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Originally Posted by PillarOfAutumn View Post

I'm very confused by my card...

At stock voltages and running at 1150/1480, my 3DMark score is coming out as 5150.

Once i push the voltage by 100, and start increasing the core only, I'm getting lower scores:

+100mv VDDC
1160/1500: 4735
1170/1500: 4791
1180/1500: 4826
1190/1500: 4834
1200/1500: 4845

Anyone know whats going on?

Could be that the card does not have enough power?
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Could be that the card does not have enough power?

Should I push it upto 200mv? will that do anything to the card?
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Could be that the card does not have enough power?

that's with power limit set to 50?
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that's with power limit set to 50?
How do I check for power limit? I have everything stock on this card, and set to uber mode.
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Really hoping it unlocks too I have a good feeling since it is a bf4 edition, those were winners.

Ironically, my 4 Sapphire BF4 editions unlocked back when none of the Sapphire cards were unlocking a month ago and the two XFX cards I picked up last week are both locked.
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Should I push it upto 200mv? will that do anything to the card?

Check in CCC and make sure the power limit is really changing. Sometimes there's a bug where changing it in Afterburner/Trixx won't actually change it. Sounds like your card is power throttling. I've seen the same thing happen and that was what was happening to mine.

Saw your other post, you definitely need to change the power limit if you want to overclock/overvolt. You can check it on the overdrive page of CCC.
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Check in CCC and make sure the power limit is really changing. Sometimes there's a bug where changing it in Afterburner/Trixx won't actually change it. Sounds like your card is power throttling. I've seen the same thing happen and that was what was happening to mine.

Saw your other post, you definitely need to change the power limit if you want to overclock/overvolt.

Thanks! I just checked and its at 0%. What percentage can I raise it by to reflect +100mv?
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Thanks! I just checked and its at 0%. What percentage can I raise it by to reflect +100mv?

You can just set it to +50% and not worry about it. Some people set 20 or 30 instead though.
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You can just set it to +50% and not worry about it. Some people set 20 or 30 instead though.
But if I set it to 50%, won't that increase the voltage the card is receiving by 50%?
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But if I set it to 50%, won't that increase the voltage the card is receiving by 50%?

It's not voltage, it is changing the total power draw by allowing more current. Changing the power limit won't affect the voltage, except that the card may no longer throttle the voltage and clocks to stay below the power limit. But it won't add more.
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