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When I increase the voltage in MSI afterburner, is there a way to automatically turn back the voltage at idle, like the card automatically does without an overclock?
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It will automatically go down during Idle along with the card's clock speeds.
    
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for me, the clocks do, but the voltage will not (in GPU-z)
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I tested out the 2D/3D profiles and cant seem to get them to work, they always just stay at the 3D voltages even though 2D is set to stock clocks/voltages. I am assuming i am doing something wrong.
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Are you unlocked and which method?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tsm106;12968081 
Are you unlocked and which method?

All i have done is edit the config file in MSI afterburner's folder.

It is edited as follows:
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[Properties]
ShowGeneralTab= 1
ShowFanTab= 1
ShowMonitoringTab= 1
ShowOnScreenDisplayTab= 1
ShowScreenCaptureTab= 1
ShowVideoCaptureTab= 1
ShowProfilesTab= 1
ShowUserInterfaceTab= 1

[Settings]
Skin = compact.usf
StartMinimized= 0
StartWithWindows= 0
RememberSettings= 0
FirstRun= 1
FirstUserDefineClick= 1
FirstServerRun= 1
HwPollPeriod= 1000
MMIOPageSize= 4
PCIBusFilter= -10h
ShowTooltips= 1
ShowHints= 1
PauseInSuspendedMode= 1
CurrentGpu= 0
Sync= 1
AttachMonitoringWindow= 1
MonitoringWindowOnTop= 1
ShowPerformanceProfilerStatus= 0
LCDFont= font4x6.dat
LCDScrollTimerPeriod= 30
UnlockVoltageControl= 1
UnlockVoltageMonitoring= 1
ShowOSDTime= 0
RestoreAfterSuspendedMode= 0
StartupViaTaskScheduler= 1
StartupDelay= 0
MinMonitoringGraphHeight= -1
LocalizationDebugFlags= 0
EnableLog= 0
RecreateLog= 0
LogPath=
DontStopLoggingOnWriteFailure= 0
LogLimit= 10
ForceConstantVoltage= 0
AllowCaptureVoltageDefaults= 0
Link= 1
UseDirectInputHotkeyHandler= 1
SendToTrayOnClose= 0
DataFilteringThreshold= 10
ScreenCaptureFolder=
ScreenCaptureFormat= bmp
ScreenCaptureQuality= 100
VideoCaptureFormat= MJPG
VideoCaptureFolder=
VideoCaptureQuality= 85
VideoCaptureFramerate= 30
VideoCaptureFramesize= 2
VideoCaptureThreads= FFFFFFFFh
FanSpeedReadbackDelay= 1000
CaptureOSD= 1

[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
UnofficialOverclockingMode= 1
AccessibilityCheckingPeriod= 0

[NVAPIHAL]
ClockDomainIdWorkaround= -1



I am using MSI afterburner 2.1
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I meant unlocked in respect to the bios.
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post #8 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tsm106;12968123 
I meant unlocked in respect to the bios.

No, I have not touched that. Prior to overclocking all I have changed is MSI's config file.
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Ok. You might want to try changing the powerplay setting here to 2 to disable it and let AB underclock.

UnofficialOverclockingMode = 1
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post #10 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tsm106;12968192 
Ok. You might want to try changing the powerplay setting here to 2 to disable it and let AB underclock.

UnofficialOverclockingMode = 1

Ok ill try that out when i get the chance, Thanks!

Basically it should act like stock then, where it down clocks/lowers voltage during idle then?
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