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After playing Crysis: Warhead for a couple hours, I had a crash where I had to power off the system. I can only assume this was because my card was overclocked too high...so what makes an overclock fail after a couple hours of stable gaming? Thought I would be stable, very disappointing.
This is on my 7950, was at 975/1450...not very high I know frown.gif

try 1400MHz and higher voltage for memory
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In CCC, my card had trouble staying stable at more than 1080/1200

I finally got around to installing TRIXX...and i'm glad I did! I jacked someone's numbers and went straight to 1225/1700 @ 1.25v. Stable! Smooth as butter. It's one of the sapphire cards and it had a stock voltage of 1.175, so no worries about that whole 'oh no I can't oc if i get one of these'.

Hooolly crap. I'm going to try pushing it more when time permits! Then, it's time to push my i5 to more than 4.6 and get some benchies =)
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I am using Saphires own drivers from their website and they fixed all my problems. Overclocks lovely.

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I am using Saphires own drivers from their website and they fixed all my problems. Overclocks lovely.
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Yeah, with those drivers I am overclocking to the fullest with no voltage tweaking, weird but works so I am not worried. What is your core voltage?
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In CCC, my card had trouble staying stable at more than 1080/1200
I finally got around to installing TRIXX...and i'm glad I did! I jacked someone's numbers and went straight to 1225/1700 @ 1.25v. Stable! Smooth as butter. It's one of the sapphire cards and it had a stock voltage of 1.175, so no worries about that whole 'oh no I can't oc if i get one of these'.
Hooolly crap. I'm going to try pushing it more when time permits! Then, it's time to push my i5 to more than 4.6 and get some benchies =)

What did you put for memory? Stock?
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i have got my new card 7950 what is the best driver for it
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So i've seen some really good overclocks with the 7950 and was considering that instead of the 90, what you guys think?

Are you able to tweak voltages of 90s? It seems the 7950s can get over 1200Mhz, which doesnt seem to be a common with 7970s...
    
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Prolly cause those hd 7950's are non ref with better cooling, who knows why.
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In OCCT 4.1.0 both GPU:3D and Power supply tests are greyed out, how do I enable them?
Do you have the latest DX runtime updates?
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Any ideas when non reference 7970s will be out.
    
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Switched from the ATI unlocked bios, and using the MSI 7970 bios from Tech power up - http://www.techpowerup.com/vgabios/114431/MSI.HD7970.3072.111207.html

I can now run 1200Mhz core stable @ 1.22 volts. 1600Mhz memory, by far the best bios ive used so far. Looking forward to trying the OC bios 1010 core 'When I can find it'. Might have higher volts and even more overclocking potential!

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