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post #11 of 49
I have CCC @ 20% and use MSI AB fine for overcloking and it does not reset it to 0%.
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post #12 of 49
Well I hear if you enable "force constant voltage" in Afterburner it has the same effect as powertune though I never tried myself so I can't say for sure.

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I have CCC @ 20% and use MSI AB fine for overcloking and it does not reset it to 0%.
Afterburner seems to recognize it as 0%, since it's not really "supported".
    
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post #13 of 49
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It might not be the case. When I turn my MSI AB voltage to 1.30000V it shows as 1.3V on hardware monitor (Afterburner) but Trixx's gadget and GPU-Z show 1.1v, which is stock voltage. My 2 cents would be, go for the Trixx and power control.
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So wait, I have to choose between Powertune and overclocking? Ahhh well, at least when I flash it the clocks will be set to 6970 spec. I'm hoping there's a way around this. Maybe I'll bust out the kill-a-watt and see if AB really disables powertune.
    
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post #15 of 49
powertune will be reset to 0 if you have AB running. you can test it out by logging off and logging back on to windows. powertune will be 0. i also noticed that after exiting some games it would be reset. however, when i didn't have AB running, it never reset.
post #16 of 49
With afterburner running an overclocked profile, if you move the power control in CCC from -20 to +20 there is no change in either benchmark results or power consumption at the wall. Whether the value appears to stick or not is irrelevant, as it seems to be fixed at 0%. I've not noticed any gpu limiting with my overclock yet tho, but still testing.
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post #17 of 49
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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.

I have a non-ref. sapphire 6950 2GB, and Trixx won't let me change the voltage, but MSIAB does.

What a load of garbage they came up with.

newest MSI AB and CCC 11.4 have the OC sliders only up to 840/1325

Only CCC has 20% power tune

Only MSI AB lets me go from 1.1-1.3V

And only trixx lets me OC 1200/1800

And ONLY GPUZ 0.5.2 lets me monitor multiple temps, volts, amps....

Very inconvenient, what a hassle.
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post #18 of 49
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I have a non-ref. sapphire 6950 2GB, and Trixx won't let me change the voltage, but MSIAB does.

What a load of garbage they came up with.

newest MSI AB and CCC 11.4 have the OC sliders only up to 840/1325

Only CCC has 20% power tune

Only MSI AB lets me go from 1.1-1.3V

And only trixx lets me OC 1200/1800

And ONLY GPUZ 0.5.2 lets me monitor multiple temps, volts, amps....

Very inconvenient, what a hassle.
go to program files\\MSI Afterburner and edit the config to allow unofficial overclocking, this will eliminate the need for Trixx.
post #19 of 49
Unless someone tells me different and shows me proof, you do realize MSI AB overclock with two cards in crossfire does not work as it suppose to be. The second card does not get the overclock on comp restart and/or always is on 100% load unless you fiddle with a bench or game. Most people that use MSI AB to overclock keybinds it to a key and applies AFTER the computer is start, which in my opinion gets old soon.
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Kinda hijacking the thread here, but what is the maximum current draw people get on their 6950s with +20% juice and overclocks?
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