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Not as clumsy or random as a GUI. Elegant mining hardware control, from a more civilized age.

MS Windows command line overclock / underclock, temperature observe and GPU data logging tool for AMD Radeon HD graphic cards.

Features
  • Change core clock from very low values up to BIOS limit = CCC limit (e.g. stock Sapphire HD5850 Xtreme: 159-900Mhz*). Benefit: Increased Hashrate. It is NOT possible to overclock or overvolt higher than with catalyst control center!
  • Change memory clock from very low value up to BIOS limit (e.g. stock Sapphire HD5850 Xtreme: 159-1250Mhz*). Benefit: Lower power dissipation, thus lower temperatures in turn allowing significantly higher core clock.
  • Reduce core voltage**. Benefit: Lower power dissipation.
  • Will preserve your warranty unlike modifying the BIOS which may void it.
  • Works with multiple cards.
  • Fan control.
  • PowerTune support
  • Data logging
  • JSON output
  • Temperature limit and idle watching.

* Depending on core voltage and hardware limits.
** May only work in big steps at the moment, depending on your card. (e.g. stock Sapphire HD5850 Xtreme: 950mV, 1038mV, 1088mV)

New in v0.9.2b: small fix for undervolting allowing idle voltage levels for mining --> very low power consumption

My four Sapphire HD 5850s can run at 870Mhz instead of 725Mhz at stock 1088mV. Because they get very hot in this configuration I run them at 807/269Mhz, 1088mV. Another possible configuration is 699/233Mhz, 1038mV, saving ~40W per card.

Latest Version: 0.9.2b - Download at http://blockchained.com/stuff/clocktweak_installer_v0.9.2b.exe

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As a precaution check without load (=without miners) if everything works as intendend with your system. Also test if the limits work as you expect.
This program can destroy your system by overheating etc. - be careful and closely monitor your system temperatures and wattage. Especially on 6xxx and 7xxx systems memory downclocking might be limited. Clocks and voltages can jump back to stock values if you go lower than a certain limit without driver readings (=clocktweak readings) reflecting it.

Note: Adapter / GPU order may be different from your mining software!

If you do not know what a command line is and how to use it this is NOT the right tool for you.

ClockTweak is based on Netxshare's pyADL AMDOverdriveCtrl (Radeon overclocking for Linux).

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Read through the FAQ below. Search this thread. Please do not PM unless I ask you to but post in this thread. Newbies go here.

Code:
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.2b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

usage: clocktweak.exe [-h] [-a [ADAPTER]] [-f] [-r] [-ds [VERBOSITY]] [-n]
                      [-y] [-c CORECLOCK] [-m MEMCLOCK] [-v VOLTAGE]
                      [-s FANSPEED] [-p [PERCENT]] [-o [SECONDS]]
                      [-dw [VERBOSITY]] [-tl CELSIUS] [-th CELSIUS]
                      [-i [LOAD]] [-time [thSECONDS]] [-w [CYCLES]]
                      [-j TARGET] [-x]

arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -a [ADAPTER], --adapter [ADAPTER]
                        Choose adapter(s). Without an adapter number given:
                        list valid adapters. A keyword "all" is available.
                        Examples: -a all, -a 0, -a 2 -a 4
  -f, --force           -a, -s: Force adapter choice or low fan speeds. Use
                        with care.
  -r, --readonly        Read current information. Default is all adapters.
  -ds [VERBOSITY], -l [VERBOSITY], --detailscreen [VERBOSITY]
                        -r: Screen output detail. 1: single line, 2: default,
                        3: long
  -n, --naked           -r: Suppress header.
  -y, --yes             By setting this flag you acknowledge that you know
                        exactly what you are doing and that you read the
                        readme.txt and the following: The author of this
                        program will not be responsible for anything it does
                        to your computer system or your graphic cards. To make
                        any changes it is necessary to set this flag.
  -c CORECLOCK, --core CORECLOCK
                        Set core clock for level 2 [MHz]. Example: -c 720
  -m MEMCLOCK, --memory MEMCLOCK
                        Set memory clock for level 2 [MHz]. Example: -m 240
  -v VOLTAGE, --voltage VOLTAGE
                        Set voltage for level 2 [mV]. Example: -v 1050
  -s FANSPEED, --speed FANSPEED
                        Set fan speed in percent. Keyword "auto" sets to
                        automatic (=default). Examples: -s 100, -s 90, -s auto
  -p [PERCENT], --powertune [PERCENT]
                        6xxx cards only. Without value get powertune value.
                        Set powertune value to PERCENT (-20 to +20).
                        Experimental, use separately.
  -o [SECONDS], --observe [SECONDS]
                        Start observe mode. Cyclically print -r to screen.
  -dw [VERBOSITY], --detailwrite [VERBOSITY]
                        -o: Log output detail. 1: single line, 2: default, 3:
                        long
  -tl CELSIUS, --temperaturelow CELSIUS
                        -o: Exit with errorlevel 10 if highest temperature is
                        lower than CELSIUS for longer than thSECONDS if
                        2*thSECONDS after startup.
  -th CELSIUS, --temperaturehigh CELSIUS
                        -o: Exit with errorlevel 11 if any temperature is
                        higher than CELSIUS.
  -i [LOAD], --idle [LOAD]
                        -o: Exit with errorlevel 12 if lowest GPU load is
                        below LOAD for longer than thSECONDS.
  -time [thSECONDS]     -o, -tl, -th, -i: Set approximate time horizon for
                        observed limits (default: 300).
  -w [CYCLES], --write [CYCLES]
                        -o: Write to logfile every CYCLES observe-cycles (if
                        disk space > 100MB at start). Default: 10
  -j TARGET, --json TARGET
                        -r, -o, -w: Switch output to json format. Valid
                        targets are "screen", "file","extrafile" and
                        "singleentryfile". Examples: -j screen, -j screen -j
                        extrafile
  -x, --explore         Explore adapters for debugging purposes.


Tested Card Types
HD5670 - tested (RaTTuS); fan control?
HD5750 - tested (SteveFL); fan control?
HD5770 - tested; no fan control (Raigekisai)
HD5830 - tested (grue)
HD5850 - tested (phelix)
HD5870 - tested (Beremat)
HD5970 - tested (jabba)
HD6770 - tested, no fan control (MegaBux); probably limited memclock underclocking*
HD6790 - tested (hawks5999); probably limited memclock underclocking*
HD6850 - tested (ujin); probably limited memclock underclocking*
HD6870 - tested, (mike85123, OCedHrt); probably limited memclock underclocking*
HD6950 - tested (coznefx); probably limited memclock underclocking*
HD6970 - tested (Jazkal); probably limited memclock underclocking*
HD6990 - tested (proudhon - thanks a lot for your support!); probably limited memclock underclocking*
HD7970 - does not always work; probably limited memclock underclocking*

*On some (all?) 6xxx and 7xxx systems underclocking memory seems to be limited to coreclock - 125Mhz. In these cases the driver and thus ClockTweak do not reflect these limits so you will not even notice. Use a wattmeter or compare temperatures after five minutes of mining to verify.

Manufacturers
Asus DirectCU TOP - tested (KiLeRrosS)
Biostar -
Club 3d -
Gigabyte - tested (coznefx)
HIS Reference Implementation - tested (gamecom)
MSI - tested (Raigekisai)
Sapphire - tested (phelix)
XFX - tested (Raigekisai)
...

This is only an overview as there is a huge number of different combinations of card types and manufactureres out there. You might want to search this thread for your particular card to find more information on what works and what does not.

Multiple cards
crossfire - tested (Raigekisai)
4 Cards - tested (phelix)
more than 4 cards - tested (jabba with 5 cards)

Setup
Two monitors attached - tested (cdb000)
Two different cards - tested (Beremat)

Windows OS version
XP - tested (phelix)
Vista - tested (RaTTuS)
Server 2008 - tested (Lexiko)
7 - tested (KiLeRrosS)
64bit - tested (RaTTuS); there may be problems

Big thanks to everyone for posting test results!

Scripts using on clocktweak
Lexiko's Auto temperature control .bat script


FAQ
Q: Why does ClockTweak give me an error if I try to set the core clock / voltage above xxx?
A: You run into the BIOS limit. Either go along with lower values, try another tool or use RBE to modify your BIOS. Some people can beyond BIOS limits with driver version 11.6 / 11.7 / 11.8.

Q: Why does ClockTweak give me an error if I try to set the memory clock below xxx?
A: You run into the BIOS limit. Either go along with higher values, try another tool or use RBE to modify your BIOS. Some people can beyond BIOS limits with driver version 11.6 / 11.7 / 11.8.

Q: How can I reset my card to default mem clock speeds also for level 0 (2D)?
A: There is no comfort function for this yet. Either reboot or ask me for procedure using hidden options explained in the readme.

Q: Why is the reported fan speed different from the speed I set?
A: The reported fan speed is the measured rpm in proportion to the theoretical maximum rpm. A difference of 20% or so is still normal. If the air stream is blocked or the fan is broken the reported fan speed will decrease.


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Can I chande the voltage on non-ref 5870s (GV-R587UD-1GD) and can I go down to 330 mhz if MSI AB allows only 600.

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I have asus 6950 DC II which has quite unique voltage control(only the program that asus provides has worked so far). Does your program work for it?

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Can I chande the voltage on non-ref 5870s (GV-R587UD-1GD) and can I go down to 330 mhz if MSI AB allows only 600.
yes it should work. On my HD5850 I can drag down the Memory Clock all the way to 159Mhz.

I have asus 6950 DC II which has quite unique voltage control(only the program that asus provides has worked so far). Does your program work for it?
does it use the catalyst driver? then it should work

I will give refunds if ClockTweak does not work as advertised, at least for people with some reputation on the forum.


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I tested Catalyst Control Center and overdrive options, none of them raised voltage on my 6950 DC II. MSI Afterburner is unable to change it.

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http://img861.imageshack.us/img861/8352/clocktweak2.png

It is still in beta phase, so please help testing. You will get a full refund if you are the first to test ClockTweak in one of the following environments and post a screenshot / copy of outputs "-a" and "-r". in this thread.
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I use your program, unfortunately I can not change the voltage on any GPU.
I have 2pcs Asus EAH5850 DirectCU TOP/2DIS/1GD5, Win7 64-bit


What's wrong?

http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/1558/clocktweak.png


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Thank you for your tests! I send you back your 0.4BTC.

could you also post the adapter list, output of clocktweak -a

your card is already at the voltage limit from the bios. I realize with most cards it will only be possible to undervolt without modifying the bios - I will edit the description. you should be able to set the voltage to 1117mV for example - but try it at a lower clock speed first.

the advantage of a lower voltage is less power consumption and also less heat.


still you should be able to overclock quite a bit and remain stable.

I think your card comes at 725MHz core / 1000Mhz mem stock clocks? so with 930Mhz you overclocked the core quite a bit and 300Mhz mem clock also sounds good for mining.


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It is still in beta phase, so please help testing. You will get a full refund if you are the first to test ClockTweak in one of the following environments and post a screenshot / copy of outputs "-a" and "-r". in this thread.


The following captured on 32 bit WinXP with a single Sapphire HD5870, 2 monitors attached.
Clocks were not set using clocktweak, I use ATT Tray Tools for this.

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--- Clocktweak output ---

C:\clocktweak\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

This tool lets you change core clock, memory clock and voltage on AMD Radeon
graphic cards within BIOS limits. Use with care so you don't harm your system.

usage: clocktweak.exe [-h] [-i] [-a [ADAPTER]] [-r] [-l] [-y] [-c CORECLOCK]
                      [-m MEMCLOCK] [-v VOLTAGE]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -i, --info            Prints some info and hints.
  -a [ADAPTER], --adapter [ADAPTER]
                        Adapter to use. With no argument given adapters are
                        listed.
  -r, --readonly        Reads core clock, memory clock and voltage of selected
                        adapter.
  -l, --long            Display -r data in long format with some additional
                        info.
  -y, --yes             By setting this flag you acknowledge that you know
                        exactly what you are doing and that you read the
                        following: The author of this program will not be
                        responsible for anything it does to your computer
                        system and your graphic cards. To be able to make any
                        changes it is necessary to set this flag.
  -c CORECLOCK, --core CORECLOCK
                        Set core clock for level 2 [MHz]. Example: -c 720
  -m MEMCLOCK, --memory MEMCLOCK
                        Set memory clock for level 2 [MHz]. Example: -m 240
  -v VOLTAGE, --voltage VOLTAGE
                        Set voltage for level 2 [mV]. Example: -c 1050

C:\clocktweak\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe  -a
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Compatible graphic cards found:
Adapter:0  ID:-495066216  Name:ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series
Adapter:1  ID:-495066216  Name:ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series

C:\clocktweak\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe  -r
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

#0: Temp:76 Load:98 Fan:43 Level:2 CoreL2:980 MemL2:1000 mVoltL2:1163
#1: Temp:76 Load:98 Fan:43 Level:2 CoreL2:980 MemL2:1000 mVoltL2:1163
---

 This was captured on 32 bit Win7 with a Sapphire HD5870 and an XFX HD5870, clocks have been
 set on these using AMD GPU clock tool. The XFX is clocks at 960, the Sapphire at 975.

--- clocktweak output ---

C:\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe -a
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Compatible graphic cards found:
Adapter:0  ID:-1884532672  Name:ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series
Adapter:3  ID:-1884238400  Name:ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series

C:\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe -r
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

#0: Temp:68 Load:98 Fan:54 Level:2 CoreL2:960 MemL2:320 mVoltL2:1163
#3: Temp:74 Load:99 Fan:41 Level:2 CoreL2:975 MemL2:325 mVoltL2:1163

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I became interested in your program because I wanted to up voltage. I care about increasing MHhas/s, and the same 930/300, I managed to get the program AMD ATI Tool.

Now I use ClockTweak using batch - the PC always starts with the proper performance Smiley

Today evening I will try to test the program with the Sapphire HD5830.

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OS: Windows 7x64
Manufacturer: HIS
Card: 6990
Setup: Single Monitor

Clocks were set with AMD's utility, but I going to start messing around using ClockTweak.  I've never bothered lowering my memory clocks, so I'll let you know how it goes.



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So, it looks like changes are only being applied to one of the GPU cores of my 6990.  I wondered if that would be the case when I saw that it reported only a single adapter, as you can see in my screenshot above.
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thank you guys! I send you both the refunds.

@cdb000
these are very interesting programs. until now I had never found ATT and only an older version of the GPU Tool.
ATT I can only get work with one card, the same as with a lot of other programs. Do you use any of the tweak options for mining?
The GPU tool seems to be really sophisticated I will take a close look at what it can do.

@proudhon
Seems like you found the first problem already. it applies to dual gpu cards like the 5970 and the 6990. I will look into it.

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thank you guys! I send you both the refunds.

@cdb000
these are very interesting programs. until now I had never found ATT and only an older version of the GPU Tool.
ATT I can only get work with one card, the same as with a lot of other programs. Do you use any of the tweak options for mining?
The GPU tool seems to be really sophisticated I will take a close look at what it can do.

@proudhon
Seems like you found the first problem already. it applies to dual gpu cards like the 5970 and the 6990. I will look into it.

I'm really digging this tool, BTW.  Easy and no GUI fuss.  Thanks.  This'll definitely be my preferred method of tweaking once you fix the dual GPU issue.
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these are very interesting programs. until now I had never found ATT and only an older version of the GPU Tool.
ATT I can only get work with one card, the same as with a lot of other programs. Do you use any of the tweak options for mining?
The GPU tool seems to be really sophisticated I will take a close look at what it can do.

I found that ATT would only work for one card, so I use it on the XP box which has only 1 card (don't be misled by the clocktweak output - the machine has 1 card with 2 monitors) I only use it to set the clocks, I never bothered with the tweaks simply because I am too lazy to spend time messing with it - "If it isn't broken, don't fix it". It is convenient because it can run at startup without human intervention. The XP machine is my desktop, and tends to need occasional reboots. I stick with XP on this because there is a game I like to play that I have not been able to get working correctly on Win7.

AMD GPU Clock Tool allows more cards. It works for me on a machine with 4 HD5870s, but I have not been able to use it to set voltages. It does have the useful ability to log temperatures to a file. The version I have is 0.9.26.0 and I have no idea whether it is up to date or not. I can't remember where I downloaded it, but it turns up in quite a few places with a Google search.
My 4 dedicated mining machines run Win7 which seems to be stable enough that the irritation of having to set clocks manually on a reboot isn't that great. (1 reboot in 3 months, caused by power failure)

I am hoping that clocktweak will allow me to set voltages. I will experiment this evening when I am at hope. I am too much of a coward to try setting voltages remotely in case a do something that needs a hard reboot to recover - VNC has its limits.

With difficulty rising, it may be that the last few Bitcents can be mined by underclocking and undervoltaging the cards to reduce power use and improve hashes per Watt.
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Does this let me lower my mem clock on a saphire HD5850 to 300? I can do this with the Trixx utility, but not with the ATI Control Panel.

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Does this let me lower my mem clock on a saphire HD5850 to 300? I can do this with the Trixx utility, but not with the ATI Control Panel.
you should be able to set the mem clock down to 159

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experimenting with the wattmeter, I just noticed that though my cards happily accept all voltage values the voltage regulator has only a couple of steps... will investigate some more and keep you posted.

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The VRM output voltage for HD5800 series cards (ie. VT1165 VRM) can only be set in steps of 0.0125 V above a minimum of 0.450 V, if I'm not mistaken.

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Do you have the 5850 xtremes?
If you do and you make the tool able to Overvolt all the cards I would gladly buy this (Sapphire TRIXX only allows you to overvolt ur first card)
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Do you have the 5850 xtremes?
If you do and you make the tool able to Overvolt all the cards I would gladly buy this (Sapphire TRIXX only allows you to overvolt ur first card)
yes

did you check that with gpu-z or something? my trixx does not really change anything besides the fancy scrollbar (actual voltage stayed the same) when I last checked.




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Smiley Works well! I think I'm the first one to change clocks and undervolt on a 5870, so if you can, refund me at 1EavXbWqAYWPQK7VXjgSvuVL5YiHCga5ni. If I'm not the first, then ignore this Tongue

Sadly, it doesn't let me set any core clocks or voltages above default. I get:

Set values - starting.
 Adapter 0:
  setting voltage 1170 [mV]
  write_values: ERROR setting voltage 1170 (1)

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Glitch with gpu-z i believe,
when i raise the voltage
 
1 my temps go up
2 wattage goes up acording to my killawatt
3 my 950mhz overclock becomes stable
4 gpuz stays the same.

Do you have the 5850 xtremes?
If you do and you make the tool able to Overvolt all the cards I would gladly buy this (Sapphire TRIXX only allows you to overvolt ur first card)
yes

did you check that with gpu-z or something? my trixx does not really change anything besides the fancy scrollbar (actual voltage stayed the same) when I last checked.




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Smiley Works well! I think I'm the first one to change clocks and undervolt on a 5870, so if you can, refund me at 1EavXbWqAYWPQK7VXjgSvuVL5YiHCga5ni. If I'm not the first, then ignore this Tongue

Sadly, it doesn't let me set any core clocks or voltages above default. I get:

Set values - starting.
 Adapter 0:
  setting voltage 1170 [mV]
  write_values: ERROR setting voltage 1170 (1)

sent!

what type is your other card? did you try to change something on that, too?

BIOS voltage limit is expected. to increase the core clock you will still need RBE. I am looking for a solution to this but it probably will not work via the driver.

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Glitch with gpu-z i believe,
when i raise the voltage
 
1 my temps go up
2 wattage goes up acording to my killawatt
3 my 950mhz overclock becomes stable
4 gpuz stays the same.

ok, that really sounds like it's working. It still should only work in steps becaues of the VRM (see post from Ius). I will check with the watt-meter, too.

It's a pitty AMD is so restrictive about voltage control - either they are afraid of people bricking their cards or they want to sell more expensive ones.


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Just wanted to plug this little tool.  It's perfect for Windows dedicated miners so that you don't have to mess around in a GUI to adjust clocks/memory/voltages etc.  Very helpful, and totally worth it.
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OS: Windows 7 x64 SP1
Manufacturer: PowerColor
Card: 5850*1 6850*1
Setup: Single Monitor

5850 works fine,6850 not supported yet?
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OS: Windows 7 x64 SP1
Manufacturer: PowerColor
Card: 5850*1 6850*1
Setup: Single Monitor

5850 works fine,6850 not supported yet?
after update to v0.7.3b  Grin
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can this change voltages on non reference cards?

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can this change voltages on non reference cards?
you will probably only be able to reduce voltage. on my sapphire HD 5850s voltage changes are quite limited, basically the only option that makes sense is to reduce voltage to 1038mV to save power / lower heat.

if your manufacturer is among the ones not yet tested you will get a refund anyway.



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Lowered the price. Bitcoin is rising fast...   Cheesy

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Doesn't let me run my Sapphire 5850 Xtreme memory under 301MHz, are you using a stock bios?
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Can I use one copy of ClockTweak on all my desktops?

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Can I use one copy of ClockTweak on all my desktops?
just go ahead and donate another 0.1BTC per GHash/s above the first 1.5GHash/s if you like it.

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Doesn't let me run my Sapphire 5850 Xtreme memory under 301MHz, are you using a stock bios?
yes, I am. please send me the output of -x by pm. I know what's going on and should be able to fix it. That is quite unexpected, especially with that card - do you know the revision number? What colour is the circuit board?

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new version out: 0.7.4b
update patch available at http://bitcoinx.com/clocktweak

will downclock memory more aggressively

Zzzoom please try it.

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Memory underclock to 300 mhz works great on my 5850, 6850 and 5770 (Asus, Gigabyte , Saphire, His) under Windows 7 x64 Professional/Home, Server 2008 x64, Windows XP x32 OSes.

Thx a lot, wait for more donate Wink and wish you luck in the further development.

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new version out: 0.7.4b
update patch available at http://bitcoinx.com/clocktweak

will downclock memory more aggressively

Zzzoom please try it.
Yup, it works now. Thanks.
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Win Vista 64 SP1
I'll have a play during the day if I can

===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:0 ID:174504016  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:0 ID:174504016  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:0 ID:174504016  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  3 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:4  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  4 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:5  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  5 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:6  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:7  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:8  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:9  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:10  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:11  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:12  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:13  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:14  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:15  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:16  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:17  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:18  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:19  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized (-1)

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2]
gpuAdapters:

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:174504016  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0

Reading data:
Adapter#:0 Temp:87 Load:98 Fan:46 Level:2
CoreL0:157 CoreL2:850 MemL0:300 MemL2:1200 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1163

edit:
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:6 ID:136882832  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5670"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:6 ID:136882832  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5670"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:6 ID:136882832  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5670"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  3 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:4  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  4 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:5  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  5 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:6  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:7  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:8  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:9  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:10  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:11  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:12  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:13  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:14  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:15  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:16  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:17  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:18  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:19  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized (-1)

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2]
gpuAdapters:

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:136882832  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5670"  Active:1  GPU:0

Reading data:
Adapter#:0 Temp:62 Load:98 Fan:N.A
Level:2
CoreL0:157 CoreL2:775 MemL0:300 MemL2:1000 mVoltL0:900 mVoltL2:1100


edit,
it seems to work fine.. now can any suggest what values I'd like to be aiming for - as I've managed to make it run a lot cooler now.... but suggestions on what I should be really aiming for whould help Wink

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sent the refund!

what are the brands of your cards?


a value of thumb is to set the memory clock to a third of the core clock. and the core clock as high as thermally stable at current voltage.

some people say there is are sweet spots, configurations that work better than others just a Mhz away and stay particularly cool. I have not yet decided on this.


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the 1st one is a generic card - not sure of providence,
2nd one is sapphire
 I'll be able to check a 3rd by monday - this is probably the same as the 2nd one [not 100% sure]
I'll also be able to check a 5570 sometime next week

if I get a chance I'll do some performance figures also  Wink

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Very nice tool, I finally don't have to start MSI Afterburner 4 times to downclock the memory on my ASUS 5850 DirectCU TOP because the AMD GPU clock tool fails to do it.
Reverse situation occurs on my HIS 5850 Reference Design, ClockTweak and MSI Afterburner both fail to set the clocks, AMD GPU clock saves the day.
Here are the logs:
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*************\ClockTweak>clocktweak.exe -a3 -y -c850 -m300
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #3:
  setting core speed: 850 [MHz]
ERROR: write_values: core speed 850 could not be set (1): False

D:\****************\ClockTweak>

Quote
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:0 ID:-591551232  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:0 ID:-591551232  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:0 ID:-591551232  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:0 ID:-592234880  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1
A.#:4  r:0 ID:-592234880  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:5  r:0 ID:-592234880  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:6  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:7  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:8  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:9  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:10  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:11  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:12  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:13  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:14  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:15  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:16  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:17  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:18  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:19  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized (-1)

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
gpuAdapters: [0, 3]

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:-591551232  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
Adapter#:3  ID:-592234880  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1

Reading data:
Adapter#:0 Temp:63 Load:91 Fan:58 Level:2
CoreL0:157 CoreL2:900 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:968 mVoltL2:1118

Adapter#:3 Temp:70 Load:96 Fan:62 Level:2
CoreL0:157 CoreL2:725 MemL0:300 MemL2:1000 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1088

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May we see a Linux or Windows GUI for this in the future?
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May we see a Linux or Windows GUI for this in the future?

Windows Gui is called MSI Afterburner/Sapphire Trixx And Catalyst Control Center

Edit. theres no point at all to reinvent the wheel.
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Card Type: HD6950 (unlocked)
Manufacturer: Gigabyte
Windows OS: Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
Setup: single card & single monitor running ClockTweak v0.7.4b

Works great, thanks  Smiley


C:\clocktweak>clocktweak -a
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:112690880  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0

C:\clocktweak>clocktweak -r
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

#0: Temp:53 Load:99 Fan:77 Level:2 CoreL2:800 MemL2:1250 mVoltL2:1100

C:\clocktweak>clocktweak -a 0 -m 300 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting mem speed: 300 [MHz]
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:56 Load: 0 Fan:77 Level:2 CoreL2:800 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1100

C:\clocktweak>
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Just purchased this wounderful program.

I am running two HD5850's (Sapphire Extreme Lite) and can successfully change the mem speed and core speed (Although the drivers fail as soon as I try to go over 880Mhz? (core)) but I don't seem to be able to increase the voltage to 1118 (I had a stable overclock using trixx at this voltage).

Any idea's as to why Trixx can change the voltage (Only on the one card!) but CoreClock can't?

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May we see a Linux or Windows GUI for this in the future?

Windows Gui is called MSI Afterburner/Sapphire Trixx And Catalyst Control Center

Edit. theres no point at all to reinvent the wheel.
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Just purchased this wounderful program.

I am running two HD5850's (Sapphire Extreme Lite) and can successfully change the mem speed and core speed (Although the drivers fail as soon as I try to go over 880Mhz? (core)) but I don't seem to be able to increase the voltage to 1118 (I had a stable overclock using trixx at this voltage).

Any idea's as to why Trixx can change the voltage (Only on the one card!) but CoreClock can't?
the driver does not allow voltage changes above bios limit

it could be possible by communicating directly to the voltage regulator but it is a bit tricky

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Very nice tool, I finally don't have to start MSI Afterburner 4 times to downclock the memory on my ASUS 5850 DirectCU TOP because the AMD GPU clock tool fails to do it.
Reverse situation occurs on my HIS 5850 Reference Design, ClockTweak and MSI Afterburner both fail to set the clocks, AMD GPU clock saves the day.
Here are the logs:
thanks for the info! let me know your bitcoin address and I will send you the refund for testing.

what are the limits in CCC for the HIS?





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Just purchased this wounderful program.

I am running two HD5850's (Sapphire Extreme Lite) and can successfully change the mem speed and core speed (Although the drivers fail as soon as I try to go over 880Mhz? (core)) but I don't seem to be able to increase the voltage to 1118 (I had a stable overclock using trixx at this voltage).

Any idea's as to why Trixx can change the voltage (Only on the one card!) but CoreClock can't?
the driver does not allow voltage changes above bios limit

it could be possible by communicating directly to the voltage regulator but it is a bit tricky

Ah right, Fair enough.. I can get 350Mhash/s out of them at stock, so still a great tool Smiley

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thanks for the info! let me know your bitcoin address and I will send you the refund for testing.

what are the limits in CCC for the HIS?
I don't want the refund, your app saves me from messing with afterburner, which I really hated. Core clock limit in CCC for HIS is 775MHz, so is ClockTweak bound to the AMD Overdrive limits?
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thanks for the info! let me know your bitcoin address and I will send you the refund for testing.

what are the limits in CCC for the HIS?
I don't want the refund, your app saves me from messing with afterburner, which I really hated. Core clock limit in CCC for HIS is 775MHz, so is ClockTweak bound to the AMD Overdrive limits?
yes. unfortunately it is bound by the driver limits which in case depend on the bios limits. It should be possible to modify the bios with RBE and then use ClockTweak to play and optimize. I have not tried RBE yet.

I assume you can set core clock to 775MHz. With good cooling it would of course be nice to get some more.

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I set the clock on my HIS to 850MHz via the AMD GPU Clock Tool, it must bypass limits somehow.
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The window suddenly vanishes as soon as I open it.  what is wrong?

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The window suddenly vanishes as soon as I open it.  what is wrong?

You have to run this from the command prompt.  The program is called cmd.exe.
In Windows 7, you can get to it by clicking start and typing in cmd in the search box or navigate to Start > All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt.
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The window suddenly vanishes as soon as I open it.  what is wrong?
it is a command line utility. have you never heard of that?

in windows: click on start, then run. type: "cmd.exe"  then hit enter. go to the directory where you installed it with "cd \"   and e.g. "cd "program files",  "cd clocktweak". then enter "clocktweak" to get the help

edit: thanks coznefx for explaining =)

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THANX for the explanation.

Here is what I've got:



I have 4 5870 in my system.

For refund: 1Ce7mPk61XK7izGL2EMXg1uboXBUgAM7S6

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What are all those GPU adapters?

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THANX for the explanation.

Here is what I've got:

I have 4 5870 in my system.

For refund: 1Ce7mPk61XK7izGL2EMXg1uboXBUgAM7S6
which test are you claiming? 5870 have already been tested. what are the manufacturers of your cards?

your cards IDs seem quite odd. you should be able to access your cards at adapter#s: 1 / 3 / 6 / 8

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Like redline888 i'm using a 5870 giga UD version
What result could u get with this soft?
I'm going to buy it but not know how to use it
can anyone give me somme advice?

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Another one...

add a button that finds and adds:

DisableULPS
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Go to registry and disable Ulps:

 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Cl ass\{4D36E968-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}]

 and change "EnableUlps" to 0 under the 0000 and 0001 or 0003 keys.

to the registry so that batch one starts can actually also just make sure that dongles are not needed Wink
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My cards are 3x GV-R587UD-1GD and one ASUS HD 5870 TOP!

It does not want to change the voltage settings on any of those my cards.


It does not want to change the mem settings on some of those Gigabyte cards.

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Another one...

add a button that finds and adds:

DisableULPS
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Go to registry and disable Ulps:

 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Cl ass\{4D36E968-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}]

 and change "EnableUlps" to 0 under the 0000 and 0001 or 0003 keys.

to the registry so that batch one starts can actually also just make sure that dongles are not needed Wink

I never got my cards to work without dummy plug (XP). I think I tried this setting. It really works for you by just changing this registry setting?

this might be interesting for you: http://www.robvanderwoude.com/regedit.php


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My cards are 3x GV-R587UD-1GD and one ASUS HD 5870 TOP!

It does not want to change the voltage settings on any of those my cards.

It does not want to change the mem settings on some of those Gigabyte cards.


it looks like you are running into bios limits. voltage is expected, mem hmm how low can you set it?


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Like redline888 i'm using a 5870 giga UD version
What result could u get with this soft?
I'm going to buy it but not know how to use it
can anyone give me somme advice?
if you have no experience with command line it might be better for you to stick to msi afterburner or catalyst control center.

you will probably only able to lower the voltage, should be able to decrease mem speed quite a bit and increase core speed as high as with catalyst control center.

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Hmmmm.

I did not think it would work!

I can set the mem settings for those cards as low as 302 MHz

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thanx! great soft!

will there be free updates?

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great!

yes. there will be free update patches at http://bitcoinx.com/clocktweak (see also first thread entry).

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===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Workstation_GLSyncSupportedTopology_Get is missing.
Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:6 ID:111148624  Name:"ASUS EAH5570 series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:6 ID:111148624  Name:"ASUS EAH5570 series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  2 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:3  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  3 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:4  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  4 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:5  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  5 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:6  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:7  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:8  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:9  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:10  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:11  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:12  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:13  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:14  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:15  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:16  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:17  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:18  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:19  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized (-1)

valid adapters: [0, 1]
gpuAdapters:

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:111148624  Name:"ASUS EAH5570 series"  Active:1  GPU:0

Reading data:
Adapter#:0 Temp:40 Load: 0 Fan:N.A
Level:0
CoreL0:157 CoreL2:650 MemL0:200 MemL2:400 mVoltL0:900 mVoltL2:1100

passive 5570 - not tried to tweek anything yet

edit
as I'm busy at work right now ...
this passive card gives me 56.3Mh/s stock...

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Any chance that you'll add fan control at some point?
I'm really interested in this app for tweaking my miners, but really need fan control too Smiley

Currently using ATI Tray Control, but it's pretty average.
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Can this set voltages and clocks for multiple gpu's that are not crossfired, specifically the 5830? I've had not luck with Afterburner (no voltage control), Trixx (only overclocks 1 GPU), and AMD Tray Tools (no voltage control, but sets both cards).

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passive 5570 - not tried to tweek anything yet

edit
as I'm busy at work right now ...
this passive card gives me 56.3Mh/s stock...


thanks for the info again! some driver feature is missing in this card. I'm interested in hearing if it will work.

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Any chance that you'll add fan control at some point?
I'm really interested in this app for tweaking my miners, but really need fan control too Smiley

Currently using ATI Tray Control, but it's pretty average.

I am quite busy with some other stuff but it is possible. It is quite dangerous, though. If somebody frys his card I will have a bad conscience =)  I'll be on holiday for week and if I find the time afterwards I will take a look at it.

I mostly use the stock automatic fan control - running too hot for you?

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I sent you an email yesterday. I ordered and paid, but never managed to download - IE9 instead showed me a funny text page (interpreted your file as text).

Can you pelase make it available for download somehow else for me? Or email it to the address I told you?

My transfer was to 1BFTPHwvKSRPh4Y6rYxMKH3Lk7XSCvv2ML
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Can this set voltages and clocks for multiple gpu's that are not crossfired, specifically the 5830? I've had not luck with Afterburner (no voltage control), Trixx (only overclocks 1 GPU), and AMD Tray Tools (no voltage control, but sets both cards).
clocktweak works independent of crossfire. voltage control will probably be limited to voltage reduction in a handful of steps. I am trying to get the specification for the voltage regulator of the Sapphire HD 5850 Xtreme - not sure if it is the same on your card.

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I sent you an email yesterday. I ordered and paid, but never managed to download - IE9 instead showed me a funny text page (interpreted your file as text).

Can you pelase make it available for download somehow else for me? Or email it to the address I told you?

My transfer was to 1BFTPHwvKSRPh4Y6rYxMKH3Lk7XSCvv2ML

I did send it to you yesterday:
Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2011 21:38:55 +0200
Subject: ClockTweak

and now once more.

also you can try to just go to the download page and reload twice - it should work then according to the guys from bitcoinservice.

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I sent you an email yesterday. I ordered and paid, but never managed to download - IE9 instead showed me a funny text page (interpreted your file as text).

Can you pelase make it available for download somehow else for me? Or email it to the address I told you?

My transfer was to 1BFTPHwvKSRPh4Y6rYxMKH3Lk7XSCvv2ML

I did send it to you yesterday:
Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2011 21:38:55 +0200
Subject: ClockTweak

and now once more.

also you can try to just go to the download page and reload twice - it should work then according to the guys from bitcoinservice.


Please email me the download URL then. I tried that. Your transfer got stuck again - your firewall did remove the attachment (mine does not, did set it up myself and send binaries around often .... i make software, too).

Please email the the link, then I will try again, possibly also with... chrome. Thanks.
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I sent you an email yesterday. I ordered and paid, but never managed to download - IE9 instead showed me a funny text page (interpreted your file as text).

Can you pelase make it available for download somehow else for me? Or email it to the address I told you?

My transfer was to 1BFTPHwvKSRPh4Y6rYxMKH3Lk7XSCvv2ML

I did send it to you yesterday:
Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2011 21:38:55 +0200
Subject: ClockTweak

and now once more.

also you can try to just go to the download page and reload twice - it should work then according to the guys from bitcoinservice.


Please email me the download URL then. I tried that. Your transfer got stuck again - your firewall did remove the attachment (mine does not, did set it up myself and send binaries around often .... i make software, too).

Please email the the link, then I will try again, possibly also with... chrome. Thanks.
I could send the zip to myself, so lets just say it was something in between. the link to reload would be the regular download link. please check your emails I sent you two links on my server.

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I bought paying 0.2 BTC, But before even opening it Norton 360 deleted it.
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===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:4 ID:114406992  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:4 ID:114406992  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:4 ID:114406992  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  3 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:4  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  4 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:5  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  5 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:6  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:7  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:8  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:9  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:10  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:11  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:12  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:13  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:14  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:15  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:16  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:17  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:18  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:19  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized (-1)

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2]
gpuAdapters:

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:114406992  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0

Reading data:
Adapter#:0 Temp:69 Load:97 Fan:N.A
Level:2
CoreL0:157 CoreL2:850 MemL0:300 MemL2:1200 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1200

^ a gigabyte passive radeon 5700
coming in at about 175Mh/s
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clocktweak doesn't let me clock my XFX HD5870 (link) above 900Mhz.

I could however overclock above 900 using the AMD tool (link), so it's not a hardware restriction, and I'm now using that tool instead... Sad

Here is my clocktweak -x

Code:
C:\bitcoin\clocktweak>clocktweak -x
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:0 ID:19237632  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:0 ID:19237632  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:0 ID:19237632  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:0 ID:112797824  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1
A.#:4  r:0 ID:112797824  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:5  r:0 ID:112797824  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:6  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:7  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:8  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:9  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:10  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:11  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:12  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:13  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:14  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:15  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:16  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:17  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:18  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:19  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized (-1)

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
gpuAdapters: [0, 3]

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:19237632  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
Adapter#:3  ID:112797824  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1

Reading data:
Adapter#:0 Temp:69 Load:99 Fan:58 Level:2
CoreL0:950 CoreL2:950 MemL0:450 MemL2:450 mVoltL0:1163 mVoltL2:1163

Adapter#:3 Temp:75 Load:99 Fan:70 Level:2
CoreL0:910 CoreL2:910 MemL0:400 MemL2:400 mVoltL0:1163 mVoltL2:1163

Here is the error I get when trying to set above 900. Get same error for both adapters, any value above 900.

Code:
C:\bitcoin\clocktweak>clocktweak -y -a 3 -c910
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #3:
  setting core speed: 910 [MHz]
ERROR: write_values: core speed 910 could not be set (1): False

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I bought this just for the ease of adjusting mem to 300 on all cards.

However, do you know how amd gpu tool get to raise core clock higher than bios allows? I would love to use this clocktweak program to adjust more than just one cards above bios limit.

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5830:

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5830:
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care to explain more ?
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I guess I have to add it's sapphire 5830, xtreme

still waiting for payment.

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Hi, received the app and it works great.  

EDIT: Summary of tests, all were able to underclock memory to 300mhz.
XFX HD5850 Win7 64bit,  -v range is 951 to 1100 in steps of 1
HIS HD5770 WinXP 32bit,  no voltage control, fan speed reports unknown
Sapphire HD5750 Win7 64bit, -v appears in to be steps of 1, did not test full range.

Would like two feature requests:

1) ability to control fan speed from command line.  This way I can script idle/mining/gaming and control temps a little better.
2) bare format (suppress program name and version) that shows date/time and all adapter details in one line, would like to be able to run this every 5 mins and dump to a text file for logging/monitoring

XFX HD5850, 2 monitors attached, Win7 64bit
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C:\Program Files (x86)\clocktweak>clocktweak -x
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:0 ID:50299136  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:0 ID:50299136  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:0 ID:50299136  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  3 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:4  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  4 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:5  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  5 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:6  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:7  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:8  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:9  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:10  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:11  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:12  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:13  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:14  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:15  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:16  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:17  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:18  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:19  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized (-1)

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2]
gpuAdapters: [0]

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:50299136  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0

Reading data:
Adapter#:0 Temp:60 Load:96 Fan:75 Level:2
CoreL0:157 CoreL2:775 MemL0:298 MemL2:1050 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1088

Code:
C:\Program Files (x86)\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe  -a 0 -m300 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting mem speed: 300 [MHz]
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:60 Load: 0 Fan:74 Level:2 CoreL2:775 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1088

Code:
C:\Program Files (x86)\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe  -a 0 -v1087 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage 1087 [mV]
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:58 Load: 0 Fan:75 Level:2 CoreL2:775 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1087

C:\Program Files (x86)\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe  -a 0 -v1086 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage 1086 [mV]
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:58 Load: 0 Fan:75 Level:2 CoreL2:775 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1086

C:\Program Files (x86)\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe  -a 0 -v1085 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage 1085 [mV]
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:58 Load: 0 Fan:75 Level:2 CoreL2:775 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1085

C:\Program Files (x86)\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe  -a 0 -v1050 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage 1050 [mV]
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:58 Load: 0 Fan:75 Level:2 CoreL2:775 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1050

C:\Program Files (x86)\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe  -a 0 -v1000 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage 1000 [mV]
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:57 Load: 0 Fan:75 Level:2 CoreL2:775 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1000

Just a note.. after undervolting to 1000 I stabilized at 52C.
Code:
#0: Temp:52 Load:98 Fan:75 Level:2 CoreL2:775 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1000

HIS 5770, 1 monitor, WinXP 32bit
No luck at all on undervolting.  Also can't see fan speed.

Code:
C:\Program Files\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe -x
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:4 ID:-512820704  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:4 ID:-512820704  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  2 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:3  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  3 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:4  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  4 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:5  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  5 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:6  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:7  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:8  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:9  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:10  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:11  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:12  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:13  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:14  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:15  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:16  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:17  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:18  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:19  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized (-1)

valid adapters: [0, 1]
gpuAdapters: [0]

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:-512820704  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0

Reading data:
Adapter#:0 Temp:44 Load: 0 Fan:N.A
Level:2
CoreL0:157 CoreL2:960 MemL0:298 MemL2:1200 mVoltL0:1200 mVoltL2:1200

Code:
C:\Program Files\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe -a 0 -m300 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting mem speed: 300 [MHz]
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:43 Load: 0 Fan:N.A
Level:0 CoreL2:960 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1200

Tried values 1000, 1050-1199, 1201:
Code:
C:\Program Files\clocktweak>clocktweak -a 0  -v1199 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage 1199 [mV]
ERROR: write_values: voltage 1199 could not be set (1)

C:\Program Files\clocktweak>clocktweak -a 0  -y -v1201
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage 1201 [mV]
ERROR: write_values: voltage 1201 could not be set (2)

And finally Sapphire 5750, 2 monitors, Win7 64bit:

Code:
C:\utils\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe -x
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:6 ID:57783680  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:6 ID:57783680  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:6 ID:57783680  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  3 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:4  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  4 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:5  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  5 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:6  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:7  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:8  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:9  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:10  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:11  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:12  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:13  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:14  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:15  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:16  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:17  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:18  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:19  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized (-1)

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2]
gpuAdapters: [0]

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:57783680  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0

Reading data:
Adapter#:0 Temp:47 Load: 3 Fan:N.A
Level:0
CoreL0:157 CoreL2:860 MemL0:298 MemL2:1160 mVoltL0:1000 mVoltL2:1100

Code:

C:\utils\clocktweak>clocktweak -a 0 -y -m300
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting mem speed: 300 [MHz]
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:46 Load: 0 Fan:N.A
Level:0 CoreL2:860 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1000

C:\utils\clocktweak>clocktweak -a 0 -y -v1100
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage 1100 [mV]
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:58 Load: 0 Fan:N.A
Level:2 CoreL2:855 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1100

C:\utils\clocktweak>clocktweak -a 0 -y -v1099
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage 1099 [mV]
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:58 Load: 0 Fan:N.A
Level:2 CoreL2:855 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1099

C:\utils\clocktweak>clocktweak -a 0 -y -v1098
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage 1098 [mV]
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:58 Load: 0 Fan:N.A
Level:2 CoreL2:855 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1098
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Working fine on my Crossfire 5770's. MSI Hawk and XFX respectively. If you got that PM I sent earlier, well, it was a bios wall I was hitting on the XFX card. Flashing a new Bios solved the problem..

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I'm back from holiday. Will dig through the testing refunds, feature requests and so on =)

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I bought this just for the ease of adjusting mem to 300 on all cards.

However, do you know how amd gpu tool get to raise core clock higher than bios allows? I would love to use this clocktweak program to adjust more than just one cards above bios limit.
low level hardware access bypassing the driver would be necessary. Also there are different voltage regulators that the manufacturers use. I would look into it for the Sapphire HD 5850 Xtreme Rev 2 as I have a couple of these cards myself but it is difficult to even get the chip specification...

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Working fine on my Crossfire 5770's. MSI Hawk and XFX respectively. If you got that PM I sent earlier, well, it was a bios wall I was hitting on the XFX card. Flashing a new Bios solved the problem..
I got it and send you the testing refund! Thanks for the info.

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Code:
C:\Program Files\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe -a
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:-1672878656  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
Adapter#:4  ID:-1813689984  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1
Adapter#:8  ID:-1672753856  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series"  Active:0  GPU:2

C:\Program Files\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe -a all -c950 -m450 -v1200 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting core speed: 950 [MHz]
ERROR: write_values: core speed 950 could not be set (1): False

C:\Program Files\clocktweak>

Afterburner is able to set my clocks to 950 but I'm getting the error above with clocktweak.
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btw is there any way to make the changes permanent ?
what do you mean by permanent?

you can write a batch file and put a link to it in the autostart folder so that it runs at every startup. put each call to clocktweak into its own line and maybe add a "pause" command on the last line so that you can read the results.


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Afterburner is able to set my clocks to 950 but I'm getting the error above with clocktweak.
Would love to have this work, but if not:
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sent. fyi: you are running into the BIOS limit. if nothing else helps check out RBE

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With ClockTweak I'm seemingly able to underlock my Radeon HD 6990's memory all the way down to 1 MHz. Reading back, the same value comes out. I kind of doubt that the hardware actually supports running at 1 MHz Commodore 64 speed though... And I don't seem to get any noticeable temperature drop either. So how do I find out how much I can REALLY underclock. MSI Afterburner let me go to only ca. 100 to 120 MHz below core speed (exact number depended on core speed), below that the display would show the stock 1250 MHz again. Still I got no temperature drop to speak of... and I've seen other people talk about underclocking to 300 MHz or even to 159 MHz.

So... how do I find out how low I can actually go? Or does anybody around here know how low you can clock a 6990?

My System: Windows 7 SP1 64-bit (fairly fresh installation but with all Windows Updates applied), Core2Quad 2.83 GHz,  one HD 6990, Catalyst 11.6, Phoenix miner (SVN version 103) running from source on 64-bit Python 2.7.2.

Thank you for any help!

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With ClockTweak I'm seemingly able to underlock my Radeon HD 6990's memory all the way down to 1 MHz. Reading back, the same value comes out. I kind of doubt that the hardware actually supports running at 1 MHz Commodore 64 speed though... And I don't seem to get any noticeable temperature drop either. So how do I find out how much I can REALLY underclock. MSI Afterburner let me go to only ca. 100 to 120 MHz below core speed (exact number depended on core speed), below that the display would show the stock 1250 MHz again. Still I got no temperature drop to speak of... and I've seen other people talk about underclocking to 300 MHz or even to 159 MHz.

So... how do I find out how low I can actually go? Or does anybody around here know how low you can clock a 6990?

My System: Windows 7 SP1 64-bit (fairly fresh installation but with all Windows Updates applied), Core2Quad 2.83 GHz,  one HD 6990, Catalyst 11.6, Phoenix miner (SVN version 103) running from source on 64-bit Python 2.7.2.

Thank you for any help!
1Mhz - LOL. If clocktweak does not complain and can even read it back it means the driver accepted it. But it seems the

What happened to the hashrate?

did you try to check with another tool like GPU-Z?


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version v0.8.0b and update released

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hi,

I am running three VGA Sapphire Radeon HD 6950, 1GB GDDR5 (non-reference,obv).
I've been able to overclock the GPUs to 840 and am getting 330mHash/s with a couple of flags I cannot replicate from the top of my head AND a fan angled at the cards from zero distance, temp is ~75C.

I was, however, to this point NOT able to downclock the memory. I tried Afterburner, Trixx, BarelyClocked... nothing.

In your introductory post it says that the 6950 is supported. Might my model be an exception?
If you think your little prog could make this work, I'd love to buy it.
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hi,

I am running three VGA Sapphire Radeon HD 6950, 1GB GDDR5 (non-reference,obv).
I've been able to overclock the GPUs to 840 and am getting 330mHash/s with a couple of flags I cannot replicate from the top of my head AND a fan angled at the cards from zero distance, temp is ~75C.

I was, however, to this point NOT able to downclock the memory. I tried Afterburner, Trixx, BarelyClocked... nothing.

In your introductory post it says that the 6950 is supported. Might my model be an exception?
If you think your little prog could make this work, I'd love to buy it.
I am optimistic it will work. otherwise refund.

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I have two 5830 saphire extremes. 

1) Can only OC one card, either with "-a all" or specifically putting the adapter and using -f
2) Can't OC past 900mhz.   MSI afterburner allows this.

Please help?


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I wish someone would make a similar tool for Ubuntu. At least a tool for overvolting.

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My command line knowledge is rusty so forgive me but am getting these errors when running:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "C:\Python26\lib\site-packages\py2exe\boot_common.py", line 92, in <module>
ImportError: No module named linecache
Traceback (most recent call last):
ImportError: No module named zipextimporter
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "clocktweak.py", line 15, in <module>
ImportError: No module named argparse

Please advise.
what system are you running on? do you have python installed?

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I have two 5830 saphire extremes. 

1) Can only OC one card, either with "-a all" or specifically putting the adapter and using -f
2) Can't OC past 900mhz.   MSI afterburner allows this.

Please help?


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how far can you overclock in ccc?

if you like you can send me the -x output as a pm and I will look at it.

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My bad,
I examined the bios's and, while they were both the same card, one had a clock limit of 900 whereas the other had one of 875. Weird but they came from newegg this way.

I used RBE and set them both to 950, the tool works like a charm.   Thank you for making this!!!
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Just a little purely aesthetic issue:

On the 6990 there is of course only one fan for the two GPUs. So for the second GPU clocktweak -r will display "FAN: N.A" and then break the line at that point which looks ugly since the line for the first GPU is not broken after "Fan: <some number>".

I'd suggest changing that to "Fan: N/A" and no line break.

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Just a little purely aesthetic issue:

On the 6990 there is of course only one fan for the two GPUs. So for the second GPU clocktweak -r will display "FAN: N.A" and then break the line at that point which looks ugly since the line for the first GPU is not broken after "Fan: <some number>".

I'd suggest changing that to "Fan: N/A" and no line break.

thanks a lot! I had that tested before but afterwards changed something and seemingly got it wrong. I fixed it already but if it does not disturb you too much I would wait with the next release for more changes / features.


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thanks a lot! I had that tested before but afterwards changed something and seemingly got it wrong. I fixed it already but if it does not disturb you too much I would wait with the next release for more changes / features.

I think it's fairly obvious that this does not justify a new release. And no, luckily I'm not *that* easily disturbed.  Cheesy

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There's an image url in my sig in support of Bitcoinpool.com but I'm still too new on this forum to be allowed to have an image in there (it's one of those newbie restriction). Being as lazy as I am, I'll just wait for it to show up when I have made enough posts.

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Hi, I purchased this, but have not received the file... Can someone please PM me.  It's been about 10 hours.

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My bios prevents me from using clocktweak to overclock to the level I'm after. But I found another use for it. Based on the example.bat in the program folder i created a monitoring batch that you can probably add to the end of your launch batch or run independently. This will run -r, then wait 15 seconds and run again. If there is an error it will end.

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@echo off
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@if errorlevel 1 goto error
ping -n 15 127.0.0.1 > nul
cls
@goto start

:error
@echo something went wrong

:end


You can change the refresh time by changing the number after -n on the line that begins with ping.

If you want to create a poor man's log you could modify it like this:


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Hi, I purchased this, but have not received the file... Can someone please PM me.  It's been about 10 hours.

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sorry bout the delay. I hope you got everything by now.

The guys from bitcoinservice told me it is always necessary to reload twice if you use IE. They are working on an all new system.

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My bios prevents me from using clocktweak to overclock to the level I'm after. But I found another use for it. Based on the example.bat in the program folder i created a monitoring batch that you can probably add to the end of your launch batch or run independently. This will run -r, then wait 15 seconds and run again. If there is an error it will end.

[...]


Nice work!

I was thinking about adding a monitoring / logging feature but did not find the time yet.

It would also be interesting to have it exit with unique errorlevels if the gpu load drops for too long (e.g. --> restart phoenix) or if temperature would rise above a maximum level (--> shut down).

How much interest would there be for such features?



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So I've tweaked this a bit. I saw where one of my rigs kept falling back to default core so i set up an -a all -c to refresh the OC as a scheduled task. but now i've put it into the monitor batch and set to run every 5 minutes with the monitor refreshing every 15 seconds

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cls
set /a ct+=1
@goto start

:error
@echo something went wrong

:end

i'd like to add the -c value as a variable and have that variable set to different speeds based on temperature. so if it hits a threshold, say 80C it would clock down by 30mhz or so. and then when it gets back to a reasonable range, crank it back up. i just hate doing all the for %%i TOKENS crap you gotta do to parse output. I'm sure for someone who's done more batching it would be trivial to write though.

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So I've tweaked this a bit. I saw where one of my rigs kept falling back to default core so i set up an -a all -c to refresh the OC as a scheduled task. but now i've put it into the monitor batch and set to run every 5 minutes with the monitor refreshing every 15 seconds

[...]

i'd like to add the -c value as a variable and have that variable set to different speeds based on temperature. so if it hits a threshold, say 80C it would clock down by 30mhz or so. and then when it gets back to a reasonable range, crank it back up. i just hate doing all the for %%i TOKENS crap you gotta do to parse output. I'm sure for someone who's done more batching it would be trivial to write though.

I hope your card is not throttling down because of overtemperature. Also you might want to try to get rid of the autostarting ccc process (e.g. with spybot) maybe that is resetting the clock for some weird reason.

if you run clocktweak in a loop make sure there are no other programs running that access the gfx drivers! Especially with 10.x drivers things will probably get unstable.

It was really cool to have:
1.) a sweetspot finder
2.) artefact and temperature limited overclocking control = permanent optimization

I thought about these functions quite a bit but it would take a lot of time to implement.



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yeah, ccc has been out of autostart.
I was having problems with MSI AB on this particular rig and overheat was surely part of the problem as well.
Now MSI AB just won't start on this particular rig so I'm using CT. And happy with it.

I'll probably do some messing around with the batch file to make it adjust for temps. No idea if I'll have the patience to get it working.


BTW, you refunded me last week because i was bios limited on my first rig. I'm going to return that refund because this is definitely worth .20 BTC

One more thing, on your release page can you put dates by your revision history. I'm not sure what version I have or if what updates I downloaded.

Thanks.

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yeah, ccc has been out of autostart.
I was having problems with MSI AB on this particular rig and overheat was surely part of the problem as well.
Now MSI AB just won't start on this particular rig so I'm using CT. And happy with it.

I'll probably do some messing around with the batch file to make it adjust for temps. No idea if I'll have the patience to get it working.


BTW, you refunded me last week because i was bios limited on my first rig. I'm going to return that refund because this is definitely worth .20 BTC

One more thing, on your release page can you put dates by your revision history. I'm not sure what version I have or if what updates I downloaded.

Thanks.

thanks for the rerefund, 1LtYdgT9quiD9mviTwEeaos92YwC9NSm2r

Thanks for the hint concerning the dates! You are aware the program spits out version information if you run it with no options or with -h  ...


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Ah, didn't think about looking at version in the app.

BTW, I sent to the address I think I originally sent to. Let me know if you don't get that and I'll send to the one you just posted.

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The link where you're supposed to be able to buy the program has been going to a 500 error for the past couple of days.
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thanks for the info. there is some problem with bitcoinservice. I will see what I can do...

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The link where you're supposed to be able to buy the program has been going to a 500 error for the past couple of days.
The guys at bitcoinservice fixed it, all working again.

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Very cool, got it.

One bug to report: when the fan speed is displayed as "n/a"  there's an unnecessary linebreak at the end of the "n/a"  string that disrupts the display:

Code:
#0: Temp:54 Load:99 Fan:N.A
Level:2 CoreL2:775 MemL2:250 mVoltL2:1050
#2: Temp:50 Load:93 Fan:18 Level:2 CoreL2:775 MemL2:250 mVoltL2:1050
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It was really cool to have:
1.) a sweetspot finder
2.) artefact and temperature limited overclocking control = permanent optimization

I thought about these functions quite a bit but it would take a lot of time to implement.

While artefact and sweetspot would be harder to implement, a looping display of the -r output, with the possibility of increasing fan/reducing overclock depending on temperature would be very useful; would also be a pain in the backside to code via scraping output.

Thanks for a super utility, well worth the price paid.  Grin

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Very cool, got it.

One bug to report: when the fan speed is displayed as "n/a"  there's an unnecessary linebreak at the end of the "n/a"  string that disrupts the display:

Code:
#0: Temp:54 Load:99 Fan:N.A
Level:2 CoreL2:775 MemL2:250 mVoltL2:1050
#2: Temp:50 Load:93 Fan:18 Level:2 CoreL2:775 MemL2:250 mVoltL2:1050
thanks for the info. this problem is already fixed for the next release...

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It was really cool to have:
1.) a sweetspot finder
2.) artefact and temperature limited overclocking control = permanent optimization

I thought about these functions quite a bit but it would take a lot of time to implement.

While artefact and sweetspot would be harder to implement, a looping display of the -r output, with the possibility of increasing fan/reducing overclock depending on temperature would be very useful; would also be a pain in the backside to code via scraping output.

Thanks for a super utility, well worth the price paid.  Grin

the problem is that the hashrate over clock is quite nonlinear. I am quite certain that in some cases slightly lower clockrate increased temperature on my system and that lower core clockrate sometimes results in  higher hashrate. This topic needs a lot of investigation...

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Hi!

There is a problem with my HD 5870 V2 and I hope you guys wil help me.

I have 4 cards in a rig 3xGiabyte 5870 and one HD 5870 V2. Generally I run them 3x960\365 and 990\365\1.3v and set those parameters via clocktweak. Everything runs fine BUT then something happens and the fan of HD 5870 V2 suddenly lowers rpm to ~700 though in AB its shown that it is 100%. Clocktweak shows that it is only 15% of its max speed.

Afetr this I can not tweak the card via clocktweak. It says me ERROR: write_values: xxxxxxxxxx whatever I do.
But I can tweak a card via AB for example though fan still spins at ~700 rpm while displayed as 100% in AB.

All the cards are crossfired.

How to overcome this whatever it is?

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This happened to another card Angry Angry Angry

One of Gigabyte cards now. Fan spins at ~1500 rpm while max is ~3500.

WTF is happening...

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are you running clocktweak and AB at the same time? You'll need to exit AB before using clocktweak.

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I run clocktweak 1st, set parameters, close it and open AB. AB does not set its parameters at opening. I use it for t monitoring.

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at what temperatures do you run your cards? downthrottling because of overtemp? could also be a bad fan bearing. is the load also going down?

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The load stays perfect 99-100%
Tried cards one by one and everything works only when all together problems start. My OS is W7x64 SP1 soft for fan control is MSI AB (also tried Asus SmartDoc, GPU clock tool, etc.), even Asus smartDoc refuses to detect the card when its crossfired with others! Should I use dummies?

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While artefact and sweetspot would be harder to implement, a looping display of the -r output, with the possibility of increasing fan/reducing overclock depending on temperature would be very useful; would also be a pain in the backside to code via scraping output.

Thanks for a super utility, well worth the price paid.  Grin

the problem is that the hashrate over clock is quite nonlinear. I am quite certain that in some cases slightly lower clockrate increased temperature on my system and that lower core clockrate sometimes results in  higher hashrate. This topic needs a lot of investigation...

That doesn't make sense at all, I can see why you're having problems...
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The load stays perfect 99-100%
Tried cards one by one and everything works only when all together problems start. My OS is W7x64 SP1 soft for fan control is MSI AB (also tried Asus SmartDoc, GPU clock tool, etc.), even Asus smartDoc refuses to detect the card when its crossfired with others! Should I use dummies?

I have only experienced something like you describe (fan going slow even when set to 100%, sometimes working again) with a broken fan (probably it was not the bearing but something else).

watch your temperatures, if the fan stops or goes that slow you can blow your card!

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Looks like it is dead(

Tried all the combinations even removing the blue wire as advised above but did not succeed in the end!

RIP!

Tomorrow will give it back by warranty terms.

By the way! Something may have happend suddenly 'cause I started to have problems today in the morning and now its evening in my country and I have 3x5870 which refuse to work properly though everything was fine yesterday!

One is EAH5870 V2 which has 700rpm fan problem.
And two GV-R587 one of which boots up till "Startnig Windows" and then I can hear welcome sound bit the picture hangs on "Startnig Windows" screen! The other just makes my PC hang on boot!

Now my rig mines with a single GV-R587 which I hope will live long life...

A bad day I have today(((

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The sun killed your card I think:
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Did you do something to anger the sun?

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It may have gone angry with me 'cause I sacrificed one of my 5870s to BTC God Grin Grin Grin

Will go and and burn a coulpe of my 75 Ohm resistors in a name of SUN to huggle it so my single 5870 that has left would outperform itself to 10 GH\s Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes

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I would like to undervoltage my Saphire xtreme 5830 card since because of the summer heat I run at a lower core speed. Trixx let me reduce the voltage only to 1.163 V  Shocked. Can anyone with a 5830 please test, whether ClockTweak is able to reduce the voltage further?

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I would like to undervoltage my Saphire xtreme 5830 card since because of the summer heat I run at a lower core speed. Trixx let me reduce the voltage only to 1.163 V  Shocked. Can anyone with a 5830 please test, whether ClockTweak is able to reduce the voltage further?
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It would also be interesting to have it exit with unique errorlevels if the gpu load drops for too long (e.g. --> restart phoenix) or if temperature would rise above a maximum level (--> shut down).

How much interest would there be for such features?
Yes please, these would be great to enhance scripting in logic.
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Hi,

Great program. I didn't have time to read this entire thread, but I thought I'd give some feedback.

My system:
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Windows 7 64x
E6550 CPU
GA-p35-dsrl Mobo
Ati 5770

Tested and works
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Mem clock change (down to 300mhz)
Core clock change (up to 960mhz)

Tested and doesn't work
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Fan speed. Shows N.A.

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System 6970 refund: 12XDk7PtyENPL9DFyntDcHe4XDEbJJxSoM

My system:
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Tested and works
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Mem clock change (down to 325mhz)
Core clock change (up to 950mhz)

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C:\Program Files (x86)\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe -x
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                ClockTweak v0.8.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
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Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:0 ID:10436272  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:0 ID:10436272  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  2 could not be initialized
A.#:3  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  3 could not be initialized
A.#:4  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  4 could not be initialized
A.#:5  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  5 could not be initialized
A.#:6  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized
A.#:7  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized
A.#:8  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized
A.#:9  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized
A.#:10  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized
A.#:11  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized
A.#:12  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized
A.#:13  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized
A.#:14  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized
A.#:15  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized
A.#:16  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized
A.#:17  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized
A.#:18  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized
A.#:19  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized

valid adapters: [0, 1]
gpuAdapters:

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:10436272  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6900 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0

Reading data:
Adapter#:0 Temp:44 Load: 0 Fan:20 Level:1
CoreL0:880 CoreL2:880 MemL0:150 MemL2:1375 mVoltL0:900 mVoltL2:1175


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I have a question about this command: clocktweak.exe -a0 -c950 -m325 -s100 -y

When I run that I get 320 Mh/s, but when I run the ATI tray overclock with same settings, plus power +20%, I get 420 Mh/s.

So my question is, how do I set that +20% power via command line?



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-v sets power. You'll have to do the math on what 20% would equal.

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Thinking of doing something bigger with this and while I'm certainly competent enough to parse your output I have to ask anyway... Any chance you could add another flag to give the -r output in JSON?
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Hi,

Great program. I didn't have time to read this entire thread, but I thought I'd give some feedback.

My system:
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Windows 7 64x
E6550 CPU
GA-p35-dsrl Mobo
Ati 5770

Tested and works
=============
Mem clock change (down to 300mhz)
Core clock change (up to 960mhz)

Tested and doesn't work
=============
Fan speed. Shows N.A.


thanks for sharing!

it seems on the 5770 fan control never works. or did it for anyone?

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-v sets power. You'll have to do the math on what 20% would equal.
careful, -v sets voltage but jazkal means something different.

I think you are talking about the powertune feature? it is not (yet) implemented.

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Thinking of doing something bigger with this and while I'm certainly competent enough to parse your output I have to ask anyway... Any chance you could add another flag to give the -r output in JSON?
+1
I also support this idea.

Json or xml format output will be great !

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-v sets power. You'll have to do the math on what 20% would equal.
careful, -v sets voltage but jazkal means something different.

I think you are talking about the powertune feature? it is not (yet) implemented.
Yeah, I think it is the powertune feature.

I tried the -v settings, but they didn't do what I needed.
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Thinking of doing something bigger with this and while I'm certainly competent enough to parse your output I have to ask anyway... Any chance you could add another flag to give the -r output in JSON?

+1 for JSON
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ok, you convinced me. I'll add a JSON output option, hopefully tomorrow.

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What about automatic core clock control ?
For example I setting up max and min core temperatures, and clocktweak keeps core clock in this margins.
This no need drivers, services, just simple schedule cron task .

Something like this will be added to every minute windows cron task:
coreclock -c auto -tmin 70 -tmax 80 -tstep 10 -m 300 -temerg 100 -emergtask "taskkill phoenix.exe"

After task run it will check is the temperature below -tmin (70), if yes, then it will increase core clock on -tstep (10) , if temp above -tmax (80) then it will decrease clock.

Also it can be emergency mode, f.e. if temp above -temerg (100) cels, is will runs -emergtask (can finish miners/shutdown, send sms/email/tweet/jabber/icq ...).

P.S.
I make simple XML output with .bat script. You can easy convert it into json format.
Code:
echo off
echo ^<xml^> > outfile.xml
FOR /F "tokens=1,3,5 delims=:# " %%A IN ('clocktweak.exe -r ^| Find "Temp"') DO (
echo   ^<card^> >> outfile.xml
echo      ^<cardid^>%%A^</card^> >> outfile.xml
echo      ^<temp^>%%B^</temp^> >> outfile.xml
echo      ^<load^>%%C^</load^> >> outfile.xml
echo   ^</cardid^> >> outfile.xml
)
echo ^</xml^> >> outfile.xml



output will be correct xml code:
Code:
<xml>
  <card>
     <cardid>0</cardid>
     <temp>63</temp>
     <load>98</load>
  </card>
  <card>
     <cardid>3</cardid>
     <temp>75</temp>
     <load>98</load>
  </card>
</xml>
you can save it into file by adding ">> outfile.xml"  in the end after every echo line

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Wouldn't mind trying this out, but the buy/download link is broked.

I have a 4x6870 setup I can test it on.

Let me know,
Thanks,
Mike
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@Lexiko:
you sure know how to write a batch file!

temperature optimized clock rate is not so easy because temperature/hashrate can sometimes be quite nonlinear. I am still looking into it. Next version will have some featues to make it easier to implement it with a batch file if you really want.


preview example json output for the next release:
{"gpus": [{"load": 97, "temperature": 81.5, "name": "ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series",
 "level": 2, "adapter": 0, "mVoltL2": 1088, "memL2": 269, "active": 1, "memL0":
157, "id": -519966840, "fanSpeed": 83, "mVoltL0": 950, "coreL2": 807, "coreL0":
807}, {"load": 95, "temperature": 79.0, "name": "ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series", "le
vel": 2, "adapter": 2, "mVoltL2": 1088, "memL2": 269, "active": 1, "memL0": 157,
 "id": -512393528, "fanSpeed": 82, "mVoltL0": 950, "coreL2": 807, "coreL0": 807}
, {"load": 99, "temperature": 77.5, "name": "ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series", "level"
: 2, "adapter": 4, "mVoltL2": 1088, "memL2": 269, "active": 1, "memL0": 157, "id
": -508025168, "fanSpeed": 27, "mVoltL0": 950, "coreL2": 807, "coreL0": 807}, {"
load": 99, "temperature": 78.0, "name": "ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series", "level": 2,
 "adapter": 6, "mVoltL2": 1088, "memL2": 269, "active": 1, "memL0": 157, "id": -
508256800, "fanSpeed": 77, "mVoltL0": 950, "coreL2": 807, "coreL0": 807}], "nGpu
s": 4}

everybody ok with that format?

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i'd like to add the -c value as a variable and have that variable set to different speeds based on temperature. so if it hits a threshold, say 80C it would clock down by 30mhz or so. and then when it gets back to a reasonable range, crank it back up. i just hate doing all the for %%i TOKENS crap you gotta do to parse output. I'm sure for someone who's done more batching it would be trivial to write though.

Lexiko proves me right. Nice work.

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Download server is working again...

I am working on the next version but it is more work than I thought.   Roll Eyes


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New version out with plenty of new features.

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Hey Phelix. Great little tool you have going on here. i purchased it seeing as how promissing it looks but the only problem is it does not seem to want to work on Windows Server 2008.
hell i had a hard enough time just getting drivers and CCC to install in the first place so it does not suprise me. i can manually underclock my mem using MSI AB but i have to close and re-open it to go below 625MHz and this is a (normally) headless server and i can't be doing that after i plug it in it's usual place. so that's why i wanted to give your tool a try.

Basically using your tool i can clearly read the proper devices, i can even change the fan speed. but as soon as i try and change the core or voltage it gives me
ERROR: write_values: core speed 960 could not be set (1): False
replace core speed with voltage and i get the same error.

mem clocks are odd. if mem clocks alone would work with this i'd use it no problem but if i tell it to change mem clocks it THINKS it changes them. it "looks" like it works. but when i check with GPUz or even just look at my MH/s it obviouslly does not do anything.

here are my specs:
Windows server 2008 x64 SP1
Catalyst Control Center 11.6
ATI Display driver 11.4 (that's right. i have to install the display driver via device manager and then install CCC 11.6 without the 11.6 display driver to get ANYTHING at all to work in the first place)
running 2 reference MSI 6950 2GB cards fashed to unlock the shaders.

P.S if i got the general idea right, if i'm the first to post with a specific configuration (in my case windows server) i am entitled to a refund right? well if so please send me my .2 BTC to 17mycqd2fA8F7MwmMziayt7ipCf224Vjc3
If you can help me solve my problem i will send it back to you Cheesy

Thanks, and keep up the awesome work.
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truvativ, clocktweak work's great on my Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 (5770x2 cards).
It something with your settings or card drivers.

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truvativ, clocktweak work's great on my Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 (5770x2 cards).
It something with your settings or card drivers.

hmm. how easy was yours to set up? because i spent two days trying to find drivers that would install and remain stable.
11.6 seemed to install without a problem but the clocks on my 6950 would fluctuate constantly giving me low hashrates and i read online that i'm not the only person with this problem and the solution was to revert to 11.4 drivers. that solved my issue but my windows server wouldn't even show me the 11.4 CCC and display drivers as options to install when using catalyst install manager so i had to install the display driver manually using device manager and install CCC from the 11.6 package.

oh i should mention when i tried 11.6 (driver and CCC) with a 6870 in my machine everything worked without a problem. (minus clocktweak, tried the 6870 before purchasing clocktweak)

i'm sure clocktweak works for some people. just does not seem to work with my setup (winserver2008 and shader unlocked 6950x2)

but if you have any ideas. please let me know.
thanks.
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Anyone have any examples of monitoring temps with the errorlevels?
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New version out with plenty of new features.

Where to find the update at? Page on the first post is down. Thanks!
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New version out with plenty of new features.

Where to find the update at? Page on the first post is down. Thanks!
http://bitcoinx.com/clocktweak/
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is there a way to adjust voltages for ASUS 5850 directCU? its possible in MSI afterburner with a few tweaks

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is there a way to adjust voltages for ASUS 5850 directCU? its possible in MSI afterburner with a few tweaks

I did it with clocktweak (-v option, i think), EAH5850 GPU.


     
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truvativ, I think it's not a clocktweak problem , and even not a windows 2008 problem. mb your card clocks are bios locked . Try to use any other clock tweaker f.e. saphiretrixx or msiafterburn (with overcloking options), if they won't work, you will need to  flash your card bios (only do it if u know what a u doing).

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is there a way to adjust voltages for ASUS 5850 directCU? its possible in MSI afterburner with a few tweaks

I did it with clocktweak (-v option, i think), EAH5850 GPU.

C:\Program Files (x86)\clocktweak>clocktweak -a 0 -y -s 20 -v 1125 -f
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage to 1125 [mV]
ERROR: write_values: voltage 1125 could not be set (1)

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c:\Program Files (x86)\clocktweak>clocktweak -a 0 -c 980 -m 180 -v 1080 -s 85 -y

===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting core speed to 980 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 180 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1080 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 85%
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:22 Load: 0 Fan:83 CoreL2:980 MemL2:180 mVoltL2:1080


c:\Program Files (x86)\clocktweak>

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Hey Phelix. Great little tool you have going on here. i purchased it seeing as how promissing it looks but the only problem is it does not seem to want to work on Windows Server 2008.
hell i had a hard enough time just getting drivers and CCC to install in the first place so it does not suprise me. i can manually underclock my mem using MSI AB but i have to close and re-open it to go below 625MHz and this is a (normally) headless server and i can't be doing that after i plug it in it's usual place. so that's why i wanted to give your tool a try.

Basically using your tool i can clearly read the proper devices, i can even change the fan speed. but as soon as i try and change the core or voltage it gives me
ERROR: write_values: core speed 960 could not be set (1): False
replace core speed with voltage and i get the same error.

mem clocks are odd. if mem clocks alone would work with this i'd use it no problem but if i tell it to change mem clocks it THINKS it changes them. it "looks" like it works. but when i check with GPUz or even just look at my MH/s it obviouslly does not do anything.

here are my specs:
Windows server 2008 x64 SP1
Catalyst Control Center 11.6
ATI Display driver 11.4 (that's right. i have to install the display driver via device manager and then install CCC 11.6 without the 11.6 display driver to get ANYTHING at all to work in the first place)
running 2 reference MSI 6950 2GB cards fashed to unlock the shaders.

P.S if i got the general idea right, if i'm the first to post with a specific configuration (in my case windows server) i am entitled to a refund right? well if so please send me my .2 BTC to 17mycqd2fA8F7MwmMziayt7ipCf224Vjc3
If you can help me solve my problem i will send it back to you Cheesy

Thanks, and keep up the awesome work.
-Truvativ
core clock / voltage: probably the bios limits you
mem clock: this is very odd. are you sure you are looking at the same card? the order may be different in GPUz or in your mining software

Lexiko was first with the Windows Server 2008 system, though I missed it. Corrected and PMed him.

anyway I send you the refund. every time I send bitcoins arround the world I am happy that it is possible  Cheesy

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teukon pointed out to me that on linux catalyst drivers version 11.6 are not limited by the bios in overlocking. Can anyone acknowledge that for windows?

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ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.


@OP: why appears the bolded line?

this will appear on all systems other than winXP. it is not a problem besides being annoying. I forgot to comment out a line while upgrading the AMDoverdrivectrl library to the new one with powerTune support.

btw:

Thorsten is doing an awesome job with that tool. If you are on linux it is the way to go.

I have sent 20% of the clocktweak profit so far to him and also 20% to netxshare, the developer of pyADL.


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Anyone have any examples of monitoring temps with the errorlevels?

this should have been part of the update patch:

Code:
clocktweak -a
@echo cmd: errorlevel: %errorlevel%
@if %errorlevel% == 1 goto error
@echo.

clocktweak -r
@echo cmd: errorlevel: %errorlevel%
@if %errorlevel% == 1 goto error
@echo.

clocktweak -o -th 88
@echo cmd: errorlevel: %errorlevel%
@if %errorlevel% == 11 goto shutdown
@echo.

@goto end
:error
@echo something went wrong
@goto end

:shutdown
shutdown.exe -r -f -t 300 /c "overtemp - shutting down for good"
@goto end


:examples
@rem  ---------------------- some info and examples ---------------------- ---------------------- ----------------------

@rem    note: "if errorlevel x goto y" is not specific to one errorlevel but is true if errorlevel > x

shutdown.exe -r -f -t 300 /c "overtemp - shutting down for good"

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@PING 1.1.1.1 -n 1 -w 15000 >NUL

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Hey Phelix. Great little tool you have going on here.......................................
core clock / voltage: probably the bios limits you
mem clock: this is very odd. are you sure you are looking at the same card? the order may be different in GPUz or in your mining software

Lexiko was first with the Windows Server 2008 system, though I missed it. Corrected and PMed him.

anyway I send you the refund. every time I send bitcoins arround the world I am happy that it is possible  Cheesy


but i can overclock fine via MSI AB.
anyways. i tried setting the mem clock to the lowest AB does when launched and i actually get higher hashrates with my current settings than i did before so i'm happy with that. running 2 unlocked 6950 each are hitting ~411 MH/s and one is topping off at 74*c, the other at 68*c.
will give this software a try on my main computer once i get the OCing working again. i keep getting BSODS now with my dual 6870s and MSI AB when i try and change anything other than fan speed. woke up this morning and my comp was rebooted. i think i may have fried something haha

oh well.
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Wont change voltage on 6850 running windows 7 32bit

C:\Program Files\clocktweak>clocktweak -a all -v 1160 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage to 1160 [mV]
ERROR: write_values: voltage 1160 could not be set (1)

C:\Program Files\clocktweak>clocktweak -a all -v 1180 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage to 1180 [mV]
ERROR: write_values: voltage 1180 could not be set (1)

C:\Program Files\clocktweak>clocktweak -a all -v 1170 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage to 1170 [mV]
ERROR: write_values: voltage 1170 could not be set (1)

C:\Program Files\clocktweak>clocktweak -a all -v 1190 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting voltage to 1190 [mV]
ERROR: write_values: voltage 1190 could not be set (1)

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Im getting a error when trying to change any settings.

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Disclaimer flag not found. See help.

You forgot the -y flag to accept the disclaimer.
As for the win_xp related thing don't worry about it. It just means you are not on windows xp.
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Here is a before and after on 4x 6870. Everything worked as advertised! Using xfx reference cards.

Code:
C:\ct>clocktweak.exe -x
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:0 ID:10633280  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:0 ID:10633280  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:0 ID:10633280  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:0 ID:10633280  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:4  r:0 ID:17062784  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1
A.#:5  r:0 ID:17062784  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:6  r:0 ID:17062784  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:7  r:0 ID:17062784  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:8  r:0 ID:100407360  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:2
A.#:9  r:0 ID:100407360  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:2
A.#:10  r:0 ID:100407360  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:2
A.#:11  r:0 ID:100407360  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:2
A.#:12  r:0 ID:18778432  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:3
A.#:13  r:0 ID:18778432  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:3
A.#:14  r:0 ID:18778432  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:3
A.#:15  r:0 ID:18778432  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:3
A.#:16  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized
A.#:17  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized
A.#:18  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized
A.#:19  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]
gpuAdapters: [0, 4, 8, 12]

Reading data:
#0: Temp:43 Load:17 Fan:21 CoreL2:900 MemL2:1050 mVoltL2:1175
#4: Temp:43 Load: 0 Fan:21 CoreL2:900 MemL2:1050 mVoltL2:1175
#8: Temp:44 Load: 0 Fan:23 CoreL2:900 MemL2:1050 mVoltL2:1175
#12: Temp:41 Load: 0 Fan:22 CoreL2:900 MemL2:1050 mVoltL2:1175


C:\ct>clocktweak.exe -a all -c1000 -m300 -v1000 -s95 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting core speed to 1000 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 300 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1000 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 95%
 Adapter #4:
  setting core speed to 1000 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 300 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1000 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 95%
 Adapter #8:
  setting core speed to 1000 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 300 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1000 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 95%
 Adapter #12:
  setting core speed to 1000 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 300 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1000 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 95%
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:42 Load:16 Fan:55 CoreL2:1000 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1000
#4: Temp:42 Load: 0 Fan:46 CoreL2:1000 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1000
#8: Temp:43 Load: 0 Fan:40 CoreL2:1000 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1000
#12: Temp:41 Load: 0 Fan:23 CoreL2:1000 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1000

c:\ct>clocktweak.exe -x
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:0 ID:10633280  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:0 ID:10633280  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:0 ID:10633280  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:0 ID:10633280  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:4  r:0 ID:17062784  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1
A.#:5  r:0 ID:17062784  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:6  r:0 ID:17062784  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:7  r:0 ID:17062784  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:8  r:0 ID:100407360  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:2
A.#:9  r:0 ID:100407360  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:2
A.#:10  r:0 ID:100407360  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:2
A.#:11  r:0 ID:100407360  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:2
A.#:12  r:0 ID:18778432  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:3
A.#:13  r:0 ID:18778432  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:3
A.#:14  r:0 ID:18778432  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:3
A.#:15  r:0 ID:18778432  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:3
A.#:16  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized
A.#:17  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized
A.#:18  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized
A.#:19  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]
gpuAdapters: [0, 4, 8, 12]

Reading data:
#0: Temp:38 Load: 0 Fan:97 CoreL2:1000 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1000
#4: Temp:37 Load: 0 Fan:96 CoreL2:1000 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1000
#8: Temp:38 Load: 0 Fan:97 CoreL2:1000 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1000
#12: Temp:36 Load: 0 Fan:94 CoreL2:1000 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1000
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Have noticed something weird though.  When I set mem to 300, core to 1000, and voltage to 1000. Clock Tweak says it is set. GPU-Z shows that mem and core are at 300. When I start mining, mem shoots to 1050, voltage to 1172 and core to 1000 according to GPU-Z. If I try to use clocktweak to reset, GPU-Z stays the same.  Will try to test this out a little bit more and reply back.
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Have noticed something weird though.  When I set mem to 300, core to 1000, and voltage to 1000. Clock Tweak says it is set. GPU-Z shows that mem and core are at 300. When I start mining, mem shoots to 1050, voltage to 1172 and core to 1000 according to GPU-Z. If I try to use clocktweak to reset, GPU-Z stays the same.  Will try to test this out a little bit more and reply back.
do you have any other programs running parallel like ccc?

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No. Uninstalled CCC and afterburner.  Afterburner wont run on a 4 card setup anyways. 
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So I can confirm that on my setup, according to GPU-Z, the only settings that are changing are the core speed and fan speed while GUIMiner is running... Anyone else able to duplicate my issue on their setup?
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So I can confirm that on my setup, according to GPU-Z, the only settings that are changing are the core speed and fan speed while GUIMiner is running... Anyone else able to duplicate my issue on their setup?

in gpu-z are you on the "graphics card" tab or on the "sensors" tab?

The "graphics card" tab shows level 2 speeds while the "sensors" tab shows currently active clock speeds. that means if the card is idle there will be level 2 speeds displayed on the "graphics card" tab but level 0 speeds on the "sensors" tab. if the card is working hard then both will show level 2 speeds.

if you look at the "graphics card" tab it should always be the same as what clocktweak sets / reads (for level 2; refresh may take a couple of secs on the "graphics card" tab).


make sure you are looking at the right card. the order of gpus could be different in gpu-z and clocktweak!



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Radeon 6950 (three of them, #0,4,8)

clocktweak -a8 -c750 -m300

-r  gives me
#8 Temp 68 Load 96 Fan 32 CoreL2 750 memL2 700

However, the Win7 widget as well as the ATI tools show cpu840 mem1250.
after some testing, the widget still wont show the core and gpu rates i set via clocktweak...

what to do, what to do?



edit: also, when I set all my GPUs to 840/300 and the mining SW crashes - will the GPU continue to wor at 840, or will it slow down with diminishing load?


edit: do i need to disable all other tweaking tools, such as the AMD VISION CONTROL CENTER I am using in order to effectively use ClockTweaker?
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in gpu-z are you on the "graphics card" tab or on the "sensors" tab?

The "graphics card" tab shows level 2 speeds while the "sensors" tab shows currently active clock speeds. that means if the card is idle there will be level 2 speeds displayed on the "graphics card" tab but level 0 speeds on the "sensors" tab. if the card is working hard then both will show level 2 speeds.

if you look at the "graphics card" tab it should always be the same as what clocktweak sets / reads (for level 2; refresh may take a couple of secs on the "graphics card" tab).

make sure you are looking at the right card. the order of gpus could be different in gpu-z and clocktweak!

I was looking in the Sensors Tab and at the right card. I normally use the -a all but thought that might not be setting all of the GPUs, so I tried setting just one and that netted the same results...  When I am not mining, the core and mem speed drop to 300. Then start mining and they bump up to 1000 and 1050. Then stop mining and they go back down again to 300. Using GUI Miner. Would love to get this solved.

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Today after reinstallation of system on my miner the AMD GPU Clock Tool which previously was the only tool that could underclock and overclock over the BIOS limits my reference HIS 5850 refused to work.
The drivers installed were newest beta Catalyst 11.7. Then I've tried to use ClockTweak to do some overclocking in the BIOS limits range, but accidentally I've passed options for my second card - 900/300 and it worked! Not only the BIOS limits were bypassed, but previously this card could only go stable to 850. Very nice job AMD with that drivers Smiley
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in gpu-z are you on the "graphics card" tab or on the "sensors" tab?

The "graphics card" tab shows level 2 speeds while the "sensors" tab shows currently active clock speeds. that means if the card is idle there will be level 2 speeds displayed on the "graphics card" tab but level 0 speeds on the "sensors" tab. if the card is working hard then both will show level 2 speeds.

if you look at the "graphics card" tab it should always be the same as what clocktweak sets / reads (for level 2; refresh may take a couple of secs on the "graphics card" tab).

make sure you are looking at the right card. the order of gpus could be different in gpu-z and clocktweak!

I was looking in the Sensors Tab and at the right card. I normally use the -a all but thought that might not be setting all of the GPUs, so I tried setting just one and that netted the same results...  When I am not mining, the core and mem speed drop to 300. Then start mining and they bump up to 1000 and 1050. Then stop mining and they go back down again to 300. Using GUI Miner. Would love to get this solved.

Thanks
it is normal for the speeds to jump if you start mining - the card is switching from lazy powersafing 2d mode to hard work 3d mode. the problem is that the high values should stay to what you put them.



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Today after reinstallation of system on my miner the AMD GPU Clock Tool which previously was the only tool that could underclock and overclock over the BIOS limits my reference HIS 5850 refused to work.
The drivers installed were newest beta Catalyst 11.7. Then I've tried to use ClockTweak to do some overclocking in the BIOS limits range, but accidentally I've passed options for my second card - 900/300 and it worked! Not only the BIOS limits were bypassed, but previously this card could only go stable to 850. Very nice job AMD with that drivers Smiley
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Radeon 6950 (three of them, #0,4,8)

clocktweak -a8 -c750 -m300

-r  gives me
#8 Temp 68 Load 96 Fan 32 CoreL2 750 memL2 700

However, the Win7 widget as well as the ATI tools show cpu840 mem1250.
after some testing, the widget still wont show the core and gpu rates i set via clocktweak...

what to do, what to do?

edit: also, when I set all my GPUs to 840/300 and the mining SW crashes - will the GPU continue to wor at 840, or will it slow down with diminishing load?

edit: do i need to disable all other tweaking tools, such as the AMD VISION CONTROL CENTER I am using in order to effectively use ClockTweaker?

I assume the download finally worked - sorry, missed your post yesterday.

are you sure you are looking at the right card? order may be different between programs.

without load the gpu will slow down to level 0 speeds.

it is safer to only use one tool at a time, especially with 10.x drivers

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download worked, program works as well.

on my sapphire 6950s, only a few select combinations work:

-c840 -m800 (-c840 with any lower setting than -m800 will result in -m1250)
-c800 -m700 (doesnt go lower than -m700 at all!)

only the -v option i havent figured out yet. if someone can give me a working number, please? so far i have tried 900, 950, 975, 1000, 1050, 1075.

still stays at 1100.

also, if someone knows a working -m lower than, please kick it my way!


i dig the program. nice work!

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it is normal for the speeds to jump if you start mining - the card is switching from lazy powersafing 2d mode to hard work 3d mode. the problem is that the high values should stay to what you put them.

According to GPU-Z, the Graphics Card tab says Clock is 1000 and Mem is 300, but the sensor tab shows Clock @ 1000 and Mem @ 1050. Ever seen it show two different values?

Can someone with a 4 card 68XX setup check to make sure everything is working properly? I just tried ClockTweak on a 1 card setup and it seemed to set everything right.  I am starting to think that similar to how Afterburner doesn't work on a 4 card setup, maybe ClockTweak isn't working too.
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it is normal for the speeds to jump if you start mining - the card is switching from lazy powersafing 2d mode to hard work 3d mode. the problem is that the high values should stay to what you put them.

According to GPU-Z, the Graphics Card tab says Clock is 1000 and Mem is 300, but the sensor tab shows Clock @ 1000 and Mem @ 1050. Ever seen it show two different values?

Can someone with a 4 card 68XX setup check to make sure everything is working properly? I just tried ClockTweak on a 1 card setup and it seemed to set everything right.  I am starting to think that similar to how Afterburner doesn't work on a 4 card setup, maybe ClockTweak isn't working too.

According to GPU-Z, the Graphics Card tab says Clock is 1000 and Mem is 300, but the sensor tab shows Clock @ 1000 and Mem @ 1050. Ever seen it show two different values?

if the card was idle it is normal to show different values. was it? also it might take some time to refresh.

ClockTweak is working fine with a four card setup, I have four cards myself and lots of other people have confirmed it.

Still there seems to be something weird going on with your system. Please do this to help me debug:

Reboot your system
do not start any miners yet
run "clocktweak -r -l"
run with your parameters: "clocktweak.exe -a all -c1000 -m300 -v1000 -s95 -y"
run "clocktweak -r -l"
start your miners on two cards
run "clocktweak -r -l"

post all the outputs here in a code tag as before.

other things you can try:
with cards in idle and all cooled down set fan speeds of single cards high to determine adapter# for each physical card. also take a look at gpu-z so you know the order in gpu-z. you may want to write it down (I did =) ).

start a single miner on a single card and check with clocktweak / gpu-z which cards gets hot to determine gpu/adapter# for your mining software.

with the miners running change clock / mem speeds of single cards and check if hashrates change.



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Code:
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Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

C:\Users\BTC>cd c:\ct

c:\ct>clocktweak -r -l
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.8.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Adapter#:0 Temp:50 Load: 0 Fan:97 Level:0
CoreL0:980 CoreL2:980 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1000

Adapter#:4 Temp:47 Load: 0 Fan:96 Level:0
CoreL0:980 CoreL2:980 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1000

Adapter#:8 Temp:48 Load: 0 Fan:97 Level:0
CoreL0:980 CoreL2:980 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1000

Adapter#:12 Temp:44 Load: 0 Fan:94 Level:0
CoreL0:980 CoreL2:980 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1000


c:\ct>clocktweak -a all -c980 -m300 -v1100 -s95 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.8.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting core speed to 980 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 300 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1100 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 95%
 Adapter #4:
  setting core speed to 980 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 300 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1100 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 95%
 Adapter #8:
  setting core speed to 980 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 300 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1100 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 95%
 Adapter #12:
  setting core speed to 980 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 300 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1100 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 95%
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:43 Load: 4 Fan:97 Level:0 CoreL2:980 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1100
#4: Temp:42 Load: 0 Fan:96 Level:0 CoreL2:980 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1100
#8: Temp:43 Load: 0 Fan:97 Level:0 CoreL2:980 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1100
#12: Temp:40 Load: 0 Fan:94 Level:0 CoreL2:980 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1100

c:\ct>clocktweak -r -l
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.8.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Adapter#:0 Temp:42 Load: 0 Fan:97 Level:0
CoreL0:980 CoreL2:980 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1100

Adapter#:4 Temp:42 Load: 0 Fan:96 Level:0
CoreL0:980 CoreL2:980 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1100

Adapter#:8 Temp:42 Load: 0 Fan:97 Level:0
CoreL0:980 CoreL2:980 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1100

Adapter#:12 Temp:39 Load: 0 Fan:94 Level:0
CoreL0:980 CoreL2:980 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1100


c:\ct>clocktweak -r -l
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.8.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Adapter#:0 Temp:60 Load:99 Fan:96 Level:2
CoreL0:980 CoreL2:980 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1100

Adapter#:4 Temp:41 Load: 0 Fan:96 Level:0
CoreL0:980 CoreL2:980 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1100

Adapter#:8 Temp:60 Load:99 Fan:96 Level:2
CoreL0:980 CoreL2:980 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1100

Adapter#:12 Temp:38 Load: 0 Fan:94 Level:0
CoreL0:980 CoreL2:980 MemL0:300 MemL2:300 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL2:1100

When mining on 2 of the GPUs, GPUZ is reporting that the GPUs that are NOT mining are running 300 & 300 and the GPUs that are mining are running 980 & 1050. If I change Clock speed, the MH/s do change but from the beginning it always looked like clock and fan speed worked & voltage and memory speed didn't.
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please upgrade to the latest version. there is a patch at http://bitcoinx.com/clocktweak

v0.8.0b displays a wrong coreL0 clock speed (coreL2 instead)


still it is kinda awkward that your memL0 and memL2 speed are both at 300. that should not be possible. I assume you did not make a reboot before these readouts. try a memclock of 303 instead of 300. it looks like 300 is your bios limit.

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c:\ct>clocktweak -a all -c980 -m600 -v1100 -s95 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting core speed to 980 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 600 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1100 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 95%
 Adapter #4:
  setting core speed to 980 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 600 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1100 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 95%
 Adapter #8:
  setting core speed to 980 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 600 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1100 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 95%
 Adapter #12:
  setting core speed to 980 [MHz]
  setting mem speed to 600 [MHz]
  setting voltage to 1100 [mV]
  setting fan speed to 95%
Set values - finished.

Reading:
#0: Temp:67 Load: 0 Fan:96 CoreL2:980 MemL2:600 mVoltL2:1100
#4: Temp:46 Load: 0 Fan:96 CoreL2:980 MemL2:600 mVoltL2:1100
#8: Temp:68 Load: 0 Fan:96 CoreL2:980 MemL2:600 mVoltL2:1100
#12: Temp:42 Load: 0 Fan:94 CoreL2:980 MemL2:600 mVoltL2:1100


c:\ct>clocktweak -r -l
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Adapter#:0 Temp:67 Load:77 Fan:96 Level:2   CoreL0:100 CoreL1:775 CoreL2:980
MemL0:300 MemL1:1050 MemL2:600 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL1:1100 mVoltL2:1100
Adapter#:4 Temp:45 Load: 0 Fan:96 Level:0   CoreL0:100 CoreL1:775 CoreL2:980
MemL0:300 MemL1:1050 MemL2:600 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL1:1100 mVoltL2:1100
Adapter#:8 Temp:68 Load:98 Fan:97 Level:2   CoreL0:100 CoreL1:775 CoreL2:980
MemL0:300 MemL1:1050 MemL2:600 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL1:1100 mVoltL2:1100
Adapter#:12 Temp:41 Load: 0 Fan:94 Level:0   CoreL0:100 CoreL1:775 CoreL2:980
MemL0:300 MemL1:1050 MemL2:600 mVoltL0:950 mVoltL1:1100 mVoltL2:1100

I had tried it in 0.9 already and dropped it back to see if the new version caused the problem. GPU-Z is still showing the same results as my last post.
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I repeat my question:

Does anyone have a working number for Sapphire 6950 1GB voltage?
Shipped with 1.1v, GPU ist 840, memory downclocked to 800.

Would LOVE to set the voltage a little lower. Anyone?
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I had tried it in 0.9 already and dropped it back to see if the new version caused the problem. GPU-Z is still showing the same results as my last post.

what driver version do you use? it seems to accept clock speed levels out of order.

if you like you can try the hidden options (mentioned in the readme)  -memlevelX  and -corelevelX 

you can try this procedure:

clocktweak -y -a all -m 280 -memlevel0
clocktweak -y -a all -m 290 -memlevel1
clocktweak -y -a all -m 300 -l




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I repeat my question:

Does anyone have a working number for Sapphire 6950 1GB voltage?
Shipped with 1.1v, GPU ist 840, memory downclocked to 800.

Would LOVE to set the voltage a little lower. Anyone?

please post the output of -r -l

which driver version do you use?



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Made a simple auto temperature control .bat script using ClockTweak tool http://forum.bitcoin.org/index.php?topic=28319.0

It can to control gpu core temperature by changing core speed depends on Minumum and Maximum margin values.

P.S. phelix, I made it my own way, so last features with errorlevel were not useful Smiley

P.P.S. phelix, don't you want to compile linux version of clocktweak?  Now it is more functional than other linux tools.

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To get other voltages you just need to get a copy of your bios by using GPU-Z.
Then take RBE Bios editor and check the different states for their clock and voltage. Voilá there you go. Take the next lower voltage setting and start tweaking - big fun!

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So now that you've got JSON implemented, I think I'll start work on some monitoring software based on clocktweak Smiley

I bashed something together for myself but it's very hackish, nothing trapped for or commented, messy code and bashed together in the quickest language I knew (Classic ASP).

It's up at http://codinginmysleep.com/miners/ for critique. Pretty basic interface, color-coded HUD at the top for each miner and the simple clocktweak -r -n output below. Not pretty but it functions. Would anyone be interested in something of this nature?
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So now that you've got JSON implemented, I think I'll start work on some monitoring software based on clocktweak Smiley

I bashed something together for myself but it's very hackish, nothing trapped for or commented, messy code and bashed together in the quickest language I knew (Classic ASP).

It's up at http://codinginmysleep.com/miners/ for critique. Pretty basic interface, color-coded HUD at the top for each miner and the simple clocktweak -r -n output below. Not pretty but it functions. Would anyone be interested in something of this nature?
Pretty)
But u didn't need a json . I'am doing in such way:

Code:
echo off
SET Miner=Miner1
FOR /F "tokens=1,3,5 delims=:# " %%A IN ('c:\windows\clocktweak.exe -r ^| Find "Temp"') DO (
wget "http://myserver.com/bitgraph/collector.php?MinerName=%MINER%&Temp=%%B&CardId=%%A&Load=%%C"
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It will do GET request for each gpu installed something like this:
Code:
http://myserver.com/bitgraph/collector.php?MinerName=Miner1&Temp=76&CardId=0&Load=98"
http://myserver.com/bitgraph/collector.php?MinerName=Miner1&Temp=73&CardId=3&Load=98"

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So now that you've got JSON implemented, I think I'll start work on some monitoring software based on clocktweak Smiley

I bashed something together for myself but it's very hackish, nothing trapped for or commented, messy code and bashed together in the quickest language I knew (Classic ASP).

It's up at http://codinginmysleep.com/miners/ for critique. Pretty basic interface, color-coded HUD at the top for each miner and the simple clocktweak -r -n output below. Not pretty but it functions. Would anyone be interested in something of this nature?
Pretty)
But u didn't need a json . I'am doing in such way:

Code:
echo off
SET Miner=Miner1
FOR /F "tokens=1,3,5 delims=:# " %%A IN ('c:\windows\clocktweak.exe -r ^| Find "Temp"') DO (
wget "http://myserver.com/bitgraph/collector.php?MinerName=%MINER%&Temp=%%B&CardId=%%A&Load=%%C"
)

It will do GET request for each gpu installed something like this:
Code:
http://myserver.com/bitgraph/collector.php?MinerName=Miner1&Temp=76&CardId=0&Load=98"
http://myserver.com/bitgraph/collector.php?MinerName=Miner1&Temp=73&CardId=3&Load=98"

Yeah I didn't *need* JSON but it sure makes things easier to have it Smiley
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I repeat my question:

Does anyone have a working number for Sapphire 6950 1GB voltage?
Shipped with 1.1v, GPU ist 840, memory downclocked to 800.

Would LOVE to set the voltage a little lower. Anyone?

please post the output of -r -l

which driver version do you use?




clocktweak output:


driver version 8.850.0.0 (4/19/2011)
catalyst 11.6
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Made a simple auto temperature control .bat script using ClockTweak tool http://forum.bitcoin.org/index.php?topic=28319.0

It can to control gpu core temperature by changing core speed depends on Minumum and Maximum margin values.

P.S. phelix, I made it my own way, so last features with errorlevel were not useful Smiley

P.P.S. phelix, don't you want to compile linux version of clocktweak?  Now it is more functional than other linux tools.

+1

nice work! an advantage of doing it your way instead of using the errorlevel method is that you can control each gpu separately. I am still a bit sceptical about the sweet spot / clock vs hashrate linearity issue. I hope to find time to build a sweet spot scanner soon.

Maybe there is another way to throttle the gpu - e.g. by slowing down a cpu core by issuing HLT commands or by somehow slowing down the gpu (powertune is perfect but only available on 6xxx cards).

I will think about a linux version - unfortunately my experience with linux is limited.

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To get other voltages you just need to get a copy of your bios by using GPU-Z.
Then take RBE Bios editor and check the different states for their clock and voltage. Voilá there you go. Take the next lower voltage setting and start tweaking - big fun!

Jabba

+1

I think it is possible to see the voltage states with ati tray tools, too. Would be nice to be able to read these using clocktweak..........

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So now that you've got JSON implemented, I think I'll start work on some monitoring software based on clocktweak Smiley

I bashed something together for myself but it's very hackish, nothing trapped for or commented, messy code and bashed together in the quickest language I knew (Classic ASP).

It's up at http://codinginmysleep.com/miners/ for critique. Pretty basic interface, color-coded HUD at the top for each miner and the simple clocktweak -r -n output below. Not pretty but it functions. Would anyone be interested in something of this nature?

Classic ASP?  Python rulez!

I like the color coding.

p.s. could it be that some of your cards are a little lazy? Mine have to work hard at 99% load all the time.

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Yeah I didn't *need* JSON but it sure makes things easier to have it Smiley

also safer.

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I repeat my question:

Does anyone have a working number for Sapphire 6950 1GB voltage?
Shipped with 1.1v, GPU ist 840, memory downclocked to 800.

Would LOVE to set the voltage a little lower. Anyone?

please post the output of -r -l

which driver version do you use?




clocktweak output:


driver version 8.850.0.0 (4/19/2011)
catalyst 11.6

you can do as Jabba suggested and use RBE to find out your valid Voltage levels. Probably the next lower level is 1000mV. If you try to set that clocktweak will happily accept it but nothing happens? I have an Idea of what happens. Unfortunately it will probably not work on your system with the current clocktweak strategy. Maybe I have to rewrite the voltage setting part a little.

Are you aware that you will 99% not be able to run 840Mhz at a lower voltage level?

Did you set your level1 memclocks (699 / 799) manually?



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I repeat my question:

Does anyone have a working number for Sapphire 6950 1GB voltage?
Shipped with 1.1v, GPU ist 840, memory downclocked to 800.

Would LOVE to set the voltage a little lower. Anyone?

please post the output of -r -l

which driver version do you use?




clocktweak output:


driver version 8.850.0.0 (4/19/2011)
catalyst 11.6

you can do as Jabba suggested and use RBE to find out your valid Voltage levels. Probably the next lower level is 1000mV. If you try to set that clocktweak will happily accept it but nothing happens? I have an Idea of what happens. Unfortunately it will probably not work on your system with the current clocktweak strategy. Maybe I have to rewrite the voltage setting part a little.

Are you aware that you will 99% not be able to run 840Mhz at a lower voltage level?

Did you set your level1 memclocks (699 / 799) manually?

I've never touched any level1 thingies (knowingly).

I've added the GPUObserver Widget and it seems that one of the programs gets it wrong.

with -c840 -m800 -v1000, clocktweak nicely shows CoreL2:840 MemL2:800 mVoltL2:1000
However, GPUObserver shows 840MHz Core, 1250MHz Mem and 1.10V

seems funny that all of a sudden i shouldnt be able to change the memclock. it DID work yesterday. I have since updated from catalyst 11.5 to 11.6, might this be a problem? hashrates are fine and all, however one of the card is at 81C now witht the fan at 100% while the others are at 65C.

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...

I've added the GPUObserver Widget and it seems that one of the programs gets it wrong.

with -c840 -m800 -v1000, clocktweak nicely shows CoreL2:840 MemL2:800 mVoltL2:1000
However, GPUObserver shows 840MHz Core, 1250MHz Mem and 1.10V

seems funny that all of a sudden i shouldnt be able to change the memclock. it DID work yesterday. I have since updated from catalyst 11.5 to 11.6, might this be a problem? hashrates are fine and all, however one of the card is at 81C now witht the fan at 100% while the others are at 65C.



I would suggest GPU-Z for checking, I think it is very reliable.

you could try a procedure I posted earlier in this thread:
http://forum.bitcoin.org/index.php?topic=9982.msg356170#msg356170




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I've added the GPUObserver Widget and it seems that one of the programs gets it wrong.

with -c840 -m800 -v1000, clocktweak nicely shows CoreL2:840 MemL2:800 mVoltL2:1000
However, GPUObserver shows 840MHz Core, 1250MHz Mem and 1.10V

seems funny that all of a sudden i shouldnt be able to change the memclock. it DID work yesterday. I have since updated from catalyst 11.5 to 11.6, might this be a problem? hashrates are fine and all, however one of the card is at 81C now witht the fan at 100% while the others are at 65C.



I would suggest GPU-Z for checking, I think it is very reliable.

you could try a procedure I posted earlier in this thread:
http://forum.bitcoin.org/index.php?topic=9982.msg356170#msg356170





-y -a all -m 200 -memlevel0
-y -a all -m 300 -memlevel1
-y -a all -m 800

works like a charm.
i guess the BIOS keeps me from going below 800. still shaves a cool 4°C off every card.
if you find a way to enable me to set the memclock to 50/100/200 or so, that'd ba brilliant.
not sure if i still want to try to undervolt the cards unless you find a way to severely underclock the memory.

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ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.

any ideas why i get this ?

It is a known bug on systems other than Win XP, just ignore it. It doesn't affect anything.
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Code:
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:4 ID:12750272  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:4 ID:12750272  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:4 ID:12750272  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:4 ID:12750272  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:4  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  4 could not be initialized
A.#:5  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  5 could not be initialized
A.#:6  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized
A.#:7  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized
A.#:8  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized
A.#:9  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized
A.#:10  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized
A.#:11  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized
A.#:12  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized
A.#:13  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized
A.#:14  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized
A.#:15  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized
A.#:16  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized
A.#:17  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized
A.#:18  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized
A.#:19  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2, 3]
gpuAdapters: [0]

Reading data:
#0: Temp:70 Load:99 Fan:NA CoreL2:950 MemL2:1050 mVoltL2:1175


6870 - XFX (http://xfxforce.com/en-us/products/graphiccards/hd%206000series/6870.aspx?product=29192)

I'm able to set a memclock of 300 and have it read back as 300 in clocktweak, but the card is likely still running at stock 1050. i can't underclock the memory at all in afterburner and CCC. hashrates are the same.
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Hi Folks,

reagrding the throttling of the GPU there's a much easier solution available.
I remember that there's a switch for the miners like your -v -w128 switch which tells the GPU to slow down.

I just cannot find the thread where it was discussed.
By adding this switch to a command center (that's where all your efforts and ideas lead to) handling would be improved a lot.

BTW: ever thought of managing all mining rigs and their cards from a single console?

Cheers

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Hi Folks,

reagrding the throttling of the GPU there's a much easier solution available.
I remember that there's a switch for the miners like your -v -w128 switch which tells the GPU to slow down.

I just cannot find the thread where it was discussed.
By adding this switch to a command center (that's where all your efforts and ideas lead to) handling would be improved a lot.

BTW: ever thought of managing all mining rigs and their cards from a single console?

Cheers

Jabba


Lowering aggresion comes to mind. The only problem with that is that you have to stop and restart the miner.

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'Lowering aggresion comes to mind. The only problem with that is that you have to stop and restart the miner.'

Which can also be done via commandline - so this should be no big issue.

Greetz

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6870 - XFX (http://xfxforce.com/en-us/products/graphiccards/hd%206000series/6870.aspx?product=29192)

I'm able to set a memclock of 300 and have it read back as 300 in clocktweak, but the card is likely still running at stock 1050. i can't underclock the memory at all in afterburner and CCC. hashrates are the same.

There are three sets of clock speeds:
Level0: 2D
Level1: intermediate - limits?
Level2: 3D

The levels can not be the same, there has to be a gap of ~10Mhz or so. Level 1 has to be in between level 0 and level 2.

With -r -l  you can read out all clock speed levels. Depending on these you can determine mem clock values to try. Level0 may or may not be the lower limit.

You could try with these hidden options if your mem clock speed level 1 is higher than your desired mem clock speed level 2:

-y -a all -m 200 -memlevel0
(only necessary if memlevel0 clock it is lower than your desired memlevel2 clock)
raise the value if you get an error (Bios limit!)

-y -a all -m 302 -memlevel1
has to be above level0 and below the level2 clock speed you want to set

-y -a all -m 330
changes level2 (= default target)


I hope it helps. For most cards ClockTweak will do this automatically but there seems to be an issue with some of the 6xxx cards and/or latest drivers. I will redo this for the next release.


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Hi Folks,

reagrding the throttling of the GPU there's a much easier solution available.
I remember that there's a switch for the miners like your -v -w128 switch which tells the GPU to slow down.

I just cannot find the thread where it was discussed.
By adding this switch to a command center (that's where all your efforts and ideas lead to) handling would be improved a lot.

You can try my gpu core auto control script, based on clocktweak http://forum.bitcoin.org/index.php?topic=28319.0 .
I'm testing it now, and see that this works great! In plans to manage aggression the same way, but there is the same with gpu core trottling.

BTW: ever thought of managing all mining rigs and their cards from a single console?
For what? I think it must be only monitoring dashboard, rigs must work automatically.

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clocktweak doesn't let me clock my XFX HD5870 (link) above 900Mhz.

I could however overclock above 900 using the AMD tool (link), so it's not a hardware restriction, and I'm now using that tool instead... Sad

Here is my clocktweak -x

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C:\bitcoin\clocktweak>clocktweak -x
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:0 ID:19237632  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:0 ID:19237632  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:0 ID:19237632  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:0 ID:112797824  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1
A.#:4  r:0 ID:112797824  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:5  r:0 ID:112797824  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:6  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:7  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:8  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:9  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:10  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:11  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:12  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:13  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:14  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:15  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:16  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:17  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:18  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized (-1)
A.#:19  r:-1 ERROR: explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized (-1)

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
gpuAdapters: [0, 3]

Compatible GPUs found on these adapters:
Adapter#:0  ID:19237632  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
Adapter#:3  ID:112797824  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1

Reading data:
Adapter#:0 Temp:69 Load:99 Fan:58 Level:2
CoreL0:950 CoreL2:950 MemL0:450 MemL2:450 mVoltL0:1163 mVoltL2:1163

Adapter#:3 Temp:75 Load:99 Fan:70 Level:2
CoreL0:910 CoreL2:910 MemL0:400 MemL2:400 mVoltL0:1163 mVoltL2:1163

Here is the error I get when trying to set above 900. Get same error for both adapters, any value above 900.

Code:
C:\bitcoin\clocktweak>clocktweak -y -a 3 -c910
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.7.4b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

Set values - starting.
 Adapter #3:
  setting core speed: 910 [MHz]
ERROR: write_values: core speed 910 could not be set (1): False

HTH,

W

updated to latest clocktweak 0.9.0b

still getting failures on my XFX 5870 when trying > 900Mhz clock - but I can still set the clock manually using AMD Clock tool... I never did get a reply to my original message (quoted)

Here is the -x output if it helps:

Code:
C:\bitcoin\clocktweak>clocktweak -x
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:0 ID:17476672  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:0 ID:17476672  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:0 ID:17476672  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:0 ID:14843456  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1
A.#:4  r:0 ID:14843456  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:5  r:0 ID:14843456  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:6  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized
A.#:7  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized
A.#:8  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized
A.#:9  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized
A.#:10  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized
A.#:11  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized
A.#:12  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized
A.#:13  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized
A.#:14  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized
A.#:15  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized
A.#:16  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized
A.#:17  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized
A.#:18  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized
A.#:19  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
gpuAdapters: [0, 3]

Reading data:
#0: Temp:60 Load:93 Fan:75 CoreL2:940 MemL2:350 mVoltL2:1163
#3: Temp:75 Load:98 Fan:75 CoreL2:949 MemL2:350 mVoltL2:1163

and the error:

Code:
C:\bitcoin\clocktweak>clocktweak -c 950 -a 0 -y
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting core speed to 950 [MHz]
ERROR: write_values: core speed 950 could not be set (1): False

Running on windows 7 x64.

Will

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6870 - XFX (http://xfxforce.com/en-us/products/graphiccards/hd%206000series/6870.aspx?product=29192)

I'm able to set a memclock of 300 and have it read back as 300 in clocktweak, but the card is likely still running at stock 1050. i can't underclock the memory at all in afterburner and CCC. hashrates are the same.

There are three sets of clock speeds:
Level0: 2D
Level1: intermediate - limits?
Level2: 3D

The levels can not be the same, there has to be a gap of ~10Mhz or so. Level 1 has to be in between level 0 and level 2.

With -r -l  you can read out all clock speed levels. Depending on these you can determine mem clock values to try. Level0 may or may not be the lower limit.

You could try with these hidden options if your mem clock speed level 1 is higher than your desired mem clock speed level 2:

-y -a all -m 200 -memlevel0
(only necessary if memlevel0 clock it is lower than your desired memlevel2 clock)
raise the value if you get an error (Bios limit!)

-y -a all -m 302 -memlevel1
has to be above level0 and below the level2 clock speed you want to set

-y -a all -m 330
changes level2 (= default target)


I hope it helps. For most cards ClockTweak will do this automatically but there seems to be an issue with some of the 6xxx cards and/or latest drivers. I will redo this for the next release.

That was it. After using -r -l to see m0 is already at 750 and m1 at 1050, I used -y -a all -m 800 -memlevel1. At that point I can use afterburner to change all the way down to 300. I think with memlevel1 at 1050 it was stuck at 1050.

Hashing rates don't see any improvement but there is a noticeable temp drop. Do voltages have the same level0, level1 restriction? I have level2 voltage set lower than both level0 and level1.

Also noticed a small bug:
  -v VOLTAGE, --voltage VOLTAGE
                        Set voltage for level 2 [mV]. Example: -c 1050
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2x 5870
Code:

c:\_tools\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe -x
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:0 ID:65093056  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:0 ID:65093056  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:0 ID:65093056  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:0 ID:29337856  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1
A.#:4  r:0 ID:29337856  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:5  r:0 ID:29337856  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:6  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized
A.#:7  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized
A.#:8  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized
A.#:9  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized
A.#:10  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized
A.#:11  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized
A.#:12  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized
A.#:13  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized
A.#:14  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized
A.#:15  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized
A.#:16  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized
A.#:17  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized
A.#:18  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized
A.#:19  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
gpuAdapters: [0, 3]

Reading data:
#0: Temp:64 Load:98 Fan:84 CoreL2:960 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1175
#3: Temp:64 Load:98 Fan:81 CoreL2:960 MemL2:300 mVoltL2:1175


c:\_tools\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe -y -a all -c 970
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting core speed to 970 [MHz]
ERROR: write_values: core speed 970 could not be set (1): False

c:\_tools\clocktweak>

2x 5830
Code:

c:\_tools\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe -x
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:0 ID:10966144  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:0 ID:10966144  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:0 ID:10966144  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:0 ID:12289728  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1
A.#:4  r:0 ID:12289728  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:5  r:0 ID:12289728  Name:"ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:6  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  6 could not be initialized
A.#:7  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  7 could not be initialized
A.#:8  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  8 could not be initialized
A.#:9  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  9 could not be initialized
A.#:10  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  10 could not be initialized
A.#:11  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  11 could not be initialized
A.#:12  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized
A.#:13  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized
A.#:14  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized
A.#:15  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized
A.#:16  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized
A.#:17  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized
A.#:18  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized
A.#:19  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
gpuAdapters: [0, 3]

Reading data:
#0: Temp:71 Load:99 Fan:75 CoreL2:1000 MemL2:375 mVoltL2:1163
#3: Temp:67 Load:98 Fan:62 CoreL2:1000 MemL2:375 mVoltL2:1163


c:\_tools\clocktweak>clocktweak.exe -y -a all -c 1010
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Set values - starting.
 Adapter #0:
  setting core speed to 1010 [MHz]
ERROR: write_values: core speed 1010 could not be set (1): False

c:\_tools\clocktweak>

- i`ve tried with and without miners
- i`ve tried with and without prior overclock (using TriXX)

i`m using Sapphire Trixx to overclock for now

all my systems are running Win7 Ent x64

seems it doesn`t work for me

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Card Types
HD5670 - tested (RaTTuS)
HD5750 - tested (SteveFL)
HD5770 - tested, probably no fan control (Raigekisai)
HD5830 - tested (grue)
HD5850 - tested (phelix)
HD5870 - tested (Beremat)
HD5970 -
HD6850 - tested (ujin)
HD6870 - tested, limited functionality with v0.9.0b? (mike85123, OCedHrt)
HD6950 - tested (coznefx)
HD6970 - tested (Jazkal)
HD6990 - tested (proudhon - thanks a lot for your support!)

I'm in the process of testing this for a Win7x64 system running 4x6770 (Sapphire).  Everything seems to work fine except the program will not detect the fan speed of the cards (reports N/A), nor allow me to set the fan speed.  This is peculiar as I can set and monitor fan speeds with the ATI Catalyst and MSI Afterburner tools.

I'll post program output later today as I am not at the computer with the hardware right now.
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Just to let the boss know how it works right now:

On my 6950s (1GB non-flashable), i need to adress -memlevel0 and -memlevel1 separately on every card. the -a all doesnt work (ie it would "work", but then -m 800 would show no effect and the memspeed would go back to 1250).

So the procedure is
- change memlevel 0 for every card
- change memevel 1 for every card
- change the memlevel 2 for all the cards
- change the corelevel2 and the fanspeeds for all the cards


any other way, it don't work, for whatever reason.
i am, however, greatly satisfied. this is just to maybe put you on the trail of some minor edges that need to be trimmed off^^

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Just to let the boss know how it works right now:

On my 6950s (1GB non-flashable), i need to adress -memlevel0 and -memlevel1 separately on every card. the -a all doesnt work (ie it would "work", but then -m 800 would show no effect and the memspeed would go back to 1250).

So the procedure is
- change memlevel 0 for every card
- change memevel 1 for every card
- change the memlevel 2 for all the cards
- change the corelevel2 and the fanspeeds for all the cards


any other way, it don't work, for whatever reason.
i am, however, greatly satisfied. this is just to maybe put you on the trail of some minor edges that need to be trimmed off^^

thanks for the info! I will check if there is any difference in setting levels 0 and 1 via "all" or separately but I can not think of anything at the moment.

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I'm in the process of testing this for a Win7x64 system running 4x6770 (Sapphire).  Everything seems to work fine except the program will not detect the fan speed of the cards (reports N/A), nor allow me to set the fan speed.  This is peculiar as I can set and monitor fan speeds with the ATI Catalyst and MSI Afterburner tools.

I'll post program output later today as I am not at the computer with the hardware right now.

Here is a quick output dump showing the functionality working with a Sapphire 6770, albeit no fan control or speed reporting.  I've been able to change multiple GPU properties in the 4x6770 system, but I'll only show the dump for one.  If eligible, you may send the testing credit to 1BrcSXF3te8YNvfwDp9yoFebvZNkxGRe7i.


Initial system state:

Code:
PS C:\clocktweak> .\clocktweak.exe -x
===============================================================================
                ClockTweak v0.9.0b - bitcoinX.com/clocktweak/
===============================================================================

ERR: ADL API function: ADL_Display_PossibleMode_WinXP_Get is missing.
Exploring up to 20 adapters:
A.#:0  r:6 ID:26492288  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series"  Active:1  GPU:0
A.#:1  r:6 ID:26492288  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:2  r:6 ID:26492288  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series"  Active:0  GPU:0
A.#:3  r:6 ID:29740032  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series"  Active:1  GPU:1
A.#:4  r:6 ID:29740032  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:5  r:6 ID:29740032  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series"  Active:0  GPU:1
A.#:6  r:6 ID:25734720  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series"  Active:1  GPU:2
A.#:7  r:6 ID:25734720  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series"  Active:0  GPU:2
A.#:8  r:6 ID:25734720  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series"  Active:0  GPU:2
A.#:9  r:6 ID:30503168  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series"  Active:1  GPU:3
A.#:10  r:6 ID:30503168  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series"  Active:0  GPU:3
A.#:11  r:6 ID:30503168  Name:"AMD Radeon HD 6700 Series"  Active:0  GPU:3
A.#:12  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  12 could not be initialized
A.#:13  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  13 could not be initialized
A.#:14  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  14 could not be initialized
A.#:15  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  15 could not be initialized
A.#:16  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  16 could not be initialized
A.#:17  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  17 could not be initialized
A.#:18  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  18 could not be initialized
A.#:19  r:-1 explore_adapters: adapter  19 could not be initialized

valid adapters: [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11]
gpuAdapters: [0, 3, 6, 9]

Reading data:
#0: Temp:76 Load:96 Fan:NA CoreL2:960 MemL2:800 mVoltL2:1125
#3: Temp:73 Load:93 Fan:NA CoreL2:960 MemL2:800 mVoltL2:1125
#6: Temp:74 Load:96 Fan:NA CoreL2:960 MemL2:800 mVoltL2:1125
#9: Temp:50 Load:92 Fan:NA