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I'm running 2x monitors with my 6850 and naturally the memory clock is set to maximum. Is there a way to force the memory clock to something lower or will it always be set to max as long as I have 2 monitors plugged in?
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It will always stay at max, you can only make the memory clocks come down if you modify the BIOS of the graphics card.
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I'm running 2x monitors with my 6850 and naturally the memory clock is set to maximum. Is there a way to force the memory clock to something lower or will it always be set to max as long as I have 2 monitors plugged in?

No, that's the way to avoid flickering and graphical glitches with more than one monitor connected to the card. In the earlier 58xx series cards have a lot of issues with 2 or more monitors plugged in, so AMD came up with solution to raise the core/memory clocks. This solved it. In the earlier of 58xx we had to edit BIOS or registry hack to get around the issues. Unless you have a particular reason to lower it. If it is because of the temperature, you can always increase the fan speed.
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