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No, not on the motherboard BIOS. You will have a BIOS switch on your card. Usually by the crossfire bridge connections. You will/should be on the Boost BIOS by default.
If you want to know if you on the Boost BIOS, what are your clocks on default. Should be 950Mhz core. If 880, then put the switch in the other position and check. But 950Mhz core is the boost. 800-880Mhz is stock clocks on standard 7950's.
I have the 2 Vapor-x 7970 GHZ edition 6GB
and one Toxic 7970 GHZ edition 6GB
when i bought them i did not know that they will run at the lowest speed.

Any way , they are all running at 1050/1500
I can press the boost button on the card , but i can also boost it manually using MSI afterburner.

The problem is not in the clocks.
The problem is that game's usage mostly range from 35% to 60% max.
And the frames aren't that high on NFS
NFS is capped at 60FPS and drops till 22 min.

I need to know how can i utilize the cards to be fully used instead of overclocking it.
I also need to know the basics on overclocking.
The temps on normal game load are maxed to about 65

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Ok you have 7970. The clocks for 7970 are different than 7950. As for Fps issues create a new thread

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post #123 of 404
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Originally Posted by Rebelord View Post

Ok you have 7970. The clocks for 7970 are different than 7950. As for Fps issues create a new thread
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oh , ok smile.gif

But as i recall the OP did say that he bought two 7970s smile.gif


Oh ,BTW
I tried OCing my cards
I tried 1200/1700 without touching power nor voltage and i applied it through MSI After burner.
Then had like a 20 mins gameplay it was good.
but sometimes it automatically downclock one of the GPUs and sometimes it downclocks one of the VRAMs.
smile.gif
Edited by BinZz - 12/9/12 at 4:01pm
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Well I've given up.

I'm not messing around with it anymore, if they're not fixed by the time 12.11 comes out of beta, I might just sell them.

I'll give everyone rep that gave suggestions, thank you guys.
Edited by Powermonkey500 - 12/10/12 at 6:02am
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Have you consider different brand of monitors? I think your gpu's are too powerfull for those generic monitors and can't keep up...
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Originally Posted by Raptorpowa View Post

Have you consider different brand of monitors? I think your gpu's are too powerfull for those generic monitors and can't keep up...

Bah, replacing them would be a huge PITA.... especially if I'm not even sure it would work.

Anyway if vsync works in DX9 but not DX11, I really doubt it's a hardware problem. I really think it's just crappy drivers.
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Can you try them in a different system?
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Stuttering.. some people have solved that (or it helped) by disabling the following options in the BIOS:

. HPET
. C1E
. C2/C3/C6 states
. EIST
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Stuttering.. some people have solved that (or it helped) by disabling the following options in the BIOS:
. HPET
. C1E
. C2/C3/C6 states
. EIST

Interesting, I thought HPET was supposed to help.

I tried all the other options. I'll try HPET later.
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Interesting, I thought HPET was supposed to help.
I tried all the other options. I'll try HPET later.

Coincidentally, turning HPET off removed all noticeable microstuttering on my 6990 long back when I first read about it. Give it a shot. smile.gif
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