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Is this normal? XFX 6970 Crossfire

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First off, I haven't owned an ATI card for a very long time, so I am still adjusting. This is also my first dual card setup too.

I am running 11.6 drivers and using Afterburner 2.1.

When I the cards are running full speed, I have seen the voltage jump to 1.4. So in afterburner, the max voltage on the graph says 1.4. When it jumps, it only stays there for a second. I have also seen the voltage drop to 0.5.

Can someone explain these voltage fluctuations? I have CCC overdrive unlocked, but the power control settings are at 0%. Not sure if this matters, I did set the power control to 20% to see if it made a difference. I dropped it back to 0% and have rebooted since changing it tho.

Also, does this score look normal?
http://3dmark.com/3dm11/1398361;jses...J6apaQRAAB77AV

Thanks in advance!
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Yep, looks about normal to be.
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So I took a picture of the graph after a run of 3dmark11.


So if it is normal, can you explain to me why the voltage jumps to 1.4 and dips to 0.5?
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