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Ok guys i have a question

I got my lovely MSI 6950 Twin Frozr III Power Edition on Friday, got home and saved the bios and flashed it with the bios that MSI supplied to unlock the extra shaders.

Now i wanna OC my card a bit more. Can get it to about 930/940 on the core but its lank unstable.

So i need to start playing with voltage. How would i do this as the voltage tweak in MSI AB is lockled. I have tried the usual methods to unlock (Editing the config file) but unfortunately to no avail.

If someone could help me that would be awesome! Gonna be getting another one in December so wanna work out all the kinks now!

Thanks in advance!
how did u manage that bro. ive got the same card and used the r6950pex.bin modified 6950 bios. this unlocks voltage control and overclock limits but i still have same shaders
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post #12 of 16
if i were you look at 6970 overclocks and what ever voltage they get at .025v to that voltage they had to run stable. but keep in mind that not all the gpu's will overclock high. and in order to run at 6970 clocks it need 1.2v some people are lucky and can run at 1.175 with would be the 6970 stock voltage but that is if they do a full unlock which IMO would be risky and could possible brink the card. and another thing keep the card below 70c since it would start to create a little instability if you go past that.

i saw one gpu hit for a 6970 1.299v at 1006/1545 so what i did is set my vcore to as close to that and set my memory clock to that and started to increase my core by 20mhz and ran a stability test.
Edited by Grumby21 - 11/8/11 at 9:05am
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can i ask where you got this "BIOS supplied by MSI" ?
im looking into unlocking my card too, thanks
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here is the link for how to overclock and has the bios right in the top section

http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages...locking,1.html
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thank you very much
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post #16 of 16
no problem that is where i got mine just an fyi
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