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post #1171 of 3890
Is it possible to reduce the fan speed of my mini sync ninja 80mm fan I've mounted to help keep my CF cool? It's too loud and i wanna turn it down a bit on idle.
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Im sorry I just cannot buy that. A hexacore is the best amd has to offer sure i do need to overclock I agree, but the fact I cann see huge increase in other games but not others that allegedly support XF is a bunch of BS. My monitor should be bigger Atleast 1080 I also agree but Like I said seeing gains with crossfire in some but not most. What im basically hearing is "ok now upgrade this, so this upgrade will work, so you can upgrade again." If there is a cap in FPS for certian monitors like mine then why can I see over 200 fps in games like left for dead 2 or other valve games? Not disagreeing that I need better clocks and a better monitor just disagreeing that my hexacore is bottlenecking when it only goes to 40% usage at most and the fact my moitor is capping FPS. Hexacore is hardley a bottleneck at 3.5
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right on I definitly will upgrade my cooling so i can hit the 4.0 mark on my hexacore. However I was getting alot more fps on bfbc2 on one card then it drops with 2xcard? Other games like metro 2033 doubled my framrates to around 100. So i think i just cant find the correct profile to download for bfbc2 and sc2. Again thankls
If you doubled in Metro 2033 then that's good.

BC2 is very CPU/GPU dependant so having that 1055T at +3.8Ghz is great.

Although, I do not get why you get such a low framerate.

Have you tried 11.4 Preview drivers? They seem to be the BEST for me right now for all my games


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Im sorry I just cannot buy that. A hexacore is the best amd has to offer sure i do need to overclock I agree, but the fact I cann see huge increase in other games but not others that allegedly support XF is a bunch of BS. My monitor should be bigger Atleast 1080 I also agree but Like I said seeing gains with crossfire in some but not most. What im basically hearing is "ok now upgrade this, so this upgrade will work, so you can upgrade again." If there is a cap in FPS for certian monitors like mine then why can I see over 200 fps in games like left for dead 2 or other valve games? Not disagreeing that I need better clocks and a better monitor just disagreeing that my hexacore is bottlenecking when it only goes to 40% usage at most and the fact my moitor is capping FPS. Hexacore is hardley a bottleneck at 3.5

I know it sucks to hear it, but a hexacore from AMD is not anywhere as fast as a Quad core like an i7 from Intel.

And yes, that 1055T is a bottleneck at 3.5Ghz, it sucks to hear that, but it's the truth. I've also had a X6 1055T, clocked to 4Ghz, and even at 4Ghz I had a bit of bottleneck ....

Also, what resolution you play at ?
    
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My CF makes my monitor flicker every 30 seconds or so, then it can go for a while without doing it. Any idea's? Could one of my cards not be seated right or something?
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ok so this might be a dumb question but im new to this whole water cooling stuff ... Does anyone have the Sapphire 6970's and have purchased a waterblock for them? Im maybe 75% sure this card is a non reference model but i cant find any reviews on which waterblock many people are going for.

ps: this the card im speaking of: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102916
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My CF makes my monitor flicker every 30 seconds or so, then it can go for a while without doing it. Any idea's? Could one of my cards not be seated right or something?
That's weird, no flickering at all for me on my CF.

What drivers you using?

Give these a try, they improve quite a lot in 6970 CF at least for me.

Once you've installed and restarted your PC, install these Crossfire Profiles (No need to restart after installing those CAP3).

Hope I was of help.
    
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^^ The cap is built into the installer, just have to select it.
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^^ The cap is built into the installer, just have to select it.
Does it install if you choose Express install? Because that's what I did, and I'm not quite sure if mine were installed automatically, so just in case, I manually installed those CAP.
    
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I play at 1600 x 900 Only resolution i got, I also have a 32" Flat I can play on I tried and ran in 1080p And still same problem no diff except small fps drop.

I plan on throwing two more monitors up to do Eyefinity but those cards kinda drianed me for right now.

I planned on getting a corsair water cooling today from the store to hit 4.0GHz but now I dont know cause you said you had one and it still bottlenecked for you? Also if you have the 11.4 preview drivers could you posty a link I can seem to find some for my cards.

So by one and overclock or wont make a difference? By the way looked at task manager and logged it while i played bfbc2 and ill be damned all six cores at 100% son of a %$#@.

Amd really is killing me here trying to be loyal but this is BS.
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I have 2 Sapphire HD 6950's that are unlocked. Can I be added?
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