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post #31 of 53
I am glad you are starting to figure it out. sounds really weird that is keeps resetting your clocks. I have the same card, and I have no problems with the newest drivers. I can get my card to roughly 950mhz about with only 1.1 volts.
The card is a beast at overclocking with that awesome cooler on it.
Good luck getting it working.

have you tried running driver sweeper to get rid of all drivers to see if something is causing problems.
post #32 of 53
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Originally Posted by thrasherht View Post
I am glad you are starting to figure it out. sounds really weird that is keeps resetting your clocks. I have the same card, and I have no problems with the newest drivers. I can get my card to roughly 950mhz about with only 1.1 volts.
The card is a beast at overclocking with that awesome cooler on it.
Good luck getting it working.

have you tried running driver sweeper to get rid of all drivers to see if something is causing problems.
Thank you very much!

Yeah it's a pain in the bum, but I quess thats a part of overclocking!
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I downloaded OC Guru and it gave me wrong clock speeds, wrong graphics card and totally wrong voltage.

So I wont risk my 430$ for that program
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Originally Posted by Kentan900 View Post
wrong clock speeds, wrong graphics card and totally wrong voltage.

Kinda suggests a driver issue to me,if this is the case and you need to do a proper uninstall and fresh driver install.

Maybe this is whay MSI AB is unable to currently control the GPU' voltage?
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post #35 of 53
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Kinda suggests a driver issue to me,if this is the case and you need to do a proper uninstall and fresh driver install.

Maybe this is whay MSI AB is unable to currently control the GPU' voltage?
I thought about it myself. Im using the 275.33 driver.

I think I might go back a few and uninstall it using Driver Sweeper

It is? Didnt know that
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Any luck yet?
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post #37 of 53
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Any luck yet?
No, not really. Uninstalled my drivers and jumped back to driver 266.58 and it still does the same.

My card might voltage locked. Very, very annoying. I will still try to see if I can fix it somehow.
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post #38 of 53
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Just a quick update.

Downloaded driver 266.58 and it keeps resetting my voltage back to stock.

It seems I need to flash it or something, any tip on what I should do?

Edit: It's the picture to the right first then the left one.

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Flash it with SOC bios...
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post #40 of 53
Has anyone suggested enabled unnoficial overclocking in the config file for msi afterburner?

Go to msi afterburner directory path and find the cfg file. Edit with notepad. Change unofficial overclocking 0 to the value of 1 and save. Try again.
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