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June 10, 2011, 05:57:34 PM
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Does anyone know how to do this? the reason I ask is that MSI afterburner doesn't let me go above 875 core and trixx does

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June 10, 2011, 06:00:17 PM
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I didn't find Trixx to be useful at all. I had this same issue last night and I finally got MSI Afterburner to work which is awesome because I love it. Basically what I did was change the clocks (started by lowering mem clock as low as it would go) then applying settings. Then under settings I changed to the other GPU and did the same thing. Then when I switched back to the original GPU I was able to clock the core up and the mem down some more. Just kept switching back forth until desired. Save profile.....win?

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June 10, 2011, 06:04:08 PM
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well i'm not interested in declocking the RAM since I don't pay a power bill here

but I need to be able to overclock past 875, so I can get these cards over 300MH/s

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June 10, 2011, 06:05:50 PM
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Fair enough, but underclocking the RAM will help with heat if you're worried about that. Anyway, what I said should still allow you to overclock the core.
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June 10, 2011, 06:09:58 PM
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Fair enough, but underclocking the RAM will help with heat if you're worried about that. Anyway, what I said should still allow you to overclock the core.

I was just using msi afterburner, and my max core speed was 875, or are you saying that your methodology somehow increased the maximum core speed?

FYI my computer case is a benchtop style case made of wood so heat is not a problem Wink

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June 10, 2011, 06:22:25 PM
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The only thing I can think of is move the sliders around in Afterburner and then hit apply (even if you just move them down 1 MHz or something) then switch cards in the settings and switch back to see if it allows the slider on the core to be moved up.
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June 10, 2011, 06:26:23 PM
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You need to close Afterburner,
Open MSIAfterburner.cfg file with notepad.exe

under section [ATIADLHAL]
find/add or replace UnofficialOverclockingEULA = and UnofficialOverclockingMode = 0 with :

Code:
UnofficialOverclockingEULA = I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it
UnofficialOverclockingMode = 1

restart MSIAfterburner after saving changes, and enjoy your OC up to 1000. (Don't do it though)

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June 10, 2011, 06:32:09 PM
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You need to close Afterburner,
Open MSIAfterburner.cfg file with notepad.exe

under section [ATIADLHAL]
find/add or replace UnofficialOverclockingEULA = and UnofficialOverclockingMode = 0 with :

Code:
UnofficialOverclockingEULA = I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it
UnofficialOverclockingMode = 1

restart MSIAfterburner after saving changes, and enjoy your OC up to 1000. (Don't do it though)

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Enjoy your new horsepower Smiley

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June 10, 2011, 06:40:59 PM
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I was able to use Trixx and MSI Afterburner with no problems at all even on a crossfired/dual-gpu setup. You may need to download the latest version which is 4.0.1.

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June 11, 2011, 07:58:23 AM
Last edit: June 11, 2011, 08:13:54 AM by airdata
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I was able to use Trixx and MSI Afterburner with no problems at all even on a crossfired/dual-gpu setup. You may need to download the latest version which is 4.0.1.

I think they both support crossfire configurations.

Most people here don't have crossfire though, just a bunch of video cards.

I tried that afterburner tweak and it didn't work for me.  Maybe I did something wrong... It has the clock capped at 875 for my 5830's.  The one I have OC'd w\ trixx shows up as 980 but when i switch to my other 5830 it shows 875 and won't change.

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June 11, 2011, 08:28:46 AM
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I was able to use Trixx and MSI Afterburner with no problems at all even on a crossfired/dual-gpu setup. You may need to download the latest version which is 4.0.1.

I think they both support crossfire configurations.

Most people here don't have crossfire though, just a bunch of video cards.

I tried that afterburner tweak and it didn't work for me.  Maybe I did something wrong... It has the clock capped at 875 for my 5830's.  The one I have OC'd w\ trixx shows up as 980 but when i switch to my other 5830 it shows 875 and won't change.

it definitely works

you need to copy the EULA in as well, 2 lines, i just copy-pasted over it entirely

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