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new 6950, max core clock is 840mhz??

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i installed afterburner 2.1.0 and the max clock is STILL 840mhz. i have voltage control. can somebody tell me what i have to do to make it have a higher maximum?
 
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Have you enabled unofficial overclocking via the .cfg?
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i just did it, and it isnt working. i followed the steps correctly. frown.gif
 
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okay its working now. 2.1.0 kills it, 2.0 is working great and its unlocked now.
 
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What Manufacturer, and what MODEL card did you buy, and is it as Reference Model; or is it one of the redesigned Non-Reference Models?

Reference means, its one of the designs based on AMD's original design with the Fan mounted on the end of the card; these models are much harder to find now and they are in higher demand for their extreme overclockability... these cards also often have a Dual BIOS Switch on the side near the Crossfire Connector.

Non-Reference are usually newer revisions from the Manufacturers, ie: Sapphire, XFX, Diamond, etc.... and often come with a revised dual fan cooling system; and not all of them can be Overclocked.

There are some, Non-Reference cards out there however which come with a Dual BIOS Switch and be overclocked a bit higher... For example, my Diamond HD 6950 is a Non-Reference, but it comes with a Dual BIOS Switch and was successfully unlockable on its Shaders and can be overclocked up to 950 on the core.
Edited by cjc75 - 2/2/12 at 2:48pm
     
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Glad to see you got it fixed.

Sorry I couldn't help from my phone.
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What Manufacturer, and what MODEL card did you buy, and is it as Reference Model; or is it one of the redesigned Non-Reference Models?
Reference means, its one of the designs based on AMD's original design with the Fan mounted on the end of the card; these models are much harder to find now and they are in higher demand for their extreme overclockability... these cards also often have a Dual BIOS Switch on the side near the Crossfire Connector.
Non-Reference are usually newer revisions from the Manufacturers, ie: Sapphire, XFX, Diamond, etc.... and often come with a revised dual fan cooling system; and not all of them can be Overclocked.
There are some, Non-Reference cards out there however which come with a Dual BIOS Switch and be overclocked a bit higher... For example, my Diamond HD 6950 is a Non-Reference, but it comes with a Dual BIOS Switch and was successfully unlockable on its Shaders and can be overclocked up to 950 on the core.

MSI Reference with dual bios switch. its fixed now, and im doing 900 core at stock voltage. it loaded at 45c in vantage. im going to have a lot of fun with this guy here.
 
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Awesome man, glad ya got it!

Enjoy that card, it kicks serious butt! biggrin.gif
     
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Awesome man, glad ya got it!
Enjoy that card, it kicks serious butt! biggrin.gif

I've got two. Great cards. Enjoy.
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