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post #2971 of 3890
Hi guys. Thankfully I got most of the problems fixed with my twin frozr iii card biggrin.gif The rattling no longer occurs and the card stoped crashing my computer with 11.12.

However I just have one more question, the temps seem a bit high than the norm for other tfiii users. with firefox open (bear in mind this does use gpu acceleration and even with a site like overclock.net open the clocks to go the max) it goes for 45-47C. When running furmark for about an hour it goes to about 73C. When running railworks 2011 it goes to about 63C.

My case is missing both the intake (front) and side fans however it does have the top and back fans on at 100%. My VTX 6950 card actually did have good temps idleing it was 30c furmark pushed it to 63C)

would you guys think its normal?
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post #2972 of 3890
Can someone help me out, My 6950 is ****ed up BIOS 1 is screwed (Flashed) as with BIOS 2 (Not Flashed) but I have the original BIOS from BIOS 1 before I flashed. The thing is it does not want to flash because it saying subsystemid mismatch or something, I also tried force flashing with Windows and DOS but both came out saying Adapter not found.

UPDATE 1: I have found a way to get my 6950 to work without freezing on me which is use BIOS 2 for start up and switch to BIOS 1 after.
Edited by FlipzXOmar - 12/26/11 at 5:56pm
post #2973 of 3890
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Originally Posted by Tdawg2k10 View Post

Hi guys. Thankfully I got most of the problems fixed with my twin frozr iii card biggrin.gif The rattling no longer occurs and the card stoped crashing my computer with 11.12.

However I just have one more question, the temps seem a bit high than the norm for other tfiii users. with firefox open (bear in mind this does use gpu acceleration and even with a site like overclock.net open the clocks to go the max) it goes for 45-47C. When running furmark for about an hour it goes to about 73C. When running railworks 2011 it goes to about 63C.

My case is missing both the intake (front) and side fans however it does have the top and back fans on at 100%. My VTX 6950 card actually did have good temps idleing it was 30c furmark pushed it to 63C)

would you guys think its normal?


That's perfectly normal and perfectly un-normal to enable "hardware acceleration" just for internet browsing and for flash player. Turn it off, unless you think the CPU is not capable of doing such an easy task (not true).

 

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I am trying to win an auction on a 6990. I hope to join this club.
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post #2975 of 3890
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Originally Posted by Biokinetica View Post

How much success have you guys had with unlocking 6950s and with what models?

Personally, I've never tried it for myself but the card I see with the most reported cases of success is the SAPPHIRE 100312-3SR. Read reviews and form your own opinion.
    
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post #2976 of 3890
I just bought a reference 6950 2GB for 340$ NZD second hand with heaps of warranty left which me and my mate went to pick it up and he also has a 6950 which he successfully unlocked.

Anyway we went back to his place to unlock mine which went without a hitch and then benched them in Crossfire biggrin.gif

Quite impressive, now we both want another one laughingsmiley.gif

EDIT: After many hours "testing" I feel like 1 of these cards really is not enough to max out games.
Edited by ErOR - 12/27/11 at 3:46am
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post #2977 of 3890
here is my GPU-Z

http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/4gxug/

But it only shows one GPU I think... Here is a photo of both HD6990's installed.

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It also says crossfire is disabled which is incorrect.. I am getting 70-90% GPU usage in ALL 4 GPus in bf3
Edited by fg2chase - 12/27/11 at 9:59am
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I am trying to win an auction on a 6990. I hope to join this club.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/220920508682?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

Lost the bid, but found this gem with a buy it now price. Should get it in a few days.
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lukeibob:

http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/dumv2/

1.243V

970 Core Clock

1400MHz Mem Clock

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post #2980 of 3890
Hi guys, hope you can help me choose between these 6950's.

  1. XFX 6950 2GB (not sure whether it will unlock)
  2. Sapphire 6950 1GB Dirt 3 edition (has the dual BIOS feature so it can be unlocked)
  3. XFX 6950 1GB (will not unlock)

Whichever one i choose, i will buy 2 to run in a crossfire setup. I'm not sure whether i will need the 2GB version if i will just be playing at 1080p.
I will be playing games such as Battlefield 3, Crysis 2 and Just Cause 2.
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