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Hey everyone.

Okay I got my one card yesterday (ASUS HD6870 Direct CU) and okay it runs quite nice, but has like random lags in games with high settings like Assassins Creed Brotherhood, GTA 4 (quite a lot). Now I checked my AMD OverDrive for GPU status, and it says my memory and clock speeds are both 300MHz and that it runs at 1.05V. Is this right? AMD Cool&Quiet is disabled in BIOS and on the ASUS SmartDoctor (or whatever you call it) software. If not, what should I do?

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there is a setting you can stop it from downclocking, its kinda like amd cool n quiet.
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What setting is this and where can I get it? Sometimes in game movie clips it also gives like a spike-ish lag. Not a lag, just like small spikes, but it's very irritating..
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What setting is this and where can I get it? Sometimes in game movie clips it also gives like a spike-ish lag. Not a lag, just like small spikes, but it's very irritating..
i get it on my 6850 all the time. sometimes my ram gets stuck at 4ghz all the time and it idles higher until i restart. i am looking for the setting all over, i think i saw it in Radeon Bios Editor but i wouldnt recommend it. just wait for new drivers.
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So you are basically saying I just bought a piece of ****...? hahaha..
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I have never had issues with 6870s, in single or crossfire mode. What driver's are you using?
     
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post #7 of 21
go to youtube or any flash website then click setting / UNCHECK hardware acceleration /in box.

i had problem when it was check in that box running game performance issue but after i uncheck that box in flash setting never had any problem after that.
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post #8 of 21
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@ezveedub: Using the latest AMD ATI drivers which I downloaded from their site. Must I rather use drivers from the CD?

@fatmario: I will do so when I get home tonight and see if it helps.

Card runs everything smoothly, but it just gives me those random 'lags' at certain parts in games, but only some games and their movies. Not all of them, like Bioshock 2 and Dragon Age 2 runs perfectly fine.
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No, the latest drivers are fine, but some peeps also use older drivers or the newer 11.4 beta drivers. I haven't had issues with any of them, but I do get better benchmark runs with the 11.2 and 11.4 drivers. I assume you didn't have this issue with your older video card.
     
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post #10 of 21
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Nope, not at all. Had a GTS250 from Inno3D. I am anyway going to rebuild tonight because for some reason my South Bridge heatsink is a bit loose, and I will also be doing a clean setup of Windows 7 - 64bit again.
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