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I used this debacle with the 970 misinformation to facilitate a "Step-Up", if you will, to a 980
EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX2.0
1560/1960

4790k 4.7



Im eyeing 2K but I spent a solid 2 hours and I don't think it'll happen without more voltage. *edit -via hardmod
 

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AMD 6800k and msi r9 290 i was surprised by the score :)
1120/1450
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Been playing with this all morning. This is about the limit right here until i switch up the cooling on the card..



4690k @ 4.4ghz
980 gtx @ 1560/1950
 

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New systems is up and running, CPU is lacking power but works for now




A10-7700K@ 4Ghz 290X@1245/1660 all watercooled.
 

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^^ definitely cpu limited at those clock speeds for the 290x. I'd say your max fps would go up quite a bit with a better overclock or a different cpu :D
 

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^^ definitely cpu limited at those clock speeds for the 290x. I'd say your max fps would go up quite a bit with a better overclock or a different cpu :D
Yeah, but i'am running a Matx mobo and unfortunately AMD doens't do anything with a AM3+ socket any more. Maybe in the future i'll switch to Intel.

Nice setup! I can't get my 290 below 45c when running benchtests, pretty crazy cooling capacity you got there.
 
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As promised, here's two 980s on a faster system, namely a 3930K @ 4.8 on an ASUS R4E (16GB @ 2133 CL11),
with 1366MHz GPU core...



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And here's three 980s on the same CPU/mbd setup, again at 1366MHz. Not yet really explored what these cards
can do, so only +100 on the default core atm.



I think that's the no. 2 spot on the multi-GPU list. 8)

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3770k @ 4.5GHz
780 TI 1280/1774

Could easily go higher, but I don't want to use the classified tool every time I boot to re-establish my voltage settings. I just used the overvoltage setting in precision X to 1.3v.

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And here's three 980s on the same CPU/mbd setup, again at 1366MHz. Not yet really explored what these cards
can do, so only +100 on the default core atm.



I think that's the no. 2 spot on the multi-GPU list. 8)

Ian.
How dare you took my spot :D

Congrats man. OC that to maximum. who knows you'll take the crown for multi-gpu :toast:
 
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> ... How dare you took my spot :D

:D Hehe, sorry... wasn't really expecting it to end up so high, though now I'm having to avoid all thoughts
of buying a 4th, I mean it's just a couple of clicks away... argh! Online shopping is evil.

Just doing some Unigine tests atm, then Futuremark, and then one of the 980s will go into my main gaming PC.
After that, a 2nd 980 stays on the R4E for my new gaming PC for Elite Dangerous, driving a 48" TV, leaving the
3rd 980 for continued general benchmarking.

> Congrats man. OC that to maximum. who knows you'll take the crown for multi-gpu :toast:

I'd love to buy a 4th and have a go, but not until prices drop. I only bought the 3rd 'cos I sold some stuff to cover it.

Actually I might do a couple of quick tests with 2 of them on the 2700K/5.0 + M4E, just to fill in some data points.

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Just run it twice, it always stutters badly on the first run, and don't press F9 until after the viewpoint
has moved past the round steps on the right.

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Something odd I've noticed about all these submissions: sometimes the top-right info display shows the GPU clock, other times
not, but even when it does in many cases the values seem strange, or is Heaven showing the boost clock? Not sure...

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night.fox writes:
> ... How dare you took my spot :D

:D Hehe, sorry... wasn't really expecting it to end up so high, though now I'm having to avoid all thoughts
of buying a 4th, I mean it's just a couple of clicks away... argh! Online shopping is evil.

Just doing some Unigine tests atm, then Futuremark, and then one of the 980s will go into my main gaming PC.
After that, a 2nd 980 stays on the R4E for my new gaming PC for Elite Dangerous, driving a 48" TV, leaving the
3rd 980 for continued general benchmarking.

> Congrats man. OC that to maximum. who knows you'll take the crown for multi-gpu :toast:

I'd love to buy a 4th and have a go, but not until prices drop. I only bought the 3rd 'cos I sold some stuff to cover it.

Actually I might do a couple of quick tests with 2 of them on the 2700K/5.0 + M4E, just to fill in some data points.

Ian.

Great. Can you post your results? Because I would like to see difference between a PLX board and a non PLX board. Heaven is more on GPU. But weird thing actually is that Even I OC more my GPU's, I cant reach or I cant exceed my score at the table on page 1. I got a lowered scored actually which, I could only think that its because of PCI lanes limited.
 
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Just finishing setting up my gaming PC for Elite Dangerous, then I'll start testing the M4E with two 980s.

I know what you mean about the scores dropping when the GPUs are oc'd, I saw the same, but could
that be because the GPUs are throttling back a bit? Have you tried logging all the clock rates while
running the test, see if they're dropping at all at any point? I plan on doing this, haven't got round to it yet.

Maybe the issue is with the Heaven test itself? I'd still like to know why it stutters twice at the start of
every test run, and then again later, forcing down the minimum rates to an unrepresentative level. Running
the test twice gets more sensible results, but the effect still occurs. Something similar happens with the
Stalker COP test on an initial run, but a 2nd run works fully ok; Heavens stutters every time.

Or it could be the scaling with more than 2 GPUs is behaving oddly.

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yup I monitor the clock rates and temperatures and they are fine. I increase the power limit to maximum. I pump up the voltage and so on you know basics of overclocking.

my system is stable at 1230 core and 1350 memory. Didnt bother ocing much memory but anyway, I OC my gpu's slowly from 1080core/1350 memory but everytime I oc more than that, score drops. its other way around actually. and not only on heaven but all benchmark softwares I have heaven, valley, 3dmark11, firestrike (basic, extreme, ultra). CPU and RAM settings are same.

So I figured, its my cpu is the culprit. Could be be also pci lanes limited. Power is not problem because I have ax1500i + Silverstone 1000w. so its ok. I dont know. But it wont matter because I know its my CPU lol. I have itching for x99 now. But ddr4 prices is slowly coming down now and I am still not decided which x99 mobo I will buy :) but thats another story
 
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Chernobyl (my main system) had a go at this. 1x R9 290X @ GPU:1010 and Mem:1260 , and a Xeon W3690 @ 3.84Ghz

Score seems a bit low (a GT 460 beats me somewhere up there!). I know I hardly overclock at all so that's probably hurting me... but is it a bit low still? Anything to worry about here gentlemen?



EDIT: Ignore the above submission, somethings gotta be massively misconfigured, I'll start a new thread if I can't figure it out because my brothers otherwise identical GTX 780 system more than doubles that score



These aren't really meant to be proper submissions, just a mystery in progress for me I guess...
 
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New post for my first valid benchmark. It turns out the control panels above weren't set to default. The AMD card in particular was SUPERSAMPLING not multisampling, really hurting it's AA performance.

Chernobyl's true performance is here:

 
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> So I figured, its my cpu is the culprit. Could be be also pci lanes limited. ...

Indeed, hard to tease out these issues, though normally one would expect a 4770K @ 4.4 to be more than sufficient.


> I have itching for x99 now. But ddr4 prices is slowly coming down now and I am still not decided which x99 mobo I will buy :)

I didn't bother with X99 due to the insane cost of DDR4, and the minimal gain one would have over X79. I bought
a bunch of X79 items at extremely good prices, total cost massively less than an X99 build:

ASUS R4E: 103 UKP (eBay, manufac. refurb BIN, item 281555191839)
Backplate: 10 UKP (eBay, new BIN, item 251788805619)
3930K C2: 225 UKP (eBay, used, item 261733380939)
1kW PSU: 55 UKP (ebay, used, item 231411474846)
Antec 302: 45 UKP (eBay, new, item 261735995836)
H80: 45 UKP (eBay, manufac. refurb BIN, I bought five of them in Apr/2013 from Scan)
Samsung 850 Pro: 107 UKP (eBay, new, item 221608679847)

The only items I bought new from normal sources were the RAM (GSkill TridentX 4x4GB @ 2400, 129 UKP from ebuyer),
fans (7x NDS PWM, total 75 UKP; I never use stock case fans, they suck), DVDRW (13 UKP), and the EVGA GTX 980 ACX 2.0 (455 UKP
from Scan). Late edition last night, bought a 3-pack of 4pin 30cm fan extension cables for 7.30 UKP (eBay item 171643026948),
so I can link up the side panel fans in a manner which means one doesn't have to fiddle with the mbd connections directly when
removing them for maintenance, etc.

(I try to get all sorts of items from eBay & elsewhere that, if possible, are new but sold via normal auction, etc. This week I bagged
a new OCZ ARC 100 240GB for only 43)

What would it cost to build a 6-core X99 with 16GB, new PSU, new 850 Pro, etc.? ;)

This is my biggest gripe with X99, it's not enough better than X79 to be worth bothering with IMO unless cash really doesn't
matter and/or the 8-core will definitely help one's task (certainly wouldn't for gaming). I'd rather save the pennies, use them
for something else, which I did: CH Pro Throttle, Thrustmaster T-16000M joystick, and a Corsair H2100 headset, and will
probably buy a TrackIR later. Anyway, the savings by building X79 meant I could afford the peripherals that'll make the
gaming experience all the better. 8)

Ian.

PS. I typed this post a couple of hours ago, had to wait for the site to come back up before submitting. In the meantime,
I got sucked in testing Crysis on the new setup, max detail at 1080 gives around 65 to 160fps (4x AA, AOC, all in-game settings
maxed). Ahh the joys at last of Vsync ON. :D
 
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