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Hey there!

I've overclocked my HD6950 (flashed to HD6970) to 935/1350 @1.175V. I did Kombustor tests and 3d Mark11 tests and it seems to be stable.
However, when I play games, sometimes my screen goes black for a second and recovers again OR the game freezes for two seconds and after that the game runs normal again(Far Cry 3).
When I look at GPU-Z, the moments when the black screen or the game freeze happens, is when my GPU goes back to 250/150 @0.9V in a split second.
How can I fix this? Should I lower the clocks? I used CCC to overclock my GPU and Sapphire Trixx to increase the voltage.

My specs:
Sapphire HD6950 2GB
ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0
AMD FX-8320
Cooler Master SilentProM 600W
post #2 of 3
lower your clocks, it's unstable.
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Try using just trixx and disable ccc control. GPU overclocking programs don't like each other.
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