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800mhz 6950 running at 250mhz?

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AIDA64 (formerly known as everest) show that my gpu is runing at 250mhz (originally 800mhz) anybody know why. I disabled the power conserver in my bios for the gpu. My Asus board has something called a gpu boost speedstep.

Games run fine (just got Battlefield BC2 and it looks fking awsome maxed)

Heres a pick. Im sure there a reasonable explination, but I just want to know why.
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2D clock speed.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Wyldefang;13903645 
2D clock speed.

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Thats the clock speed when working on a 2Dimensional Application, in other words, It does not need the extra Speed so it temporarily limits the speed while in said application.
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When a GPU is idle (or not rendering much) it will lower the clockspeed, to conserve power and to kill some unneccesairy heat.
Even if it's disabled in the bios I think that it will still do so with the ATI drivers.
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