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I've been getting problems trying to overclock this card. If I raise the core, the memory has to stay at 1000MHz. If I raise the memory, the core has to stay at 725MHz. It's like they cancel each other out, how do I fix that?
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Have you raised voltages at all?
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Yeah. I can't get memory voltage control, but I raise the voltage to 1.13v, then put the core at 900 and memory at 1200. It is unstable. I put the memory back at 1000MHz, and it becomes stable. It becomes unstable at 1025MHz. It's really really weird.
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How is the cooling? What are you trying to overclock it with?
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possibility of throttle or one of the GPU's isn't as good as the other? redface.gif
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Stock cooler, but it definitely stays cool. It doesn't even pass 65C in Furmark
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I've been getting problems trying to overclock this card. If I raise the core, the memory has to stay at 1000MHz. If I raise the memory, the core has to stay at 725MHz. It's like they cancel each other out, how do I fix that?



 

 

Make sure everything as (if you have done so, double check the ULPS);

 

 

  • Disable ULPS
  • Go to regedit (start > search programs and files > "regedit").
  • In drop down menu: find file > type "enableulps".
  • For ALL instances (keep pressing F3) change the "1" value to a "0".
  • Reboot PC.

 

 

You must disable ULPS then proceed to enable "unofficial overclocking" and never override Afterburner with Catalyst installation. 

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post #8 of 34
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Make sure everything as (if you have done so, double check the ULPS);
  • Disable ULPS
  • Go to regedit (start > search programs and files > "regedit").
  • In drop down menu: find file > type "enableulps".
  • For ALL instances (keep pressing F3) change the "1" value to a "0".
  • Reboot PC.
 
You must disable ULPS then proceed to enable "unofficial overclocking" and never override Afterburner with Catalyst installation. 

I've done everything exactly in that order and it did nothing except give me a warning when I started up MSI Afterburner.
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post #9 of 34

This solution is only for the brave one, otherwise no touch and be happy with stock oneeyedsmiley02.png

 

http://forums.bit-tech.net/showthread.php?t=185918

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Originally Posted by Ken1649 View Post

This solution is only for the brave one, otherwise no touch and be happy with stock oneeyedsmiley02.png

http://forums.bit-tech.net/showthread.php?t=185918

Not quite that brave wink.gif
I can overclock the core still though.
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