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6970 stuck at 500mhz

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Hi!

When I have youtube open or java.exe, the 6970 card won't go an higher than 500mhz. I use multiple monitors and programs and I need the card to be at max speed. How do I "force" the card to just be at the 880mhz, instead of 500mhz? I also tried many drivers.
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When you watch a video, the card goes into UVD mode. The clock speeds are locked into 500 MHz core. The only way around this is to modify your BIOS.
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You should be able to set a full speed profile with MSI AB.
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I don't know of a simple fix, but it isn't an abnormality if you are worried about that

They downclock while playing video if hardware acceleration is enabled. You can deselect that in your settings but not sure that will solve everything
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Originally Posted by grunion;13670219 
You should be able to set a full speed profile with MSI AB.

After you disable powerplay.
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