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AMD sucks. I hope these cards catch on fire.

Coments like this are hilarious....
 
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Enabling that does not expose any more options unfortunately:
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I did use DDU to clean up any nvidia stuff maybe leftover. I also re-installed the 14.2 Catalyst stuff.

here is the versions i have now:
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thanks!

All the info at the top of the overdrive page (in CCC) is blank (0 MHz clock speed, 0 MHz memory speed, temp 0C, etc) so I'd say it is probably a bad install. Some people, with the 14.1s, had success installing 13.12 and then installing 14.1 over top, which kept it from losing CCC, I guess you could try that.
I'm pretty sure it read 0 MHz because ULPS is enabled. It's second card was selected in CCC because if it's primary GPU, you should see monitor name next to the "R9 290". Regarding the temp target slider missing, I can only check it tonight (I'm also using 14.2 driver).
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I think that is because I selected the second video card which is inactive.

I re-installed 13.2 drivers and i still don't have the options.
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Thanks for your help.

AMD sucks. I hope these cards catch on fire.
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Only Reference have the Temp target setting, other might need to confirm this for me though.

likely the BIOS has the thermal control disabled and hard-set to 95C, as they would use a custom fan profile anyway.
   
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Hey guys, what sort of temps are people reaching during gaming with the Gigabyte Windforce cooler? Just because I'm reaching 90+ degrees, and that seems a little hot...

Edit: I just took the side of the case off, using a Silverstone Raven RVZ01, so the graphics card is using one of these:
CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 95
So the graphics card is sort of in a seperate compartment to the rest of the rig. The side I took off was the CPU side, and I also took off the two slim intake fans which were blowing directly onto the GPU. with it like this, I got a maximum of 78 degrees, which seems a bit better. About to put the side of the case back on, but leave the fans out to see if this makes a difference.
Edited by Shurtugal - 3/6/14 at 1:44am
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i'd say your temps are pretty normal considering the case... what did you expect when you put a open airflow designed 290(x?) in a case like this?

imho, the 290 and 290x are not a viable option for very small cases because you would need a good blower designed card to get all the heat out of the case, wich the reference 290/x isn't.
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likely the BIOS has the thermal control disabled and hard-set to 95C, as they would use a custom fan profile anyway.

yeah thats kinda what i was getting at, it would be in the BIOS rather just be in CCC.
 
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Hey guys, what sort of temps are people reaching during gaming with the Gigabyte Windforce cooler? Just because I'm reaching 90+ degrees, and that seems a little hot...

Edit: I just took the side of the case off, using a Silverstone Raven RVZ01, so the graphics card is using one of these:
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So the graphics card is sort of in a seperate compartment to the rest of the rig. The side I took off was the CPU side, and I also took off the two slim intake fans which were blowing directly onto the GPU. with it like this, I got a maximum of 78 degrees, which seems a bit better. About to put the side of the case back on, but leave the fans out to see if this makes a difference.

if you can keep it below 90C then that's great, these cards are built for this heat but will throttle down on 95C, if you wanted to OC you would definitely need better cooling/airflow, but the case being so small I wouldn't see you doing that much. (both heat and PSU concerns)

if you wanted it to run cooler and quieter you could always push the clocks back and undervolt a little, this brings the power draw right down and makes the card very power efficient, at the cost of a little loss in performance depending on how far you go.
   
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Originally Posted by Shurtugal View Post

Hey guys, what sort of temps are people reaching during gaming with the Gigabyte Windforce cooler? Just because I'm reaching 90+ degrees, and that seems a little hot...

Edit: I just took the side of the case off, using a Silverstone Raven RVZ01, so the graphics card is using one of these:
CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 95
So the graphics card is sort of in a seperate compartment to the rest of the rig. The side I took off was the CPU side, and I also took off the two slim intake fans which were blowing directly onto the GPU. with it like this, I got a maximum of 78 degrees, which seems a bit better. About to put the side of the case back on, but leave the fans out to see if this makes a difference.

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Originally Posted by Paul17041993 View Post

if you can keep it below 90C then that's great, these cards are built for this heat but will throttle down on 95C, if you wanted to OC you would definitely need better cooling/airflow, but the case being so small I wouldn't see you doing that much. (both heat and PSU concerns)

if you wanted it to run cooler and quieter you could always push the clocks back and undervolt a little, this brings the power draw right down and makes the card very power efficient, at the cost of a little loss in performance depending on how far you go.

Awesome, thanks guys! For now anyhow, I've removed the two intake fans into the GPU, which brought it down to a max of about 82 degrees, which I'm happy with. The CPU was the problem at a max of 87 degrees, but just sticking one of the 120mm slim fans blowing onto that brought it down to a maximum of 68, which is much better. How would I go about undervolting it? Would this bring the temps and power usage down very much? I have a bit of experience in overclocking CPU and GPU, thanks! wink.gif
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Awesome, thanks guys! For now anyhow, I've removed the two intake fans into the GPU, which brought it down to a max of about 82 degrees, which I'm happy with. The CPU was the problem at a max of 87 degrees, but just sticking one of the 120mm slim fans blowing onto that brought it down to a maximum of 68, which is much better. How would I go about undervolting it? Would this bring the temps and power usage down very much? I have a bit of experience in overclocking CPU and GPU, thanks! wink.gif
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you can use MSI Afterburner to try undervolting, it allows -100mV to +100mV voltage control on the core, though some people here have found theirs doesn't allow -100mV so there's a chance it might not be possible without a different BIOS, I haven't seen much about the windforce cards though so I'm not too sure...
   
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What PSU will be able to support a XFire of 290 OC 1175/1500 and my i7 4770k OC 4500, my WC and everything else in my build? Many people tell me I will need at least a 1000W to support all of that but in my Prodigy the longer PSU I can fit is a 850W.( See my sig for details)
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