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I'm surprised it seems like he hardly tried to fiddle with the card, I've seen the majority of OCN users in the 1375-1415 range with wattman adjustments and pl changes.

Very odd review overall; everyone seems to be picking up on the overall performance comparison number discrepancies here thumb.gif
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To be fair, his name is not Mathw1zzard. biggrin.gif

Doesn't the 1 in his name imply that he is good with numbers biggrin.gif
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More like he gets his 1's mixed up with his i's so he's bad at math AND dyslexic. biggrin.gif
post #414 of 860
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Oh boy this is bad .. looks like perf summary has been wrong all along since we introduced the new graphs

https://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/asus-rx-480-strix-8-gb.224311/page-3#post-3492892

Well... biggrin.gif
post #415 of 860
Oh dear.

Much salt will be consumed and tears shed, crows will be hunted till extinction, Reddit will implode (especially r/AMD), and the Internet will divide itself by zero.
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With a shunt resistor we can bypass? Id prefer just to do that and knock out the limit entirely without having to software or bios hack the setting.

AMD cards use much more advanced VRM controllers than nVidia cards. They use DCR instead of a separate piggy-back power monitor combined with shunt resistors. The controller can be configured in way which makes the sensed current / power to be scaled as 1:2 to fool the power management. That's not a good way to achieve higher power limit, since you'll lose the protections too.

EMBD V1.1R2

The default power limit will become 165W and the new -50% is the same as the original limit.
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The new version of EMBD (V1.1) should work with multiple adapters.

Recommended workflow:

- Remove the display driver through "Control Panel \ Programs and Features".
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- Re-install the newest Crimson Display driver and reboot.
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The most important thing is that no previous display driver entries are left behind.

Also if you plan to use CrossFire (in any form), CrossFire MUST BE disengaged prior deploying EMBD. After EMBD has been deployed, you may re-engage CrossFire. It is also recommended that the system is rebooted after each time any changes are made to the drivers or to the configuration (i.e Enable / Disable CrossFire).
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Originally Posted by w1zzard 
Oh boy this is bad .. looks like perf summary has been wrong all along since we introduced the new graphs

https://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/asus-rx-480-strix-8-gb.224311/page-3#post-3492892

Well... biggrin.gif

I feel like we should make a PSA about this if only to fan the conspiracy theories =p
post #418 of 860
Techpowerup had an error in the performance graphs, they corrected it, the 1060 is not 11% faster.
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I'm surprised it seems like he hardly tried to fiddle with the card, I've seen the majority of OCN users in the 1375-1415 range with wattman adjustments and pl changes.

Very odd review overall; everyone seems to be picking up on the overall performance comparison number discrepancies here thumb.gif

TPU reviews have never increased the power limit, that's why their 480 can't reach 1400 range.
post #420 of 860
A bit stupid they don't increase the power limit though.. That does nothing to even the playing field as things can vary far to much from one card to the next. If they said they don't add extra voltage then that's fine, not bothering to just move a slider is not.

Off topic, but..

When the hell did this happen? I thought Arkham Knight ran like... well. redface.gif



Arkham City was brilliant so I'm looking forward to this one. biggrin.gif
Edited by GorillaSceptre - 7/21/16 at 6:20pm
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