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I have an MSI 6950 2GB, and in the AB overclock suite I only have the option to overclock to 840MH/z when my stock is 800. And I have seen clocks of 1000, so just wondering if anyone has any idea why I am only being allowed to OC to 840, and what software is used to go to 1000?
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I have an MSI 6950 2GB, and in the AB overclock suite I only have the option to overclock to 840MH/z when my stock is 800. And I have seen clocks of 1000, so just wondering if anyone has any idea why I am only being allowed to OC to 840, and what software is used to go to 1000?
I think you need to unlock voltage first then it will allow you to overclock further .go to options in AB and unlock voltage control.
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^^That, but you also need to unlock unofficial overclocking. You can also mod catalyst to unlock the limit and use Trixx to control voltage. Afterburner does not play well with AMD's powertune unlike Trixx.

Btw, do you have the reference MSI with the backplate? If so, that card will run 950/1450 at 1.15v EASY.
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Yeah, well this is what I normally do.

But this time is is no le work...Ahhhh!
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Yeah, well this is what I normally do.

But this time is is no le work...Ahhhh!
If you can't get past catalyst limit, it means unofficial overclocking is not enabled.
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Well it is all ticked and 1'd and stuff. :-|
Edited by Man O' War - 6/9/11 at 5:01am
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Will it is all ticked and stuff. :-|
There are no check boxes to enable unofficial overclocking. You need to google it or rtff.
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"stuff" was meant to cover the opening of blahbal.cfg.
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