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And I think this is what kills card. You gotta overclock in baby steps. Not just jump to 900 or 950 because someone else is running that. And like someone above said, DO NOT mess with voltage until you know what the heck you are doing. Try to find our max overclock by increasing only 10 Mhz at a time at the stock (or the 6970 voltage) you have. After that, think and discuss if increasing voltage to get a higher clock is worth it.
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Decided I'm going to leave it at 6970 stock clocks. Still pretty fast. Don't really know what I'll get framerate wise if I do OC it anyway. Games look pretty good as it is
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