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Thanks for showing me where to look with HWInfo64 - my Gigabyte 280x' Rev2s come in as Tahiti XT/XTL too

I also just checked HWINFO64 my Toxic 270x is a CURACAO XT. so, what does that mean?
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jamponget9 that is only for 280X the XT's are 7970 rebrand the XTL is the new chip with less power consumption.

Check this article:
http://wccftech.com/amd-preparing-tahiti-xtl-revision-radeon-r9-280x-graphic-card/


''The new Tahiti XTL chip would bring lower power consumption, possibly new features such as AMD TrueAudio and full DirectX 11.2 support and even higher clocks. There would still be a large quantity of Tahiti XT2 chips in the market but those looking for the XTL based cards would have to search through their purchases since their isn’t going to be any differentiating factor between the two variants. Pricing of the Radeon R9 280X will remain unaffected and supply won’t be an issue since AMD always has those left-overs Tahiti XT2 chips to rebrand as the R9 280X graphic card.''
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Retailer gave me an Asus DCUII Top as I requested and everything is smooth. No flickering, no nothing! Updated with the latest bios (015.041) and running 13.12 everything is smooth! BF4 constant 61 fps on my FX8120 (no OC yet) and GPU going at 72º C 100% Fan (this is my fault as my actual case sucks balls and i need fans smile.gif )

How did you update your bios? I tried so many times via GPU Tweak, always flash fail.
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Well guys after all MSI do sucks... I've counted at least 20 people complaining about their cards being dead like mine!

Retailer gave me an Asus DCUII Top as I requested and everything is smooth. No flickering, no nothing! Updated with the latest bios (015.041) and running 13.12 everything is smooth! BF4 constant 61 fps on my FX8120 (no OC yet) and GPU going at 72º C 100% Fan (this is my fault as my actual case sucks balls and i need fans smile.gif )

So If anyone here runs into problems with cards going all black, hanging system and all from MSI (also Powercolor, Gigabyte and some Sapphire entry level) all u gotta do is exchange in your retailer for an Asus Top, Sapphire Toxic, Powercolor Devil... good brand manufactuers.

As soon as I get my new Bitfenix Merc Alpha, BeQuiet Silentwings 2 120MM and my Hydro H60 things will be very smooth tongue.gif!

Thanks for all the people who helped me and been patient!

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How did you update your bios? I tried so many times via GPU Tweak, always flash fail.

Use a flash drive just like you would your MB bios, you will have better success.
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Devildog83 were is that new bios though... 15.41?!?
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Devildog83 were is that new bios though... 15.41?!?

It appears that there is not really a bios update from what I have read. I cannot explain why it's in GPU Tweak but nobody can find one. The Asus forum says if it's not on the website there is none.
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How did you update your bios? I tried so many times via GPU Tweak, always flash fail.

Well mate I went to Asus.com website, to the support area, picked up the card, chose BIOS and got an exe from winflash bla bla smile.gif just execute it and it's done smile.gif
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Well mate I went to Asus.com website, to the support area, picked up the card, chose BIOS and got an exe from winflash bla bla smile.gif just execute it and it's done smile.gif

OK, I stand corrected. I could not find it anywhere.
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