Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › AMD/ATI › 7950 Vapor X Voltage Locked?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

7950 Vapor X Voltage Locked? - Page 12

post #111 of 1056
I don't have the link on hand (at work) but I do believe the MSI Afterburner developers acknowledged the fact that Afterburner can't adjust voltages on the Vapor X yet.

The developer response (imo) insinuated like they are trying to get it working on the Vapor X though. They didn't outright say they were working on it but the answer came off sounding like they were to me.

Anyways Newegg gave me a refund and I jumped ship to the 950 OC edition. Higher temps (and more coil whine) but no waiting for a voltage patch for Trixx or Afterburner.

I'm impatient tongue.gif
post #112 of 1056
Oddly enough, the 950mhz edition is gone on Newegg, yet the Vapor X is back. After reading this thread and many others like it on the rest of the internet, I'm kind of afraid to get one...
It. Gets. Better.
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k@4.6Ghz ASUS P8Z68/Gen3 Radeon HD 5870 16 GB G.skill 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
750GB Hitachi Crucial M4 128GB Seagate Barracuda 2 TB Corsair H100 
OSPowerCase
Windows 7 Corsair TX 650 HAF X 
  hide details  
Reply
It. Gets. Better.
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k@4.6Ghz ASUS P8Z68/Gen3 Radeon HD 5870 16 GB G.skill 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
750GB Hitachi Crucial M4 128GB Seagate Barracuda 2 TB Corsair H100 
OSPowerCase
Windows 7 Corsair TX 650 HAF X 
  hide details  
Reply
post #113 of 1056
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sir Shfvingle View Post

Oddly enough, the 950mhz edition is gone on Newegg, yet the Vapor X is back. After reading this thread and many others like it on the rest of the internet, I'm kind of afraid to get one...

you can get the sapphire HD 7950 Vapor-X. definitely the card and cooler are of good build quality. at most if voltage is locked you can flash the SAPPHIRE HD 7950 950 mhz BIOS which is easily available on OCN itself and enjoy voltage control.

the card even on stock voltage can hit 1050 Mhz or higher. here is the vapor-x at 1135 Mhz

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Sapphire/HD_7950_Vapor-X/31.html
Edited by raghu78 - 9/22/12 at 6:55am
Fragbox
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5 2400 DH67BL AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series XFX HD 6950 2GB 
RAMRAMHard DriveOptical Drive
Corsair Corsair DDR3 1333 Mhz 2 GB Corsair DDR3 1333 Mhz 2 GB Western Digital Caviar Green SONY DVD-RW AD-7260S 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional 32 bit BENQ G2420HD Logitech K200 Seasonic VX550 psu 
CaseMouse
ANTEC 200 V2 Logitech mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
Fragbox
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5 2400 DH67BL AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series XFX HD 6950 2GB 
RAMRAMHard DriveOptical Drive
Corsair Corsair DDR3 1333 Mhz 2 GB Corsair DDR3 1333 Mhz 2 GB Western Digital Caviar Green SONY DVD-RW AD-7260S 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional 32 bit BENQ G2420HD Logitech K200 Seasonic VX550 psu 
CaseMouse
ANTEC 200 V2 Logitech mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
post #114 of 1056
Quote:
Originally Posted by raghu78 View Post

you can get the sapphire HD 7950 Vapor-X. definitely the card and cooler are of good build quality. at most if voltage is locked you can flash the SAPPHIRE HD 7950 950 mhz BIOS which is easily available on OCN itself and enjoy voltage control.
the card even on stock voltage can hit 1050 Mhz or higher. here is the vapor-x at 1135 Mhz
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Sapphire/HD_7950_Vapor-X/31.html

Can you link me to the 950 edition mhz BIOS? I've searched but can seem to find them.
post #115 of 1056
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pascual View Post

Can you link me to the 950 edition mhz BIOS? I've searched but can seem to find them.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1281711/hd7950-revised-with-reference-hd7970-pcb-club#post_17724563

check out the BIOS posted by sonda5
Fragbox
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5 2400 DH67BL AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series XFX HD 6950 2GB 
RAMRAMHard DriveOptical Drive
Corsair Corsair DDR3 1333 Mhz 2 GB Corsair DDR3 1333 Mhz 2 GB Western Digital Caviar Green SONY DVD-RW AD-7260S 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional 32 bit BENQ G2420HD Logitech K200 Seasonic VX550 psu 
CaseMouse
ANTEC 200 V2 Logitech mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
Fragbox
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5 2400 DH67BL AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series XFX HD 6950 2GB 
RAMRAMHard DriveOptical Drive
Corsair Corsair DDR3 1333 Mhz 2 GB Corsair DDR3 1333 Mhz 2 GB Western Digital Caviar Green SONY DVD-RW AD-7260S 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional 32 bit BENQ G2420HD Logitech K200 Seasonic VX550 psu 
CaseMouse
ANTEC 200 V2 Logitech mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
post #116 of 1056
idk why the bios flash is not working for the 7970 it just screws up everything if i flash a "foreign" bios redface.gif maybe the only solution is to wait for an afterburner update......
Zero Ex 2
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K De-Lidded w/CLU @ 4.6 GHz ASUS Z77 TUF Sabertooth 2x Asus GTX 1080 Strix 8GB @ 2100/11000 MHZ SLI 2x Kingston Hyper-X Beast 8GB DDR3 @ 2200 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB SSD Western Digital 60EZRX 6TB 5400RPM HDD Samsung SH-S203N 20X LightScribe DVD RW Corsair H100i + 4x CM 120mm @ Push/Pull 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
5x CM 120mm + 1x CM 230mm + 1x NZXT 140mm Windows 10 x64 Samsung UA50JS7200R 50'' 4K SUHD HDR Smart TV Gigabyte Aivia Osmium 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic X-Series Gold 850W Cooler Master HAF 932 Gigabyte Aivia Krypton CM Storm Speed-RX S 
AudioAudioAudioOther
Creative SB X-FI Titanium Fatality Pro Edifier S760D 5.1 Dolby Digital Sound System Corsair Vengeance 2100 Wireless 7.1 Gaming Headset Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Gamepad + Receiver 
Other
MSI Star PCI-E USB 3.0 Hub  
  hide details  
Reply
Zero Ex 2
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K De-Lidded w/CLU @ 4.6 GHz ASUS Z77 TUF Sabertooth 2x Asus GTX 1080 Strix 8GB @ 2100/11000 MHZ SLI 2x Kingston Hyper-X Beast 8GB DDR3 @ 2200 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB SSD Western Digital 60EZRX 6TB 5400RPM HDD Samsung SH-S203N 20X LightScribe DVD RW Corsair H100i + 4x CM 120mm @ Push/Pull 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
5x CM 120mm + 1x CM 230mm + 1x NZXT 140mm Windows 10 x64 Samsung UA50JS7200R 50'' 4K SUHD HDR Smart TV Gigabyte Aivia Osmium 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic X-Series Gold 850W Cooler Master HAF 932 Gigabyte Aivia Krypton CM Storm Speed-RX S 
AudioAudioAudioOther
Creative SB X-FI Titanium Fatality Pro Edifier S760D 5.1 Dolby Digital Sound System Corsair Vengeance 2100 Wireless 7.1 Gaming Headset Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Gamepad + Receiver 
Other
MSI Star PCI-E USB 3.0 Hub  
  hide details  
Reply
post #117 of 1056
I RMA'D my vapor-x 7950 and my Gigabyte 7950 will be here tomorrow. I couldn't get any bios but the original to work.
post #118 of 1056
It's a real shame that so many of these cards are voltage locked, and I can't believe Sapphire hasn't given a proper, straight answer yet.

Are 7970 vapor-x cards commonly voltage locked too? Or just 7950s? Not sure whether to avoid all Sapphire cards for the foreseeable future or not.
post #119 of 1056
any news on an msi afterburner update ? rolleyes.gif
Zero Ex 2
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K De-Lidded w/CLU @ 4.6 GHz ASUS Z77 TUF Sabertooth 2x Asus GTX 1080 Strix 8GB @ 2100/11000 MHZ SLI 2x Kingston Hyper-X Beast 8GB DDR3 @ 2200 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB SSD Western Digital 60EZRX 6TB 5400RPM HDD Samsung SH-S203N 20X LightScribe DVD RW Corsair H100i + 4x CM 120mm @ Push/Pull 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
5x CM 120mm + 1x CM 230mm + 1x NZXT 140mm Windows 10 x64 Samsung UA50JS7200R 50'' 4K SUHD HDR Smart TV Gigabyte Aivia Osmium 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic X-Series Gold 850W Cooler Master HAF 932 Gigabyte Aivia Krypton CM Storm Speed-RX S 
AudioAudioAudioOther
Creative SB X-FI Titanium Fatality Pro Edifier S760D 5.1 Dolby Digital Sound System Corsair Vengeance 2100 Wireless 7.1 Gaming Headset Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Gamepad + Receiver 
Other
MSI Star PCI-E USB 3.0 Hub  
  hide details  
Reply
Zero Ex 2
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K De-Lidded w/CLU @ 4.6 GHz ASUS Z77 TUF Sabertooth 2x Asus GTX 1080 Strix 8GB @ 2100/11000 MHZ SLI 2x Kingston Hyper-X Beast 8GB DDR3 @ 2200 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB SSD Western Digital 60EZRX 6TB 5400RPM HDD Samsung SH-S203N 20X LightScribe DVD RW Corsair H100i + 4x CM 120mm @ Push/Pull 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
5x CM 120mm + 1x CM 230mm + 1x NZXT 140mm Windows 10 x64 Samsung UA50JS7200R 50'' 4K SUHD HDR Smart TV Gigabyte Aivia Osmium 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Seasonic X-Series Gold 850W Cooler Master HAF 932 Gigabyte Aivia Krypton CM Storm Speed-RX S 
AudioAudioAudioOther
Creative SB X-FI Titanium Fatality Pro Edifier S760D 5.1 Dolby Digital Sound System Corsair Vengeance 2100 Wireless 7.1 Gaming Headset Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Gamepad + Receiver 
Other
MSI Star PCI-E USB 3.0 Hub  
  hide details  
Reply
post #120 of 1056
WARNING: 'Some' Tahiti cards are shipping out with locked voltage control. FLASHING the BIOS does NOTHING to unlock voltage control. Using earlier / current versions of MSI Afterburner / Sapphire Trixx / Asus GPU Tweak also does nothing. How do I know this? I had one thumb.gif.

If you are having problems with the clocks reverting back to zero in MSI Afterburner it is because AMD has removed two critical dll files in AB that allows users to unofficially overclock. You'll need to find those files somewhere on the internet, download 'em, and drop 'em in the MSI AB main folder.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: AMD/ATI
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › AMD/ATI › 7950 Vapor X Voltage Locked?