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  1. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Any help? im interested in a 5970 for my main rig
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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    BP! I matched cpu and gpu settings to mimick your rig and this is what I got...

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    t_ski Former Staff

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    Yes, I would consider those temps perfectly fine.

    I've been seeing used cards go for $400-425 shipped.
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    Confirmed. I get roughly the same score with Crossfire enabled or disabled in the drivers. Quick googling seems to point 10.5 or so CAT's as working, but me personally have need for the latest OpenCL driver support (currently co-developing an OpenAL app) so I won't be testing earlier drivers any time soon or propably at all. Here's hoping this issue will be fixed in future CAT releases.
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    how loud is this card under load
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    Gaming: I would not say the card is loud

    FurMark: can be loud after temps are fully loaded, but still not horrible
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    Just playing around with my old gamer:D

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    Darn, no good with 10.12 drivers either... Still get a score for single-card only.
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    Black Panther Senior Moderatorâ„¢ Staff Member

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    That doesn't sound good. Have you tried the hotfix released today?

    How are the rest of you who've got one 5970 doing? Did anyone try 10.12?
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    No good either. 10.5 still seems to be the way to go, unfortunately for me personally I'm unable to use those drivers since atm I am co-developing an OpenCL app and need the newer drivers for that (which is also the main reason I actually have multi-gpu). Luckily 3DM11 seems to be only program that suffers from this issue. Other apps and games seem to work just fine. Even 3DM06 and Vantage scale correctly for quad.

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    ccc 10.12 suck ass. I couldn't ever finish a run of Mark11 at stock speed with out the combined test just blacking out.

    10.10e is what im sticking with.
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    I'm going to stick with 10.9 and its running my games very smoothly
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    10.9 is a really great driver. I however like the 10.10e for the simple fact it has Morphological filtering, I cant clock as high but it's a trade off I'm willing to work with.
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    10.12 ccc?

    I just did a clean OS install and installed the new 10.12 cats.

    Still I have the wiggly Jiggly left to right motion the display does when opening and closing certain app's...Arrg!!! that bugs me to hell!

    Any body else running the 5970 have the same problem?
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    Sounds like the flicker I was seeing before. Can you play a game of Windows Solitaire without it freezing sporaticly on you?
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    I cant say, I installed to an image I saved before the clean install. 10.12 are a fail for me.
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    Black Panther Senior Moderatorâ„¢ Staff Member

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    Nope.. I don't get any flicker. (Card's been running fine since you guided me through the bios flash :))

    I'll check which cat I'm running when I arrive home. Offhand I'm not remembering, 10 point something c I guess..
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    thanks Black Panther, Im using the 10.10e hot fix driver again. I like having the MMLA feature. One other thing, I cant get the open cl to work. I install it and check Gpu-z and open cl isn't checked.
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    I'm still running good old 10.10c
    After a couple of 'experiences' (both ati and nvidia) I've started to believe "if it ain't broke don't fix" :laugh: well unless a new driver shows some really awesome advantages...

    Is MMLA that worth?

    Tbh I can't find any good descriptions, google shows me stuff unrelated to pc graphics even when I google 'MMLA graphics card' :ohwell:
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    MMLA looks real sweet in Black opts.. I enable it and set my lcd's to dynamic contrast and WOW!!!! does it ever look gooooood, try the 10.10e ccc Black Panther.. give it a go, and another thing.. your not loosing out on anything... you can always role back to your trusty 10.10c ccc ;)

    But tonight im stuck running an Nvidia 460GTX...
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    10.10e is the way to go, I've had no problems since installing them and I don't see the need to update until something comes along that forces me to.
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    You have that rite! :toast:

    10.10e is a great driver, especially when you install the Open CL driver support. Then it shines even better. :D
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    Where would I find the Open CL driver support?
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    grab it HERE.
    download the SDK 2.2 version that fits your OS.

    When you run the program I believe you just need to install ATIStreamSDK_Profiler.

    goto where you unzipped it and click on the packages folder_Apps_ATIStreamSDK_profiler and run it. Check Gpu-z and make sure the open cl box has a check mark showing its enabled
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