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6950 maximum clock only 840?

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Hi
sorry if im sound like a nub. but why my max OC for XFX 6950 is only 840mhz?

is there any tweak or something?

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http://www.overclock.net/ati/641299-guide-enabling-unofficial-overclocking-msi-afterburner.html
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You need to enable unofficial overclocking (at your own risk):
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To enable unofficial overclocking, open your MSIAfterburner.cfg from the Afterburner install directory and open it using a text editor (e.g. notepad). You then need to change the following settings:

- Set UnofficialOverclockingEULA field to the following text: I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it
- Set UnofficialOverclockingMode to 1 to keep PowerPlay active (may not work on old ASICs), 2 to traditionally disable PowerPlay or to 0 to temporary disable unofficial overclocking path
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thanks! +rep
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I use sapphire's newest version TRIXX program, I don't know if it works with XFX

Its sliders are 1200/1800

The voltage in TRIXX is locked for me, so I use MSI-AB for extra volts

950/1520 @1.206V

So I set the volts and close that prog., then open trixx and set the OC and the fan, and close that prog.....the OC remains, and BFBC2 DOESN"T crash then, it was for awhile, due to those progs being open, I use CPUID hardware monitor for temps, that can run while i play BFBC2 without issue.
Edited by Mit Namso - 4/7/11 at 7:00am
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