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Source engine, does it even need xfire?

It does for titanfall. A few maps where framerate drops to really bad levels and on average at 60 fps or less. Really wish I could use crossfire.
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has anyone else noticed that they need extra power to keep their GPU overclocks the same?

I noticed going from the first beta driver to 1.3 that I needed 2% more on my powerlimit to keep the same OC as before.
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has anyone else noticed that they need extra power to keep their GPU overclocks the same?

I noticed going from the first beta driver to 1.3 that I needed 2% more on my powerlimit to keep the same OC as before.

Most people probably do not notice as usually people just put the power-limit to max allowed (+20%) and be done with it. Not sure what the uncertainty in that number is, 2% might be within margin of error or it might be meaningful number rising from maintaining something in a more aggressive manner with new drivers or hammering some sub-component more.
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For me, the power limit doesn't work at all.
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Fix Power limit already tongue.gif
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Most people probably do not notice as usually people just put the power-limit to max allowed (+20%) and be done with it. Not sure what the uncertainty in that number is, 2% might be within margin of error or it might be meaningful number rising from maintaining something in a more aggressive manner with new drivers or hammering some sub-component more.

Heck, 20% didn't even cut it for me. I had to mod it for 50% to get my 1145 core stable at 1.25, I can get 1160 and a bit more stable at slightly higher but 1.25's my boost voltage so I just modded it all for that. The 20% worked but I noticed it's smoother with a higher power limit.
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Heck, 20% didn't even cut it for me. I had to mod it for 50% to get my 1145 core stable at 1.25, I can get 1160 and a bit more stable at slightly higher but 1.25's my boost voltage so I just modded it all for that. The 20% worked but I noticed it's smoother with a higher power limit.

How did you go about modding the power limit?
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How did you go about modding the power limit?
regedit thepowerplay. look in the AMD HOW TO THREAD. by TSM106

http://www.overclock.net/t/1265543/the-amd-how-to-thread
Edited by Durquavian - 3/13/14 at 2:22pm
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regedit thepowerplay. look in the AMD HOW TO THREAD. by TSM106

Say whaaaaaaaaat. This is so relevant to my interests.
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DCS World Still Runs like Crap on AMD GPU's, XFire drops FPS.

I submit feedback and crap every driver release, and it's still being ignored.

Just keep pushing me to the green side why dont ya?

I've been sending in DCS and arma bug reports since last October or so when I picked up 2 7970's. The 2 games I probably play the most of run like total butt. After bringing up the performance with some gamer friends they all have the same poor performance in those titles and have been submitting reports for years. Its a real shame when the drivers/software do not make use of the hardware. I don't even know why anymore but I want to unload these AMD cards and go back to nvidia. I got better frame rates in DCS and arma 2 with SLI GTX275s (about the same power as a single 560ti). With 4x the GPU horse power where I was mostly GPU limited before I expected to get better frame rates, not worse....

As it stands, DCS is just not fun to play when you get terrible frame rates near the ground and you are a helo pilot.

(keep your eye on the frame counter)
 
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