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6950 memory is 1.6v same as 6970

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Someone on TPU have found a German website review for the 6950 which tested the memory voltage and it's exactly the same as the 6970 at 1.6v. Below are the sources, I think it's safe to say 1500+ on the memory?

http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=138562


English translated review. Voltage Test.

Scroll down and go to page 7

http://translate.google.com/translat...%26prmd%3Divns
Edited by DaRookie - 2/12/11 at 3:14am
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I've been running 1530 on the memory since i got my 6950, could risk damaging my card(?) or is it 'safe'?
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You should be fine since your running unlock shaders. The article above was meant to clear up speculations. There has been reports that the 6950 was damage from flashing to 6970 bios. They're 97% identical to each other except for voltage, rams, and ram timing. The 6950 memory voltage are thought to be 1.5v and 6970 is 1.6v. Which many claim the memory voltage was the cause for damaging the 6950. Though people are still questioning the source...
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