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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.
Yes, I've been using the 15.4 Beta drivers since GTA5 launched, did a full reinstall of them when I got my 290 as well.
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Shouldn't be... might be that cpu. Get that thing to 4.8ghz or so and that should help.
That's what I was thinking too, looking at various videos and benchmarks it seems Intel is just better for this game which does indeed mean It's CPU dependant in certain areas, as I bog down all the way to 38FPS when driving from the docks back into the city.

How much of a voltage bump would you guys recommend for that speed?
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cpu at stock?

Yes, although I doubt overclocking will get me a ridiculous boost like I want (20-25FPS).
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So, Custom Resolution Utility (CRU) doesn't work with 290 crossfire??
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Yes, I've been using the 15.4 Beta drivers since GTA5 launched, did a full reinstall of them when I got my 290 as well.
That's what I was thinking too, looking at various videos and benchmarks it seems Intel is just better for this game which does indeed mean It's CPU dependant in certain areas, as I bog down all the way to 38FPS when driving from the docks back into the city.

How much of a voltage bump would you guys recommend for that speed?
Yes, although I doubt overclocking will get me a ridiculous boost like I want (20-25FPS).

your car will wait less.
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Yes, although I doubt overclocking will get me a ridiculous boost like I want (20-25FPS).

it gave me a huge boost going from stock 2.8Ghz to 3.6GHz, 14 fps in the built-in bechmark. I was shocked rly. Avg. fps went from 44 to 58
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So, Custom Resolution Utility (CRU) doesn't work with 290 crossfire??

Yes it does, I have used it since day one. I install new drivers, run the pixel patcher, then run CRU., Works everytime.
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I knew you had AMD before I unscrolled your sig rig specs.
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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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.

I thought unified monitoring just changed how the GPU usage graph was displayed. Making it one combined graph instead of two separate graphs one for each GPU. What affect could that have on gameplay or GPU load?
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So, Custom Resolution Utility (CRU) doesn't work with 290 crossfire??

Yes it does, I have used it since day one. I install new drivers, run the pixel patcher, then run CRU., Works everytime.
Do you know whether EDID override doesn't work on certain LCD brand/model?
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Do you know whether EDID override doesn't work on certain LCD brand/model?

No idea, toastyx is a member on these boards and he is the man who made all that stuff. You could probably ask him, and he could shed some light.thumb.gif

or ask him on his forums

http://www.monitortests.com/forum/
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Do you know whether EDID override doesn't work on certain LCD brand/model?

No idea, toastyx is a member on these boards and he is the man who made all that stuff. You could probably ask him, and he could shed some light.thumb.gif

or ask him on his forums

http://www.monitortests.com/forum/
Well I managed to get it working. I can only go up to 4K@25Hz. However, the image on the left of the screens become jaggy, blurry & double.
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