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So i have an original Asus 6870 and it wont up-volt im on the newest amd drivers.

I have tried asus overclocking software , msi after burner, and trixx

Although it says the voltage is increased when i apply load to the card it still get 1.75 volts no matter what i set it to. i check voltage with a windows gadget
and gpushark.

So i cant overclock with out a voltage bump cause even small oc crash the display drivers.

any ideas?
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I still haven't found a reason for this
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Flash to new bios?
    
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Flash to new bios?
i dont think there is one
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Sapphire trixx didn't work? dang.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Anthraxinsoup View Post
Flash to new bios?
Flashing a 6000 series card usually won't give desired results.

AMD have locked out the BIOS, so should you flash new clocks to it, it'll bluescreen as it boots windows. It will do this regardless of what frequencies you flash.

Sucks, but true. I get the feeling this is going to become a trend. Fingers crossed that devs of RBE and other editors develop a work around or "fix" . I for one am sick of hard locks in Bad Company 2 due to the MSI/Punkbuster conflict.

Software overclocking sucks.
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Sapphire trixx didn't work? dang.
Nope its says it changes it but when i put load on the card it does not increase voltage its still stock same with the others
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Is this a reference 6870 card? I hear the later non-reference cards don't overclock well at all. Anyway, I never had issues OCing and raising voltage with my Gigabyte reference 6970s with AB. Works fine.
     
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Is this a reference 6870 card? I hear the later non-reference cards don't overclock well at all. Anyway, I never had issues OCing and raising voltage with my Gigabyte reference 6970s with AB. Works fine.
Yes reference Asus 6870 bought it new when they first dropped never could OC well cause volts weren't really changing now i wanna fix it.
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