Originally Posted by FPSkillerPC
Hey Mr Dark. I just flashed the bios you made for me and the max I got without artifacts was 1580 MHz on the core and 4000 MHz on the memory. Anything above on the core just gave a lot of artifact. Can you please increase the levels higher so I could reach 1600 MHz? Thanks
Its known issue on Maxwell.. once the card hit the wall nothing can help to pass that, but as i see you're full of OC adventure here is the Max bios for that card.. 1.312v
GM204-----FPSkillerPC-1.312v---Dark.zip 136k .zip file
FPSkillerPC-1.312v---Dark.zip (136k. zip file)
keep in mind the card still report 1.275v while its pull 1.312v
Originally Posted by JackManMania
I have an EVGA GTX 970 SC and on the stock bios I cannot get 1500MHz stable. Can you please modify my bios so I can reach a stable overclock.
GTX970STOCK.zip 136k .zip file
give this a try
GTX970----JackManMania----Dark.zip 136k .zip file
Core clock 1481mhz & 3.7ghz memory & 1.212v & higher TDP limit & boost off...
your card is voltage locked at 1.212v.. but let see how yo go
Originally Posted by Duvar
You sure Bro, because i have here a Bios from my early attempts with Maxwell Bios Tweaker, with slideable Voltages. (?)
For example here:
Duvar4.zip 152k .zip file
Here i have 1455/3800MHz Boostclock with 1.118V (second line in voltage table set to 1.118V) and i can add +81mV in MSI AB for further overclocking.
So i thought if you can do this with 1,156V for the "first Boostclock" but set max Voltage in the first line in the voltage table to 1.256V, i might be able to adjust +100mV in MSI AB. Would this work? My Problem was, that i didnt wanted to set my first "Boost" voltage to 1.156V because 24/7 i wanted 1.118V for 1455/3800 but due i am limited to max +100mV in MSI AB (without hack) , i need to set this to 1,156, thats the only way to reach those 1,256V via voltage slider. I hope it is understandable what i mean^^ With this method, i need to use the max table clock slider in the boost table to adjust which clock i reach with for example 1.118V.
That not good bios as the boost still ON so the card still throttle at 67c..
i'm talking about real bios with boost off and rock solid clock under load
Originally Posted by Cloudstrife
With your bios with these settings I played Crysis 3 for 1 hour without problems with +180 core clock (but now TDP is 95,9%, is it normal? But now gpu load is 100%, first was 99%)!
With core clock +200 I received black screen in heaven benchmark after some minutes (with +190 no problem but for Crysis 3 I have to set +180). I think it's OK.
Or maybe is better 1500 mhz for core clock? So now can you give me another bios with these settings for my msi gtx 970 gaming? But for you is better disable boost and set a custom fan curve? I think it's ok with boost and default fan curve
P.S. With 3D Mark FireStrike I got 104% TDP)
Glad to hear that.. also your OC sound good..
So now 1506/8000 @1.243v and custom fan curve ? please confirm so i can work on that..
Originally Posted by Duvar
Or can you check this Bios pls Mr-Dark?
Duvar8.zip 152k .zip file
With this Bios i have 1455/3800 @ 1.118V and i can slide +99mV in MSI Afterburner and it will automatically clock to 1556/3800 without touching the coreclock.
After 1 Heaven run with +99mV:
After 1 Heaven run with the same Bios, but without adding voltage in MSI AB:
This Bios needs some finetuning, TDP etc, but this was what i meant, i wanted to put all my favourite Settings in 1 Bios.
But the Problem are the starting and ending voltages and i have a room of +100mV in MSI AB, so this is keeping me from creating a custom bios with very low voltages up to very high voltages. If i want 1.256V max, i need 1.156V min etc.
Dude, any bios allow voltage adjusting isn't good.. look at the percap on gpu-z.. the card throttle duo to boost
Originally Posted by CHRiSSLYi
I'm here again, asking for a new BIOS.
I got a new card (the same one - an EVGA GTX980 Ti SC) but it says the PCI Subsystem does not match and they have different numbers in the end so I have to take an other BIOS).
So, like I saw from Duvar's post, there is no way to keep the voltage slider working?
How do you set the maximum possible Core Clock? Do you have a program that calculates the maximum clock or do you just type in a typical clock?
I would like to have in my BIOS:
- highest OC (I don't know - my card does crash with driver at 1466MHz. Does setting it in BIOS make it more stable? If it makes it stable use 1500MHz)
I would say 1440MHz when?
- max voltage with sliders working in negative offset, if this doesn't work, would you be so kind and make 2 BIOS, one with stock voltage and one with max voltage?
- max TDP
- disable BOOST
- OC Memory to +370
By the way, I really appreciate your work and the time you take for answering every single question you get in an individual way.
Really happy that you keep up the thread and help others to achieve something good for themselves.
EVGA980Ti.zip 147k .zip file
Voltage adjusting from OC software is bad... the card throttle at 67c & 76c.. also it will crash at high OC easily..
So let me know at which voltage yo will be fine.. example 1405mhz @1.250v and yo can push the clock from any OC software ? what yo think ?
Originally Posted by bigaluksys
Thanks a lot, Mr-Dark! Got extra 60mhz with the modded bios
Glad to hear that bro.. So 1.6ghz ?
Make sure CMD run as Admin and try another Nvflash version..
Originally Posted by Duvar
i made a custom bios, can you check that out pls?
I made a Thread in a german forum, i added videos etc.
It is a Bios with the option to use up to 100mV via MSI Afterburner slider.
Any tipps for my Bios? I can now switch between 1355/3800 minimum (1.055V) up to 1519/3800 maximum (1.155V).
As next step i need a second bios, where i want to set my minimum from this bios, as my new maximum.
So 1355/3800 will be max with 1.055V and i want to see how high i can clock with 100mV less (0,955V).
Dude, the card still throttle duo to boost.. also the Percap from gpu-z.. its old thing to leave the voltage control but not rock solid OC trust me
Originally Posted by KillerBee33
Any chance you talked to yo buddy about 6700 @ 4.6 ?
I'm sorry bro.. I will contact now on Skype
Originally Posted by albmm
No voltage change needed; in any case, a bit increase of power.
- Boost:1317 MHz/ Base:1127 MHz
- Boost speed fixed
- Power increase in the way you consider needed.
Thanks for your reply.
here yo go
GM206----albmm----Dark.zip 149k .zip file
Core 1317mhz & stock memory & 1.218v & higher TDP limit & boost off..
Originally Posted by FUZZFrrek
Mr.Dark, you are awesome!! I manage to install the BIOS and the results are outstanding! You were able to drop my temps and my fan speed AND to give my card some boost AND no PerfCap!! Thank you so much!!
Glad to hear that bro.. Enjoy it my pleasure
Originally Posted by turkletont
Hey Dark, looking for a stable overclock at ~ 1530 core / 4000 memory. Custom TDP and voltage for whatever you think is necessary. Card is reference evga 980 with water block so not too worried about temps/throttling.
myrom1.zip 137k .zip file
Here yo go
myrom1-----turkletont----Dark.zip 137k .zip file
turkletont----Dark.zip (137k. zip file)
Core 1531mhz & 8ghz memory & 1.275v & higher TDP limit & boost off..
Under water FTW bro