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You should be able to push that thing to around 900 core pretty easily.
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Originally Posted by JuStIn871;13436458 
1GB vs 2GB has little effect. the 2GB model might use a little more power and create
a little more heat.
Ah thanks smile.gif good to know
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If you know little about VRM, don't bump up volts at all. A slight bump will kill that card easy.
    
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Originally Posted by Anthraxinsoup;13437699 
If you know little about VRM, don't bump up volts at all. A slight bump will kill that card easy.
Oh, thanks. I don't want to do that eek.gif
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Oh, thanks. I don't want to do that eek.gif

m6970-vs-470m_xfire_sli.jpg

Yeah, the card is on the right if you can't tell. Don't bump volts at all.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Uncivilised;13436504 
You should be able to push that thing to around 900 core pretty easily.
Uhh, sarcasm? I don't think so tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Anthraxinsoup;13437762 
m6970-vs-470m_xfire_sli.jpg

Yeah, the card is on the right if you can't tell. Don't bump volts at all.
I can't see close enough, but let me guess: those silver things all over the left are good quality and the plastic on the right, not so much? tongue.gif

Gah, why don't they make good quality VRMs for mobile chips? Not enough overclocking laptop gamer enthusiasts I guess, for many reasons including heat, I'm sure.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by steelbom;13437799 
Uhh, sarcasm? I don't think so tongue.gif

I can't see close enough, but let me guess: those silver things all over the left are good quality and the plastic on the right, not so much? tongue.gif

Gah, why don't they make good quality VRMs for mobile chips? Not enough overclocking laptop gamer enthusiasts I guess, for many reasons including heat, I'm sure.

Okay, look at the 460SE, I mean 470M, haha. See the 4 cubes and the other one down to the side? Those are VRMs, and the 6970m lacks even 4+1. It's a POS at volts.
    
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They don't put beefy VRMs on laptops because the overwhelming majority of them aren't made to overclock. I would very strongly suggest not pushing a mobile GPU.
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Okay, look at the 460SE, I mean 470M, haha. See the 4 cubes and the other one down to the side? Those are VRMs, and the 6970m lacks even 4+1. It's a POS at volts.
I'll take your word on that however, where should I be looking lol? Top left, middle? Bottom right? Ahaha
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They don't put beefy VRMs on laptops because the overwhelming majority of them aren't made to overclock. I would very strongly suggest not pushing a mobile GPU.
Mmm, noted. I'll be very careful, thanks.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by steelbom;13438010 
I'll take your word on that however, where should I be looking lol? Top left, middle? Bottom right? Ahaha

Mmm, noted. I'll be very careful, thanks.

Okay, on the 470m, look at the kind of smiley face thing with the 4 gray cubes, those are VRMS. The 6970m has a crappy amount.
    
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