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post #11 of 16
I did 5 minutes of research and found that there are two versions of the XFX Black Edition 6850. The original version, with a vapor chamber and one fan, definitely supports voltage control. See here, and here.

The second, newer revision comes with a direct touch heatpipe cooler and two fans. I have not seen any reviews that increased voltage on this version of the card. card.
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well mine is the single fan version with the vapor chamber. this is why im asking for some help here beacuse i have read reviews were people have unlocked the voltage control but for some reason i cant seem to increase its voltage capacity even in its own bios.
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OP- Please, post or find high res shots of the PCB..so that we may locate the control IC for modding.
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ill have to find some i dont have a high res camera.
this is kinda stupid in every review of my card i have read it says that it supports voltage control.... apparently not. i cant even raise its voltage in its own bios..... doesnt sound to me like it supports voltage control
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post #15 of 16
You may find you need a BIOS flash then..or hardmod for more volts.. either one is not that hard, and can easily be undone.

Can you tell me if this IC is on your PCB, closer to the VGA connections on the board? This is hardmod for GPUv.

post #16 of 16
Download the latest version of Afterburner and do this:

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[Guru3d]: To enable the unofficial overclocking in this version it is necessary to edit the MSIAfterburner.cfg file located in the installation directory of AfterBurner (typically Program Files (x86) MSI Afterburner):


You need to alter the following:
Seek UnofficialOverclockingEULA field and add 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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