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what do i use then to OC if you so no AB.
So in CCC, disable the X-fire. then OC one 5970 gpu.. once done with that, then the other gpu. then what do I do for the 5870? enable X-fire and just select the 5870 to OC?
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You wanna start by seeing if you can max the cards as far as they'll go on stock voltage. *You'll probably want to bypass the CCC limits too via the reg hack. When you find yer limits, then think about pushing voltage. Everything is on water now?
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Yes, everything is under water with full coverage blocks. running 10.4 (11.2 and 11.4 caused 99% gpu usage, which I dont want to deal with).
Mind linking to the CCC reg hack?

So i should OC say gpu1 first to its limit without adding voltage? Then do the same with gpu2 & gpu3?
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Yes, everything is under water with full coverage blocks. running 10.4 (11.2 and 11.4 caused 99% gpu usage, which I dont want to deal with).
Mind linking to the CCC reg hack?

So i should OC say gpu1 first to its limit without adding voltage? Then do the same with gpu2 & gpu3?
That'll work. The other thing is the voltage issue. Each card takes voltage differently, which is why I said make some coffee. It'll take lots of time to find each cards limit on stock voltage, then ya gotta decide what's yer voltage limit vs clock limits, then ya gotta match all 3 cards. That's a lot of hoops.

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http://www.techimo.com/forum/graphic...reg-entry.html
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When I disable X-fire, i cant adjust the other 5970 gpu..
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When I disable X-fire, i cant adjust the other 5970 gpu..
Whichever the monitor cable is connected to is the active card and that's the one you test. Thus go thru yer gpu's one at a time, moving the cable to the corresponding gpu.
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But I have two monitors and 3 gpus.. when its in X-fire I have to plug the monitors in the first card. I cant just take one card out because theyre under water
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But I have two monitors and 3 gpus.. when its in X-fire I have to plug the monitors in the first card. I cant just take one card out because theyre under water
Nono. When cfx is disabled, each card runs separately. AND, only the card that is connected to a monitor is activated and editable. Thus only use one monitor while yer finding the OC limits of each card. When yer done, you can configure things like normal.
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Nono. When cfx is disabled, each card runs separately. AND, only the card that is connected to a monitor is activated and editable. Thus only use one monitor while yer finding the OC limits of each card. When yer done, you can configure things like normal.
OH! That makes a little more sense then. lol. Thanks
Is there a point in which the memory clock doesnt benefit me anymore?
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OH! That makes a little more sense then. lol. Thanks
Is there a point in which the memory clock doesnt benefit me anymore?
When it starts slowing down in benches and artifacting.
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