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How to enable voltage changing in MSI afterburner?

post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 
Having lots of trouble enabling voltage changes in Afterburner, can't change it, and I know my 7850 is stable on 1100 Mhz with a tiny voltage change on GPU tweak, which allows me to change the voltage. A modified Trixx also allows me too.

I need the MSI afterburner for its OSD, and its much simpler to use and I like it much more. I run 7850's in crossfire, and because of the extra heat, I always like to monitor the temps and make sure they don't go too high.

Can someone please help me?

Thanks.
post #2 of 7

From the "How to Overclock Your ATi/AMD GPU" thread:

 

Quote:
Navigate to the folder you installed it to (usually C:\\Program Files (x86)\\MSI Afterburner) and open the MSIAfterburner.cfg file using Wordpad. Find the following setting:
Code:
UnofficialOverclockingEULA
UnofficialOverclockingMode
and change (or add) it to:
Code:
UnofficialOverclockingEULA = I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it
UnofficialOverclockingMode = 1
This will allow us to bypass the limitation that stops you from passing the limits of ATi Overdrive (This tip was found on HWBot news).

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Thanks for the help, sorry, I forgot to mention I've already done that. Thanks though. Any other help would be greatly appreciated.
post #4 of 7
in settings did you check "unlock voltage control" i think its called or something similar, i am on my tablet and cant recal the exact name.
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post #5 of 7
In MSI Afterburner you need to enable overvoltage and voltage monitoring (IIRC the exact verbage).
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post #6 of 7
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Yes I did,

I have another question that I am wondering about. Could I possibly use both GPU tweak and MSI afterburner, and use GPU tweak to change the voltage and clocks and MSI afterburner for its OSD? Or will something bad happen every time I open MSI afterburner, such as reverting clocks or something?

Thanks.
post #7 of 7
Generally you want to use one program to OC/change voltage, as they can 'fight' and what-not.
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