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Dual screen clocks

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by Richard Shepherdson, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. Richard Shepherdson New Member

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    Just set up a dual screen for work purposes, noticed that when running two screens extended, GPU (HD6850 sapphire toxic) is clocking from 100/150 to 300/1150.

    Is this the norm? i.e just caused by the required output for 2 screens.

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    Yes, you could use a few tools to do so, but you'll find flickering/artifacting at lower clocks, hence why they go up when multiple monitors are attached. I was pretty pissed at this situation before, as I was hoping for big power savings, but was sorely disappointed.

    I'd rather not have the graphical issues, so I've accepted it as the norm now.
     
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