!
post #2 of 33
this isnt an answer to your question, but i have a similar problem with my MSI 660 TI PE/OC. it says its supposed to be ~1200MHZ, but all benchmarks and some games report 705 MHZ. only thing is i added a second card for dedicated physx, maybe too much on the pci-e end of things?

EDIT: when i says "it says" i mean my GPU sidebar gadget and MSI afterburner
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There is a bug where watching youtube videos will halve your clock speed like this when you have hardware acceleration enabled. Not sure if it's exclusive to youtube or if it affects all flash applications but I'd suggest disabling hardware acceleration in your browser and see if that works.
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interesting, at these times i believe i had my waterfox open, i did close my flash game for one of the benchmarks but the browser was still open. ill try this later tonight
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It's called throttling and it happens when you're demanding too much or your card is hot. It's the same as CPU thermal throttling.
    
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Originally Posted by Minnetonka16 View Post

It's called throttling and it happens when you're demanding too much or your card is hot. It's the same as CPU thermal throttling.

He says the temps are fine.
     
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He says the temps are fine.
That doesn't stop it from downclocking. I said it can happen if you're demanding too much of the card as well.
    
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Originally Posted by Minnetonka16 View Post

That doesn't stop it from downclocking. I said it can happen if you're demanding too much of the card as well.

And just how does one demand too much from a card?
Edited by EpicAMDGamer - 12/2/12 at 4:53pm
     
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E
And just how does one demand too much from a card?

I LOLed too much i almost died, I was like REALLY?
Edited by ghostrider85 - 12/2/12 at 4:54pm
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my card at least is not overworked. and my temps are ~40-50 C. one time it was a beta version of afterburner. currently i have another benchmark running to see if the hardware accel. fixed it, from what i saw it did, but i thought it was earlier and got a report of 705 mhz from pcmark 7 and 3dmark 11
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