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^ I am not sure. I recently got 6950 reference and just set power slider to +20% in CCC.
I watch msi afterburner while I am playing games and it does stay at 880.
Oh,
Yes...
But I don't use CCC, messes up my settings...

EDIT: this

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Despite a few people saying they could change powertune in CCC while using AB, this is not possible for most other users.


And on very high OC's, it does make a difference, even with 20% power boost...
Note that you have a 6970 Bios on the card?
Correct me if I'm wrong:
The driver uses the throttle settings from the 6970 and not the 6950?
If you just unlocked shaders, this does make a difference?
   
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Oh,
Yes...
But I don't use CCC, messes up my settings...

EDIT: this





And on very high OC's, it does make a difference, even with 20% power boost...
Note that you have a 6970 Bios on the card?
Correct me if I'm wrong:
The driver uses the throttle settings from the 6970 and not the 6950?
If you just unlocked shaders, this does make a difference?
/EPIC fail @ xioros --'

My cards don't seem to throttle anymore for some reason...
even with my fix disabled...

Well anyway..
This might be usefull for people who want to run benchmarks, if their cards do throttle down...

EDIT:
Hmm , cards were @ 70 % load due CPU bottleneck , now trying 5760/1080 for max load

EDIT 2: YAY , I was right

They don't clock down much, but they do...
If I was overclocking to 1 GHz, this WOULD benefit

Edited by xioros - 8/1/11 at 4:22am
   
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Despite a few people saying they could change powertune in CCC while using AB, this is not possible for most other users. Which is probably why your 6950 does not downclock and xioros's does.
Not really sure, but only thing I changed was power settings to 20% in CCC.
My MSI AB is also default right now.
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Not really sure, but only thing I changed was power settings to 20% in CCC.
My MSI AB is also default right now.
this is what I mean:
changing the powertune RESETS the clocks on Afterburner
   
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this is what I mean:
changing the powertune RESETS the clocks on Afterburner
Oh IC. Maybe if I overclock mine, it might reset back to 880 clock I guess lol.
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In my testing on a pair of 6950s, the 6970 BIOSes do increase the TDP limit to the full 6970 values.

Still, even with 6970 TDP + 20% in CCC, more than roughly 900MHz core will throttle in FurMark, stock clocks will throttle in OCCT 4.x, and more than 910-920 will throttle in more strenuous games.

I've been looking for a away to completely disable PowerTune's throttling, but have yet to see anything that reliably does so. Can anyone confirm that AB allows you to do it?

And by confirm I mean run OCCT 4 at max shader quality for 20-30 minutes and record the lowest GPU clock in GPU-Z's sensor tab.
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From my experience, setting it to 2 just retains the power control setting set in CCC. To really disable the throttle, you have to do a mod on your card, AFAIK
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In my testing on a pair of 6950s, the 6970 BIOSes do increase the TDP limit to the full 6970 values.

Still, even with 6970 TDP + 20% in CCC, more than roughly 900MHz core will throttle in FurMark, stock clocks will throttle in OCCT 4.x, and more than 910-920 will throttle in more strenuous games.

I've been looking for a away to completely disable PowerTune's throttling, but have yet to see anything that reliably does so. Can anyone confirm that AB allows you to do it?

And by confirm I mean run OCCT 4 at max shader quality for 20-30 minutes and record the lowest GPU clock in GPU-Z's sensor tab.
Thx for testing, rep+
+
Yes, it does disable it, at least I think:
Mode 1 + furmark: throttle
Mode 2 + furmark: no trottle

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From my experience, setting it to 2 just retains the power control setting set in CCC. To really disable the throttle, you have to do a mod on your card, AFAIK
huh? xD,
It seems to work on my cards...
   
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Thx for testing, rep+
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Yes, it does disable it, at least I think:
Mode 1 + furmark: throttle
Mode 2 + furmark: no trottle



huh? xD,
It seems to work on my cards...
Once you go past a certain threshold it will limit anyway.
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Heh, Guess I should be happy my 6970 has a bios without a limit.
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