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Mine will not run at over 1100 Mhz even though its the 1.25 volt 100Mhz edition, I put power up to 20% but cant seem to get a good OC at all. Can people give me some advice on this?

THanks

Is it unstable? If so, not much you can do. +20% power won't increase stability, it just makes it not throttle when using more power.
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doubt there's much you can do. You're unlucky. You can try upping volts but i read not to go past 1.3v.
I have to increase mine from 1.079 volts to 1188 to get 1100 mhz.

I think i've played 1200 mhz once, but i'm not sure about the stability, that was probably at 1.25v though.

The rev. 2 cards are voltage locked.
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I read into this some more and done some testing, before I was running 1050/1350 (As said before could never go over 1100). I changed the power control slider back to 0% (From 20%) done some testing and now running at 1150/1500 and I think it will take more but really happy with this now.

Can anyone explain what the power control slider does?

Why on 1050/1350 20%
and on 1150/1500 0% Rock Solid Stable???

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Is it unstable? If so, not much you can do. +20% power won't increase stability, it just makes it not throttle when using more power.
The rev. 2 cards are voltage locked.

Just see this message now, Thanks smile.gif

How can I tell if my PC is throttling? I read about this a lot and was wondering if it would create a Jump or Stutter etc?

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Just see this message now, Thanks smile.gif

How can I tell if my PC is throttling? I read about this a lot and was wondering if it would create a Jump or Stutter etc?

Thanks

If your graphics card is throttling, the GPU clocks are lowered. You can use a program like MSI Afterburner or GPU-Z to monitor your GPU clocks. Throttling will reduce your framerate, but it should not cause stuttering.

As long as you set you power limit to +20%, throttling should not be an issue at your clock speeds though.
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If your graphics card is throttling, the GPU clocks are lowered. You can use a program like MSI Afterburner or GPU-Z to monitor your GPU clocks. Throttling will reduce your framerate, but it should not cause stuttering.

As long as you set you power limit to +20%, throttling should not be an issue at your clock speeds though.

Right that's fine my clock speeds are fine and don't change while in a game. Also my framerate is solid all the time. I cant set Power Control to 20% or my system is unstable and crash's etc but it's fine at 0% so I will leave it there, Just don't get the power slider rolleyes.gif
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Right that's fine my clock speeds are fine and don't change while in a game. Also my framerate is solid all the time. I cant set Power Control to 20% or my system is unstable and crash's etc but it's fine at 0% so I will leave it there, Just don't get the power slider rolleyes.gif

I guess it doesn't matter since you're having no issues at 0%, but it shouldn't make it unstable unless it was throttling.
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