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I have his radeon 7970 iceq x2 ghz with water block. I can only hit 1150 on core while I see other people hit 1300 and 1200s. What am I doing wrong. I have everything on stock except core clock. It's my first time that I over clocked a gpu.
Edited by CNCoRIDDoR - 2/12/13 at 2:37pm
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You have to raise the voltage. Download MSI Afterburner and enable unofficial overclocking. All the info you need should be here http://www.overclock.net/t/1265543/the-amd-how-to-thread
    
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I don't know what changed? I've changed volts to 1.3v still can't hit 1200
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So I'm getting a flickering thing on my screen I've changed the thing to 2 but when afterburner changes something it flickers.
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How do you mean you cant hit 1200? As in the option isnt available or you get artifacts?

It flickers when clocks change...
    
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Well heaven crashes right away and computer freezes
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Not all cards can do high clocks.
    
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Firm ark doesn't crash though at 1200
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You never put the waterblock on before testing the card. Overclock it with the stock cooler BEFORE putting a waterblock on it, because if it doesnt perform out of water, it wont perform with it. It would hit within 250MHz of 1200MHz before you put it under water.
You probably got a dud, sorry but you dont have a warrenty so you cant send it in and get a new one unless you purchase a new one... frown.gif
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Dang it I've guess I'll stick with it haha
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