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post #11 of 33
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Afterburner has a beta that supports voltage control.
Ill find a link.

http://downloads.guru3d.com/Afterburner-2.1.0-Beta-5-download-2604.html

That's the one
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post #12 of 33
great review. i'm going to buy 6850 too
and another later for crossfire.

thank you very much
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How did you get your core clock above 850mhz with Afterburner? I downloaded the one from the guru3d link which unlocks voltage control but still restricts the frequency to the 850mhz maximum. I'm using trixx which looks like crap.
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post #14 of 33
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Originally Posted by bespreDELL View Post
great review. i'm going to buy 6850 too
and another later for crossfire.

thank you very much
No problem, enjoy your card

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Originally Posted by goldcrow View Post
How did you get your core clock above 850mhz with Afterburner? I downloaded the one from the guru3d link which unlocks voltage control but still restricts the frequency to the 850mhz maximum. I'm using trixx which looks like crap.
Open msi after burner folder> AfterBurner.cfg

Code:
[Settings]
Skin = default.usf
StartMinimized = 0
StartWithWindows = 0
RememberSettings = 0
FirstRun = 1
FirstUserDefineClick = 1
FirstServerRun = 1
HwPollPeriod = 1000
MMIOPageSize = 4
PCIBusFilter = -10h
ShowTooltips = 1
ShowHints = 1
PauseInSuspendedMode = 1
CurrentGpu = 0
Sync = 1
AttachMonitoringWindow = 1
MonitoringWindowOnTop = 1
ShowPerformanceProfilerStatus = 0
LCDFont = font4x6.dat
LCDScrollTimerPeriod = 30
UnlockVoltageControl = 0
UnlockVoltageMonitoring = 0
ShowOSDTime = 0
RestoreAfterSuspendedMode = 0
StartupViaTaskScheduler = 0
StartupDelay = 0
MinMonitoringGraphHeight = -1
LocalizationDebugFlags = 0

[ATIADLHAL]
EnableUnofficialOverclocking = 1 Change from 0 to 1
AccessibilityCheckingPeriod = 0

[NVAPIHAL]
ClockDomainIdWorkaround = -1
File> Save

then just restart afterburner
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post #15 of 33
Could you run some benchies at 1680x1050? I'd like to compare performance between my GTX 460 and your HD 6850 since they're marketing rivals.
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post #16 of 33
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Could you run some benchies at 1680x1050? I'd like to compare performance between my GTX 460 and your HD 6850 since they're marketing rivals.
Any game in particular? Benchmark?

Crysis and Stalker shouldn't be an issue for me.
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Any game in particular? Benchmark?

Crysis and Stalker shouldn't be an issue for me.
I'd be interested in seeing a Vantage comparison. And since I game in most of my free time, could you also do a benchmark for Stalker and Just Cause 2? I play those games quite a bit.

Thank you for doing this! I'm really interested in the results because I was debating between the GTX 460 and the HD 6850 for quite some time, and as you can tell, eventually the GTX 460 won out...
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post #18 of 33
Nice review!

I was also debating over the 460 gtx/6850. In the end I chose 6850 because it was much cheaper. Can't go wrong with either choices.
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post #19 of 33
Very nice. I'm in the process of OCing my own Sapphire 6850
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I'd be interested in seeing a Vantage comparison. And since I game in most of my free time, could you also do a benchmark for Stalker and Just Cause 2? I play those games quite a bit.

Thank you for doing this! I'm really interested in the results because I was debating between the GTX 460 and the HD 6850 for quite some time, and as you can tell, eventually the GTX 460 won out...




This card seems to have a "thing" for dropping frames on resolutions lower than 1080p. I still don' understand why. It's not a personal issue though, since my monitor is 1080p native.
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