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sozo.gif I saw that they were back in stock on Newegg, so I ordered one as fast as I could to complete my Crossfire setup. 5 minutes later, I get this...
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I'm ever so pissed right now (not at Newegg, just at the general fact that I couldn't get my 2nd Toxic 6950 tonight).
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My overclock seems to be stable at 930mhz / 1400mhz, with the stock voltage. don't want to try any higher with upping the voltage because there's no point really, this thing is destroying BF3 on maximum settings anyway

Edit: also, out of curiosity, why are you guys getting 2x of these to Crossfire? I mean, what's the point? are two of these so good that they are worth the price and you won't have to upgrade to a newer card because your two would beat out that single new card later on?

I would consider getting a second but for me since I watercool I would need a block/backplate for it aswell which makes it pretty pricey.
Edited by paradoxum - 11/4/11 at 5:21pm
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My overclock seems to be stable at 930mhz / 1400mhz, with the stock voltage. don't want to try any higher with upping the voltage because there's no point really, this thing is destroying BF3 on maximum settings anyway

Edit: also, out of curiosity, why are you guys getting 2x of these to Crossfire? I mean, what's the point? are two of these so good that they are worth the price and you won't have to upgrade to a newer card because your two would beat out that single new card later on?

I would consider getting a second but for me since I watercool I would need a block/backplate for it aswell which makes it pretty pricey.
I'm gettings a second Toxic 6950 for Eyefinity. 3 24'' 1080p monitors baby

Also wanted to post this. Just finished my first round of Overclocking on this bad boy. Next week I'll see how high I can get. This is stock Voltage


Edited by KhaoticKomputing - 11/4/11 at 5:43pm
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Are you asking a SERIOUS QUESTION ? seems more like FLAME WAR BAIT to me ? and if that's the case go wreck someone elses thread please.
I'm serious, aside from factory OC, whats specail about them
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I'm serious, aside from factory OC, whats specail about them
Look at my above post, and google a 580 GPUZ. if that dose not answer your question your trolling.
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Look at my above post, and google a 580 GPUZ. if that dose not answer your question your trolling.
I can do 950/1520 and runs cool too, soon I'm getting a dirt3 edition, newegg.ca doesn't even have toxic edition
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I can do 950/1520 and runs cool too, soon I'm getting a dirt3 edition, newegg.ca doesn't even have toxic edition
is that unlocked shadders? and stock voltage?
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single bios non-ref, so I never tried to unlock it, 1.2V for 950, about 900 @ 1.1V
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single bios non-ref, so I never tried to unlock it, 1.2V for 950, about 900 @ 1.1V
yea, Unlocked toxic walks all over that. A toxic with my clocks, which is common place for this card when unlocked is comparable to a 580. there is tons of info on why the Toxic is the best amd card avalible. google it
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If voltage doesn't affect the overclockability of the RAM chips, why does it say this in the first post?

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NOW, as for OC'ing the TOXIC even more, you should be able to be stable at stock voltage, which is already at 1.175v, somewhere within ...
= 900-960 MHz Core Clocks
= 1375-1450 MHz Memory Clocks
= Shaders Unlocked to 1538 via the BIOS Switch of course

with a slight bump up to 1.25v MAXIMUM don't over-volt above this, you should be close to the cards limits at ...
= 960-1000 MHz Core Clocks
= 1450-1500 MHz Memory Clocks
= Shaders Unlocked to 1538 via the BIOS Switch of course
anyway, regardless of that, what is the fastest way to check a stable overclock?
Edited by paradoxum - 11/4/11 at 7:07pm
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