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Yes. But there's also zerocore at work which when the monitor goes to suspend, the gpu or gpus enter zerocore mode and go to sleep, stopping the fan too.
so if I get 290 vaporx and put is as the top card and use my 290 trix as the bottom card then while working e.g. in MS word I'll have just one fan running ?


If you have ULPS enabled and over time if there is no load after X amount of time, the slave card in this case the trix, will go to sleep.
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Yes. But there's also zerocore at work which when the monitor goes to suspend, the gpu or gpus enter zerocore mode and go to sleep, stopping the fan too.
so if I get 290 vaporx and put is as the top card and use my 290 trix as the bottom card then while working e.g. in MS word I'll have just one fan running ?
The fans on the 290 Tri-X will stop when idling, this include any tasks that doesn't support crossfire or doesn't utilize the second card if ULPS is enabled.
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If you have ULPS enabled and over time if there is no load after X amount of time, the slave card in this case the trix, will go to sleep.


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I don't like how after upgrading to a 290 my minimum framerates in GTA5 are still the same as they were on my 7850.

Does anyone think a driver update can fix this or is the game just too CPU dependant for that to happen?
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I don't like how after upgrading to a 290 my minimum framerates in GTA5 are still the same as they were on my 7850.

Does anyone think a driver update can fix this or is the game just too CPU dependant for that to happen?
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The fans on the 290 Tri-X will stop when idling, this include any tasks that doesn't support crossfire or doesn't utilize the second card if ULPS is enabled.
just btw, I heard you need to have ULPS disabled in AB to get more even load on 2 GPUs in crossfire. Is that true ?
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just btw, I heard you need to have ULPS disabled in AB to get more even load on 2 GPUs in crossfire. Is that true ?

No. Load on gpus is not directly a result of ULPS. ULPS shuts down slave cards in crossfire when idle, like on the desktop since crossfire is not active anyways. It however confuses oc apps. On point though, its usually because of a misconfigured AB config, like not enabling unified monitoring.
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I don't like how after upgrading to a 290 my minimum framerates in GTA5 are still the same as they were on my 7850.

Does anyone think a driver update can fix this or is the game just too CPU dependant for that to happen?

what drivers r u using? AMD have a beta release just for GTA5. Greatly improved my experience as there was no more visual stuttering...

Also the game is really CPU dependent. I had to OC mine to 4GHz to get stable 60fps (goes down in some areas, but rarely). I think u will need ~4.5GHz OC to match my single-core performance.
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so I don't need AB for CF to work properly if running stock clocks?
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I don't like how after upgrading to a 290 my minimum framerates in GTA5 are still the same as they were on my 7850.

Does anyone think a driver update can fix this or is the game just too CPU dependant for that to happen?

cpu at stock?
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I don't like how after upgrading to a 290 my minimum framerates in GTA5 are still the same as they were on my 7850.

Does anyone think a driver update can fix this or is the game just too CPU dependant for that to happen?

Shouldn't be... might be that cpu. Get that thing to 4.8ghz or so and that should help.
    
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