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guys help..

i think my card it throttling,, using xfx 290x bios, my gpu core temp at load is 61c and vrm1 is 75c, and vrm2 max load temp is 59c

im using xfx 290x bios:

max voltage 1.234 and all my settings on the gpu is default, no oc no voltage tweak.

while playing crysis 3 my fps is still low and in msi burner my gpu load is not 100 percent stable,

what can i do to make it stable? pls help, coz this is the first time i saw my card throttle but temps are still acceptable right


Edited by maynard14 - 2/21/14 at 4:00am
post #17372 of 43911
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Indeed the 290 is the better performer, it's just that for $200 I can upgrade my single R9 290 to dual GTX 780's.
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post #17373 of 43911
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guys help..

i think my card it throttling,, using xfx 290x bios, my gpu core temp at load is 61c and vrm1 is 75c, and vrm2 max load temp is 59c

im using xfx 290x bios:

max voltage 1.234 and all my settings on the gpu is default, no oc no voltage tweak.

while playing crysis 3 my fps is still low and in msi burner my gpu load is not 100 percent stable,

what can i do to make it stable? pls help, coz this is the first time i saw my card throttle but temps are still acceptable right


nope its not throttling. you can see the core clock. it is steady.

thats the GPU usage you are looking at in which it depends on the load of the game.

when you say low fps how many are you talking about?
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It's a DCUII 290, temps shouldn't be a problem as I have a pretty agressive custom fan profile, also Unigine crashes right after the first scene, where it changes to the next.

We have seen issues with DC2 cooler on 290, especially in Xfire. DC2 cooler for 290 doesn't seem to be up to snuff. Powercolor PCS has been showing most impressive air cooling results from what I've seen in this thread.

I have done over 40 Unigine Valley runs testing my 290 and if you are crashing then you either need more voltage, to lower your clocks, or reduce operating temps.

*Edit* Scrub those 14.1 Drivers and roll back to 13.11 or 13.12.
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You shouldn't have bought reference if you aren't going to watercool it.

cp's issue is blackscreen. i would be upset myself.
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Hi All can i join the Club?


Gigabyte R9 290X OC WF3 + Asus Bios Mod

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Hi All can i join the Club?


Gigabyte R9 290X OC WF3 + Asus Bios Mod
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seems everybody got better looking rig than i do.redface.gif

Gigabyte can oc, huh. no coil whine?

It is a beauty.
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Sweet - cracked it. 1140 corr stock mem 50% PL +20mv max 76c temps 10x passes of metro on 1440p maxed. Best part; crossfire gigabyte 290s windforce ON AIR Hahaha.

I found something interesting. My top mounted cpu rad is set up in push pull pushing the hot air out the top of the case. Now when I didnt have my it cranking my cards would max at 84c and throttle badly and that was only at 1120 no volts added. As soon I cranked on the big suction vac fans xfire temps have been soooooo noticeably better it's not even funny! Cant stress enough how important case vortex airflow is. And no it wouldn't win any awards for silent operation. ..
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seems everybody got better looking rig than i do.redface.gif

Gigabyte can oc, huh. no coil whine?
i got coil whine on my reference gigabyte R9 290
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i got coil whine on my reference gigabyte R9 290

i had a giga 7950 that whined. dissappeared though after 50 something runs of Valley. scored 51, too.
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