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Since I updated to the newest Catalyst 12.11 drivers I cannot overclock more than standard OC in CCC which is 1050MHz for the core and 1450Mhz for the memory on my Sapphire HD 7850.
Previously when I ran Catalyst 12.04 could achieve 1300Mhz stable!
So even though AMD calims about 15% speed increse over their previous drivers I will loose out as I cannot OC that much!
Anyone else bumped onto the same problem?
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Since I updated to the newest Catalyst 12.11 drivers I cannot overclock more than standard OC in CCC which is 1050MHz for the core and 1450Mhz for the memory on my Sapphire HD 7850.
Previously when I ran Catalyst 12.04 could achieve 1300Mhz stable!
So even though AMD calims about 15% speed increse over their previous drivers I will loose out as I cannot OC that much!
Anyone else bumped onto the same problem?

AMD CCC only allows upto 1050 Mhz for HD 7850. only third party software like Sapphire trixx and MSI Afterburner allow you to go higher and also provide voltage control for hitting those 1.2+ Ghz speeds.

what voltage were you previously running at. maybe your GPU nees a bit more voltage. 12.11 beta uses the GPU more efficiently . so the GPU might require more voltage to stay stable at earlier clocks which ran at lower voltage.
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AMD CCC only allows upto 1050 Mhz for HD 7850. only third party software like Sapphire trixx and MSI Afterburner allow you to go higher and also provide voltage control for hitting those 1.2+ Ghz speeds.

what voltage were you previously running at. maybe your GPU nees a bit more voltage. 12.11 beta uses the GPU more efficiently . so the GPU might require more voltage to stay stable at earlier clocks which ran at lower voltage.

Hi mate,
With the 12.04 drivers I had active sliders in Asus GPU Tweak to go past 1050Mhz with the newest drivers the maximum is just 1050Mhz frown.gif
I am aware about the voltage needs to be set higher I set it to 1.17V@1200Mhz and 1.2V@1300Mhz, but now with Catalyst 12.11 or 12.10 all the options seem to be disabled in Asus GPU Tweak frown.gif
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Hi mate,
With the 12.04 drivers I had active sliders in Asus GPU Tweak to go past 1050Mhz with the newest drivers the maximum is just 1050Mhz frown.gif
I am aware about the voltage needs to be set higher I set it to 1.17V@1200Mhz and 1.2V@1300Mhz, but now with Catalyst 12.11 or 12.10 all the options seem to be disabled in Asus GPU Tweak frown.gif

given that you have a sapphire hd 7850 use the latest version of sapphire trixx. its very good. I use it for my HD 6950 . though i restrict myself to stock voltage overclocking . thumb.gif
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That is the problem with Trixx it does not allow you change the voltage when Asus GPU Tweak does if it works.

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That is the problem with Trixx it does not allow you change the voltage when Asus GPU Tweak does if it works.

Sent from Xperia Pro


For those that know and those that don't... latest version of modded trixx just posted.


http://www.overclock.net/t/1196856/official-amd-radeon-hd-7950-7970-owners-thread/17240_40#post_18441904
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For those that know and those that don't... latest version of modded trixx just posted.


http://www.overclock.net/t/1196856/official-amd-radeon-hd-7950-7970-owners-thread/17240_40#post_18441904

It worked like a charm, thank you mate!
Edited by chrisf4lc0n - 10/25/12 at 1:26pm
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