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Add me to - Sapphire 7950 3GB Dual-X
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Oh and the card has a big vdrop.
Msi set on 1.149V,osd of aida64 shows 1.087V at 99% load.

Any bios for my card so i could run higher stock clocks?
Edited by Nwanko - 7/15/12 at 7:33am
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Originally Posted by eternal7trance View Post

So I'm experimenting with overclocking on my 7950 vs the 680 that I had and it has not been fun.
When I had a bad OC on my 680, the driver would simply crash and reset itself so that I could try again.
With this 7950, if I have a bad OC, the driver will crash and freeze up my computer to the point of forcing me to restart the computer. And then sometimes when I restart it goes in to this loop where the screen goes blank, comes back up, gives me a few seconds to use the computer and then loops over and over again until I can open afterburner to reset the OC.
Is this the way it's supposed to be? Because that's annoying as hell.
Same issue when OC is not stable.
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-xcl method, and use 2d / 3d profiles.
Of course anybody with a reference card (PCB), I would suggest at least trying out the GHz Edition BIOS flash. It made a huge difference for my card.

Where do I put -xcl?
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Add me to - Sapphire 7950 3GB Dual-X
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Oh and the card has a big vdrop.
Msi set on 1.149V,osd of aida64 shows 1.087V at 99% load.
Any bios for my card so i could run higher stock clocks?

Run the latest version of TRIXX over clocking utility.
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Add me to - Sapphire 7950 3GB Dual-X
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Oh and the card has a big vdrop.
Msi set on 1.149V,osd of aida64 shows 1.087V at 99% load.
Any bios for my card so i could run higher stock clocks?
Go by the lower of the 2 VDDC's. For me Trixx sets VDDC to 1.212v!! I ran this way for a while until i figured out my cards were stable with WAYYYYY less voltage. Now i get great temps. So yeah if you switch over to trixx make sure you set VDDC to 1.087mV and not 1.149
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Where do I put -xcl within msi ab to unlock it? Thank you.
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Where do I put -xcl?
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Close AB. click start , type run in the little bock above the start button and then put in the following command

C:\Program Files (x86)\MSI Afterburner\MSIAfterburner.exe /xcl

Then restart . You only do this once or ater new driver install.
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Close AB. click start , type run in the little bock above the start button and then put in the following command
C:\Program Files (x86)\MSI Afterburner\MSIAfterburner.exe /xcl
Then restart . You only do this once or ater new driver install.

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Go by the lower of the 2 VDDC's. For me Trixx sets VDDC to 1.212v!! I ran this way for a while until i figured out my cards were stable with WAYYYYY less voltage. Now i get great temps. So yeah if you switch over to trixx make sure you set VDDC to 1.087mV and not 1.149
1100/1500
20% PT
1.078V

Aida64 shows: 1.029V
Not stable.
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Where do I put -xcl?
530

Close AB. click start , type run in the little bock above the start button and then put in the following command

C:\Program Files (x86)\MSI Afterburner\MSIAfterburner.exe /xcl

Then restart . You only do this once or ater new driver install.

I always put it in the target on the shortcut. Apply the XCL (by running the shortcut), then removing it before my restart.
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