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Can't overclock HD7950...

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Picked up a Powercolor HD 7950 PCS+. Installed the latest drivers, windows updates etc. With msi afterburner, It doesn't matter what I set the memory or core clock to, it has no affect on the card.

Any ideas?


Edited by ilikebeer - 11/29/13 at 11:55pm
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With AB you have to modify its config file sometimes to allow overclocking.

Try sapphire trixxx instead
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Turn off AMD overdrive?
I'm able to use AB, but then ofc, I'm using an MSI TFIII 7950.
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