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Asus Direct 6950 CU II Overclocking

dipsta

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System Name Dark Sideslayer
Processor Core i5 2500k @5.0GHz @13.84v
Motherboard ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3
Cooling MCps655 Pump, XSPC Res, RC360 Rad, EK-Supreme HF Acetal+E
Memory CORSAIR VENGEANCE 8GB (2X4GB) DDR3 PC3-15000C9 1866MHZ DUAL CHANNEL KIT
Video Card(s) ASUS Direct CU II 1.2v 930/1360
Storage 60gb OCZ Agility 3, 40gb Kingston V Series & 2*500 sata
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Audio Device(s) Realtek THX Onboard
Power Supply Coolermaster Real power 700W
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Benchmark Scores 3d Mark Vantage 22491, 3d Mark06 32242, PC Mark 07 5398, 3d Mark 2011 5983, PC Mark Vanatge 24541 :0
#1
Well guys i went with the Asus Direct 6950 CU II in the end, it does have the switch, but im unsure whether the bios is unlockable, i haven't tried yet, for now i wanted to see just how far i can push it out of the box. Now are artifacts caused by low voltage? or by high clocks, and what is the highest recommended voltage i can take this to? I've scored 30k+ in 3d mark 06 but started to artefact toward the end, gonne push more voltage as the temps are good i'm at 1.162 at the moment.
 

dipsta

New Member
Joined
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Messages
269 (0.08/day)
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Location
Yorkshire UK
System Name Dark Sideslayer
Processor Core i5 2500k @5.0GHz @13.84v
Motherboard ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3
Cooling MCps655 Pump, XSPC Res, RC360 Rad, EK-Supreme HF Acetal+E
Memory CORSAIR VENGEANCE 8GB (2X4GB) DDR3 PC3-15000C9 1866MHZ DUAL CHANNEL KIT
Video Card(s) ASUS Direct CU II 1.2v 930/1360
Storage 60gb OCZ Agility 3, 40gb Kingston V Series & 2*500 sata
Display(s) Samsung SyncMaster 245B plus
Case COOLERMASTER RC1100 COSMOS SPORT customised
Audio Device(s) Realtek THX Onboard
Power Supply Coolermaster Real power 700W
Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64
Benchmark Scores 3d Mark Vantage 22491, 3d Mark06 32242, PC Mark 07 5398, 3d Mark 2011 5983, PC Mark Vanatge 24541 :0
#2
okay shes stable @1.15v 920/1345... does this seem to be about right?
 

dipsta

New Member
Joined
Aug 3, 2008
Messages
269 (0.08/day)
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21
Location
Yorkshire UK
System Name Dark Sideslayer
Processor Core i5 2500k @5.0GHz @13.84v
Motherboard ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3
Cooling MCps655 Pump, XSPC Res, RC360 Rad, EK-Supreme HF Acetal+E
Memory CORSAIR VENGEANCE 8GB (2X4GB) DDR3 PC3-15000C9 1866MHZ DUAL CHANNEL KIT
Video Card(s) ASUS Direct CU II 1.2v 930/1360
Storage 60gb OCZ Agility 3, 40gb Kingston V Series & 2*500 sata
Display(s) Samsung SyncMaster 245B plus
Case COOLERMASTER RC1100 COSMOS SPORT customised
Audio Device(s) Realtek THX Onboard
Power Supply Coolermaster Real power 700W
Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64
Benchmark Scores 3d Mark Vantage 22491, 3d Mark06 32242, PC Mark 07 5398, 3d Mark 2011 5983, PC Mark Vanatge 24541 :0