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The 4800 series Driver, OCing, Cooling and Tweaking Thread

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Damn I have two 4850,s in crossfire and 9850 phernom and m3a32-mvp deluxe mobo and 4gig system ram and I anly get 12k on my 3d mark 06 on stock settings on all WTF....whats wrong with my cards an cpu????????:banghead:
 
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Damn I have two 4850,s in crossfire and 9850 phernom and m3a32-mvp deluxe mobo and 4gig system ram and I anly get 12k on my 3d mark 06 on stock settings on all WTF....whats wrong with my cards an cpu????????:banghead:
Do not quote the entire first post please. If you have problems, perhaps start a thread, and start asking questions patiently one at a time.
 

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Dont know if this is mentioned here already, but seems that the leaked betas are newer than these "official" 8.7 drivers.

The version numbers go like this:

8.6 = 8.501
8.7 "leaked" = 8.520
8.7 = 8.512

And it seems we have to wait for the PowerPlay fix for at least a month longer, since it's not on this release yet...
 

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Oh snap, will we be seeing XFX and Evga 4850//4870s in the near future? If not then who?
 

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Wow and a big OMG! If there would be an eVGA HD 4870X2 in my future, I'm loving it!:rockout:
 

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The Inquirer said:
The really interesting part is who they defected to, and it isn't ATI. Paperwork has been signed though, and it is a done deal.
not going to be a ATI chips, sorry guys.
 

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So intel chipset based motherboards. Makes sense for them though if nvidia doesnt get the licence to produce nehalem chipsets.
 

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Im getting a 4870 on monday, so im looking after a good aftermarket cooler! But i just can't find any (mostly cause i know nothing about cooling for a gfx card). Anyone got some recommendations?
 

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wait for a little bit, the cards being so new there isnt coolers out for it
 
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The accelero S1 rev2 and accelero twin turbo are good for the 4800 series if you want aftermarket effective cooling.

btw guys,what are you using to change clocks on your cards?I want to get rid of CCC asap for my sapphire 4850
 
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The accelero S1 rev2 and accelero twin turbo are good for the 4800 series if you want aftermarket effective cooling.

btw guys,what are you using to change clocks on your cards?I want to get rid of CCC asap for my sapphire 4850
We are using AMDGpuclocktool, link.
 
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Thanks very much dudie!
 
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Thanks very much dudie!
Thanks button ;)

These 8.7's seem decent. But I get the same Catalyst crashes I got with the hotfix, come on ATi, better drivers pweeez:ohwell:
 
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Indeed,crysis keeps crashing cause of some driver error with the 8.7 hotfix drivers :( which ones work best so far?
 

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Does a zalman vf900 work on the 4870? or isent it good enough to cool it down?
 
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Indeed,crysis keeps crashing cause of some driver error with the 8.7 hotfix drivers :( which ones work best so far?
There is no 8.7 hotfix drivers. There are 8.6 hotfix, or 8.7's that came out yesterday. Download the latest drivers directly from AMD.
 
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The 8.7 Official's are the best right now.

The VF900 should cool a 4870, but don't expect 50c load, 65+c load would be expected.
 
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The 8.7 Official's are the best right now.

The VF900 should cool a 4870, but don't expect 50c load, 65+c load would be expected.
 

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Sorry, could you repeat that, lol.
 
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I'll ask here too.. Where in the hell are my CCC profiles in XP?! Where do I find them?! My ACE folder is empty..:(
 

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I'll ask here too.. Where in the hell are my CCC profiles in XP?! Where do I find them?! My ACE folder is empty..:(
C:\Documents and Settings\your name\Local Settings\Application Data\ATI\ACE\Profiles\

That's where mine are found.
 
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Ahhh... I was missing the "Local Settings" part. Thanks man!
 
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