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So I have 6 290X's in Windows 8.1 64 bit using these settings

setx GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
setx GPU_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS 1
cgminer.exe --auto-fan --temp-target 80 --temp-overheat 85 -I 13 --thread-concurrency 32765 --gpu-powertune 20

If I go above 13 it crashes LOL!!!!

Look at my joke hashes




Does anyone have any idea what would be causing this? I want to rip my hair out. My monitor is connected one of the DVI connections on one of the 290x's. I don't have a dummy plug vga (don't know if that matters)

i have 1 x 1500 watt psu and 850watt psu , the 1500w is connected to 4 x 290x's and the 850 is connected to 2 x 290x's
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Have you tried setting the TC and intensities individually? ie: --thread-concurrency 32765,32765,32765,32765,32765,32756 -I 13,13,13,13,13,13 this would allow you to adjust the gpus one at a time,, without having a big burst when all six of them try to rev up. *well it should.
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Have you tried setting the TC and intensities individually? ie: --thread-concurrency 32765,32765,32765,32765,32765,32756 -I 13,13,13,13,13,13 this would allow you to adjust the gpus one at a time,, without having a big burst when all six of them try to rev up. *well it should.

Oh ok so it primes it one at a time ?
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Oh ok so it primes it one at a time ?

Right now you have each card running on identical settings, not all cards work the same so you could one card which doesn't like your set TC and it's crashing the program. You'll need to tweak each one separately and have separate numbers for each card based on your tweaking
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So I have 6 290X's in Windows 8.1 64 bit using these settings

setx GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
setx GPU_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS 1
cgminer.exe --auto-fan --temp-target 80 --temp-overheat 85 -I 13 --thread-concurrency 32765 --gpu-powertune 20

If I go above 13 it crashes LOL!!!!

Look at my joke hashes




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i have 1 x 1500 watt psu and 850watt psu , the 1500w is connected to 4 x 290x's and the 850 is connected to 2 x 290x's

what aftercooler do u buy or use for 290x?
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Right now you have each card running on identical settings, not all cards work the same so you could one card which doesn't like your set TC and it's crashing the program. You'll need to tweak each one separately and have separate numbers for each card based on your tweaking

What mino said. By specifying the value for each card you can adjust per card, one setting is probably not appropriate. Think of each card as a puzzle requiring their own unique settings. Using a "," to delineate specific settings will allow you to fine tune each card
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You must use intensity 20 with 290 and 290x. Intensity 13 is for 280x

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Removed. Post in wrong thread.
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Thank you for this great thread!!! I was trying to get my batch file to work all night and then I give up and come on OC.net to zone out and here you are to solve my problems! Only mining on an r7 260x but I'm just happy to be doing it. Thank you!
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Originally Posted by kskwerl View Post

So I have 6 290X's in Windows 8.1 64 bit using these settings

setx GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
setx GPU_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS 1
cgminer.exe --auto-fan --temp-target 80 --temp-overheat 85 -I 13 --thread-concurrency 32765 --gpu-powertune 20

If I go above 13 it crashes LOL!!!!

Look at my joke hashes




Does anyone have any idea what would be causing this? I want to rip my hair out. My monitor is connected one of the DVI connections on one of the 290x's. I don't have a dummy plug vga (don't know if that matters)

i have 1 x 1500 watt psu and 850watt psu , the 1500w is connected to 4 x 290x's and the 850 is connected to 2 x 290x's

I have same problem with 2 290x been playing with it for a month now tried everything non success
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