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i RMA'ed my 7970's, Guess what came FEDEX today.

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i RMA'ed my 7970's, Guess what came FEDEX today.


Good choice!
Tell us the clocks I wanna see how they compare to mine smile.gif. Oh and tell me the max the voltage sliders allow please. Thanks!
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i RMA'ed my 7970's, Guess what came FEDEX today.

Do you have any idea how hard I had to convince myself I don't need 2 of those? Well, you just ruined my hard work. I NEEEEEEEED another TurboDuo!! Anyone wanna buy my soul? Oh, I already sold it for the first card... biggrin.gif Oh well...
Ahem, anyone wanna buy my roommate? biggrin.gif Only 299 euros! (price of 1 TurboDuo here)
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Do you have any idea how hard I had to convince myself I don't need 2 of those? Well, you just ruined my hard work. I NEEEEEEEED another TurboDuo!! Anyone wanna buy my soul? Oh, I already sold it for the first card... biggrin.gif Oh well...
Ahem, anyone wanna buy my roommate? biggrin.gif Only 299 euros! (price of 1 TurboDuo here)

Yeah I say that about everything. I don't need a watercooled computer that does more than I really need. But nope. I got one anyway.

Why isn't there a lot more people with the TurboDuo? They're really decent cards.

I'm guessing the terrible cooler? Or?
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Can someone explain to me why the performance increase is super high with AMD CPUs?
Because of Level 2 cache size, mostly, AMD is 8/4-Intel 4/8...

Compare these two, L1 and Level 2 cache size :
http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Bulldozer/AMD-FX-Series%20FX-8350.html
http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Core_i7/Intel-Core%20i7-4770K.html
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Level 2 Cache is used for accepting data directly from the memory (RAM) of the PC and having it ready for the CPU to use a lot quicker than if the CPU had to wait for the RAM to deliver the data over the system bus directly.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1451891/amd-oxide-games-amd-mantle-presentation-and-demo

According to AMD's announcements, futuristic computers will not need the RAM (see PS4 and XBox1 system-specifications), it will use graphics memory+Mantle.
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In April 2013, the term "hUMA" (for heterogenous Uniform Memory Access) began to appear in AMD promotional material to refer to CPU and GPU sharing the same system memory via cache coherent views. Advantages include an easier programming model and less copying of data between separate memory pools

It means = Eight core+4 x 2 MB shared exclusive caches+GDDR5 (vs DDR3 RAM) sistem memory.
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Yeah I say that about everything. I don't need a watercooled computer that does more than I really need. But nope. I got one anyway.

Why isn't there a lot more people with the TurboDuo? They're really decent cards.

I'm guessing the terrible cooler? Or?
Cooler seems pretty ok to me. I got it up to a max of 71C at 1300mV with my custom fan profile. VRM temps were a few degrees higher, 74 I think. That's why I want more voltage on this card: obviously has headroom for more.
TBH this card wasn't my first choice either, I was thinking more Asus or Sapphire, but since budget was tight the Powercolor caught my eye and I am very happy with the turnout.
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Can i join? tongue.gif





Bagmuphas been added, nice set-up. Looking forward to some clocks and bench's if you would.

Cheers mate. thumb.gif

So i'm a complete noob when it comes to oc-ing, in fact, this is my first gaming PC, i've been a dirty console player all my life, but the ps4 and xbone really haven't excited me, so i thought well, i'll jump into PC gaming.

Now to go find some "overclocking for dummies" threads. biggrin.gif
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Cooler seems pretty ok to me. I got it up to a max of 71C at 1300mV with my custom fan profile. VRM temps were a few degrees higher, 74 I think. That's why I want more voltage on this card: obviously has headroom for more.
TBH this card wasn't my first choice either, I was thinking more Asus or Sapphire, but since budget was tight the Powercolor caught my eye and I am very happy with the turnout.

I was dissapointed that i didnt get the Msi, but i heard that its voltaged locked?
I got the power color just because it fits my blocks.
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I was dissapointed that i didnt get the Msi, but i heard that its voltaged locked?
I got the power color just because it fits my blocks.

Yeah, they are voltage locked, which was quite disappointing when i found out. I'm not sure if all 270x's are or not.
post #4830 of 9745
My GPU is Powercolor R9 270x Devil and I have experienced BSOD with latest beta driver catalyst 14.3 and other previous driver such as Catalyst 14.2, Catalyst 14.1 and 13.2 while playing Call of Duty: Ghost and Skyrim. Do you guys experience it too?
How did you manage to solve this? Please help.

Specs

PROCS: Intel core i3 2100 @ 3.1ghz
RAM: GSKILL Ripjaws 2 x 4GB 1866 DDR3
MOBO: Asrock Z68 Fatal1ty Professional GEN3
PSU: Corsair CS650M 80+ Gold
GPU: Powercolor R9 270x Devil

Thanks in advance!
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