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Originally Posted by Norse View Post

Just wondering what would happen if i put a factory OC'ed card and a Ref card at stock into crossfire?

you'll get some couple more frames or more compared to crossfire with both at ref. clocks, assuming they're not throttling at all.
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Originally Posted by invincible20xx View Post

i think both will work @ the lower clocked card frequency

not in crossfire they don't.

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Originally Posted by SupahSpankeh View Post

Hi.

Am experiencing some odd behaviour. It seems I cannot wake from sleep perhaps half the time if I allow the display to turn off. I'm using the 14.2 AMD drivers - any ideas?

Was thinking about moving back to the 13.9 drivers (I've got an R9 290, not 290X) but I was reluctant to do that for fear it would cost me performance. No stability issues in game, only a problem when the display shuts off.

Ta,

you're using windows 7 is why you're getting that, try to disable ULPS and disable monitor going to sleep.
Edited by Paul17041993 - 4/24/14 at 4:43am
   
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post #21352 of 43975
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Originally Posted by Paul17041993 View Post

you'll get some couple more frames or more compared to crossfire with both at ref. clocks, assuming they're not throttling at all.
not in crossfire they don't.
you're using windows 7 is why you're getting that, try to disable ULPS and disable monitor going to sleep.

Ah

Can i enable/disable crossfire without restarting just incase a game doesnt support it? if so im assuming the "better" card should be in the first PCi-E slot so it is used as Master
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Ah

Can i enable/disable crossfire without restarting just incase a game doesnt support it? if so im assuming the "better" card should be in the first PCi-E slot so it is used as Master

I think crossfire doesn't need reboots to enable/disable, I mean updating drivers doesn't even need a reboot most of the time...

and yea, usually you put the best card in the top (primary) slot, with the exception of some mobos that the primary slot is on the bottom (yea some mobos are like that for whatever reason), in most cases that crossfire doesn't work, the best card is usually chosen to do the job.

I don't have any real first-hand experience with crossfire though so I'm not 100% sure about the application profiles etc.
   
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You must overclock and show temps! biggrin.gif

lol

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Hey man, I just got my 290 Vapor-X in today as well (scored right at 1300 at 1080p ultra/tess extreme) but I am noticing some pretty bad coil whine and buzzing when its under a moderate load. Are you getting any sounds out of yours?
redface.gif No coil whine on mine
Edited by BroJin - 4/24/14 at 5:14am
post #21355 of 43975
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Hey man, I just got my 290 Vapor-X in today as well (scored right at 1300 at 1080p ultra/tess extreme) but I am noticing some pretty bad coil whine and buzzing when its under a moderate load. Are you getting any sounds out of yours?

Coil whine and buzzing usually dies down after a few month. My GPU's were extremely loud. It pulsated through the whole room. Now I can't hear them hardly.
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I think crossfire doesn't need reboots to enable/disable, I mean updating drivers doesn't even need a reboot most of the time...

and yea, usually you put the best card in the top (primary) slot, with the exception of some mobos that the primary slot is on the bottom (yea some mobos are like that for whatever reason), in most cases that crossfire doesn't work, the best card is usually chosen to do the job.

I don't have any real first-hand experience with crossfire though so I'm not 100% sure about the application profiles etc.

Set in CCC to auto turn it off when program does not support it.
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I have that on both my amd and Intel. I just shut off the monitor by hand

I've been doing this too, until very recently when it seems to reach the black screen state even when it's been turned off and the sleep mode has been disabled. Any ideas there?
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Originally Posted by invincible20xx View Post

same problem with both 7900 series and r9 series they need to fix this in the whql driver

Yup. /signed
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Originally Posted by Paul17041993 View Post


you're using windows 7 is why you're getting that, try to disable ULPS and disable monitor going to sleep.

Mea culpa - it's W8.1, haven't update sig rig OS in a while.

I think I've already tried disabling ULPS - has this helped anyone else?
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I've been doing this too, until very recently when it seems to reach the black screen state even when it's been turned off and the sleep mode has been disabled. Any ideas there?
Yup. /signed
Mea culpa - it's W8.1, haven't update sig rig OS in a while.

I think I've already tried disabling ULPS - has this helped anyone else?

disabled ulps doesn't help because i tried on a multitude of gpus including r9 290 series and 7900 series sometimes screen just won't wake up if i let it sleep it's a bug in the beta drivers i suppose and it should be fixed in the WHQL driver ASAP !
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Congrats - added thumb.gif
Congrats - added specool.gif First Vapor X. Give us the low down on temps.

Hehehe good to be first at something right tongue.gif Thank you!
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Coil whine and buzzing usually dies down after a few month. My GPU's were extremely loud. It pulsated through the whole room. Now I can't hear them hardly.

Yeah hopefully. The only other weird thing I noticed is that the bios is kinda laggy now, is that normal? I'm on an old x58 board that doesn't support UEFI and have the 290 in legacy mode - however switching modes didnt appear to make any difference at all.
    
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