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How do I unlock the overclocking limits of 840Mhz on the Core and 1325Mhz on the Memory?

Im using MSI afterburner to OC and have voltage tweaking enabled, but cant change the frequencies much.
    
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I'd give the catalyst control center a shot and enable AMD overdrive.

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Has the same limit.
    
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To unlock the extra voltages and OC headroom, you have to flash to a 6970 BIOS.
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easy -
ATIADLHAL]
UnofficialOverclockingEULA= I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it
UnofficialOverclockingMode= 1
AccessibilityCheckingPeriod= 0
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ttaylor0024 View Post
To unlock the extra voltages and OC headroom, you have to flash to a 6970 BIOS.
This. Here is the guide:

http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/overclocking/159

I was considering this but found my 6950 performance adequate.
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post #7 of 9
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Its already unlocked to a 6970 with 1536 shaders.
Just cant OC further.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ttaylor0024 View Post
To unlock the extra voltages and OC headroom, you have to flash to a 6970 BIOS.
No you don't.

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Originally Posted by mikepahl318 View Post
easy -
ATIADLHAL]
UnofficialOverclockingEULA= I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it
UnofficialOverclockingMode= 1
AccessibilityCheckingPeriod= 0
This. Edit CFG file with above text, save. Restart afterburner and you will have full voltage control & oc limits on core and memory gone.
post #9 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Newbie2009 View Post
No you don't.



This. Edit CFG file with above text, save. Restart afterburner and you will have full voltage control & oc limits on core and memory gone.
Thanks, +rep for you both!
it was the EULA bit I was missing as I had already set the other one to '1'
    
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