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post #11 of 53
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bob808;14248140 
download riva tuner and see if it lets you unlock and adjust voltages.
Some non-reference cards are voltage locked, but you can try and see

http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=163

don't click the download now button on the right side of the screen, scroll down and click on one of the download locations (Europe or Sweden)

Thanks I will try it!

Ill post back in a few min!
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post #12 of 53
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Originally Posted by superj1977;14248189 
Hopefully you post back with how you found how to volt change..otherwise that would be a damn shame especially with that cooler biggrin.gif

Haha! I hope so aswell! biggrin.gif
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post #13 of 53
No CD bundled ? Don't you have the SOC one ?

The Windforce 3x is an amazing cooling solution biggrin.gif I think it has been improved since my GTX 470
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BTW Could you make a screenshot of Afterburner for us to see ?
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Originally Posted by adridu59;14248267 
BTW Could you make a screenshot of Afterburner for us to see ?

Will do, just going to make a quick Vantage run and see if the score is higher or lower.

Back in a few min tongue.gif
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post #16 of 53
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Ok, so after running Mafia II benchmark it seems to get more FPS. I still think it's odd it doesnt have any voltage bar at all.

I will test it so more.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kentan900;14247773 
I could not find any information about it.

Thanks for the tip tho!

Any time biggrin.gif
    
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Sorry for the bump again but it doesnt work. FPS just goes up and down.

Since it doesnt have any voltage bar at all it just doesnt work. Even tried Rivatuner, same thing.
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I think you should maybe take another look at Gigabytes software as im sure its key to volt change on your GPU.

The bios your card uses shows default 3D clock voltage to be 1.063 and will allow for 1.163v without the need for any bios editing etc.

Can you post any screenshots of the Gigabyte software?

EDIT:

Just in case you didnt allready know...

With MSI AB to enable voltage control you must first tick"Unlock voltage control" found in MSI AB' properties and restart the program for this to take effect.

MSI.jpg
Edited by superj1977 - 7/17/11 at 1:52pm
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post #20 of 53
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Originally Posted by superj1977;14248686 
I think you should maybe take another look at Gigabytes software as im sure its key to volt change on your GPU.

The bios your card uses shows default 3D clock voltage to be 1.063 and will allow for 1.163v without the need for any bios editing etc.

Can you post any screenshots of the Gigabyte software?

Sure no problem!

Edit: Yes I tried that and it just keeps reseting my overclocks to stock again.
Edited by Kentan900 - 7/17/11 at 1:55pm
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