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2 years ago#1
So i was reading that i should only overclock it so much... what do you all suggest as far as numbers go. i would like to overclock but don't want to risk it malfunctioning or overheating.....
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2 years ago#2
What model of the HD7950 do you have? I mean what brand, MSI, Sapphire, etc.
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2 years ago#3
sapphire Dual x
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2 years ago#4
Should be fine as long as you don't go over 1300MHz and 1.25V.
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2 years ago#5
Seeing as that model is already factory OC'd much like my MSI Twin Frozer HD7950. If it has the 6-Pin and 8-Pin power connector it may be using the HD7970 PCB.

The Sapphire Dual X HD7950 is at 925Mhz at 50Mhz more at 975 Mhz that is basically stock clocks for an HD7970

Refer to this for the type of performance you'd expect - http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/34761-amd-hd-7950-vs-hd-7970-clocks/

1100Mhz should be easily done which is even better then link above without even adjusting stock voltages. Of course like all things your miliage will vary you may need run some sort of benchmarking utility to confirm stability without any sort of artifacting.
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2 years ago#6
yeah it runs 8 pin to PSU and 6 pin to my card
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i5 3570k,Nvidia GTX 650 Ti, 8gb DDR3,ASRock Z77 Pro 4,Apevia Black/Blue X-Trooper, 675 Thermaltake,Windows 8
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2 years ago#7
I can run my 7970 at 1050 MHz without adjusting the voltage at all so somewhere around that should be fine.
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2 years ago#8
Great ill try it
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i5 3570k,Nvidia GTX 650 Ti, 8gb DDR3,ASRock Z77 Pro 4,Apevia Black/Blue X-Trooper, 675 Thermaltake,Windows 8
Steam- Perfectvillain
2 years ago#9
did you bump up your memory as well?
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i5 3570k,Nvidia GTX 650 Ti, 8gb DDR3,ASRock Z77 Pro 4,Apevia Black/Blue X-Trooper, 675 Thermaltake,Windows 8
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