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I got an MSI Twin Frozr II recently and I was disappointed with OC till I found Afterburner 2.10.

Now I have a pretty stable (hours of torture) 950/1450 with 1.187 volts and load temp around 64. That is very good for me.

But I cannot do anything better. Even 950/1500 with 1.25 volts is unstable.

So I have 2 questions.

1. Is this my final limit?
2. Should I try higher volts, and if "yes", what is a relative safe limit?

FYI factory settings voltage is 1.112
    
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As far as I know Afterburner gives you option to incerase only GPU voltages. So try OC your GPU and leave the memory.
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Originally Posted by sp4wners View Post
As far as I know Afterburner gives you option to incerase only GPU voltages. So try OC your GPU and leave the memory.
Oh! I didnt know that! So with a fast 970/1450 I saw a jump in 3DMark11. Thank you!

How about voltage? If I stay under 1.3 is enough safe?
    
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I don't have the figures to hand, but I know that increasing the vram frequency on these cards (and other cards with a large framebuffer) hardly affects FPS compared to core frequency.
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Just check Your temperatures in Afterburner. Run a Furmark or something like that and post Your temperatures.
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post #6 of 9
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The best I can do is

1010/1450 at 1.299V where max temp is 75C

This is my Furmark score
http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/fu...bf284e1d3ac7ee
    
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You should be fine with these settings
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1010/1450 @ 1.3v is pretty good and those temps are nice.
    
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nice clocks!!
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