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Which version of AB are you using? I also have the 5850 DirectCu. According to Guru3D forum for 2.1.0 and 2.2.0 beta, instead of

[Settings]
uP6208_Detection = 1

you now need to add this to the hardware profile:

[Settings]
VDDC_uP6208_Detection = 46h

and then in the main cfg file:

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

Source:

http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=338906

Let us know if this works for you, I plan to order a 6970 DirectCu II next week....
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What's the file path for the hardware profile? I'm curious to try this but can't find it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by groundzero9;13014126 
What's the file path for the hardware profile? I'm curious to try this but can't find it.

C:\Program Files (x86)\MSI Afterburner\Profiles\VEN_1002&DEV_6899&SUBSYS_03481043&REV_00&BUS_1&DEV_0&FN_0

How are you finding the 6970 DirectCU II in terms of noise and temps?
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I made the changes but the voltage slider is still grayed out.
Is this what it should look like?
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Third or fourth post.
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;12682858 
You need Asus SmartDoctor to unlock voltages.


You need the ASUS' tweaking utility, that also serves the overclocking purpose for DCuII cards.
   
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Camberwell;13014173 
C:\Program Files (x86)\MSI Afterburner\Profiles\VEN_1002&DEV_6899&SUBSYS_03481043&REV_00&BUS_1&DEV_0&FN_0

How are you finding the 6970 DirectCU II in terms of noise and temps?

I use eyefinity so it idles higher at 500/1375 my idle temps are 49-51 and load is around 60-61 the fan barely makes a noise. Its a great card 960/1540 oc with stock volts.

I just installed afterburner 2.0.0 because it does not cause the sound loop freeze associated with punkbuster/afterburner in BC2. 2.0.0 works fine for uping the speeds and I could not use the volt mod anyways
Edited by onthemour - 4/5/11 at 3:27pm
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post #17 of 31
DirectCU cards may use different VRMs and power delivery system compared to reference cards. Only way for Afterburner to support that is if they add in ASUS DirectCU cards. For now, you have to use ASUS Smart Doctor to adjust voltage.
post #18 of 31
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Riou;13014576 
DirectCU cards may use different VRMs and power delivery system compared to reference cards. Only way for Afterburner to support that is if they add in ASUS DirectCU cards. For now, you have to use ASUS Smart Doctor to adjust voltage.

Smart Doctor is garbage. Slows down startup even with a ssd. Cannot go into sleep mode. The sliders are difficult to use and the numbers are to small to read. No quick access presets or hotkeys.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by groundzero9;13014352 
I made the changes but the voltage slider is still grayed out.
Is this what it should look like?

No, you need to delete:

uP6208_Detection = 1
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Riou;13014576 
DirectCU cards may use different VRMs and power delivery system compared to reference cards. Only way for Afterburner to support that is if they add in ASUS DirectCU cards. For now, you have to use ASUS Smart Doctor to adjust voltage.

DirectCu cards (at least the 5850 ones) have partial support, in that you can increase the voltage in AB, but only my 100mV...so long as the 6970 DirectCu uses the same uP6208 regulators then you should get the same result.
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