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You talk about ln2 volts or what? Because tsm used 1.5v like the ln2 guys but on water. The gpu just scale better with cold

I'm not talkin' about LN2 volts period. I was telling someone asking questions about if +200mV being safe that, generally speaking, if temperatures are in check (GPU & VRMs), aka under about 80C (for me, I know they can be higher but I don't like it), then any voltage in that range is perfectly safe for use.
     
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YAY my 290X is here biggrin.gif



Validation

one question though. GPU-Z doesn't seem to detect my Fan RPM. although i could hear it go WAY WAY Up during valley benchmark. "correction, it shows how much % it's running but not how fast (RPM) It's at"

now give me tips to run this thing right. i know there are tons of options. just throw me your best ones. what software to use. i know AB is a good one. but i heard it conflicts with CCC. so just throw your experience at me and let me get a fairly cooler gpu.
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YAY my 290X is here biggrin.gif


one question though. GPU-Z doesn't seem to detect my Fan RPM. although i could hear it go WAY WAY Up during valley benchmark. "correction, it shows how much % it's running but not how fast (RPM) It's at"

The only program which can give you rpm is HWiNFO. AfterBurner - NO, GPU-Z - NO, Trixx - NO, SpeedFan - NO, AIDA - NO. Don't know why, don't ask me. Ask developers.
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here are my readings after playing some FC3



any thoughts?

think it's time to OC my monitor to 96hz smile.gif
Edited by Ramzinho - 7/12/14 at 8:12am
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YAY my 290X is here biggrin.gif

one question though. GPU-Z doesn't seem to detect my Fan RPM. although i could hear it go WAY WAY Up during valley benchmark. "correction, it shows how much % it's running but not how fast (RPM) It's at"

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Congrats man! Temps look good so far. That a reference or aftermarket card? wheee.gif *highfive*
     
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Congrats man! Temps look good so far. That a reference or aftermarket card? wheee.gif *highfive*

reference frown.gif

looking forward to OC my Monitor .. probably get another 290X once i sell my old 7970.. and plan for the ultimate finish with a Full custom loop.. 92C at full load isn't nice at all.. my 7970C barely hit 60c at 6 hours of a gaming session. i need to cool this beast ASAP
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reference frown.gif

looking forward to OC my Monitor .. probably get another 290X once i sell my old 7970.. and plan for the ultimate finish with a Full custom loop.. 92C at full load isn't nice at all.. my 7970C barely hit 60c at 6 hours of a gaming session. i need to cool this beast ASAP

100% fan man. Doooooooo it. You know you want to. Just once. Hear the Leaf Blower. Learn it. Love it. lol I just got through testing an R9 290 reference I got from an idiot that was supposed to send me an R9 290X (having fun on EBay getting that returned & refunded) and I cranked the fan during benchmarks to remind myself of what I'm getting in to with the HIS cards I have coming... wasn't as bad as I thought I remembered... and it kept the card below 70C during all testing wheee.gif 67C was the peak during 2 loops of Valley.

Also, for reference, this is with a nice uber-blower-fan directing air at the card's intakes in QuadFire, the middle 2 cards are Reference XFX R9 290Xs, with them at 100% fan speed:

     
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I just got my 290 in yesterday and I've run into a problem that I want to make sure isn't a problem with the individual card (bought used). When I boot my PC, I usually have to unplug the DVI cable attached to my monitor to get the card to output to the display on 14.4 I noticed this first when installing the driver, when the monitor flashes a few times, but on the 3rd or so flash, it didn't come back on. I wound up wiping everything AMD related and installing again, but the boot issue persists. Does anyone else have this or is my card borked?

EDIT: BTW, BIOS splashscreen loads without an issue as well as the windows loading animation. The output dies as soon as the login screen pops up for Win 8.1. Driver related? I may try beta drivers and see if they do anything.
Edited by Infinite Jest - 7/12/14 at 9:14am
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I just got my used 290 in yesterday and I've run into a problem that I want to make sure isn't a problem with the individual card (bought used). When I boot my PC, I usually have to unplug the DVI cable attached to my monitor to get the card to output to the display on 14.4 I noticed this first when installing the driver, when the monitor flashes a few times, but on the 3rd or so flash, it didn't come back on. I wound up wiping everything AMD related and installing again, but the boot issue persists. Does anyone else have this or is my card borked?

EDIT: BTW, BIOS splashscreen loads without an issue as well as the windows loading animation. The output dies as soon as the login screen pops up for Win 8.1. Driver related? I may try beta drivers and see if they do anything.

I had that happen with the R9 290 (wrong card) card I just got in, the first time after driver install, and what I did was I plugged another monitor in to another port, it switched to that one, then I switched it back, and the issue hasn't occured since... might help ya, might not.

I'm on 14.6 RCs though.
     
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Acer 23" LED LCD Monitor Fellowes Basic Keyboard Corsair AX1200W PSU Cooler Master HAF 912 
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Dell Optical Mouse 
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Intel Q9650 Quad Core LGA 775 Processor eVGA 790i Ultra Motherboard To Be Determined... G.Skill DDR3 1600MHz RAM 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
To Be Determined... N/A (Who uses internal optical drives anymore) Corsair H50 CPU Cooler (cuz yolo) Windows 7 64-Bit (eventually, haven't bought it... 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer 23" LED LCD Monitor Fellowes Basic Keyboard Corsair AX1200W PSU Cooler Master HAF 912 
Mouse
Dell Optical Mouse 
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