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I did look around for an hour in the 6850/6870 club and the 68xx overclock club. A lot of meaningless posts in between so i didn't find many. But of the ones I did find they're 950-980/1200 type overclocks. I don't think they realize that if they lower their ram... they'll get more core clock out of it? I remember that being the case with mine.

A couple of times I come across a post that just said "set it to 1000/1100 and 1.26v and go from there". Say what? I don't think they should just be throwing a number out there like that.

And many of them are complaining about Afterburner. confused.gif Do they not realize they have to change the config file to allow them to change the voltage? Or has it changed yet again? Is Trixx the new favorite for OC'ing? I remember not having as successful results as I was with Afterburner but maybe Trixx has improved?

Can you tell I been gone awhile? smile.gif
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I did look around for an hour in the 6850/6870 club and the 68xx overclock club. A lot of meaningless posts in between so i didn't find many. But of the ones I did find they're 950-980/1200 type overclocks. I don't think they realize that if they lower their ram... they'll get more core clock out of it? I remember that being the case with mine.
A couple of times I come across a post that just said "set it to 1000/1100 and 1.26v and go from there". Say what? I don't think they should just be throwing a number out there like that.
And many of them are complaining about Afterburner. confused.gif Do they not realize they have to change the config file to allow them to change the voltage? Or has it changed yet again? Is Trixx the new favorite for OC'ing? I remember not having as successful results as I was with Afterburner but maybe Trixx has improved?
Can you tell I been gone awhile? smile.gif

I used MSI, which I think is still the favorite. First find out the max voltage for your gpu and that will at least give you an idea of what kind of headroom you have based off of your current clocks. Then it should be easy to inch upwards, test, inch a little more, test, etc.
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I used MSI, which I think is still the favorite. First find out the max voltage for your gpu and that will at least give you an idea of what kind of headroom you have based off of your current clocks. Then it should be easy to inch upwards, test, inch a little more, test, etc.

1.3v iirc
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1.3v iirc

what voltage are you running now for your clocks?
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what voltage are you running now for your clocks?

1.28
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I'd say you're within 25mhz of your max of 1.3 volts. Probably not worth going higher unless you haven't tried to run your clocks now at a lower voltage
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Yeah i wanted to play around with it last night but the wife gave me a surprise "oh by the way we have company tomorrow". thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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ended up getting this memory because it was cheap and matched my motherboard. Hopefully I can tighten those timings up some

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231468
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Great picks! I just upgraded to the third one on the list a month ago. I'm running a 775 board so I have the RAM and FSB at 1920mhz now. It greatly improved my PPD from 1600mhz RAM.

are you running a vm or native?
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this guy hit 1025core/1210mem @ 1.206v. read the whole thread if you get a chance

http://www.overclock.net/t/892437/hd-6850-overclock-help/30#post_16237084
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Looking at the list of teams and most in my category has a 6900 series... Imma feel like I'm holding you guys back. frown.gif
NOT AT ALL! all we ask is that you be consistent smile.gif

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what 2133mhz kit on newegg would you buy if you had to choose for folding?
Looks light I weighed in too late. I still like the sniper though wink.gif
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Yeah i wanted to play around with it last night but the wife gave me a surprise "oh by the way we have company tomorrow". thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
Womens.... rolleyes.gif
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ended up getting this memory because it was cheap and matched my motherboard. Hopefully I can tighten those timings up some
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231468
are you running a vm or native?

Oh I'm sure you can tighten those timings up! I like G.Skill alot, can't go wrong with them!
    
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