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Do you have Metro? If yes, see if you can make it thru the Metro bench using the settings in the bench thread in the bench forum. Damn that was repetitive.
I do not. Is it worth the $20 game? I'm a new PC gamer, xbox convert and just playing BBC2.
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I do not. Is it worth the $20 game? I'm a new PC gamer, xbox convert and just playing BBC2.
It's basically a playable benchmark, that's entertaining. You can get it for under 10 bucks when on sale or free bundled.
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Voltage measurement points

Yes i had to take of the backplate
that's a lot of work.

how close was afterburner with the actual voltage points?
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1.375v(software limit) in af showed 1.36v, so 0.015v away from what i set in af.
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You should runs some tests at different memory speeds. Is 1440MHz really faster than 1400? 1375? 1350? 1325? 1300? etc?

Sure I could go to 1450, but the FPS was no different and sometimes worse than 1350.
Yeah, you all should definitely double check your memory speed benches.

going from 1350 to 1375 gave me .5-1 fps increase. Then going up to 1400 gave me 0.5 fps decrease from the 1375 scores across 3dmark and metro 2033.

The decrease in performance is not noticeable. That is, the card seems to run fine with no artifacts, but the numbers say otherwise.

Just food for though to those that brag about 1500 memory speeds. Sure, you get no artifacts and the card is stable at that speed, but is the card faster? Probably not.
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BTW, I found the card to really struggle in HDR/shader 3.0 heavy benches. That is, show instability more often.

Sort of makes sense since this card isn't optimized for shader 3.0, yet sadly, most of our games are on shader 3.0.
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Yeah, you all should definitely double check your memory speed benches.

going from 1350 to 1375 gave me .5-1 fps increase. Then going up to 1400 gave me 0.5 fps decrease from the 1375 scores across 3dmark and metro 2033.

The decrease in performance is not noticeable. That is, the card seems to run fine with no artifacts, but the numbers say otherwise.

Just food for though to those that brag about 1500 memory speeds. Sure, you get no artifacts and the card is stable at that speed, but is the card faster? Probably not.
thanks for the heads up, got some links to memory speed benches I can try?
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Yeah, you all should definitely double check your memory speed benches.

going from 1350 to 1375 gave me .5-1 fps increase. Then going up to 1400 gave me 0.5 fps decrease from the 1375 scores across 3dmark and metro 2033.

The decrease in performance is not noticeable. That is, the card seems to run fine with no artifacts, but the numbers say otherwise.

Just food for though to those that brag about 1500 memory speeds. Sure, you get no artifacts and the card is stable at that speed, but is the card faster? Probably not.

I noticed what you were saying about the memory speed. I'm in the process of overclocking my crossfire set up. And so far I am only messing with the core clock speed. So far I have overclocked it too 915 at 1.15. And still stable. I am going to continue to on my adventure o.c.ing my core clock. So anyway is it pretty common to decrease performance with trying to overclock your memory speed?
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Lucky bastards, my last cards we're nice overclockers, these aren't...
Like 970/1470 @ 1.3V
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