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Thread: HD 6950 2GB Unlocking and Overclockin help please.

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    Default HD 6950 2GB Unlocking and Overclockin help please.

    Thread title says it all. But can I unlock this card? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150530
    ^Thats the same model as mine. And how far will I be able to overclock it on my current PSU and is it safe to UNLOCK it with this PSU?

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    Here's the tutorial on unlocking a 6950 to a 6970
    http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/overclocking/vidcard/159

    What is your part no, it seems that v1.1 unlocks fine, but apparently v1.2 has problems.

    found it:



    Make sure it's a reference card, and backup your GPU BIOS before any flashing experiments.

    I would advise you to look for similar success stories on the XFX 6950 2GB model(if there is any), and have a good reference about GPU flashing/DOS methods if something goes wrong.
    Last edited by dipanzan; February 5th, 2012 at 12:49.

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    What about overclocking? Is it safe to do it on a 550W PSU?

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    Quote Originally Posted by EaGL1337 View Post
    What about overclocking? Is it safe to do it on a 550W PSU?
    I don't know if it's deemed for that Delta, but should be fine. Anyways you don't really need overclocking for <1680x1050. Once you hit 1920x1080 and above, overlocking really makes things much easier.

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