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Nice OverClock thumb.gif... what voltage was needed for THAT ?
 

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I've got for xfx 6950s running 970/1470, shrugs.


 

   
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post #12 of 15
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I started at stock voltage and raised speed until instability. Took voltage up .01 volts (from 1.1 to 1.11), and kept pushing speed until instability. 1.24 provides more stability than 1.22, 1.2, or anything lower. Do you think I am just throwing numbers in and hoping it works? It is a temperature issue.
post #13 of 15
To help determine if it really is a temp issue, try creating a custom fan profile in MSI Afterburner (or whatever OC utility you use) so that the card never reaches 80C. So you could set the fan to ramp up slowly until at 79C it's running at 100% speed. Then see what your max OC is.
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It runs at 100% from 70* onwards.
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... you have the fan set at 100 % @ 70c and yet it STILL reaches 80c after that point ? OK yeah RMA that card ! SOMETHING is wrong with it ? thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

 

I don't even think FurMark should make the card get an additional 10 degrees hotter past your 100% fan setting ? something is deffective with your card.


Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 2/2/12 at 1:53pm
   
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