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I can't get past +100 for some reason (+100 = .1 Volts)

is this normal? I can get MUCH higher OC but i can't get past my current because of the voltage limit.
Edited by joeyck - 2/9/11 at 2:27pm
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yes it's normal. it's MSI's way of letting you up the voltage, but limiting people from over-volting and thus increasing their RMA workload. there's a thread with a workaround here on OCN if you wish to push the boundaries.

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/7819...ap-unlock.html
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eh... I just wanted to know, I think my OC, is pretty decent...

also porter if you dont mind, how did You OC ur memory? what voltage? if i touch it even a bit, it pretty much drops fps in BC2 by over 40fps *****... then i would need a reboot -_-
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Just out of curiousity, can you do this on any hawk? Just crank it up to +100 and be a total baller? WIth a 900MHz OC, btw.

I've always wanted to know. I've been nervous fiddling around with voltages D:
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your OC is outstanding. i didn't touch my memory voltage, just slowly upped the clocks. i think what you're running into is GDDR5 error detection, which is why you're experiencing a decrease in performance. keep in mind that the more juice you give your card the hotter your VRM's get. since their is no easy way to detect the VRM temperature, you might want to be cautious with your voltage. use your own good judgment.

edit: from the article i linked:
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Overclocking attempts that previously would push the bus too hard and lead to errors now will no longer do so, making higher overclocks possible. However this is a bit of an illusion as retransmissions reduce performance. The scenario laid out to us by AMD is that overclockers who have reached the limits of their card’s memory bus will now see the impact of this as a drop in performance due to retransmissions, rather than crashing or graphical corruption. This means assessing an overclock will require monitoring the performance of a card, along with continuing to look for traditional signs as those will still indicate problems in memory chips and the memory controller itself.

Edited by Porter_ - 2/9/11 at 2:43pm
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Just out of curiousity, can you do this on any hawk? Just crank it up to +100 and be a total baller? WIth a 900MHz OC, btw.

I've always wanted to know. I've been nervous fiddling around with voltages D:
i've had both my cards up to 900mhz with 1050mV, but i didn't feel comfortable running that much juice 'blindly' (see my post above regarding VRM's). i'm usually on the cautious side when it comes to voltage...could all be for not. seems plenty of people are just fine running at 1087mV+.
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post #7 of 11
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well this is how I did my testing :

I first started with +100 (temps r still around 60degrees complete maxed in BC2 *****!)

then i just shot it at 900, mine wouldn't do a 930 what so ever

so i stopped it at 925... even at the max volts allowed, this card is COOOOOOLLLL
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also im thinking about adding VRM heat sinks.. meh.. i guess ill leave the Mem clock alone
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so i stopped it at 925... even at the max volts allowed, this card is COOOOOOLLLL
i've been really amazed at how cool these Hawks run. they are great cards.
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i've been really amazed at how cool these Hawks run. they are great cards.
They are frigging sweet, my only problem is that 1 of my cards oc's higher than the other which means i have to run at the slower speed

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