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Originally Posted by Derpinheimer View Post

You could try switching to a 780TI and return it if it doesnt fix your issue.

However, are you willing to sell waterblock only? Sad day for you to part from an awesome OC'er.

Im sure the miners on ebay will be happy to buy it.

EDIT: Have you considered it might be an unstable overclock?

It's not an unstable OC because it runs fine @ 60hz, I can play BF4 for hours and do any benchmark, and even if I reduce the oc significantly the problem still remains. It's something with AMD drivers I'm sure of it.

All I really know for sure is I have to pick between oc'ing the video card or the monitor, and I know the monitor isn't screwed up because it has ~20hrs of use since I sold my 7950's a few weeks ago and they were rock solid @ 110hz and they were overclocked too.

I'm starting to go a little crazy here and I'm about to smash this card in to pieces
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Are you using Vsync in either test, or a frame limiter?
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Are you using Vsync in either test, or a frame limiter?

no I never use vsync
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post #11194 of 43973
And no frame limiter.. hm... does this happen in all games? also, why not try

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gametime.maxvariablefps 110
enter
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I think you said yours does 110? So obviously whatever your refresh rate is goes there. And that is a BF4 specific command line.
post #11195 of 43973
If you already had intentions of doing a fresh windows install I'd at least give that the final shot before sending the card back.. then you will know you've exhausted every avenue, at which point go for the 780ti. thumb.gif
    
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post #11196 of 43973
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And no frame limiter.. hm... does this happen in all games? also, why not try

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gametime.maxvariablefps 110
enter
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I think you said yours does 110? So obviously whatever your refresh rate is goes there. And that is a BF4 specific command line.

I can do 120hz @ stock 1000mhz. I just tried 1100mhz and seemed to work any higher and it screws up with the lines or that brown image.


I don't get it I can do like 1250 on 60hz. The video card shouldn't care what the refresh of the monitor is. it's just feeding a signal

gpu scaling seems to make 0 difference actually.
Edited by HardwareDecoder - 12/16/13 at 8:53am
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post #11197 of 43973
If I go from 60hz to 96hz (have been as high as 110hz but the colors looked a little washed) I can keep all my overclock settings which my highest is 1210 / 1550 @ +200mv in AB. No issues, zero lines or black/brown screening. You are correct that the monitor clocking shouldn't have an effect on the card clock.
    
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post #11198 of 43973
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If I go from 60hz to 96hz (have been as high as 110hz but the colors looked a little washed) I can keep all my overclock settings which my highest is 1210 / 1550 @ +200mv in AB. No issues, zero lines or black/brown screening. You are correct that the monitor clocking shouldn't have an effect on the card clock.

how do you get +200mv in AB, PT-1 bios?

I know the stock does +100 and asus does +163.

i've switched back to the stock bios for now since i'm trying to rule stuff out

btw: you can fix the colors being washed out in the CCC go to desktop color and change gamma to 1.35-1.45 or so
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those 290 is power hungry cards devil.gif 3x with my all pc components draws ~1150w :DDD this is checked when mining smile.gif stock clocks 947/1250 biggrin.gif power supply AX1200i

How many KH/s are you getting? My 2 290x use less
Watts than my 2 7970s undervolted. Im getting almost 800kh/s with -6 power 900/1250, I-19. I have not messed with them much. @ I-20 i think they where around 560 watts x2 total system.
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post #11200 of 43973
Just make sure its not game specific. If it is, then try to find a root cause somewhere else.

Its possible that at lower refresh rates, the game isnt fully loading the GPU. I mean, theres some really interesting things that can happen with resolution, framerate, etc, and "real" gpu usage.

Also please try a frame limiter. No sense in rendering 200 frames when you only need 120.
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