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Hello all with my 4870 getting older and older and I a will be having to upgrade pretty soon to nite i decided what the hell let me overclock the hell out of it. Ive doing it before but have not been able to get very far because of the stock cooler. I have the accelero twin turbo and temps have not exceeded 52c! with my raised clocks. the thing is Ive been doing the ati.tool msi afterburner 10mxz method and am up to 1125/1000 and am seeing little to no fps boost??? Whats going on any advice? it hasn't artifacted or showed any signs of instability but i just dont know why the frames aren't increasing much from 750/900.
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Uh. You are at 1125 core?
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yes!!!
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Betting the drivers crashed....
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You are unstable. That or it is down-clocking. See what it does at 850 core/ stock ram.
1ghz+ is heavily volt modded good 4890 range.
 
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you possibly hit a bottleneck....
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post #7 of 13
or you are using a driver settings reporting utility, what does gpuz sensors tab say?

http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/2wcgn/

but sensors shows 999.8
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Betting the drivers crashed....
I'll second that.
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post #9 of 13
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well then I mean i did not see any flashing on the screen or artifacts i guess i should underclock it to 850/900 and see could someone explain this to me more in depth for future refrence so i can be better educated on oc'ing gfx cards.
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post #10 of 13
You just need to make sure that when you make the settings change, that it is actually taking effect. I generally watch the sensors tab in GPUz, while overclocking in MSI afterburner.
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