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I have tried using MSI afterburner and TRixx before and have had luck doing a basic OC. However I have never been able to unlock my voltages to get a higher clock. I have this setting enabled in afterburner but it still does not allow voltage changes.

What am i missing? 7 Pro 64 bit.

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Right click on your afterburner short cut and go to "open file location". In there you want to open the afterburner.cfg file with notepad. At the bottom of the listFind the Enable Unofficial Overclocking EULA in the afterburner config file and put this after it: I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it

Also change Enable Unofficial Overclocking to "1". Voltage control option is in the settings, just check the box to enable it (although if you dont have reference cards, you probably dont have voltage control).
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To enable unofficial overclocking set UnofficialOverclockingEULA field to the following text:
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I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it.
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Did those steps however no voltage control

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post #5 of 8
What kind of card do you have? Reference (fan at the end) or non-ref (fan in the middle)?

If it non-ref then you probably wont have voltage control and theres nothing that can be done about it.
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To enable unofficial overclocking set UnofficialOverclockingEULA field to the following text:
Quote:
I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it.
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Edited by Jokah - 1/24/12 at 5:54pm
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post #7 of 8

Download and install  MSI Afterburner 2.2.0 Beta 11

 

Enable "unofficial overclocking" HOW TO: Enable UNOFFICIAL overclocking mode in MSI AfterBurner

 

If you have done the above and no voltage control, your card has no software volatge control.

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frown.gif edit; wait seems like i downloaded beta 10 there.

edit 2; no difference. Well this sucks.

edit 3; see here that Trixx software enabled voltage changes for the 6870 1gb in the 3.0 version. Well see how this works. *** why would the 1GB version work and the 2 be left out to die. Will update.

https://www.sapphireselectclub.com/ssc/TriXX/TriXX.aspx

edit 4; doesn't work either.

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Edited by pilla99 - 1/24/12 at 6:17pm
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