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Recently discovered I could use the Trixx software to change voltage wheee.gif

Couldn't do that with MSI frown.gif

I've played a bit with the voltage, scratched the 1100GHz/1300 @ 1.2v was running fine until I got a really huge blackout, had to reboot manually :S
I know this card is dating but I was wondering what were your results / highest clock/voltage achieved to give me a little idea where to begin with thumb.gif
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havent have the chance to play with mine. What you using for cooling?

 

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Accelero Xtreme. Temp stay bellow 40 with 17 ambiant on unigine thumb.gif
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i found out how to unlock voltage control with MSI, but i cant overclock the gpu past 900 for the core clock, how can i overclock it to 1000 or more? i heard there is this method called to flashing or something, i am not sure how to do that. thanks.
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i found out how to unlock voltage control with MSI, but i cant overclock the gpu past 900 for the core clock, how can i overclock it to 1000 or more? i heard there is this method called to flashing or something, i am not sure how to do that. thanks.

http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=338906
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5850s are safe up to 1.3v for 24/7 usage, so I'd imagine that the 5870s are safe at that same voltage... just a guess though. BTW, 1.1 GHz on the core is mighty impressive, but have you done any stability testing on it? Not trying to hate on your or anything, but you don't want that thing to give you a BSOD in the middle of doing something important... like playing games! biggrin.gif
 
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post #7 of 29
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Yea, I am currently testing with unigine lol. Otherwise it is just stupid tongue.gif
I tried again the card runs 1100/1300 @ 1.2v fine for awhile and just crash frown.gif

update: 1000/1300 @ 1.205 is minimal value now I will try with 1100 @ 1.250 and see how low I can drop the volt biggrin.gif
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i can run my 5870 at 1000/1350 with 1.20 and the max overclock i ever got was 1350/1500mhz with some insane volts like 1.60 im using watercooling tho.
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post #9 of 29
hi i overclocked the gpu to 950/1200 at 1.2v and when i ran msi kombustor i got a blue screen. right now i am running at 900/1200 at 1.2v and the burn test is going fine. do you think i can reach 1000 while being stable or no?

heres a pic

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post #10 of 29

black screen is OCP.. [takes power cycle to fix, goes to 0.001v until restarted] there is a mod for it if you can solder... otherwise.. try to keep your inductors on the PCB cool.. it will help keep OCP from tripping so soon under load.

 

blue screen - BSOD would be from something else.. like driver failure or CPU instability if your PSU was really straining.

 

 


Edited by CL3P20 - 1/26/12 at 9:26pm
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