I have my MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III/OC Power Edition overclockt at 940/1470 at a voltage off 1279mV(from stock 1149 mV) is this any good for every day use ? its temperature maxed out at 75 degrees Celsius playing 30min off Crysis Warhead
Thanks for any input:)
The threshold of these cards can go beyond 100C maxed out, you should be fine.
You may want to add a fan to supply cooler air to the GPU fan, but you are not in the danger zone by any means.
well it doesn't turn out to be stable at all it crashing at random , sometimes i can play for hours nothing happens and it can crash after like 5 min...i find this very odd..
i tried i at 855(stock 850) still crashing....i think i have a very very very poor overcloker here :(:( :'(
Thanks for the input guys:)
don't be shy just say it:p
any form of input is welcome:)
If it is crashing, you are pushing it too hard. Overclocking tends to be where you want things as cool as can be. Check your system airflow before you try pushing the clock up.
Unfortunately, the HD6950 comes in good and bad, like any processor. You may have gotten one that just likes its normal core clock and nothing else. Part of why I only get cards that already have been OCd, because they get the top output from AMD for them.
Like this one here: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161381 Already clocked at 880Mhz out of the box. Granted, it's 20% more expensive than the normal clocked version.
yeah i thought the same way and picked the card thats made for OCing(OCed from 800mhz reference)the best 6950 MSI has and they put the worst chip in it, well fail from msi on chip selection
i dont think they test there stuff at all...
tried to max out GPU performance for BF3 beta:) oh well just my luck i guess :'(
Airflow is pretty bad right now, will be buying a RV02-E soon though....
I've only purchased one MSI video card, and after having to RMA it twice in the first two months (one burn-out, one bad RAM issue), I just don't care for them. Their product quality control just seems to vary from product to product. I'm still using an MSI mobo, three years old now and still running strong.
HIS has been my savior lately. I have never gotten a bad card from them.
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