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No worries, I will be able to test in a hour or so, cooking at present (in a way) smile.gif .

I'm on air, I have added about +44mV to my bios so 1100/1525 is stable.
Gupsterg, I have the same issue with older games.....
I still play World of Warcraft(WOTLK) which is an old game and my clocks fluctuate like crazy. redface.gif
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Gupsterg, I have the same issue with older games.....
I still play World of Warcraft(WOTLK) which is an old game and my clocks fluctuate like crazy. redface.gif

WE ARE NOT ALONE! Stay strong thumb.gif haha
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@fat4l @M3TAl

Fired up Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary edition (whatever that means smile.gif ), settings 1080P@120Hz / Ultra / 8AA / 16AF. Yes GPU clock is bouncing around but GPU Usage is as well. I saw no stutter or hitching to make me think anything is wrong with this clock fluctuation TBH.

Then fired up Max Payne 3, same Res/Hz, graphics settings maxed. GPU clock is solid and so is GPU usage.

SkyrimMaxPayne3.zip 32k .zip file

Win 7 x64 / full updates exc."snooping updates" / Crimson 16.1 .

I did above 2 tests after card had been folding 7hrs continuously.
F@H screenie (Click to show)

Want me to try something old like Mass effect 1 or 2?

There is one mod that someone did, basically made all states high eg MAX clocks in ROM similar to K-Boost. Possibly making a few of the higher DPMs clocked higher may help, dunno without you guys trying.

Like I said if GPU was bouncy in Skyrim I saw no hitching / stutter to make me think it's an issue.

@M3TAl tell me what OC you run in MSI AB for say 24/7 use, I'll apply that to ROM plus do a tweak MEMCLK 2 / RAM Freq. DPM 1 & 2. Even if clocks bounce but you see no hitch / stutter should be a result, Fat4l has this tweak.
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Do you think that an 850G2 will power two Lightnings?

It should, my 750w hcg was doing that for a while but I guess its dying now, I can no longer crossfire
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@fat4l @M3TAl

Fired up Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Legendary edition (whatever that means smile.gif ), settings 1080P@120Hz / Ultra / 8AA / 16AF. Yes GPU clock is bouncing around but GPU Usage is as well. I saw no stutter or hitching to make me think anything is wrong with this clock fluctuation TBH.

Then fired up Max Payne 3, same Res/Hz, graphics settings maxed. GPU clock is solid and so is GPU usage.

SkyrimMaxPayne3.zip 32k .zip file

Win 7 x64 / full updates exc."snooping updates" / Crimson 16.1 .

I did above 2 tests after card had been folding 7hrs continuously.
F@H screenie (Click to show)

Want me to try something old like Mass effect 1 or 2?

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@M3TAl tell me what OC you run in MSI AB for say 24/7 use, I'll apply that to ROM plus do a tweak MEMCLK 2 / RAM Freq. DPM 1 & 2. Even if clocks bounce but you see no hitch / stutter should be a result, Fat4l has this tweak.
Yep the same. usage and frequency fluctuating... I think its engine and mostly it happens with older games.
Anyway it shouldnt rly affect performance
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Yep the same. usage and frequency fluctuating... I think its engine and mostly it happens with older games.
Anyway it shouldnt rly affect performance

Yep not seeing performance issue.

Gonna try some oldies tomorrow smile.gif.
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Yep not seeing performance issue.

Gonna try some oldies tomorrow smile.gif.

Must just be an ESO problem then. I've been using the backup rig for the past month (7870XT and PII x4) and it's a much smoother experience even if the fps is lower overall.
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U can also try ClockBlocker.
Blocking option 3 works for me nicely!
http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=404465
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Must just be an ESO problem then. I've been using the backup rig for the past month (7870XT and PII x4) and it's a much smoother experience even if the fps is lower overall.

I'll do a FRAPS test ASAP and report back smile.gif .

If I was in your shoes I may try reinstall of windows (I don't do this often). I had the much talked about black ice caves graphical issue on Battlefront. I tried loads of drivers etc, I then one day out of just wishing to try UEFI install of Windows 7 reformatted and issue gone. I even rolled back to older drivers and with fresh install no issue. My post on EA SWBF forum.

Besides that there was another anomaly that had been occurring on my system prior to reinstall of Win 7, wasn't graphics related and I didn't know it was an anomaly prior to reintstall.

After reinstall I was getting 0.xxxV at idle in HWiNFO, I thought perhaps latest HWiNFO bugged. I posted in a thread on HWiNFO forum. Basically why mine hadn't been rolling down on previous install of OS/app was as something had been running in the background, causing a slight load on CPU to show vcore higher than 0.xxxxV at idle.
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I'll do a FRAPS test ASAP and report back smile.gif .

If I was in your shoes I may try reinstall of windows (I don't do this often). I had the much talked about black ice caves graphical issue on Battlefront. I tried loads of drivers etc, I then one day out of just wishing to try UEFI install of Windows 7 reformatted and issue gone. I even rolled back to older drivers and with fresh install no issue. My post on EA SWBF forum.

Besides that there was another anomaly that had been occurring on my system prior to reinstall of Win 7, wasn't graphics related and I didn't know it was an anomaly prior to reintstall.

After reinstall I was getting 0.xxxV at idle in HWiNFO, I thought perhaps latest HWiNFO bugged. I posted in a thread on HWiNFO forum. Basically why mine hadn't been rolling down on previous install of OS/app was as something had been running in the background, causing a slight load on CPU to show vcore higher than 0.xxxxV at idle.

Re-installing Windows is definitely a last resort, no fun frown.gif . LOVE HWiNFO to death, and the developer. He once implemented a feature in HWiNFO in something like 3 days just because I made a thread asking if something was possible! Have a flow meter that outputs to some random value? Now we can convert that to GPM/LPM or GPH/LPH!
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ViewSonic VX2250 22" LED Generic HP Corsair AX860i Lian-Li DK-Q2X 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
Logitech G700 XTRAC Ripper TC Electronic Impact Twin Corsair Commander Mini 
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Schiit Vali Kanto Yumi (Bamboo) 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-8350 4.95GHz 24/7 GA-990FXA-UD3 Sapphire 7870 XT  Mushkin Redline 997051 @1866 8-8-8-24 1T 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Crucial Ballistix Tactical Tracer @1866 8-8-8-2... Black WD6401AALS 2x WD10EZEX Raid-0 EK Supremacy 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
10x Cougar Vortex PWM 3x Helix EK VGA Supremacy Acetal Alphacool NexXxos ST30 240mm, 2x XT45 240mm XSPC X2O 750 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Jingway DP-600 pump Windows 8.1 Pro x64 ViewSonic VX2250 22" LED Generic HP 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Rosewill HIVE-650 CM 690 II Advanced B&W  Logitech G700 Xonar DG 
AudioOtherOther
Tc Electronic Impact Twin Fan Controller: Aerocool X-Vision 2x Swiftech PWM Splitter 
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