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Originally Posted by Aussiejuggalo View Post

So getting my 290 today wheee.gif

just wanted to a ask whats the best way to uninstall Nvidia drivers, the full manual screwing around in the registry or using Display Driver Uninstaller? normally I just use the Windows uninstaller but seeing as I havent gone AMD in many many years I dont wanna have stupid driver issues

I've been using this to uninstall drivers, zero issues with AMD/Nvidia.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1150443/how-to-remove-your-nvidia-gpu-drivers/0_40
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Originally Posted by Niberius View Post

+100mv (1.328vc actual load) gets me rock solid stable 1200mhz core clock on my 290X and memory is 1500mhz since its elpida ram. Accelero 3 cooler keeps me at 64c after hours of heavy gaming with BF4 or Crysis 3 maxed out and the hottest VRMs being VRM 1 tops out at 79-80c.
How does +100 give you 1.32v? Can you try running 3dmark 11 and see if u encounter a drop to 1.27v?
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How does +100 give you 1.32v? Can you try running 3dmark 11 and see if u encounter a drop to 1.27v?

+100mV for me is 1.35V. rolleyes.gif
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+100mV for me is 1.35V. rolleyes.gif

I just tried a non vdroop driver from 290->290x unlock thread,

that gives me 1.35V constant voltage in 3dmark11, however system just shuts off after 10 seconds. possibly reaching 95c too fast on air cooler.

however on sapphire's bios setting +100mv is 1.35v but when I run 3dmark11 it goes down to 1.20~
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why universal gpu block is better?

which gpu block did u buy?
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I wish I had gone the universal GPU block route myself. Jumped the gun and got the Koolance which works fantastic, but long term the universal is better.

which gpu block did u buy? why is it better?
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can someone here please tell me what your stock core voltage is for the stock amd 290? i want to undervolt my powercolor pcs 290, it has 1040 core clock and 1350 memory
this way i can reduce heat

im not sure if the core voltage is the same
post #19358 of 43921
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I've been using this to uninstall drivers, zero issues with AMD/Nvidia.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1150443/how-to-remove-your-nvidia-gpu-drivers/0_40

Ah cool biggrin.gif

Question, can you mine a 290 while your doing general stuff like watching movies and crap? just curious yessir.gif
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why universal gpu block is better?

which gpu block did u buy?

universal blocks are not generally "better", they just can be used on multiple cards, very similar to CPU blocks, however they only cover the core and nothing else, VRMs, memory and any extra controllers need heatsinks or their own blocks to be kept cool, fullcover blocks are very common for this reason as they cool the entire card with water and need nothing else, they also only take 1 slot space where a universal may take 2, at the cost that they are only useable for that one card.
   
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Kinda sorta off topic, but the Dell UltraSharp UP2414Q popped up on PCCG today and it's only $1449 aussie (only, lol)


http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=416&products_id=27171&zenid=c831d2ac128d8287be695cc42838b8dc


I want someone to get one and do some benchmarks wink.gif
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