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Well thats good news, I'm still on the fence though. It's either gonna be a 580 or a 6970 for me soon.
 
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I've found that the core on the 6950 overclocks quite well-easily to 6970 levels, but the issue is the lower-binned memory, as I've blue screened with any memory clock above 1370mhz. I hope your card performs better!
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So far it passed 10 loops of Crysis. Running Heaven for 30 mins and see any problem. Here is what i get. Keep in mind i am using CD drivers which are about to be bad. Also as for comparison HD 5850 @ 1000/1250 scores identical to stock HD 6950.


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So far it passed 10 loops of Crysis. Running Heaven for 30 mins and see any problem. Here is what i get. Keep in mind i am using CD drivers which are about to be bad. Also as for comparison HD 5850 @ 1000/1250 scores identical to stock HD 6950.
Try OCCT.
    
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So far it passed 10 loops of Crysis. Running Heaven for 30 mins and see any problem. Here is what i get. Keep in mind i am using CD drivers which are about to be bad. Also as for comparison HD 5850 @ 1000/1250 scores identical to stock HD 6950.
How do those fair against that 580 you had?
 
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How do those fair against that 580 you had?
GTX 580 is by far faster but then again its 200$ more. Also i am trying to get stock like pefromance from this to match GTX 580 and i can say HD 6970 OCed is better in stock GTX 580.

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GTX 580 is by far faster but then again its 200$ more. Also i am trying to get stock like pefromance from this to match GTX 580 and i can say HD 6970 OCed is better in stock GTX 580.

So the 6970 jumped from 46 to 54 fps when clocked at 940/1450.

From a 7% increase in clocks you're seeing a performance increase of close to 20%. Seems like the 6900 series benefits very nicely from increased clocks.
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So the 6970 jumped from 46 to 54 fps when clocked at 940/1450.

From a 7% increase in clocks you're seeing a performance increase of close to 20%. Seems like the 6900 series benefits very nicely from increased clocks.
I Think 2-3fps came from adding more power to the card 20%. It was @ 0% when i had it @ stock.
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post #39 of 62
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I Think 2-3fps came from adding more power to the card 20%. It was @ 0% when i had it @ stock.
Fair enough. Still nice to see a big performance increase with a relatively small nudge in clocks.

BTW, is your 6950 actually stable at those clocks?
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So when i use atiwinflash and press program it says (cannot erase ROM)

What should i do? D:?
    
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