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GIGABYTE WINDFORCE EDITION 7970 ...HOW TO UNLOCK VOLTAGE

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is there anyway to unlock the voltages on a gigabyte wind force edition 7970 , i am using them in quad but afterburner says voltages are locked , tried quite a few steps / methods to get the voltages to unlock via software methods but to no avail .

has any one flashed there gpus to latest bios offered by gigabyte i am on old bios , if the new one does not give unlocked voltages i dont want to flash my gpus .


can any one help
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Originally Posted by muhd86 View Post

is there anyway to unlock the voltages on a gigabyte wind force edition 7970 , i am using them in quad but afterburner says voltages are locked , tried quite a few steps / methods to get the voltages to unlock via software methods but to no avail .
has any one flashed there gpus to latest bios offered by gigabyte i am on old bios , if the new one does not give unlocked voltages i dont want to flash my gpus .
can any one help

Unfortunately it cant be done mate. I owned a couple of them and ended up moving back to reference designs.

You can flash them with a bit of work but even with different bioses they are hardware locked. If you try to increase the voltage over stock it will result in BSOD's and crashes.
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damn i guess i am stuck with them then ............can it be done with software - in after burner or any software
i just wanted to try a max over clock on them , but with no voltage functons i am afraid i cant do that
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