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He guys

just recently ( 2 weeks ago ) i bought Sapphire r9 290... i'v replaced the cooler with the Gelid Icy rev2
but mannn. ever since iv been having troubles with the preformance, im gettign lower then i expected... specially on bf4
i feel sad about this tbh and im starting to feel like selling the card.... but i stil try and hope to find any solution to this
if someone could help me... i would love to stay as a R9 290 user

here are my specs

Windows 8.1
I5 2500K @ 4.2
8 Gig 1333 A-data memory
Asus maximus Iv gene-z
Notcua-NH d14
Samsung 840 120 SSD
1T HDD
120hz Aw Optx 2310 monitor
Sapphire r9 290 @ Gelid Icy rev2 custom cooler

Peace..


Buy better ram. Oc more your cpu. Nothing to do with the gpu
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post #11222 of 43973
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What do you mean by throttling?, if you want to know the temps, i can jump in battlefield and play for a while so i can see wath the highest temps are

Are you using hwbot or Afterburner to watch your gpu usage and clocks?
    
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Are you using hwbot or Afterburner to watch your gpu usage and clocks?

I am using After Burner, my usage is almost always at 100%
my temps are between 65/60/70 on heavy load

How much shall i Oc my 2500K?
post #11224 of 43973
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I am using After Burner, my usage is almost always at 100%
my temps are between 65/60/70 on heavy load

How much shall i Oc my 2500K?

Ok keep AB open and play some BF4 then go and look at your actual core clock. Tell us if it's staying at your desired speed.
    
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When I had a 2500k I had that punk at 5.1ghz but for you if you have a good enough cooler on it go for at least 4.8ghz.
    
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Ok keep AB open and play some BF4 then go and look at your actual core clock. Tell us if it's staying at your desired speed.

i just tested BF4,

core clock was running at 947/946
memory clock running at 1250 the whole time
post #11227 of 43973
I thought the 290's didn't have a uber mode or a switch? Mine does. Maybe I'm mistaken? Mine's not an X model
     
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post #11228 of 43973
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i just tested BF4,

core clock was running at 947/946
memory clock running at 1250 the whole time


Nice then you're good to go, just need a stronger CPU or more overclock biggrin.gif

Plus, might as well bump up the clocks on that gpu! That will make a nice difference thumb.gif
    
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Does the base 290 have uber/quiet mode?
     
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post #11230 of 43973
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Nice then you're good to go, just need a stronger CPU or more overclock biggrin.gif

Plus, might as well bump up the clocks on that gpu! That will make a nice difference thumb.gif

Ahh thanks man, im getting my hopes back!!

so how far should i OC my Cpu and wich Voltage should i use?
also what overclock settigns shall i use on my R9 290?

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