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What kind of cooling did you have that you were able to get a 5850 to 1GHz on the core?
I have to try to find a way to change the voltage on my 5850... Being locked at stock voltage sucks!

As a matter of fact i bough another HD 5850 reference just 1 week ago for $100 because i loved my first one so much. I got it to 975Mhz @ 1.2v. My Old one did 950Mhz @ 1.25v and 1Ghz @ 1.275v. This one probably does 1Ghz for less. Its also very very cool. With fan ~ 40% i hit 64C MAX in BF3. Very amazing card. GTX470 i had was a nightmare. 800 @ 1.087v and would load 95C in most games with fan 100%. My friend has now Water Cooled @ 875Mhz and he says he did no see much difference from HD 5870 @ 1Ghz.
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As a matter of fact i bough another HD 5850 reference just 1 week ago for $100 because i loved my first one so much. I got it to 975Mhz @ 1.2v. My Old one did 950Mhz @ 1.25v and 1Ghz @ 1.275v. This one probably does 1Ghz for less. Its also very very cool. With fan ~ 40% i hit 64C MAX in BF3. Very amazing card. GTX470 i had was a nightmare. 800 @ 1.087v and would load 95C in most games with fan 100%. My friend has now Water Cooled @ 875Mhz and he says he did no see much difference from HD 5870 @ 1Ghz.

So I guess I found my problem when trying to run my 5850 at 5870 clocks... Didn't expect that much of a voltage increase.

Also bought this 5850 for ~$100 recently, though sadly, it's not reference and doesn't have voltage unlocked. :/
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