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[G3D] MSI Afterburner 2.1.0 Beta 6 (HD6950/HD6970 Support)

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For those waiting, today we release an updated Beta revision of Afterburner, this application successfully secured the leading position on graphics card utilities.

We're happy to see MSI Afterburner is leading the overclock applications, but where satisfied with what we have now, we plan to go one step beyond everybody!

The most exciting thing in this beta is the support of HD 6970 and HD 6950. Now you can tweak voltage of HD 6970 and HD 6950 by afterburner.
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We also have some updates on upcoming new cards in thie beta.... so I will let you guys to play on your own.
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***Note for those who use modded 6950 cards***

Afterburner provides voltage control only on reference design 6950 cards with 100% original 6950 BIOS and 6970 cards with 100% original 6970 BIOS. Afterburner's voltage control WILL NOT function if 6970 BIOS is flashed on 6950, it is supposed to be that way and it won't change in future versions and any "bugreports" on it or demands to "fix" it will be ignored.
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Edited by Open1Your1Eyes0 - 1/18/11 at 8:26pm
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Haha, how petty. Luckily with rbe the voltage can still be raised via bios modding. Hopefully someone will find a way to change the device id so a modded 6950 will get detected as a 6970.
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I wonder if the lack of support for modded 6950s is due to actual technical complications or a lack of support due to the nature of people cheating ATI through unlocking their cards.
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Never mind the 6900 series, They want to add in support for bloody third party voltage controllers as Trixx has now become my GPU over clocking program of choice.
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I wonder if the lack of support for modded 6950s is due to actual technical complications or a lack of support due to the nature of people cheating ATI through unlocking their cards.
Could be AMD keeping them from doing it or maybe because of the potential damage to the card. There could be a number of "why"s but I bet we will find out in due time.
 
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By the way, some sad news today is that Unwinder unfortunately fell victim to illness and has grown tired of dealing with people that do not appreciate the work he put in. As a result, he is no longer working on MSI Afterburner, Rivatuner, EVGA Precision, or any of his other projects. These were his last words:

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You know, i spent last two days in the forum addressing stupid things on unofficial overclocking while having a flu and 38C. And I'm asking myself again and again why I'm such an unprofessional idiot and wasting my health on attempts force the next newbie to read something documented instead of just spending my time with family. I'm 100% done with that, nobody but MSI employees will give you the feedback here since now. Dealing with documentation haters is not my profession/job/obligation, genius. Hope one day you start supporting something public and DEEPLY feel on your own skin what is professional and what is not.
Hilbert, my account on guru3d can be removed. I won't post anything neither here nor in any other forums. Helping people is a waste of time

p.s. Btw any of those who ever came here with statements about upprofessional support/coding always have a chance to backup his words with his own input into the product support right here. Sadly, I've never seen any of you ib this section after dropping such words.

Edited by Open1Your1Eyes0 - 1/22/11 at 9:56pm
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I wonder if the lack of support for modded 6950s is due to actual technical complications or a lack of support due to the nature of people cheating ATI through unlocking their cards.
What support? I get same support modded or not.
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Bump for people that missed it
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So for those of us with modded 6950s...does this really matter or is it just an update that unmodded 6950s and 6970s need download
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MSI Afterburner coders are evil.

Oh btw you guys can set any voltage you want in Afterburner with this little nifty tool: (See attached)
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