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Powertune and the 6950/6970

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I can't find this info anywhere, but is the powertune the same for the 6950 and 6970?

I know the system is part hardware and some of it can be programmed, but I'm not sure if they both use the same hardware and have different limits from the bios.
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Yes and yes, cards are identical save for the specific differences.
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Shogun is badly throttling my card with core @ 900 1.18 volts unlocked shaders. It throttles in huge battles and even on the campaign map every other 20 minutes or so.

When I put the card back to default, there's no throttle.

Funny thing is that the throttle is not noticeable at all. And the fps counter doesn't take a dip, but the osd afterburner is showing the core dropping to random levels like 502 or 647, or 847.
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Originally Posted by tsm106 View Post
Yes and yes, cards are identical save for the specific differences.
can you put the source up?

it would make sense that the 6950 throttles the core at a lower tdp than the 6970.
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can you put the source up?

it would make sense that the 6950 throttles the core at a lower tdp than the 6970.
According to this article on Rage3d you are right.
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