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dude thats awesome i didnt know that i was trying to figureout why nothing register in there
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If you guys want to unlock the clock limits in the latest version of Afterburner, go into the folder, open afterburner.cfg and make the following changes:

1) Set the "UnofficialOverclockingMode" value to 1
2) Enter the following text for the "UnofficialOverclockingEULA" field:

I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it
 
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Originally Posted by aznofazns View Post
If you guys want to unlock the clock limits in the latest version of Afterburner, go into the folder, open afterburner.cfg and make the following changes:

1) Set the "UnofficialOverclockingMode" value to 1
2) Enter the following text for the "UnofficialOverclockingEULA" field:

I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it
That changed nothing for me. How do I get it to show my voltage?
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Had to run command prompt but now my extra shaders are there! Thanks!
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the XFX 6950 2GB is on sale at newegg for $260 AMIR, and I just picked one up. Gonna be using this guide and unlocking my new card in a few days. great guide, +rep!
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Glad it was able to help you all. My apologies for any command prompt confusion. Perhaps I could've put up a different screenshot.

Thanks for all the + rep guys.
    
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let us know how it goes when you get it
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the XFX 6950 2GB is on sale at newegg for $260 AMIR, and I just picked one up. Gonna be using this guide and unlocking my new card in a few days. great guide, +rep!
 
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ok so i got my new card. I flash the bios over clock the core and downclock the memory.
is this score low??

3dmark vantage
[IMG] 69703dmarkv by alicklee, on Flickr[/IMG]

3dmark06
[IMG] 69703dmark06 by alicklee, on Flickr[/IMG]

http://3dmark.com/3dm11/744392 6950->6970 oc 925/1375 powerboost stable fan at 55% P4966 3DMarks11

heaven benchmark 2.1
[IMG] 6970unigen by alicklee, on Flickr[/IMG]

standard 1280*720 default
[IMG] 69701280x720 by alicklee, on Flickr[/IMG]

need some input thanks.
Edited by alick - 3/9/11 at 11:12am
 
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I was thinking of flashing my asus 6950 to a 6970. However I have a question if the 6950 can run like a 6970 then why does the 6950 have 2x6 pin power connectors when the 6970 has 1x6 and 1x8 pin connectors for power supply? If we unlock to a 6970 wouldent it need the extra 2 pin connector?
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I was thinking of flashing my asus 6950 to a 6970. However I have a question if the 6950 can run like a 6970 then why does the 6950 have 2x6 pin power connectors when the 6970 has 1x6 and 1x8 pin connectors for power supply? If we unlock to a 6970 wouldent it need the extra 2 pin connector?
I was pondering that myself, but I am running my 6950 with a 6970 bios overclocked to 940 with default ram of 1375 and it runs perfectly. That led me to wondering why the 6970 has the extra 2 pins...
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Had to use the command prompt, and not the sapphire bios from the TPU guide, but an overclocked XFX bios from their website, but I eventually got it working.

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