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depends on your videocard..i flash mine with a 5850 bios..then downclock the max settings..and set the voltage table to 1.03
(using RBE) This works with xfx..If you have xfx cards..i could probably just send you the BIOS
anyway..if you do it yourself..to save you some headaches..
clocks @ 700/1000 voltage @ 1.03
Edited by Schmuckley - 2/28/12 at 2:50pm
 
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depends on your videocard..i flash mine with a 5850 bios..then downclock the max settings..and set the voltage to 1.03
(using RBE) This works with xfx..If you have xfx cards..i could probably just send you the BIOS

Yea you are going to have to flash the bios to an unlocked one. Make sure you back up your original BIOS, cant stress that enough.

http://www.techpowerup.com/vgabios/

http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/overclocking/vidcard/34
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ok thanks guys. I was able to do it for the 5000 and 7000 series cards but how come I can't down voltage my 6950>?
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idk on that one..no experience there frown.gif
 
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So there's no voltage control options in afterburner settings?

i did it a fair while ago now i can't exactly remember but i'm sure the config file just extends the limit of the settings.

example core can go up to 840Mhz on standard afterburner without config file adjustment.

after config adjustment it can go up to 1200mhz.

I can't be certain though i did this a year ago roughly.
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So there's no voltage control options in afterburner settings?
i did it a fair while ago now i can't exactly remember but i'm sure the config file just extends the limit of the settings.
example core can go up to 840Mhz on standard afterburner without config file adjustment.
after config adjustment it can go up to 1200mhz.
I can't be certain though i did this a year ago roughly.

There is, but in the end, it comes down to the card itself. Some don't have voltage control enabled and you have to flash the bios, as suggested above, to enable it.
    
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