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Asus Radeon 6950 DirectCU II 2GB Overclocking

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May 30, 2012 6:20:14 AM

I'm not sure how far I can go before I run out of power.

Specs:
Amd Phenom II x4 @ 3.6ghz OC
Kingston HyperX 8GB @ 1600mhz (Prolly only 1500 as bios doesn't show 1600)
1 DVD Drive
4 Fans (1 Pwm, 1 Chassis , 2 others)
1 1TB HDD
Corsair 430CX Psu

So, is there much room for some overclocking for the graphics card?

Right now, I have used CCC to OC it a bit.

890 was the gpu clock If I remember right.
1290 for memory clock
0% for powertune

I understood that GPU Tweak could be a better option for overclocking?

Any help would be great, thanks :) 
a b U Graphics card
a c 190 K Overclocking
May 30, 2012 6:25:32 AM

I've not had much luck clocking my pair using CCC and I have little patience on gfx clocking so I run them stock,
but that 430Cx isn't going to hold much of a clock, I'd uprate to the 500w for stability before trying to push it/them too hard
D/l'ing tweak now out of curiosity :p 
Downloaded fine, can't get it to open the program lol, uninstalled and try again later though
Moto
May 30, 2012 6:59:47 AM

Motopsychojdn said:
I've not had much luck clocking my pair using CCC and I have little patience on gfx clocking so I run them stock,
but that 430Cx isn't going to hold much of a clock, I'd uprate to the 500w for stability before trying to push it/them too hard
D/l'ing tweak now out of curiosity :p 
Downloaded fine, can't get it to open the program lol, uninstalled and try again later though
Moto

Any psu you could recommend, price being max 100 euros, preferably 90 at max.
I have a few sites here if you have time to check and recommend the best.

http://www.systemastore.fi/index.php?cPath=1_432_446&pa...

http://www.jimms.fi/listaa/533/order/price

Ill try GPU Tweak later on when I get back home :)  Lets hope it works though.
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May 30, 2012 7:15:49 AM

Motopsychojdn said:
http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.aspx?from=&to=en&...
You have the budget for that and its a solid Psu,
You just have the one card yes?
if you had two I'd say the TX850v2 is better though
Moto

Yep, only 1 for now. Don't have room for two of those, even though I would want + Current mobo doesn't support crossfire, so, maybe in the future. :) 

Alrighty, I think I'm going to order that one then. With a good luck, might even get it today as it's not too far away from where I live.
a b U Graphics card
a c 190 K Overclocking
May 30, 2012 7:30:55 AM

Maybe nip round and collect, save on shipping?
Two DCII's does look awesome though :) 
My babies, modded to be watercooled with the DCII covers :) 
yes, fans still work as well

Moto
May 30, 2012 7:39:43 AM

Motopsychojdn said:
Maybe nip round and collect, save on shipping?
Two DCII's does look awesome though :) 
My babies, modded to be watercooled with the DCII covers :) 
yes, fans still work as well
http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q172/Motopsychojdn/Tomsdiagrams/IMAG0560.jpg
Moto

The main problem is finding another one. No stores here sell it anymore, and you are lucky to find one used. Seen a few being sold used. Should grab one before they are too rare to get here.

Ah yes, I watched all pics of your setup. I loved it. Was even more happy to see 2 of those cards. Sweet sweet stuff. :)  I'm personally very satisfied with this card. Performs excelent, especially if I still overclock it a bit, very cool and very quiet + with a good luck, you can flash it over to 6970. Couldn't ask more from the card.
a b U Graphics card
a c 190 K Overclocking
May 30, 2012 8:31:02 AM

Earlier cards flashed, not anymore though, do a little searching and find out if yours is likely to be flashable before trying :-)
Glad you liked my build too man, thank you
Moto
May 30, 2012 8:38:23 AM

Motopsychojdn said:
Earlier cards flashed, not anymore though, do a little searching and find out if yours is likely to be flashable before trying :-)
Glad you liked my build too man, thank you
Moto

Yep, I have but I think I may be lucky. The card is 1 year old soonish, and what I understood that it was still in the batches which should be flashable. Then again, I will find out if it indeed is or not.
Think I will order the PSU later on today. Should arrive on friday, or thursday at the earliest.
!