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well i have two of these

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125418&Tpk=gigabyte%207870&IsVirtualParent=1

and i have tried disabling ulps, but no matter what i cannot overclock without getting bsod or freezing sad-smiley-002.gif
the cards are the same pcb rev 1.0 but each have a different bios. please help a brotha out?
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Have you tested each card individually?
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Have you tested each card individually?

yes one does 1325/1500 stable the other 1275/1450
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When does it BSOD?
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When does it BSOD?

in any game or benchmark
for example black ops 2 loads a map.... and bam! bsod.
tomb raider loads, bam! bsod. bf3 loads map then bsod.
unigine benchmarks usually last 5-6 seconds before bsod. even overclocked to 1101 from stock 1100 same problem. ive tried power limit from 0% to 20% in 1% increments. i think these cards are voltage locked, so i dont bother upping the voltage. at stock clocks i can game for days on end with no issues.
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What is the bsod code?
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What is the bsod code?


i set it to disable automatic restart on system failure.... and instead of rebooting the sound loops and the screen gets all crazy? i thought i was getting a bsod then reboot but im guessing thats not the case redface.gif

edit: did complete reinstall of windows and used afterburner 3.0.0 beta to disable ulps. cards are now happy at 1200/1450 thumb.gif
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