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For me, Furmark & OCCT (same thing on GPU stress)
My 7950s Core clock travels within 824-900Mhz.. 900Mhz is stock..
Weird, has anyone experienced the same?

Not so much weird as you are hitting the Max tdp and being throttled because of it. Furmark is not a test I recommend as it has no real world application and only serves to throw as much power at ur card as possible. If u set power tune to +20% you shouldn't be throttled any longer.
     
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Not so much weird as you are hitting the Max tdp and being throttled because of it. Furmark is not a test I recommend as it has no real world application and only serves to throw as much power at ur card as possible. If u set power tune to +20% you shouldn't be throttled any longer.

lm*ao.

It was on + 20%.

And now it "throttles" at stock _too_ on Furmark and heaven mad.gif
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Not so much weird as you are hitting the Max tdp and being throttled because of it. Furmark is not a test I recommend as it has no real world application and only serves to throw as much power at ur card as possible. If u set power tune to +20% you shouldn't be throttled any longer.
lol people seem to forget that +20% is just that - +20%, not +infinity.
 
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lol people seem to forget that +20% is just that - +20%, not +infinity.

Is there a program that allows more than +20%?

I wish Afterburner would offer a complete voltage unlock and complete TDP unlock. If the user blows up their card shame on them. tongue.gif
 
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Did you use any other program before it? 
Like Driver Sweeper for example. 
yeah i used to unistall drivers with driver sweeper and ccleaner before
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Is there a program that allows more than +20%?
I wish Afterburner would offer a complete voltage unlock and complete TDP unlock. If the user blows up their card shame on them. tongue.gif

Well since u obviously know way more that I do and think throttling in furmark is weird than u obviously know way more that I do about how to increase pt limits. Thou there is a program made for CcC to do this I think u can figure it out.
     
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lol people seem to forget that +20% is just that - +20%, not +infinity.

It was a mere suggestion. I'm glad you added some great incite into this.
     
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Well since u obviously know way more that I do and think throttling in furmark is weird than u obviously know way more that I do about how to increase pt limits. Thou there is a program made for CcC to do this I think u can figure it out.

I'm not claiming to know anything. I don't know where you got that idea. I know very little compared to the majority of the guys that are frequenting this thread. My questions was whether or not you can do a complete unlock of the card with zero user limitations.

Theoretically, +20% could still be throttling if the overclock is still exceeding the +20% TDP. I'm curious if there's something that allows a complete power limit unlock. If the +20% limit is enough to remove all throttling when overclocking, my question is moot.
 
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By the time that extra voltage damages the card, it'll be worthless anyway lol. Just keep the VRM temps down and you'll be alright. Doesn't take much voltage (generally) to get decent clocks out of these things. What is your default voltage?

Wait, how do I find my default voltage? Is it in GPU-Z?
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