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Just upgraded from my Sapphire 5830 to an unlocked XFX 6950 and so far it's been a card, but now I'm curious to see what it can do on air. I'm currently @ 900/1400 via AMD VECC with no issues.

I had some system halting and rolling black-screens at 925+ so I'm assuming I'll have to install MSI AB and unlock voltage control to increase the voltage. I just wanted to stop by here and see what everyone else is running before I start messing with clocks that require voltage bumps. I'm also wondering if I can do this without having to enable unofficial overclocking because that led to a lot of graphics issues on my 5830, but I did notice there have been a few MSI AB updates since then so maybe they made it a bit more stable?

Current rig specs are in sig.

BTW, this card does not fit in the Coolermaster Storm Scout without modification, and by modification I mean pounding/bending in the bottom plate of the 5.25" bay and top plate of the HDD cage. Dremeling would have been a much better option but it's a PITA completely gutting a wire-tucked system to avoid getting metal shavings on components. I'll go over it with a dremel when it comes time to RMA my cap-whining PSU which requires removing everything.
 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-8350 Black Edition @ 4.0GHz Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z XFX Black Edition Double D R9-280 3GB Corsair Ballistix Sport DDR3-1600 16GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 840 EVO 250GB Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200RPM 6.0GB/s Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200RPM 6.0GB/s LiteOn CD/DVD-RW 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Corsair H80i + 2x Corsair SP120 + 4x CM SickleF... Windows 8.1 x64 HP 2310m Acer x223w 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Black Widow Ultimate 2013 Edition Corsair HX-850 CM Storm Scout 2 Advanced Logitech G502 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Goliathus Speed Standard Logitech G930 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Celeron C1037U N/A Integrated Crucial 2gb DDR3 SODIMM 
Hard DriveCoolingOSCase
Western Digital Black 1TB SATA 6GB/s Passive pfSense N/A 
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