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Windows 7: MSI Afterburner


11 Feb 2011   #1

WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM 64BIT
 
 
MSI Afterburner

Hi.

I have recently installed MSI afterburner on my system to set the graphics card fan speed to run at 40%. I have noticed that some of the overclocking options within MSI burner are greyed out. Is this something to do with the program?


I have attached a picture of the issue.

Thanks



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11 Feb 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Wonder if it has something to do with the release notes for 2.10 beta 7,

MSI Afterburner 2.1.0 Beta 7 (2011-01-31) - Guru3D.com Forums

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MSI Afterburner 2.1.0 Beta 7 is ready, changes list includes:

- the official support of GTX 560 Ti / GT 440.
- Now Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 runtime libraries are included in distributive
- Hardware database is now configured to force fan duty cycle monitoring to be performed via slower AMD ADL SDK path on AMD RADEON 4870 X2 and 5790 series cards
- Changed way of unlocking unofficial overclocking on AMD graphics cards to make overclocking newbies think harder before enabling this functionality blindly and coming to support forums with fake bugreports
- Added alternate unofficial overclocking path allowing keeping PowerPlay active on some modern ASIC families during overclocking
- Fan control settings are now being forcibly reapplied after changing the clocks via unofficial overclocking path to bypass bug in AMD driver causin the fan control settings to be reset to defaults after programming PowerPlay table

To enable unofficial overclocking in this version it is necessary to:

- Set UnofficialOverclockingEULA field to the following text: I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it
- Set UnofficialOverclockingMode to 1 to keep PowerPlay active (may not work on old ASICs), 2 to traditionally disable PowerPlay or to 0 to temporary disable unofficial overclocking path
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11 Feb 2011   #3

WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM 64BIT
 
 

Hi

Thanks for your reply I also tried an earlier version of the program 2.0 and the issue was the same in that as well.
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11 Feb 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Have a poke around at that forum seeing as it is more or less the official Afterburner forum.
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11 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Here is a much older version you could try 1.10 MSI AfterBurner download from Guru3D.com
Fabe
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12 Feb 2011   #6

WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM 64BIT
 
 

thanks for your replies,

I have tired the older version of MSI Afterburner and all the options are there apart from Shader Clock which is greyed out still.
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15 Feb 2011   #7

 
 

Shader clock is only adjustable on nvidia Cards
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15 Feb 2011   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Shader clock is only adjustable on nvidia Cards
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