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Well yesterday i upgraded from a 5850 to a 6950 , max overclock i can reach with this card is 880/1320 which is okay considering theres no voltage features for it yet and most ppl cap out at 840 in ccc .

When can we expect msi afterburner to support this card to the fullest ? on the box it says i can download trixx but i got on the website registered my card and it wont let me download :s u must have a 6850 or 6970 .

I wish this card was more overclockable , its rather dissapointing that it offers pretty much the same performance as the 5850 . 3d mark 11 with 5850 i got 4750 points , 6950 i got 5100 . Im using the latest drivers from sapphires website btw and using msi after burner 2.1 beta 5 and i still have no voltage control even though i have unlocked it through cfg and in settings.

    
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a week or so.
until afterburner is supporting.
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sweeet , fingers crossed =D i cant wait to get over 900+mhz with this thing .. Will the voltages be adjustable ?

It is a much nicer looking card though , and its longer . Fits nicely in my antec 1200 on my p55a-ud3 .
Edited by Xristo - 12/23/10 at 3:40pm
    
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sweeet , fingers crossed =D i cant wait to get over 900+mhz with this thing .. Will the voltages be adjustable ?

It is a much nicer looking card though , and its longer . Just fits in my antec 1200 on my p55a-ud3 .
Yea these are pretty cool and quiet under games. Afterburner should be updated soon (beta or official) but also look out for an update of Sapphire Trixx, maybe not as good as Afterburner but you can adjust voltages and such. But if Afterburner is updated first then it's fine
    
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I got my hands on trixx but i cant change voltages , everytime i set an overclock it wont let me apply either =(
    
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I got my hands on trixx but i cant change voltages , everytime i set an overclock it wont let me apply either =(
Exit CCC (from tray) then try. It doesn't support voltage tweaking yet either as that's a previous version for the 6800s.
    
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3dmark scores are serious business. I would drop money to get a higher 3dmark score too.
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Exit CCC (from tray) then try. It doesn't support voltage tweaking yet either as that's a previous version for the 6800s.
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3dmark scores are serious business. I would drop money to get a higher 3dmark score too.
Lol some people drop serious money for a few more points

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Thanks man
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a week or so.
until afterburner is supporting.
Is this confirmed ? cant find anything about it . Was gunna sign up and create a thread in the after burner forums but ill ask here first.

This card needs more voltage .. 880/1350 is as far as i can go without the display drivers crashing . If we can hit 1Ghz core on this thing that would be unreal

Im seeing 20fps increase in dx11 apps like stone giant and lost planet 2 over the 5850 @ 950/1350 so i cant wait to overclock the 6950 to those clocks and make even more of an imporovment .
Edited by Xristo - 12/24/10 at 3:29pm
    
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