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I've got a 6950 and I've been overclocking in AfterBurner, and when I exit AfterBurner, my overclock reverts back to stock. Then when I re-open AB and reset the cards clock (let's say 850 for the core) and press apply it, the card goes back to the 810 stock and AB doesn't allow me to use the frequency 850. It will allow 849 and 850 but not 850.

Any idea what's wrong?
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You must keep AB open for the clocks to be applied. As for your second problem, you are likely saving the new frequency to a 3D profile: open a game or other 3D app and check the clock speeds again.
 
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Originally Posted by Penecks;13562888 
You must keep AB open for the clocks to be applied. As for your second problem, you are likely saving the new frequency to a 3D profile: open a game or other 3D app and check the clock speeds again.

So I need to re-apply the clocks each time I boot up my computer?

And okay, I'll test it and get back.
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Near the bottom of the AB window is a tick box "Apply overclocking at system start up", make sure it's lit up and the program will start with Windows in the background and your clocks will be applied.
 
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Originally Posted by Penecks;13562950 
Near the bottom of the AB window is a tick box "Apply overclocking at system start up", make sure it's lit up and the program will start with Windows in the background and your clocks will be applied.

I was sure to check the box when I first installed it, but in regards to the clocks, GPU-Z is recording them as the 850MHz so I guess it's a working. Strange that AB doesn't register it correctly...
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