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My Second card stays 0% for me and this only happens when CFX is off or disables in the drivers for the game.

Make sure you're not in borderless mode.

Game used the gpus strangely for me. Usage was up and down for no apparent reason.
   
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Make sure you're not in borderless mode.

Game used the gpus strangely for me. Usage was up and down for no apparent reason.

Always have Full Screen.
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Yah odd then. I know on mine were only about half used and both gpus had their usage constantly up and down. I wouldnt say it ran great, but everything ultra at 1440p it ran around 65-90 fps. The odd thing is neither gpus or cpu saw full usage.
   
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I'd like to see proofs of this claim.

Also, just in case some have not yet try, you can flash to a bricked BIOS location without an IGPU. As long as you have the other BIOS position clean/working fine, you should not fear.

If one BIOS position gets into a bad flash, no screen, just turn off the PC, flip the BIOS switch to the other side, power on you PC while pressing DEL or go into the MOBO - BIOS, upon post or once you are in the Mobo BIOS screen, flick the switch to the bad BIOS' side, then flash again. Video won't even flick. :Thumb:

Alternatively, you can go straight to the ATIFlash dos window before flipping the switch so you can flash.

Proof of which claim?

I didn't know you could flip the BIOS switch with the card powered on. Learn something new everyday. smile.gif

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My Second card stays 0% for me and this only happens when CFX is off or disables in the drivers for the game.

If CFX is off/disabled, then the game will only use one card. wink.gif
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Anyone with CF playing SW BF?

Game seems to play fine in CF, but usage if very erratic and get heavy flickering between rounds.

One card is fine and plays great.
Edited by By-Tor - 10/9/15 at 6:04pm
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Proof of which claim?

I didn't know you could flip the BIOS switch with the card powered on. Learn something new everyday. smile.gif
If CFX is off/disabled, then the game will only use one card. wink.gif

It works fine in other games. I tried to force CFX and then it turned on but it's not stable. CPU usage goes 95%. To me it looks like with 15.9.1 CFX is disabled on this game by AMD.
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everything looks normal except your memory clock. could someone else read and double check? does it only go to 1000MHz?

what's should be the default? it's 1250, right?

edit: i think even your core clock is low. did you underclock them?

Your load voltage is also low. that may cause blackscreen.

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Have you underclocked your card? Stock for most 290's is 947 core and 1250 memory. Yours is running at 900/1000, so something is going on there. Is this a 290 or 290x? Which brand/model?

Yeah I underclocked it while I was troubleshooting. VisionTek R9 290, no special name. It's at 1000 core 1200 memory +50mV core now and it seems stable. What's the safe max voltage?
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Yeah I underclocked it while I was troubleshooting. VisionTek R9 290, no special name. It's at 1000 core 1200 memory +50mV core now and it seems stable. What's the safe max voltage?

that explains it. my 290s at load go up to 1.2v at stock of 947MHz. i see yours goes to 1.1v. with +50mV . . . check and see how high it goes when loaded.

edit: when i was benching and just using Trixx, adding +200mv . . . i saw my load voltage go as high as 1.41v. of course, i would not use that 7/24 even if my temps are manageable.

i say 1.2v load as long as your temps are all below 80C . . . is good.
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that explains it. my 290s at load go up to 1.2v at stock of 947MHz. i see yours goes to 1.1v. with +50mV . . . check and see how high it goes when loaded.

edit: when i was benching and just using Trixx, adding +200mv . . . i saw my load voltage go as high as 1.41v. of course, i would not use that 7/24 even if my temps are manageable.

i say 1.2v load as long as your temps are all below 80C . . . is good.
both of my cards run 1.24v under load at stock settings no mv added...with or without the power limit increased... go figure and my temps dont even know what 60 looks like anymore wink.gif
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both of my cards run 1.24v under load at stock settings no mv added...with or without the power limit increased... go figure and my temps dont even know what 60 looks like anymore wink.gif

that's about right. these software apps, i don't think are really that accurate but can be use as reference with enough reading.

my first card only goes to 1.17v at load at 947 MHz. it does 1170 MHz in benches before needing extra VDDC. my second goes to 1.2v and can bench to 1150 MHz at that voltage. ASICs are pretty close if that matters. 79/81.
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