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post #2061 of 4103
hey guys just wanted to know how much more performance do we get when the 6990 is switched to bios 2
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hey guys just wanted to know how much more performance do we get when the 6990 is switched to bios 2
Stock "out-of-the-box" switch setting is Bios 2
     
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post #2063 of 4103
Out the box it's on bios 2 bios 1 is when it unlocks it to 2 6970s at 880mhz and 1250
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post #2064 of 4103
ok so instead of just switching it to the alternative bios cant we just overclock it out of the box and get same results?
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post #2065 of 4103
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ok so instead of just switching it to the alternative bios cant we just overclock it out of the box and get same results?
No because the card will just throttle in the #2 bios and run worse. #1 is unlocked bios and will let you overclock without it holding the card back
post #2066 of 4103
lads this is my pride and joy tell me your thoughts nr 1 6990 on hwbot in heaven xtreme

http://hwbot.org/submission/2179628_....71_dx11_marks

and first 6990 in 3dmark 2011

http://hwbot.org/submission/2174613_...90_19177_marks
post #2067 of 4103
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lads this is my pride and joy tell me your thoughts nr 1 6990 on hwbot in heaven xtreme

http://hwbot.org/submission/2179628_....71_dx11_marks

and first 6990 in 3dmark 2011

http://hwbot.org/submission/2174613_...90_19177_marks
Nice scores brother, looking great. Best I've hit is 17k on performance & slight below 6K on extreme, but I've found the programs to be flaky as a ginger sunburn & since given up on playing with it. Got any pictures of your rig?
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post #2068 of 4103
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That is odd, My XFX 6990 will do 960/1375 @1.175v, 1000/1375 @1.205v, And 1015/1475 @1.25v.
It could be a bad card, Or it could be a bad waterblock (Read back there have been 2 or 3 bad Koolance blocks where cards wouldn't even post with the block installed) Did you make sure with gpu-z that you are getting the extra voltage?
My cards tend to mimic the figures posted by Lucky, in terms of capacity. Actually my voltage & potential clocks are nearly identical: Pushing 960 @ 1.175, 994 @ 1.2, 1015 @ 1.25. 24/7 running memory @ 1485, irregardless of the core clock. I have a pair of Koolance blocks installed & have enjoyed them without hiccup. Even cranked up voltage-wise, my vregs aren't getting further than 60 Celsius & GPUs balancing out under load between 48-52. Having "tons" of experience installing Koolance blocks (having to disconnect loop for the second made the experience seem arduously longer than it actually was), I can't imagine how their installation might result in card failure. Seems they were engineered impeccably, at least in my experience.

Remember, some cards simply can't clock as high. It's luck of the draw when it comes to overclocking..that you can't soar beyond 950 doesn't imply a bad card, just a lower margin of capacity.
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post #2069 of 4103
sure bro ill post them up in a few min, im just putting my soon to sleep atm
post #2070 of 4103
some pics of my setup, ill post a whole gallery once I get my wc setup going (which I hope is gone be in the next 2-3 weeks









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