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I've seen threads get handed down to new owners. Believe it is indeed moderator magic tongue.gif . Not sure I want the responsibility rolleyes.gif.

Maybe RaXelliX wants it? He's always around. I guess if he doesn't want to I'll do it.

Oh and speaking of adding things to the OP. So I originally used a shim with this EK VGA Supremacy (Acetal) because of the info in the OP from Bluesman. He was having contact issues for some reason, maybe his block surface was exceptionally concave? His block was the EK VGA Supremacy HWBOT edition.

I had no such problems with contact, at all. Temps are amazing smile.gif . In valley 35-40 C and BF4 40-45 C with 21.1C (70F) ambients. His being the HWBOT edition shouldn't matter either. The mounting hardware is exactly the same as is the actual copper block. The only difference from what I can tell is the exterior being metal with a hwbot logo instead of acetal with EK logo.
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80-140 FPS. Hot dang is that at 1080P or lower resolution? What about HBAO?

Mine is locked at 80 FPS. Run 1080P some high some ultra 2x MSAA HBAO 95 FOV FXAA off. Ranges from 40 in the absolute worst case scenario (like massive explosions/destruction) to mostly 80 on some maps. ~ 5 GHz 8350 and 1190/1500 on GPU.

Even with it locked to 80 FPS the GPU runs 99% loaded the majority of the time.

I have my cards in crossfire.
    
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Well that explains it. 1045T was probably bottlenecking. Was it overclocked?
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I've seen threads get handed down to new owners. Believe it is indeed moderator magic tongue.gif . Not sure I want the responsibility rolleyes.gif.

Maybe RaXelliX wants it? He's always around. I guess if he doesn't want to I'll do it.
I wouldnt mind taking over the thread as im quite familiar with being OP and updating 1st post over time. But im a little worried about my free time.
As for the ownership i currently have no plans to sell the card so as long as i have it then i will also have intrest in it.
I guess it's up to M3TAI...
post #3955 of 5238
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Well that explains it. 1045T was probably bottlenecking. Was it overclocked?

Yup- OCed to 3.7 ghz. In games like BF3/BF4, it was a significant bottleneck, especially in larger servers.
    
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Yea, Crossfire HD 7870 XT is a beast in BF3 and BF4. Pair those cards with a high-clocked FX 8 core or an intel i5/i7 quad and you've got yourself a beast setup for most games on the market.

100-150 FPS in Civ V
60+ fps in Metro 2033
League of Legends only uses about 15-30% GPU usage maxed out. tongue.gif
400-600 FPS in Portal 2.
Borderlands 2 is maxed out easily (I'll have to check the framerate when I get home)

I average 85-90fps @ Ultra settings, 1920x1200 in BF4, and the framerate is buttery smooth. This is with the cards at the stock 975mhz core clock too. I don't think there is a single game that I can't max out with this setup.

Hard to argue with that. tongue.gif
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TL:DR

Sapphire bios is old and I'm having issues where it gets locked into power state 2 (925/1500).

Is there another tested bios I can try?
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One of the fans for one of my 7870xt cards stopped working. This was after some issues with my motherboard (ASRock z77 Extreme4-M) no longer recognizing cards on the top PCIE3 x16 slot. This issue is apparantly common in ASRock z77 boards, especially with Sapphire graphics cards. This is frustrating.
    
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