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I picked up two of these for a great price. Here is my issue. Supposedly the have some high quality vrm's. Heres my issue, I can only do overvolt with Trixx but it only applies to one card, not both. Any ideas? I have modded their bios and brought up the overdrive settings so to reach all of the frequencies. Is there a way to monitor voltage? After burner wont do it and trix isn't very informative. Thanks

I was able to get one card to 970 core and the other to 950 core. I think this is stock voltage because I can not edit them. Also is the CCC test custom frequenciers indicitive or misleading? What should I use?

Also neither card came with a crossfire bridge. Do i need one for crossfire, i remember reading crossfire without the brisge, I doubt my mobo is compatible. Its a p35 based motherboard. And it only does 16x 4x PCIe 1.0 i think, maybe 1.0a. Im not to worried about that.
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you will need a crossfire bridge for crossfire to work
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You definitely need a crossfire bridge.
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how about the overclock.overvolt issue? in trixx when i increase voltage i get artifacts. I have one running at 950 and the other at 970, think i can get more out of them?
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