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Well, the score with the newest driver isn't "accepted" anyway, but.....yeah, if that's what "tessellation tweaks" are, I'll not have any of it.
Well the scores doesn't change much with newer bios so that's nothing to worry about. I sometimes test with tessellation off if I've already done some valid runs, just for fun. Here is a comparison: http://www.3dmark.com/compare/fs/7252410/fs/7247395#
post #452 of 586
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Well the scores doesn't change much with newer bios so that's nothing to worry about. I sometimes test with tessellation off if I've already done some valid runs, just for fun. Here is a comparison: http://www.3dmark.com/compare/fs/7252410/fs/7247395#

?? You sure about that? I just did a run with and without Tess...

http://www.3dmark.com/compare/fs/7277551/fs/7277489
post #453 of 586
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?? You sure about that? I just did a run with and without Tess...

http://www.3dmark.com/compare/fs/7277551/fs/7277489
Sure about what?
post #454 of 586
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?? You sure about that? I just did a run with and without Tess...

http://www.3dmark.com/compare/fs/7277551/fs/7277489
Sure about what?
I think he thought yours was FS Ultra.
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I didn't even see his results... I'm blind...

But still looks like quite a difference to me.
post #456 of 586
Let the fun begin

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Block and backplate on, flushed, and leak tested. Did an initial run with a little heat on it, to see where the temps would be. I'm very impressed with this block.....







post #458 of 586
Hey guys just wanted to get your opinions on my possible cooler upgrade on my Sapphire 290 reference card. I've been playing around with the idea of getting an Corsair H80/H110 cooler and a HG10 A1 and mount it in my new fractal design s case. I am already planning on using a H110i GT on my 4770k cpu, but been throwing around the idea of upgrading the cooler on the 290 as well. I know the thing gets very loud while gaming now, but is the ~$100-115 worth the overclocking speeds? Or should I just use this card for the next 6-12 months and wait for an upgrade.
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Without also keeping the VRM and the memory cool, watercooling the core only isn't going to do a whole lot of good.... AIOs for GPUs only do 1/3 of the job that's needed......for CPUs they're pretty decent, but.....eh
post #460 of 586
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Block and backplate on, flushed, and leak tested. Did an initial run with a little heat on it, to see where the temps would be. I'm very impressed with this block.....








Makes me not want to buy EK block anymore. Your VRM temps are amazing. Also you load temps are about the times I get on idle.
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