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post #11 of 41
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Originally Posted by importflip View Post
Go into settings.

Make sure "Enable low-level hardware access interface" is deselected.
If I deselect that option, it doesn't allow me to tweak the voltage...

Since I can max out BC2 without OC, I just shutdown Afterburner before playing it.

But I agree with OP: it is lame.
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post #12 of 41
If you shutdown afterburner the overclock still applies. Just so u know
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post #13 of 41
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If you shutdown afterburner the overclock still applies. Just so u know
Yeah, I know that - but it looks like the problem with BC2's punkbuster happens only when the MSIAfterburner.exe process is running.
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post #14 of 41
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Originally Posted by GanjaSMK;15336936 
I strongly recommend you use Sapphire Trix with a Sapphire card . AFB never worked right for me.

If you use Trix, I think you'll have much better results.

actually both MSI Afterburner and Sapphire Trix make BC2 hard lock the PC.
i tried both.
the only way i can play BC2 with the GPU OCed is to open MSI Afterburner load the settings and close it.
    
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post #15 of 41
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Originally Posted by Fantasy View Post
actually both MSI Afterburner and Sapphire Trix make BC2 hard lock the PC.
i tried both.
the only way i can play BC2 with the GPU OCed is to open MSI Afterburner load the settings and close it.
Same here. I can't run Afterburner while playing BF2.

I was suspecting a GPU overclocking problem. I'm still using afterburner for overvolting but close it before playing BF2.

I've never had one single crash to desktop or any bluescreen then.
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post #16 of 41
You sure it isn't just your OC and BC2?

I've never had an issue running Afterburner with BC2, or any other games for that matter. However some games obviously tolerate certain overclocks better than others.
    
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post #17 of 41
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Originally Posted by _02;15340861 
You sure it isn't just your OC and BC2?

I've never had an issue running Afterburner with BC2, or any other games for that matter. However some games obviously tolerate certain overclocks better than others.

no i'm pretty sure its cuz of both Afterburner or Sapphire Trix, cuz even when i set the graphic card OC to default which is 850/1200 for the 5870, my system still locks up when i run either Afterburner or Sapphire Trix and BC2.
so its the software and BC2 not the OC.
    
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post #18 of 41
Afterburner rocks. I run it in every game I play with zero issues, as do a lot of other people. Also i have np playing BC2 with AB open.
post #19 of 41
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Originally Posted by EVILNOK;15340935 
Afterburner rocks. I run it in every game I play with zero issues, as do a lot of other people. Also i have np playing BC2 with AB open.

well your a lucky dude. if i run Afterburner or Sapphire TriXX with BC2 my PC will lock up after 15-20 min into the game.
    
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post #20 of 41
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no i'm pretty sure its cuz of both Afterburner or Sapphire Trix, cuz even when i set the graphic card OC to default which is 850/1200 for the 5870, my system still locks up when i run either Afterburner or Sapphire Trix and BC2.
so its the software and BC2 not the OC.
But I run it fine?
    
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