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post #1 of 22
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hi ocn
just wondering how come i cant up a little of voltage on my msi 5870 using AB?
i even try to put this on the msiafterburner.cfg like this

UnofficialOverclockingEULA= I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it
UnofficialOverclockingMode= 1


and i try to put 1.2v on it then try on kumbustor it shows 1.175:eek:

do i need to do something else?
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post #2 of 22
Did you enable AMD overdrive in Catalyst (aka Vision) Control Center?
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post #3 of 22
Not to under-mind your intelligence but after you put those lines in afterburner you still select "unlock voltage control" in the settings tab right?
post #4 of 22
stock V of the 5870 is 1.175. I think it would only save at certain point like 1.2V, 1.212V, 1.225V,.. that what my 5870s are doing.
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post #5 of 22
^ What Chuckclc said too ofc biggrin.gif
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post #6 of 22
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lucky 13 SpeedShop;13720911 
Did you enable AMD overdrive in Catalyst (aka Vision) Control Center?

yes

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chuckclc;13720917 
Not to under-mind your intelligence but after you put those lines in afterburner you still select "unlock voltage control" in the settings tab right?

yes 3 of them are checked

ocnewb


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just tested it with those number but still i get 1.175 on kumbostur :c


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Edited by tonking - 6/1/11 at 10:54pm
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post #7 of 22
Reboot your computer afterwards? Sorry, have to be thorough when troubleshooting from afar smile.gif
Edited by Lucky 13 SpeedShop - 6/1/11 at 10:40pm
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post #8 of 22
This is a non ref card right?
post #9 of 22
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no this is MSI lightning
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post #10 of 22
If all else fails one of the easiest ways to do it is use RBE. You can basically re flash your own bios to a bios that allows for more over clocking and voltage control. I used it on my card to allow more OC head room but I didnt mess with voltage as my ref version has plenty of room to work with already.

Its really a pretty simple program and you can save your old bios by using GPU-Z before so you have a back up.

http://www.techpowerup.com/rbe/
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