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Is there a bios switch on my HD 6970 like the other cards that you flick to get more performance out of it ??
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Nope,

Just overclock it using MSI afterburner
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Nope,

Just overclock it using MSI afterburner
What is a real safe OC for it ?? for 24/7 no need to even worry about it ?
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Iv'e seen quite a few people with 1000Mhz core.
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Is there a bios switch on my HD 6970 like the other cards that you flick to get more performance out of it ??
That depends, do you have the reference model with the chick on the cooler or the nonref with the black cooler with silver accent. You can flip the switch on the reference model and flash the bios to unlock sharers or go full 6970 clocks and volts. I'd just unlock the sharers and o/c.
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That depends, do you have the reference model with the chick on the cooler or the nonref with the black cooler with silver accent. You can flip the switch on the reference model and flash the bios to unlock sharers or go full 6970 clocks and volts. I'd just unlock the sharers and o/c.
Considering he has a 6970 and that is for the 6950.
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Considering he has a 6970 and that is for the 6950.
Oops, my bad, too early in the morning.
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Lol np mate,

But yes, that's what you can do with the 6950

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