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When I run kombustor, I get vertical lines during the combined test...I unlocked my 6950 so it has 1536 shaders, and a 810 base clock and 1250 memory, pretty basic unlock right? I've read about other people getting these vertical lines as well on slight overclocks.. Are these artifacts? Maybe I should try a different program?
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Did you increase the voltage some to see if it corrects the issue? How's the temperature?
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Thanks for the brilliant guide OP. I never would have managed it if it wasn't for your clear and precise guide.thumb.gif

Anyway here are my results:

4870X2 2Gb
E8600 Dual Core
4 Gig RAM

Stock:

Core Clock - 750
Memory Clock - 900
Core Voltage - Didn't Mess With

Overclocked:

Core Clock - 770
Memory Clock - 950
Core Voltage - Didn't Mess With

EDIT - GPUZ does not show the new clock speeds, even after a reboot. I have ensured that the profiles have been saved. Any advice?
Edited by majnu - 3/23/12 at 6:46am
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You did click the "apply" button?
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You did click the "apply" button?

yes i exactly followed the instructions. when I click on apply through msi afterburner all the sttings go back to 0 and it says "profile 1 applied". I downloaded all the latest applications and none of the beta ones. When I run the stres test it detects my new settings, but GOUZ doesn't show them.
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The stress test detects the settings but GPUz doesn't? It's the latest version of GPUz?
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yes mate I did a fresh install of all the apps mentioned on the first page and got the latest one. WHat is odd is that I've just played BF3 and MSi afterburner put the clock back to 375mhz. Is there another user friendly programme to use other than that, because there must be some bug with it to do that.
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yes mate I did a fresh install of all the apps mentioned on the first page and got the latest one. WHat is odd is that I've just played BF3 and MSi afterburner put the clock back to 375mhz. Is there another user friendly programme to use other than that, because there must be some bug with it to do that.

I use GPU Tool myself, its nice one with stability test. http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/1383/GPUTool_Community_Technology_Preview_1.html Give it a try! thumb.gif

For testing stability I use that gpu tool test + ATI tools test smile.gif
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Hey I can't get Kombustor to stress test my second 7970, When I run a stress test my first gpu is under full load but my second 7970 is only under 10% load. Any tips on how to fix this issue?
    
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Hey I can't get Kombustor to stress test my second 7970, When I run a stress test my first gpu is under full load but my second 7970 is only under 10% load. Any tips on how to fix this issue?

happens to me all the time, I just have to maximize the kombustor window as mine opens in full screen but minimized
 
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