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Why does power control settings on CCC keep resetting?

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Whenever I try to set the power control settings under the overdrive tab in CCC it somehow always resets itself after a few minutes back to the default 0% after I set it to 20%. Why is this? (I am using MSI Afterburner 2.2.0 Beta 2 to overclock my unlocked 6950 to 960/1500).
Edited by Aznboy1993 - 4/1/11 at 8:05pm
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Anyone? I even tried flashing back to non-vmodded BIOS (I had set the VREG registers to run at 1.25V instead of the stock 1.175V) and it still keeps reverting back to 0%.
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It's afterburner's unofficial overclocking. I bypassed this by using a 6970 bios instead so I wouldn't have to enable unofficial overclocking. You can get up to 950/1450 this way. You can still use afterburner to adjust clocks (just not above 950/1450), adjust voltage and adjust fan control.

Also, I would watch your ram speed. Is 1500 really any faster than 1450? 1400? 1375? 1350? GDDR5 will let you run it at whatever speed you chose (up to a point before crashing), but will downclock it's self (but the downclock doesn't show up in afterburner) when it detects problems and would normally artifact. I can run my ram at 1450 but it's actually slower than 1400 and 1375. I see a performance increase from 1350 to 1375 but starts to degrade at 1400 and above.
Edited by compudaze - 4/1/11 at 9:52pm
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