Topic Title: R9 280X Tearing?
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Created On: 12/21/2013 08:37 PM
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 12/21/2013 08:37 PM
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Peppish
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Hello, I got the R9 280x and playing in Eyefinity.
I have a really bad tearing on 2 screens both in Windows and in games.
Got any tips? I just bought a new computer and played with Eyefinity in a couple of years ago. I was really hoping they would have fixed the tearing problems...

 

 



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 01/18/2014 01:01 AM
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The Problem with tearing on dualmonitor-setups is the issue with the timing clocks on radeon cards.



You can use a Catalyst driver , which hasnt got any Idle-Clocks OR using Ati-Tray-Tools to keep your card at the max core/memory clock, not allowing to go into any idle-mode.


The advantage is, tearing is gone. The disadvantage is that your card will be running at a steady 100%-mode even when your PC is idling -> more power consumption + higher temperature.

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