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I've just set up my new 6950 and have had nothing but problems. As soon as I get into Windows I get a BSOD. I have pinpointed the problem to being MSI Afterburner and after various uninstalls and installs I'm no longer getting the BSODs unless I try to overclock my cards using afterburner. I just can't do it. Everything is going fine until I try to apply an overclock in afterburner. It BSODs straight away. I've gone to the max in CCC but I want a little bit more. Is there something I need to do?
Edited by neonraver - 10/13/11 at 4:02am
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Solved: just needed to do this

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Go to registry :

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\Control \\ class \\{4D36E968-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}]

and change "EnableUlps" to 0 under the 0000 and 0001 and 0002 keys.
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Originally Posted by neonraver View Post
I've just set up my new 6950 and have had nothing but problems. As soon as I get into Windows I get a BSOD. I have pinpointed the problem to being MSI Afterburner and after various uninstalls and installs I'm no longer getting the BSODs unless I try to overclock my cards using afterburner. I just can't do it. Everything is going fine until I try to apply an overclock in afterburner. It BSODs straight away. I've gone to the max in CCC but I want a little bit more. Is there something I need to do?
To change ULPS:

1. Go to regedit (start > search programs and files > "regedit")
2. In drop down menu > find file > type "enableulps"
3. For ALL instances (keep pressing F3) change the "1" value to a "0".
4. Restart PC.

You have to change all instances not just that one, else going to run into snags.
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If it is anything like my experience with crossfire and MSI AB, get ready for MOAR butt hurt. MSI AB does not play with crossfire. I would like to know if your OC gets applied on restart. Also I would like to know if you get powerplay issue, where your second card is always at full load (unless you start something graphically intensive and then close it).
Suggestion, ditch that sucker MSI AB and just use it for monitoring. For OC, use good ole registry hack.
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