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I've found your card's BIOS and yes, there is a voltage limit (1.16v)... you will need to edit the BIOS as the SOC BIOS isn't available... good luck with it.
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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.
Thank you I will try that right away, Ill be back in a few min!
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I've found your card's BIOS and yes, there is a voltage limit (1.16v)... you will need to edit the BIOS as the SOC BIOS isn't available... good luck with it.
Thanks for the link
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post #44 of 53
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Im sorry to bump this thread up again but I still have the same issue with my card.

Im using the newest MSI Afterburner and I was wondering what settings I should change in the CFG file to unlock voltage?

Many Regards

Edited by Kentan900 - 7/22/11 at 12:47pm
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I had the same problem with my 480 ( When it was alive ... oooh ... brings back nice memoryes ) . What i did was reinstall everything .

Install Driver Sweeper -> Uninstall nvidia drivers -> Uninstall all the oc software -> Reinstall nvidia drivers-> reinstall oc software . Also , tell us , does it return to stock clocks instantly or just after reboot ?

I'm sure i had the issue you have (it only let me change fan speed ) , and after i did the above it worked .
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I had the same problem with my 480 ( When it was alive ... oooh ... brings back nice memoryes ) . What i did was reinstall everything .

Install Driver Sweeper -> Uninstall nvidia drivers -> Uninstall all the oc software -> Reinstall nvidia drivers-> reinstall oc software . Also , tell us , does it return to stock clocks instantly or just after reboot ?

I'm sure i had the issue you have (it only let me change fan speed ) , and after i did the above it worked .
It died? What happend?

I reinstalled it 3 times using driver sweeper even a complete new Windows 7 install and it still doesnt work.

The clock speeds and such work they do but the voltage goes back to stock when I click "Apply" and Ive tried atleast 3 programs and none can unlock the voltage for me so I can't overclock it.

Thanks for the tip tho!
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post #47 of 53
use this:

http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/download.htm

then do this:

To unlock unoffical clocks in the Programsfiles/msi afterburner/msiafterburner.cfg
Open with note pad, scroll to the bottom and change unofficial clocks to 1 and it works
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post #48 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kentan900 View Post
It died? What happend?


The clock speeds and such work they do but the voltage goes back to stock when I click "Apply" and Ive tried atleast 3 programs and none can unlock the voltage for me so I can't overclock it.

Thanks for the tip tho!
Well my card died when i turned my pc on ( caught fire , a ~ 5CM flame from the vrm area )

Well about your card ... Does it have a bios switch ?

And in that picture you posted modify the second term from the value 0 to 1
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use this:

http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/download.htm

then do this:

To unlock unoffical clocks in the Programsfiles/msi afterburner/msiafterburner.cfg
Open with note pad, scroll to the bottom and change unofficial clocks to 1 and it works
Mine has a complete diffrent name to it so Im not sure wich one to choose.
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Originally Posted by madalin View Post
Well my card died when i turned my pc on ( caught fire , a ~ 5CM flame from the vrm area )

Well about your card ... Does it have a bios switch ?

And in that picture you posted modify the second term from the value 0 to 1
Ohhh that was not good at all!

Im not sure what a bios switch is for a graphics card .

Thanks!

Edit: Do you mean Mode?
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