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Upgrading from Sandy Bridge to Ivy Bridge would essentially be the same as flushing your money down the toilet.

Your processor isn't the issue here.

Ok lol silly me. what i meant to say is haswell
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Its no problem with frying.
Now I installed lates full version of drivers.
Now showing as HD7950 and HD7970, usage 99% of each, but parformance like only one card. CF is allowed. So if anyone want new R9-280X GIGABYTE OC edition I will let it him for 320$ or less. Im from Czech republic

Post your rig specs I'm sure some one will help you but first disable ULPS
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Hey guys, I just got my new Asus 280x DC2T today. It's really a beast of a card. The one thing I would like to ask you guys is why my gpu usage is not at 100% all the time? It dips down to 60 in bf4 and the fps don't stay above 60 when that happens. Anyone know what I could do?

Also some pics of the beast tongue.gif



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Lisjak great card i love mine biggrin.gif though the fan can get loud (keep it at 45%)

Little update on my score P12631 280X @ 1235/1825

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/7648005
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Any feedback from a XFX 280X user? What you guys can say about the XFX 280X?
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Any feedback from a XFX 280X user? What you guys can say about the XFX 280X?

Word is that it gets hot under load but is cool when idle.
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Ok lol silly me. what i meant to say is haswell

Lol. Still won't help. Ur sandy is fine atm
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So which 280x's are turning out to be the best overclockers guys? Looking for one that is voltage unlocked, overclocks nicely and I can put under water, preferably accepting an XSPC waterblock.

Anyone?
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Do you think it is a good idea to lower the fan RPM a bit on the Gigabyte 280x rev 2? I am asking this because it can not read VRM temperature and I don't know how hot they get. The GPU itself is at max 75° C and fan @45-50%.
@stock it never gets hotter than 70° C but fans are at 65% which is too loud for my ears.
How would I recognize VRMs getting too hot? Would the card throttle down?
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Do you think it is a good idea to lower the fan RPM a bit on the Gigabyte 280x rev 2? I am asking this because it can not read VRM temperature and I don't know how hot they get. The GPU itself is at max 75° C and fan @45-50%.
@stock it never gets hotter than 70° C but fans are at 65% which is too loud for my ears.
How would I recognize VRMs getting too hot? Would the card throttle down?

I think it's a bit strange that you can't read the VRM temps at all. What program are you using to read the vitals, just GPUZ?
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