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So how much and how well can the 6950/6970 OC?

And what kind of temps do they run at?


I have to start saving for one.
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I'm not impressed with mine at all. Barely does 1000 with 1.3v.

I was Hoping for 1100 with all the talk about it before I bought it.
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Originally Posted by mastical View Post
I'm not impressed with mine at all. Barely does 1000 with 1.3v.

I was Hoping for 1100 with all the talk about it before I bought it.
Its also not uncommon for the 6950/6970 to clock lower than 1GHZ (on air). Consider yourself a slight bit lucky.
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I think the better the cooling the more they will OC. With 100% fan i can get 1025Mhz @ 66C 1.4v. I dont bother and leave it at stock as its already unlocked.
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Howd u get 1.4v?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
I think the better the cooling the more they will OC. With 100% fan i can get 1025Mhz @ 66C 1.4v. I dont bother and leave it at stock as its already unlocked.

Is it safe at 1.4v? I can also set it to 1.4 too but I wasn't sure if it's a good idea. My card is at 960/970 - 1400 stable @ 1.3v.
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I run mine at 1000/1550. 1.3v.
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My 6950 is at 1000/1415/1.275v at the moment.
Temps never get above 64c and my fan never ramps up above 60.
Edited by ZBurton - 2/12/11 at 3:50pm
    
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Just take a look at http://www.overclock.net/ati/930432-...overclock.html
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