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What voltage does the new gigabyte 7950 bios use at load?

I've read a few reviews about the new boost bios and it seems to up the voltage to a massive 1.25! Is this the same for the gigabyte?

If so I don't think I'll bother, I can run over 1000 on the core without even touching the voltage
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Boost is disbaled if you OC...
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Originally Posted by martyn3000 View Post

What voltage does the new gigabyte 7950 bios use at load?
I've read a few reviews about the new boost bios and it seems to up the voltage to a massive 1.25! Is this the same for the gigabyte?
If so I don't think I'll bother, I can run over 1000 on the core without even touching the voltage

It runs my card at 1.238 according to GPU-Z. I was running at 1.225 before for my OC so I am happy that I do not need to run any other program to get my voltage up to where I want it to be.

I also have a question: Now that I am overclocking in the CCC with overdrive I have noticed that my voltage never drops down to the 0.933 it used to idle at and my card idles at 50C instead of 34C like it used to... Anyway to fix this without using another program to OC?
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Wow, that is quite a bit more voltage.
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My buddy has the F10 BIOS so I guess we have to flash the F21 BIOS, but it doesn't say there are higher clocks for that version.

So there is a difference between these BIOS files I guess...
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I got the 7970GE Bios flashed... gonna check these soon and post the changes.
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i have that card do i have to do this?
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Originally Posted by King4x4 View Post

I got the 7970GE Bios flashed... gonna check these soon and post the changes.

You got the HD 7970 GE Bios on the HD 7950 card?
Is that working better or?
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i have that card do i have to do this?
No, not really.
If you card is working fine, then there is no need unless you want to OC higher in CCC.
If you don't OC at all, then is update will OC the card a little higher meaning higher performance.
But not something you can't OC yourself.

I am thinking about doing it for the "improved stability", but not sure what it improves just yet?
Any one knows?
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You got the HD 7970 GE Bios on the HD 7950 card?
Is that working better or?

Working perfectly and without problems for a month now.

You can check my topic about my experiance with them:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1300172/gigabyte-2xwindforce-7950-crossfired-bios-flashed-to-7970
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The new bios was terrible for me... don't know why got better results with the 7970 bios.
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