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finally decided to watercool my ASUS R9 DU 290. Doesn't look like I can return it frown.gif , so I guess I have to skip on the TF version off amazon.ca for 450$.

Does anyone know if the EK blackplates are worth it or not? I know koolance's blackplate is active, but I'm not sure if the Koolance block will line up with my other two EKs


Usage: For now atleast, I"m going to be mining with these cards 24/7. Aim is to hit 750$, so I can pay off the extra 150$+$600 I paid extra ontop of MSRP to get this beast, as well as the cost of the 3 waterblocks. =)

P.S, my internal temps are around the 60 degree range with two cards running, and AX1200 is absolutely burning.
Currently have:
2x120 (stacked) exhaust
4x120 intake
2x120 recycling case air.
1x120 empty fan slot

Maybe I should turn one of the radiators into an exhaust?

I have a R9 290x under water with the back plate running core 45C and 53C VRM under water with 2X240 and 1 X 120 thick. All rads running push.One more R9 290X coming I will post temps when up and running. EK water block and back plate.I think the burn in on the thermal pads is 2 days. Lost 2c in two days.This is with mining scrypt 24/7
Edited by Jflisk - 4/7/14 at 5:45pm
post #20232 of 43909
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If i didnt need RTSS, i would probobly use trixx.

I find AB+RTSS resource footprint to be a bit high.

I use RTSS with HWiNFO for display in games and run Trixx for OC. Quite a nice feature once you get it all tweaked to your liking.
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post #20233 of 43909
I already run Aida64 for most of my sensors, but id need to use fraps for FPS, so its either trixx+Fraps, or RTSS+AB.
post #20234 of 43909
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He is not the first person who has had issues when overclocking these 290(X) cards with AB. I suggest Trixx as an alternative because I also had issues with AB getting my card to move past 1030 on the core. Once I switched to Trixx I found my card to be quite the 'monster' clocking as high as 1315/1700. Getting my card to those clocks I must know something.

I don't have any personal vendetta with AB, I just use what works...and Trixx has always been better for me since my 4890.
To each their own. Always use what works. But AB isn't limited to +200mv and can do what you want it to. I have seen other people post that Trixx has worked better for them as well. I haven't seen it in the few 290X that I've owned though. Could only think it may have something to do with different voltage controllers or such that different manufact. may use.
    
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To each their own. Always use what works. But AB isn't limited to +200mv and can do what you want it to. I have seen other people post that Trixx has worked better for them as well. I haven't seen it in the few 290X that I've owned though. Could only think it may have something to do with different voltage controllers or such that different manufact. may use.

Sounds reasonable enough thinking.gif, the different controllers never really crossed my mind specool.gif. 200mV gets my card up over 1.4V Not sure where it is after droop but it's sucking down some juice as seen here:




I might be able to push my card a little further with that ASUS BIOS and GPU Tweak, but I don't want to tempt fate with my lucky draw in the Silicon Lottery.

How's that Lightning? It looks more promising than the Matrix
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I've been mostly an NVIDIA guy before this but the 290 was just too cheap and good to pass up.
MSI afterburner has always been my go to program since forever, quite frankly if it weren't for the weird things it was doing to my Sapphire AMD 290, I would go back to it. The interface is fantastic and the reliability is unrivaled.
However, when overclocked (relatively modest 1150mhz +25mv) MSI afterburner was forcing the 290 clockspeeds to full power then it would slowly throttle to 1000mhz or lower during 3dmark 11 and sometimes during games. I believe it's due to the power limit knob not working on this GPU for some reason.

TBH neither programs are ideal at the moment.

On the Sapphire TRIXX, I get a consistent 1150mhz with more aggressive +75mv under 100% load regardless of application but I miss the 100% clockspeed at all times that AB has. TRIXX has been working great except for Skyrim which is still a little problematic. Since it doesn't need to load the GPU heavily to crank 60FPS the core adapts its clockspeed to achieve this target, AB gets around this by forcing 100% speed at all times (with the relatively minor throttling to 1000mhz but no lower) but Trixx swings between 600mhz-900mhz (seemingly related to the GPU loading) so I still get 60 FPS but its not very smooth due to the constant transitioning.

yea I liked EVGA OC scanner since it can detect artifacts that the human eye can miss. Its basically the modern version of the granddaddy, ATITOOL. However, it produces OpenGL loading so the temperatures are definitely exaggerated.

Gonna try Ghost Recon Future Soldier to test this overclock, this bastard of a game actually crashes on my GTX 570's factory overclocks (had to either pump voltage or go to 100% reference speeds) so I consider it the ultimate OC reliability test.
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power control doesnt work on 14.x, it works fine on 13.12 however.

It not ABs fault, its the drivers.
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any 1 here using msi R9-290 and water block,
wanted to know which water block it can use
post #20239 of 43909
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any 1 here using msi R9-290 and water block,
wanted to know which water block it can use

Find the EK waterblock and back plate for your card.

Start here find your card put it under water and enjoy.

http://www.coolingconfigurator.com/

I have a EK for R9 290X and back plate about 150.00 shipped
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Originally Posted by NixZiZ View Post

Sorry, I never mentioned the card type! It's a 290, not a 290x.

No worries - corrected. smile.gif

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Add me too, please smile.gif

Validation

Sapphire R9 290 Tri-X OC on stock cooling cool.gif

http://www.overclock.net/t/294838/the-cooler-master-690-club/19240#post_22050031


@Dasboogieman
Use the 13.12 drivers (no throttling) and run the Unigine Heaven 4.0 in "Custom" 1920x1080 (full screen) and settings set on Extreme
Show us the score of the benchmark at 1200/1500 thumb.gif

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Received my replacement Lightning today -
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)





Congrats on the Lightning - updated thumb.gif

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