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I get some lagging in Assassin's Creed Brotherhood with my overclocked 5870. The trick is to disable VSync in the game's options. I do that plus I enable Multi-Sampling x8 and everything else on maximum detail at 1920x1080 (60Hz) and it runs perfectly. I think the VSync is what balls it up for me.

Having said that, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood resets the graphics options EVERYTIME you start it up. So everytime you run the game, make sure to go to the options and set them again. Assassin's Creed 2 suffered from the same bug. Has anybody told the developers??
Bit of a stupid fail in my opinion.
    
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Hmmm. Okay well I installed Catalyst 11.4 and I have noticed some performance in many of my games. Assassins Creed Brotherhood also plays better with V-Sync off on my PC. I don't know, it's weird.
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I have now done a bit of overclocking last night in the Catalyst Control Center with AMD Overdrive.

Stock:
Core: 915
Memory: 1050
V: 1.05

OC:
Core: 980
Memory: 1175
V: 1.20

It idles at about 30 to 32 degrees. Under 93 to 98% load in GPU Tool, I max out at 66 degrees.

What do you guys think? Should I try push it a bit higher??
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Hmmm. Okay well I installed Catalyst 11.4 and I have noticed some performance in many of my games. Assassins Creed Brotherhood also plays better with V-Sync off on my PC. I don't know, it's weird.
V-Sync on, cuts my FPS in half. I don't use it.
     
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I have now done a bit of overclocking last night in the Catalyst Control Center with AMD Overdrive.

Stock:
Core: 915
Memory: 1050
V: 1.05

OC:
Core: 980
Memory: 1175
V: 1.20

It idles at about 30 to 32 degrees. Under 93 to 98% load in GPU Tool, I max out at 66 degrees.

What do you guys think? Should I try push it a bit higher??

Are you using MSI Afterburner and Furmark. That's what I do and watch the temps with the burn-in tool. You have to look for artifacts to know if its set too high. I can't give you much setting cause I run full water cooled cards, so I can turn mine up to 1000/1215 @ 1.25 with no issues. After 3 hours, I only saw 54C max.
     
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So you are basically saying I just bought a piece of ****...? hahaha..
Is not the ASUS card, is ATI's drivers going glitchy.
You could try changing drivers.
post #17 of 21
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Are you using MSI Afterburner and Furmark. That's what I do and watch the temps with the burn-in tool. You have to look for artifacts to know if its set too high. I can't give you much setting cause I run full water cooled cards, so I can turn mine up to 1000/1215 @ 1.25 with no issues. After 3 hours, I only saw 54C max.
No I am using GPU Tool for the test, GPU-Z for the temps and I overclock in Catalyst Control Center. But are my temps fine for what my overclock is?
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Even though, when I play games it doesn't even use more than 85% of my GPU at any time. It jumps between 50% and 80% the whole time, but I haven't seen it go above 85% yet.
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Fan running at 55% BTW.
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I saw as high as 81C on my card when it was aircooled and it ran fine. I would check though with the peeps in this thread through if you haven't already:
http://www.overclock.net/ati/850691-...50-6870-a.html
     
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