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Sorry to double post; what would you guys consider to be a maximum "safe" voltage? By safe, I mean a 99% probability that it won't fry the card.
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post #12 of 89
Quote:
Originally Posted by tw33k;12028034 
In MSIAfterburner.cfg change EnableUnofficialOverclocking to 1

Funny thing. At stock (890/1375) my voltage is 1100

Its not 1.1v.
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post #13 of 89
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Quote:
Originally Posted by zsolmanz;12030695 
Well. I have the MSI Afterburner 2.0.0 - still no voltage regulation, in spite of changing the .CFG file frown.gif

You have to use the 2.10 beta for it to work after editing .cfg go to setting and enable it.
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Originally Posted by zsolmanz;12030695 
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DaRookie - your FSB is stable at 472MHz? Crazy.

Yea I needed 1.35v to reach 472 stable but I'm using 467fsb (3.5 GHz) daily which only needs 1.33v
Quote:
Originally Posted by Danja;12030705 
Sorry to double post; what would you guys consider to be a maximum "safe" voltage? By safe, I mean a 99% probability that it won't fry the card.

The card is to new to tell but you shouldn't have any problems if you monitor the temperature.
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;12030709 
Its not 1.1v.
LOL
Edited by DaRookie - 3/13/11 at 1:50am
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post #14 of 89
Hey, i am new to the forum.
Sorry to wake up the thread, but i am not sure if i get the concept of how to unlock the shaders.
This is what i think it should look like (noob style)
1. Get Shader unlocker (Mod_BIOS_HD_6950.rar), ATI Winflash and MSI AB 2.10 beta
2. Use Winflash to backup original bios from the card and copy .bin to Mod_BIOS_HD_6950 folder
3. Run the run.bat
4. Use Winflash again to flash the card with new, just modded, bios
5. Edit .cfg of the MSI AB and check those two boxes in AB settings
6. Raise Core Clock to 880, Memory Clock to 1375 and Core Voltage to 1.1V(1100mV). Or even more, but these values for exact same 6970 settings

Do i still have to set Power Control Settings in Overdrive 20%?

Thanks
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LOL... I'm still up. Just lost $1200 @ the casino so I can't sleep frown.gif

Yes you have everything down. You need to set PC to 20% because now you have an unlock shader. Increasing power control will help you stabilize performance.
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post #16 of 89
I've flashed my XFX 6950 for a 2nd time . The first time I had heavy artifacting . Now I've found the post for voltage unlock and I'm afraid I must ask what will seem obvious to many . I've opened the cfg file andchanged the voltage control and voltage monitoring values to 1 . However I can't save the file - "access denied " the file already exists . Help me out if you could please . I've never tried o/c graphics cards only cpu's
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Save the file on your desktop. Copy and paste it to afterburner directory (or whatever directory). It's going to say the file exist do you want to replace it. Say yes and you're done.
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I do not have access to my win 7 com at this time, but if that does not work, this is what worked for me:
1. Right click the file and go to properties.
2. Click on the security tab.
3. click the ADD button.
4. click the ADVANCE button
5. click on FIND NOW button and select your user name.
6. click OK and then give full access to it.

You should be able to save it then. To begin with, only SYSTEM has access to it. So you need to give access to admin or your user to update that file.
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So if i were to give this mod a try, and the 6950 having options for 2 BIOS'es.

Should i first set the BIOS to "2", or should i let it remain in "1"?

Hope its understandable.
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post #20 of 89
This is what I did. I set the switch to 2 and boot my comp (may not be necessary to do). Once my comp is up and running, I switched it to 1. Then I did the BIOS flash. And then reboot my computer. This time it reboot with bios switch at 1 and I got the unlocked shaders.
Just as a note, when I tried to run ATIwinflash out of windows, it was not able to erase ROM. So, I had to use it via command line and had to use the command to unlock the ROM. The instructions are here in this thread somewhere. If you are not sure how to do it via command line, let me know and I will dig up the instructions.
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