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I have to underclock my cards to stay stable at all in X-fire. Just running stock causes vertical lines of death after 20 mins or so of gaming/benching.

test those two DCIIs individually in games, if they crash they are defective and your sole cause of problem.
   
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test those two DCIIs individually in games, if they crash they are defective and your sole cause of problem.

I only have one DCII my other card is a Tri-X. I have already tested individually and both cards ran just fine for 40 mins in heaven and 1-2 hours in gaming.

I may try bios flashing like the other poster suggested and see if that works at stock. If not, I may just try to sell this Asus and buy another Tri-X for a perfect matching setup and see if that fixes it.
 
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Does anyone exactly know what the aux voltage does?
I have to set it "high" to get 1500MHz stable, im already at +25mV, right know it works, with +19mV i got a black screen at Valley.
Is +25mV good as a 24/7 setting?
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Hey guys. I'm going to have a pair of PCS+ 290Xs by around Saturday. Is there anything I should be warned about when it comes to crossfire and whatnot? I'm wanting to make a really in-depth review for OCN on the cards with bios flashes, a lot of benchmarks, overclocking, temps, and some other stuff, and I just want to know if there's anything I should know about before I start getting into it. I don't mine, so I don't really need information regarding stuff like that. These babies are strictly for gaming thumb.gif
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Does anyone exactly know what the aux voltage does?
I have to set it "high" to get 1500MHz stable, im already at +25mV, right know it works, with +19mV i got a black screen at Valley.
Is +25mV good as a 24/7 setting?

Aux/PLL voltage determines how much voltage goes through PCIe.
Edited by airisom2 - 3/19/14 at 3:29pm
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Hey guys. I'm going to have a pair of PCS+ 290Xs by around Saturday. Is there anything I should be warned about when it comes to crossfire and whatnot? I'm wanting to make a really in-depth review for OCN on the cards with bios flashes, a lot of benchmarks, overclocking, temps, and some other stuff, and I just want to know if there's anything I should know about before I start getting into it. I don't mine, so I don't really need information regarding stuff like that. These babies are strictly for gaming thumb.gif
Aux/PLL voltage determines how much voltage goes through PCIe.
Yes, the temps. Make sure you feed them with plenty of cool air. Also, update your BIOS (Some motherboards require this for the new XDMA tech to work well).
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Temps? Covered wink.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
bgears b-blaster 120mm x2 (103cfm each)


Yate Loon D14SH-12 140mm x2 (140cfm each)

Off to flashing my bios now. Thanks.

Edit: Done. Is that all, guys? I remember reading some posts on fluctuating gpu utilization on crossfire setups and black screens a while ago . Are those still problems?
Edited by airisom2 - 3/19/14 at 3:57pm
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Temps? Covered wink.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
bgears b-blaster 120mm x2 (103cfm each)


Yate Loon D14SH-12 140mm x2 (140cfm each)

Off to flashing my bios now. Thanks.

Edit: Done. Is that all, guys? I remember reading some posts on fluctuating gpu utilization on crossfire setups and black screens a while ago . Are those still problems?

The GPU utilization issues are not real. It is just software guessing the usage since this new architectures utilization can't be analysed yet. So software is using algorithms to show an approximation. As for black screens, we think it was a first batch problem that's been long fixed.

Hope this helps.
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The GPU utilization issues are not real. It is just software guessing the usage since this new architectures utilization can't be analysed yet. So software is using algorithms to show an approximation. As for black screens, we think it was a first batch problem that's been long fixed.

Hope this helps.

Yup, that clears a lot of stuff I thought I would have to deal with. Thanks.
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Yup, that clears a lot of stuff I thought I would have to deal with. Thanks.
One more thing, disable ULPS. Don't do this via the registry. Do it via MSI Afterburner.
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