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Sapphire must have cheapened out on the TIM or something. I decided I wasn't happy with the G10 and went back to the Tri-X cooler with newly applied MX-4 and lo and behold my temps have dropped considerably. Went from idling in the 40s to 50s to the low 30s.
 
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max the power limit.

In Trixx is the power limit called VDDC offset as there is know mention in trixx of the word power limit?....Also where do i find this confirmed in CCC?.... thanks guys
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Yep, the BF4 and the MSI gamers are both ref design PCB's ( I checked because I have 4 R290X 4GB twin Frozr Gamers) that are getting blocked as well.


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In Trixx is the power limit called VDDC offset as there is know mention in trixx of the word power limit?....Also where do i find this confirmed in CCC?.... thanks guys

Edit i found power limit it and set it to 50% highest it will go!... and set the VDDC to 25%....?
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Edit i found power limit it and set it to 50% highest it will go!... and set the VDDC to 25%....?

Did you mean 25mV for VDDC? You can check the power limit on the Performance tab in CCC, you should be able to see in the little chart thing that the circle has moved over to the right.
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Did you mean 25mV for VDDC? You can check the power limit on the Performance tab in CCC, you should be able to see in the little chart thing that the circle has moved over to the right.

Hi airforce set power limit as in the screen shots!... however this time after only 10 mins in heaven and the FPS drop in half and i get a juddering screen?...also it looks like mu GPU load is not staying at 100% in the hardware monitor graph its fluctuating up and down?...i don't know what to do?...maybe be both cards should be using the same bios?...or the bios that you guys use which i don't know where to get or how to install it or what tools you use etc...i need a link to read instructions?....any help please this is very frustrating .these cards cost me so much money and they seem usless...i am sure someone can help me sort it?...thanks guys

Can you guys check my setting and results and help me fix this problem from the pictures below






Also here are the max voltages the cards have drawn...most of the results in GPU-Z i have set to show max!


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I feel you Lawson. I sure as hell won't be buying AMD again after my experience with these 290xs. I have spent more time in BSOD, Screen lock, and re-installing drivers than I have playing games since I got them. I never once had to re-install an NVIDIA driver and rarely if ever saw BSOD, screen lock, etc.
 
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Have you tried running the cards one at a time to see if the problem still occurs? That might tell you if one of the cards is bad, or if it is a Crossfire issue.

You shouldn't have any problems running the different cards (or different BIOSes) together, unless there is something else wrong. Crossfire shouldn't care that they are different.
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Have you tried running the cards one at a time to see if the problem still occurs? That might tell you if one of the cards is bad, or if it is a Crossfire issue.

You shouldn't have any problems running the different cards (or different BIOSes) together, unless there is something else wrong. Crossfire shouldn't care that they are different.

^This

Also, what resolution are you running Heaven at?
 
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I feel you Lawson. I sure as hell won't be buying AMD again after my experience with these 290xs. I have spent more time in BSOD, Screen lock, and re-installing drivers than I have playing games since I got them. I never once had to re-install an NVIDIA driver and rarely if ever saw BSOD, screen lock, etc.

there are people on both sides with good and bad experiances, me personally AMD/ATi cards have never been an issue but Nvidia ones have.

just luck of the draw really.
 
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