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so I asked like 5 pages ago and no one answered, so I'll ask again.

Is there a bios editor that works for the r9 series yet? VBE7 doesn't work. I'd like to lock in my overclock settings via bios.
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That's because nothing is using True Audio yet. Thief may be the first game to use it.
I think BF4 is the first to do that.
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I think BF4 is the first to do that.

bf4 is not using true audio. thief 4 will be the first one to use it.
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Got my Sapphire R9 290 BF4 edition today. Unfortunately, I can't unlock it.

http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/ebc4k/

Stock cooling! Will have it under water later...
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You can use either one. If I were you I may use SATA power connector (for EZ_PLUG_1) from AX1200. The only reason is because I just want the GPUs drawing power from the same PSU.

Thanks well I was thinking the same things it would be better that way. But bad part about that is I don't balance the load as well. It would mean 1200 watts on AX1200 and only 100 watts HX620. But I'm glad the answer might be either. I would want to try it the other way first. So see if I can do more like 300 watts on the HX620 and 1000 watts from the AX1200.
 
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Well its starting to look like I wont get my 290x back before Xmas. I sent it off on the 4th and it was tested. Then sent off to the distributor on the 12th and ive been told between 1-3 weeks........this really sucks.

Oh well. Guess im definitely getting a non ref card then tongue.gif
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I tried to disable crossfire in 9.5 and no go ?
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It's normal for these cards to fluctuate core clocks in a game right? I swear yesterday it would stay locked @ whatever clock I set in gpu tweak/afterburner yesterday. Today it fluctuates alot more. Does it at stock settings too so it isn't an unstable oc or anything.
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post #11150 of 43973
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It's normal for these cards to fluctuate core clocks in a game right? I swear yesterday it would stay locked @ whatever clock I set in gpu tweak/afterburner yesterday. Today it fluctuates alot more. Does it at stock settings too so it isn't an unstable oc or anything.
Depends, do you use Vsync?

I do, I was just playing some Assetto Corsa and my framerate was stuck at 60 FPS, about 75% GPU load. This causes the card to throttle a bit (~1075MHz) and fluctuate voltage, simply because the card does not need to go 100% all out to give 60 FPS in this game.

Now if you don't use Vsync or your card is constantly at 100% load, it shouldn't be throttling. It should be pinned to whatever clock you have it set at.
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