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I have a Asus 6950, I overclocked it with CCC to 840/1325. Here are my questions.


1. Is this the highest I can go? All programs I tried max at that.

2. I have good amb. temps in my case but my GPU idles at 64C just sitting in windows with nothing open. is this normal?

3. When I try to use winflash I get a subsystemIDs mismatch, what does that mean?

4. I tried to make a bootable USB with HP USB tool and atiflash but it says there is no valid DOS system?

Any help to all my woes would really be appreciated.
 
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2. 64C idle is bad lol I would try to figure out why it is idling that high. Not throttling back on idle... etc.
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http://www.overclock.net/ati/915716-...e-control.html

To get over 950/1450 you need to increase fan to 50-70%. Set fan profile in AB after you unlock the shader and voltage control

You need to use command prompts if you have ID mismatch.
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Here is a screenie of GPU-Z if it helps
 
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Your memory is still overclock @1325. Go to ccc and default the config and then your idle temp should be back to normal.
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Originally Posted by DaRookie View Post
http://www.overclock.net/ati/915716-...e-control.html

To get over 950/1450 you need to increase fan to 50-70%. Set fan profile in AB after you unlock the shader and voltage control

You need to use command prompts if you have ID mismatch.
Thank you sooo much I now have 1536 shaders

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Your memory is still overclock @1325. Go to ccc and default the config and then your idle temp should be back to normal.
Do you mean that I should go into CCC overdrive and turn it off, like no overclock?
 
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You ask if the idle temperature, 64c, is normal. If you leave your overclock on then the GPU is going to be running HOT. To lower your idle temperature set you clock at default speed. Then use afterburner to create overclock profile when you're gaming. This will allow your card to run cool at daily usage and maximum performance for gaming.
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post #8 of 27
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Oh ok, I didn't know if there was a way to have it automatically throttle back everything. So I should set it at stock 6850 settings in AB and then when I wanna game just go into AB and load a OC'ed profile?

Also I tried to use that MSIAfterburnerVoltUnlock and changed the MSIAfterburner.cfg file to 1's and checked unlock voltage control in settings and restarted it and voltage is still grayed out. Any ideas?
 
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I downclocked it to 700/1250 and my temps are still up. Do you think I should change the TIM or send it back or is that ok?
 
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post #10 of 27
Go to AB setting, general tab, select unlock voltage control and monitoring under safety property.

Once you figure out your max overclock. Save it. Go to AB setting, Profiles, and used 2D profile (default), and 3D profile for overclock (if you want to).
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