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post #1 of 5
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I bought a 7990 yesterday and when I open GPU-Z to check the specs during gaming/benchmarks I notice the GPU load for both chips would be around 40-80% on 1440p.

I'm pretty sure the load should be 100% for both chips at 1440p but that doesn't seem to be the case.

Does anyone know of this problem and how to fix it?

Thanks.
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What about your CPU load?.

Could be also that card is throttling. Check temperature...
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CPU is only 50-75% load and temps are perfectly fine 76 and 68 max for both cores during furmark
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could you run Valley, 3DMark11, and Heaven 4.0 benchmarks and post?

In valley I get 72 with both gpus (7950/7970) stock. btw, my i7 at 4.5 can't push these gpus at 100% in any of my games. in bf3 MP, for example, my 7950 was at 99% but the 7970 only got up to 90%.

make sure you disable ULPS and optimize 1X1 if those work for the 7990 as they do with crossfire.
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post #5 of 5
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It seems that BF3 MP doesn't max the cores but Crysis 3 does.

It's weird how with my old setup (7970 + Samsung 120hz) the frame rate would try to max out 200 fps but with this new setup (7990 + Catleap 2B extreme) it's cap around 110 fps, the same I set for the custom res.
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