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I have 2 HD 6950's Flashed with 6950 bios and unlocked shaders, but I want to overclock my card with AB but then I won't have the +20 Power Control thing that (if I remember right) gives alot more frames, is there any way to change this in AB?
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I'm curious too,
I was wondering the same thing
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I'm curious too,
I was wondering the same thing
I was about to ask this question.
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I use Afterburner and CCC. I keep CCC at +20% power and use Afterburner to overclock and for it's custom fan profile.
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I use Afterburner and CCC. I keep CCC at +20% power and use Afterburner to overclock and for it's custom fan profile.
Are you sure that Power Control really works with AB? I know that even when you set the overclock in AB, the power control bar stays at 20%, but I´m not 100% sure that it really works.

I think that the only way to know is measuring with a multimeter.
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No. If you set powertune to +20% (it doesn't give more FPS, it gives the card more power) in CCC, and then you overclock with Afterburner, it will reset to 0%.

However, if you use Sapphire Trixx, you can overclock and still have the PowerTune settings kept. In short, Afterburner doesn't (and never will) support PT but Sapphire Trixx does.
    
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Thanks Razi3l, why doesn't TRIXX support voltage control for my reference HD 6950? :S
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trixx does not support voltage control for the 6950 sadly.
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Thanks Razi3l, why doesn't TRIXX support voltage control for my reference HD 6950? :S
Because so far it only supports voltage for Sapphire's non-reference cards (basically any card that has the same voltage controller as their non-ref cards, which are many). The reference cards' voltage controller isn't on the "support list" I guess though they may be a way around it. If you're a member on TPU, try asking W1zzard he may be able to help, because he wrote it so he may be able to provide you with a modded file or tell you how to do it or something.
    
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So, Ill have to decide between voltage control or power control, right?
I have a XFX unlocked shadders 6950.
Edited by Rafael Vale - 3/26/11 at 8:42am
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