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It was already towards the power connectors. I just switched it towards the I/O panel and saw literally no change in the card's behavior under full load.
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Might have to send an e-mail to MSI then,

those temps are way too high for that speed.
 
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I've never even enabled OverDrive, numbers confirmed by GPU-Z.


I'm having a hard time locating the switch... I'll get back to you on that. Also, the switch should be toward the power connectors or the I/O panel?
I'd refrain from running kombustor/furmark to test cards because very few applications will actually stress the card that hard. The cooling on the MSI is already not stellar since the heatpipes don't cover the core fully (bummer) so I won't advise basing performance on the worst absolute case which won't happen when gaming.
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Might have to send an e-mail to MSI then,

those temps are way too high for that speed.

My first thought was that I should probably replace the TIM. It would seriously suck if I had to send it in. I waited over a month for this stupid thing. x.x
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I'd refrain from running kombustor/furmark to test cards because very few applications will actually stress the card that hard. The cooling on the MSI is already not stellar since the heatpipes don't cover the core fully (bummer) so I won't advise basing performance on the worst absolute case which won't happen when gaming.

Fair enough! I mean, I did just play GTA4 for a couple hours with absolutely no problems in a warm room, so I'm not terribly concerned. I'm just a bit paranoid over my new $650 purchase, ya know? tongue.gif
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My first thought was that I should probably replace the TIM. It would seriously suck if I had to send it in. I waited over a month for this stupid thing. x.x
Fair enough! I mean, I did just play GTA4 for a couple hours with absolutely no problems in a warm room, so I'm not terribly concerned. I'm just a bit paranoid over my new $650 purchase, ya know? tongue.gif
I understand and you are not the only one with said problem.

http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2364119
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I understand and you are not the only one with said problem.

http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2364119

wow, here i was thinking that the Twin Frozr was enough for Hawaii, guess not.

Looks like they are performing worse than my XFX cards.......that's a bummer.
 
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I understand and you are not the only one with said problem.

http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=2364119

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wow, here i was thinking that the Twin Frozr was enough for Hawaii, guess not.

Looks like they are performing worse than my XFX cards.......that's a bummer.

To be fair, this fits in exactly with my needs - I wanted a tiny, quiet, powerful system to run my very basic set of games without lagging. So I will probably just put some of my GeLID Extreme TIM on and hope for the best. thumb.gif

Thanks for the info and help, guys!!
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I think they're performing bad because of the heatpipe issue and because MSI chose to use quiet fans that don't even hit 3K RPM at 100% fan speed.
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wow, here i was thinking that the Twin Frozr was enough for Hawaii, guess not.

Looks like they are performing worse than my XFX cards.......that's a bummer.
Yeah, about 2 of the 5 heat pipes in the cooler do not touch the hawaii core properly.
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Hello, anyone with tri-fire or quadfire using 14.2 drivers? In every game i try i get this wierd stutter/frame tearing like i've never seen before. Some games it fixes if i enable v-synch then it's smooth. Metro last light though as an example it doesn't help, also with vsynch sound stutters and makes noise also.
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Hello, anyone with tri-fire or quadfire using 14.2 drivers? In every game i try i get this wierd stutter/frame tearing like i've never seen before. Some games it fixes if i enable v-synch then it's smooth. Metro last light though as an example it doesn't help, also with vsynch sound stutters and makes noise also.

I'm using a tri fire setup with 14.2 and the only thing I've noticed so far is frame drops down to like 40 for half a second then goes back to normal. I believe the v sync sound issue was addressed by an AMD rep here and said it would be patched in the next WHQL driver in April.
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