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I received my RMA from Powercolor a few days ago. If you work with them, make sure you register online your file or they will just send it back to you...

Anyway, the model is the same as my 2011/12 version. The 2010/11 had an older PCB (it went to black screen)

Just waiting for some G1 from arctic to get back to OC (8K GPU 3DM11!)I have a Samsung 840 on the way and I want to replay Far Cry 3 thumb.gif

Also in the Realm Reborn beta (FFXIV), which is pretty wicked

Everything's been cool since then. Switched some things around.

    
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Use the unofficial Overclocking feature, it is provided with MSI Afterburner
Open the MSIAfterburner.CFG with notepad and scrolldown to where it says
"
[ATIADLHAL]
UnofficialOverclockingEULA =
UnofficialOverclockingMode = 0
UnofficialOverclockingDrvReset = 1
AccessibilityCheckingPeriod = 0
UnifiedMemoryUsageMonitoring = 1

"
Change Unofficial Overclocking Mode to 1.
or change it from 1 to 2 if you have screen tearing issues.
And Supply the EULA which is " I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it " without quotations.

My successful overclock with Afterburner is 1020/1250 .
You should be able to achieve your goal.
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970Mhz/1220Mhz on my 6870 right now.

thank you that worked! however i cant get to 970/1220 doesnt run, do you guys raise your voltage?

is that on stock voltage? what temperatures do you get?
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thank you that worked! however i cant get to 970/1220 doesnt run, do you guys raise your voltage?

is that on stock voltage? what temperatures do you get?

I can guarantee that you will have to increase from default voltage to get a more desirable overclock.

As for temperatures, I cant really answer because that varies greatly.
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Is it worth to keep my two XFX 6870 blacks or is it time to upgrade? I run a single monitor (27" 1920x1080p) and been thinking about it, but not sure. Right now I am running my back-up GTS450s in SLI since I have to RMA both of my 6870s (both fans are failing and one card always reports 99% use) so with any luck I should have two new cards with this RMA. Thoughts?
Sell them xfx has always had problems with there fans.The RMA fans are going to fail just like the first ones. Unless you are getting aftermarket cooling sell them.
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Anyone find anything for voltage, 6850 in xfire?

I can clock high but never v
    
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Sell them xfx has always had problems with there fans.The RMA fans are going to fail just like the first ones. Unless you are getting aftermarket cooling sell them.

I've had my XFX DoubleD 6850's since last october, not a single issue from either one of them, fans or otherwise.
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My nephew is running 2 Sapphire HD 6850s. here is a link to the rig builder for his machine. http://www.overclock.net/lists/display/view/id/4831209 I am unfamiliar with what a 3dmark score should be on his cards given the cpu he is using. Could anyone tell me if this seems low? It is a bit lower than I expected after installing his 2nd card, but I'm not sure. http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/6421825

And I am not sure why it says the CPU clock speed is 0MHz, I can assure you it is not. That is very strange. I said my memory was running at 667MHz a couple days ago. Again, it is not.
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My nephew is running 2 Sapphire HD 6850s. here is a link to the rig builder for his machine. http://www.overclock.net/lists/display/view/id/4831209 I am unfamiliar with what a 3dmark score should be on his cards given the cpu he is using. Could anyone tell me if this seems low? It is a bit lower than I expected after installing his 2nd card, but I'm not sure. http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/6421825

And I am not sure why it says the CPU clock speed is 0MHz, I can assure you it is not. That is very strange. I said my memory was running at 667MHz a couple days ago. Again, it is not.

on your 3dmark score it says your core clock and memory clock for your graphics cards are 100/150 mhz?
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on your 3dmark score it says your core clock and memory clock for your graphics cards are 100/150 mhz?

I know. and that the cpu is at 0MHz and O mb of installed memory. Everything is at factory settings. My nephew lives in another state so going to take a look is not an option. Have any ideas?
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on your 3dmark score it says your core clock and memory clock for your graphics cards are 100/150 mhz?

I know. and that the cpu is at 0MHz and O mb of installed memory. Everything is at factory settings. My nephew lives in another state so going to take a look is not an option. Have any ideas?
UAC Disabled? (that was just a random suggestion)
Somthing may be blocking 3DMark from accessing the hardware's information. Can this be something to do with Plug & Play?
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