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HI ALL,

THIS IS MY FIRST POST HERE.

this is my RIG:

PowerColor DEVIL R9 390x (watercooled) 1150/1750
Sapphire R9 390 Nitro 1150/1750

FireStrike Extreme: 10526 points
FireStrike : 21020 points





Edited by nicocf23 - 1/30/16 at 11:15am
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Doesn't MSI have one option to make Voltage stay constant? Also I think one reason AMD is hard to get stable at their limit since HD 7970 is that if your temps are low enough the card will work even with artifacts. Even if you are getting no artifacts you can be stable 40C and then 50C your drivers will crash. Could be some part of the card is getting hotter which even Water Cooling does not cool when you are running +200 mV and up.

It does, but it doesn't also lock in the boost clock. Like turning off c-states and energy saving features on CPUs when you're pushing really hard. Helps stability if you can lock the clock down.
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It does, but it doesn't also lock in the boost clock. Like turning off c-states and energy saving features on CPUs when you're pushing really hard. Helps stability if you can lock the clock down.

I think it only locks voltage?
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post #5854 of 11729
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Doesn't MSI have one option to make Voltage stay constant? Also I think one reason AMD is hard to get stable at their limit since HD 7970 is that if your temps are low enough the card will work even with artifacts. Even if you are getting no artifacts you can be stable 40C and then 50C your drivers will crash. Could be some part of the card is getting hotter which even Water Cooling does not cool when you are running +200 mV and up.

It does, but it doesn't also lock in the boost clock. Like turning off c-states and energy saving features on CPUs when you're pushing really hard. Helps stability if you can lock the clock down.
I have never been able to lock voltage with force constant voltage setting. If you want lock to max clock, set Unoffcial Overclocking without PowerPlay. Just press reset later to get the card to run at idle clocks when not gaming or benching.
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Can someone tell me where the VRMs are located on the Sapphire 390x?

I've highlighted where I think they are but am not sure. I guessing the reason why my VRM2 temps are so high is because the heatsink on my AIO don't cover them but I don't know where they are.

    
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I have never been able to lock voltage with force constant voltage setting. If you want lock to max clock, set Unoffcial Overclocking without PowerPlay. Just press reset later to get the card to run at idle clocks when not gaming or benching.

There's a setting in AB to force constant voltage, but....I'm not sure if it works with AMD cards.
post #5857 of 11729
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I think it only locks voltage?

Yup. Voltage only.
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Can someone tell me where the VRMs are located on the Sapphire 390x?

I've highlighted where I think they are but am not sure. I guessing the reason why my VRM2 temps are so high is because the heatsink on my AIO don't cover them but I don't know where they are.


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this should be the same for the 390, right?
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this should be the same for the 390, right?
Yeah for most R9 290 -> 390X.
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