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Old November 4, 2010, 02:55 PM
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Default crash when applying overclocking settings **FIXED**

I've tried using MSI afterburner and Sapphire TRIXX tool, but everytime i apply the overclocking settings for my 6850s, the computer freezes.

So far, the only way i have managed to overclock my cards is via Catalyst Control, which greatly limits max overclock.


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after searching around i found this.

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Post a screenshot of GPU-Z for each gpu to show if ULPS is active on your rig/cards.

If it is active, you need to disable it in the registry:
  1. open start/orb menu and enter "regedit" in the search box and press enter
  2. if prompted, click "yes" to open the registry editor
  3. when the registry editor opens, select/highlight "Computer" at the top of the left column and then when it is selected/highlighted, click "Edit" in the top menu and then click "Find" - or just press "Ctrl + f"
  4. When the "Find" window opens, make sure all three "look at" options are selected, and in the "Find what:" box, enter:
    enableulps
  5. click the "Find Next" button to search the registry
  6. If it is found, change the value from 1 to 0 to disable ULPS, then click "Find Next" again to continue searching the registry
  7. Repeat the last step until no more matches are found in the registry, then close the registry editor and reboot your PC
  8. Done - open GPU-Z and notice that ULPS will no longer be active
I can now use MSI afterburner
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Old November 4, 2010, 03:58 PM
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so i found there is a bios update for the 6850s for xfx.

Never flashed a video card before, do i have to do one at a time?

nvm, just took the first card out and did it again, believe they are both up to date now, going to try overclock now.
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Old November 4, 2010, 04:28 PM
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Sigh!

even after updating the bios and reinstalling drivers, i can't overclock the 6850s using either msi afterburner or trixx
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Wierd, many people OC these with afterburner in CF. Maybe a software issue coming from another software you have on the computer??
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