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Originally Posted by MarKeR;14785841 
Guys

Bit of advice please!

I have a FROZR III 6950, stock is 850core and 1300mem!


Stock voltage!
I have the core at 900 and the mem at 1475, what I am hoping to know is 71 - 72c too high, as I have my fan kicking in from 50% to 65% when it goes to that range, it will bring it down to 68 - 69c and then do the cycle again!

thanks

keep it at 65% and avoid constant changed in audible environment? you'll get used to the noise faster then if it is changing every 5-10 minutes
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Thanks mate, i'll try that, although I can hardly hear it when it kicks up a level!

Are the temps too high at 71/72c?
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personal preference i guess. some people dont mind 80-90, i personaly dont pass 70 when gaming @70% fan. WC coming this fall smile.gif
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I've got a TFIII running core 975 @ 1.28V and RAM 1575 with +30mV in Afterburner, which is stable for benching.

Lately though I've found that BC2 is the most stressful on a possibly unstable overclock, so I back down to 965 @1.28V and 1525 +20mV and haven't encountered any issues. Runs right around a constant 60C with a custom fan profile.
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I learned Memory overclocks yield less than core clocks, and they make the core clocks more limited. I am doing 980 on the core with 1375 memory vs 950 with 1500 memory. Even 960 core with 1375 memory gave me better scores than 950 with 1500 memory.
    
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post #46 of 52
1 XFX 6950/1ghz/1.225v stable in every game.
1 TFII 6950/1ghz/1.25v stable in every game.

1 TFII that maxes at 950hmz no matter the voltage applied.
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post #47 of 52
900/1400, stock volts (1.1) Don't see the point in raising the voltages for 1 more fps if even.
post #48 of 52
Yea, most of the higher benching setups focus almost always on higher core speeds. This overclock really only nets me ~5-10 fps increase and about 500 3dmarks, so its not worth a whole lot. However I do like pushing these parts biggrin.gif

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Originally Posted by xxmastermindxx;14791755 
Yea, most of the higher benching setups focus almost always on higher core speeds. This overclock really only nets me ~5-10 fps increase and about 500 3dmarks, so its not worth a whole lot. However I do like pushing these parts biggrin.gif

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Like I said, lower VRAM and raise Core clocks. Lower VRAM doesn't do much on 69xx as their RAM is still faster than anything else. 960 with 1375 gives me better FPS than 950 with 1500.
    
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post #50 of 52
Both cards @ 840/1325

Just used the CCC method. Bars are maxed at those speeds. Its cool enough, temps are low, fan speeds are low, so i'm happy.

Don't see much point in more voltage and higher temps for perhaps, 2% gain in performance.
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