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Originally Posted by Paul17041993 View Post

huh thats weird, I wonder why they have that...

Tobiman's card has it too, so it is by design. It's epoxy to minimize vibration. I've seen this on TV sets, but never before in a gpu.
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Thanks arizonian,
got the famous black screen but it was a driver issue with the 14.1 reinstalled 13.12 and no more BS, for 100 % load both GPUs i got :
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i have the HAF X case with the 200mm fan side intake cooling the GPUS ( i couldn't put the 120mm air duct because of the Tri-x lenght it did well cooling my 7950s VRMs )
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Originally Posted by taem View Post

Tobiman's card has it too, so it is by design. It's epoxy to minimize vibration. I've seen this on TV sets, but never before in a gpu.

wouldn't make sense to put it outside the casing, that's what confuses me...

inside the casing is an epoxy or heat-based glue designed to stop the coil from colliding with itself and creating the well known "whine", the casing just keeps said material contained in a set shape for ease of manufacture, other types of chokes use a ceramic or iron base which are completely solid and whine-less (usually), but much more expensive to manufacture and can have less capacity (meaning more phases needed).
   
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Originally Posted by Paul17041993 View Post

wouldn't make sense to put it outside the casing, that's what confuses me...

inside the casing is an epoxy or heat-based glue designed to stop the coil from colliding with itself and creating the well known "whine", the casing just keeps said material contained in a set shape for ease of manufacture, other types of chokes use a ceramic or iron base which are completely solid and whine-less (usually), but much more expensive to manufacture and can have less capacity (meaning more phases needed).

Epoxy dipped chokes are common. You've seen them all over the place.



Typically you see them in cheap stuff though,not a $500 gpu frown.gif I didn't think that was a possibility until I realized all the chokes on that row are epoxy coated on the same two sides.
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Epoxy dipped chokes are common. You've seen them all over the place.



Typically you see them in cheap stuff though,not a $500 gpu frown.gif I didn't think that was a possibility until I realized all the chokes on that row are epoxy coated on the same two sides.

of course, but not on the OUTSIDE of the casing, the casing doesn't move at all so why would you...

first time Ive ever seen something like that, excluding open chokes because of course you would see the glue if there's no case there...

couldnt find any good pictures of these common chokes taken appart, people dont ever seem to do it for whatever reason, but heres the other two common types;

ceramic chokes on the ASUS 7970 Matrix;


and iron chokes on the MSI 7970 Lightning; (heavy gold paint to prevent rusting)
   
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Quick question here guys - I finally thought I had my system running butter smooth 100% after an hour of beautiful bf4 play / Metro LL runs & Ungine heaven benches. However - I've come back to the PC & sat down and noticed a distinct timely lag or interference with the system. it is noticeable when running the courser across the desktop. I've got 120hz monitor so it very noticable and seems to "skip a beat" every second of so. Now once I load up a BF4 game it is even more noticeable and moving is horribly jumpy!

I go into CCC and disable xfire and it's back to buttersmooth - go to re-enable it and then still buttersmooth. So it's like a very strange intermittent lag that randomly kicks in for some reason until I disable/re-enable my xfire in CCC.

Does anyone has have this issue or can shed any light on it?
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Quick question here guys - I finally thought I had my system running butter smooth 100% after an hour of beautiful bf4 play / Metro LL runs & Ungine heaven benches. However - I've come back to the PC & sat down and noticed a distinct timely lag or interference with the system. it is noticeable when running the courser across the desktop. I've got 120hz monitor so it very noticable and seems to "skip a beat" every second of so. Now once I load up a BF4 game it is even more noticeable and moving is horribly jumpy!

I go into CCC and disable xfire and it's back to buttersmooth - go to re-enable it and then still buttersmooth. So it's like a very strange intermittent lag that randomly kicks in for some reason until I disable/re-enable my xfire in CCC.

Does anyone has have this issue or can shed any light on it?
I had the same problem + black screen until i disable xfire in the ccc removed the the 14.1 and installed the 13.12 whql no more problems
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14.1 is still buggy so use it with caution.
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Quick question here guys - I finally thought I had my system running butter smooth 100% after an hour of beautiful bf4 play / Metro LL runs & Ungine heaven benches. However - I've come back to the PC & sat down and noticed a distinct timely lag or interference with the system. it is noticeable when running the courser across the desktop. I've got 120hz monitor so it very noticable and seems to "skip a beat" every second of so. Now once I load up a BF4 game it is even more noticeable and moving is horribly jumpy!

I go into CCC and disable xfire and it's back to buttersmooth - go to re-enable it and then still buttersmooth. So it's like a very strange intermittent lag that randomly kicks in for some reason until I disable/re-enable my xfire in CCC.

Does anyone has have this issue or can shed any light on it?

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Originally Posted by Noufel View Post

I had the same problem + black screen until i disable xfire in the ccc removed the the 14.1 and installed the 13.12 whql no more problems

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14.1 is still buggy so use it with caution.


Just yesterday did a full ddu uninstall re install of the 13.12 drivers wasnt even using 14.1 haha ahh its so random I do see why some ppl revert back to nvidia...not that im giving up! I did read somewhere it may be caused by multi monitor set ups? I am using a second screen for stats etc
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For you folks with the XSPC block... did you guys had a hell of a time fitting the led in the exhaust slot? If so any tricks other than just keep on trying until it goes it?

When I was putting in the first time I just gave up after trying for a long time and the dam thing just wouldn't go in... But will be taking the system apart this week again for some additions and minor mods so going to give a second round. Any tips would be greatly appreciate it.

It's a tight squeeze back there even when installing that LED with the card/block out of the case. My suggestion is to bend the wires/resistor on a 90* so you can more easily install it. Bend slowly though otherwise you could break the wires. It's hard to get the LED to line up straight and slide in, I thought there was something wrong at first as well.
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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Gigabyte GA-AB350M Gaming 3 Power Color RX Vega 64 EK FC Vega - Nickel/Plexi 
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8GB Corsair LPX 3200 Western Digital Black 6TB Crucial M500 240Gb Intel 530 240GB 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
OCZ Vertex 3 128GB XSPC Raystorm XSPC EX240 XSPC EX240 
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Koolance Compression Fittings Feser Silver Tubing Corsair SP120 High Performance x4 XSPC Dual 5.25" Reservoir 
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Swiftech MCP-655 Yate Loon 20mm Medium Speed x2 Windows 10 Pro LG 23EA63V-P 23" Slim LED IPS 
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LG 23EA63V-P 23" Slim LED IPS LG 23EA63V-P 23" Slim LED IPS Logitech G510 Corsair RX1000X 
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Corsair Obsidian 350D Corsair Sabre RGB Corsair MM800C Polaris RGB Logitech Z623 
Audio
Corsair Gaming Void RGB Headset 
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Intel Core i5 4250U Intel NUC BOXD54250WYKH1 Intel HD5000 Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB DDR3L 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Crucial M500 mSATA Windows 7 Ultimate LG 50" LED 120Hz TV Logitech K400 
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Logitech K400 
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Ryzen 5 1600 ASRock AB350m Pro 4 Gigabyte GTX 1060 6GB G1 Gaming Patriot Viper 4 - 8GB DDR4 3200MHz (PV48G320C6K) 
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Toshiba Q Series 128GB 6TB Toshiba N300 Samsung 4TB D3 Station - External Sandisk X110 256GB M.2  
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Panasonic UJ-265 Slim 6X Blu-ray Writer Cryorig M9 92mm Mini-Tower Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut SilenX Effizio Thermistor 
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Windows 10 Pro Sharp Aquos 60" 120Hz Logitech K800 EVGA 850G2 SuperNova 
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Silverstone GD09B Logitech G602 Logitech G240 Pioneer Elite VSX-LX101 
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