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I went about overclocking my 6950 today to see what it could hit, I got it to 900/1325mhz easy, but I can't go any further due to software limitations?

I've tried enabling unofficial overclocking in the Afterburner config file but that did nothing. Is there any trick to this, or will I have to look at flashing the BIOS? (don't really want to)
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Are you using the Afterburner for the 69XX cards and make sure you're changing you're ATIclocking to 1. Or you could also try Sapphire Trixx
    
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Are you using the Afterburner for the 69XX cards and make sure you're changing you're ATIclocking to 1. Or you could also try Sapphire Trixx
I'm using afterburner 2.1.0, I looked in the config file and saw nothing of ATIclocking, added it in myself and set it's value to 1 and still the same outcome.

I looked into getting Trixx, but from what I can tell you have to own and register the serial number of a Sapphire card before you can download it?

My card is Gigabyte, btw.
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I'm using afterburner 2.1.0, I looked in the config file and saw nothing of ATIclocking, added it in myself and set it's value to 1 and still the same outcome.

I looked into getting Trixx, but from what I can tell you have to own and register the serial number of a Sapphire card before you can download it?

My card is Gigabyte, btw.
I've seen people without Sapphire cards using it. I believe all you have to do is make a Log-In no need to register your card but I could be wrong.
http://www.sapphiretech.com/ssc/TriXX/

Edit: One thing you could do is add this exactly into your AB CFG file.
That should get you past your limitation incase you just added the EnableUnofficial.

[ATIADLHAL]
EnableUnofficialOverclocking= 1
AccessibilityCheckingPeriod= 0
Edited by Dtrain - 2/25/11 at 10:25pm
    
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ur sig says 5950
    
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which version of AB? u have to paste a text in .cfg that u agree msi isnt liable for anything .. and that shuld work
    
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If you unlock it to a HD6970 (Very easy to do) you can get up to 950mhz core 1450mhz memory, you also unlock extra shaders
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Originally Posted by Dtrain View Post
I've seen people without Sapphire cards using it. I believe all you have to do is make a Log-In no need to register your card but I could be wrong.
http://www.sapphiretech.com/ssc/TriXX/

Edit: One thing you could do is add this exactly into your AB CFG file.
That should get you past your limitation incase you just added the EnableUnofficial.

[ATIADLHAL]
EnableUnofficialOverclocking= 1
AccessibilityCheckingPeriod= 0
Yep, all that's in my config file yet still no difference. This is a weird one, I've started using Trixx and it's working, but still missing AB.

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Originally Posted by Danny1107 View Post
If you unlock it to a HD6970 (Very easy to do) you can get up to 950mhz core 1450mhz memory, you also unlock extra shaders
I've got the 1GB version mate, it doesn't unlock.
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I had to paste the following on the EULA line above the unoffical overclocking line:

I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it

Hope that helps!
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Or you can do the pro way and mod the bios
 
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