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ATI Radeon HD 5970 Overclocking Problems

Posted on Tuesday, November 24 2009 @ 03:48:04 CET by

Today we had planned to show you how the Radeon HD 5970 performs when overclocked. However the more we began to play with the Radeon HD 5970 the less likely that article seemed possible and instead we began to head in another direction, which lead us to this article “ATI Radeon HD 5970 Overclocking Problems”...

Before long we spotted the throttling issue, but failed to find a way around it. Having messed around with various frequencies, we were shocked to find that the default specifications would eventually result in throttling when both cores were taxed. In fact, we found that unless the cores were both locked at 650MHz, the cores would eventually throttle down to 550MHz.

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Re: ATI Radeon HD 5970 Overclocking Problems
by Anonymous on Tuesday, November 24 2009 @ 04:25:42 CET
Honestly, with this much power on tap, do you truly NEED to OC the thing?

You can drive 30" monitors with ease, even 6 monitors at once. Enjoy that, and worry about OC'ing other parts of your sys.


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