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Thx bradley and azdre.
Here my newest results from Heaven 2.5, which i found to benefint more from memory oc than Heaven 2.1. Settings are, tess. normal, 8XAA, 16AF. Core clock is 1 GHz.
1250 - 51.3
1350 - 52.5
1375 - 52.9
1400 - 51.9
1425 - 52.2
1475 - 52.9
1575 - 54.3
This is imho very strange, why 1575 Mhz delivers such a high score, and 1400, 1425 and 1475 delivers lower than 1350 and 1375?
One big why?

I experienced the same thing - 1400 resulted in slightly lower score compared to 1375. In a way I am glad to see I am not the only one to experience this.
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I experienced the same thing - 1400 resulted in slightly lower score compared to 1375. In a way I am glad to see I am not the only one to experience this.

I made a thread about it and experienced the exact same thing also... here--- http://www.overclock.net/t/1271466/when-to-stop-ocing-memory#post_17516027
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I made a thread about it and experienced the exact same thing also... here--- http://www.overclock.net/t/1271466/when-to-stop-ocing-memory#post_17516027

Good post! Thanks for sharing +rep thumb.gif
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I've noticed that GPU overclocking does nothing when it comes to demanding areas of games that require the most power.
The only game i can think of where i've seen a good gain from overclocking is Metro 2033, when it came to memory overclocking. Very strange how much the game likes good VRAM.
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I've noticed that GPU overclocking does nothing when it comes to demanding areas of games that require the most power.
The only game i can think of where i've seen a good gain from overclocking is Metro 2033, when it came to memory overclocking. Very strange how much the game likes good VRAM.

I saw great gains in BF3 as well. Areas that on ultra with my single 7970 would dip below 60FPS no longer dip, and I'm rock solid 60+ with the OC applied.
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I saw great gains in BF3 as well. Areas that on ultra with my single 7970 would dip below 60FPS no longer dip, and I'm rock solid 60+ with the OC applied.

Well, I think i'm wrong about my comment then.
I was basing my comment on the Heaven bench max out, in some areas i only see a few fps gains, but in the less damanding areas where i already have enough fps, i see massive gains. Am glad the OC works well for BF3. I'm impressed just 1 7970 can max the game.
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I saw great gains in BF3 as well. Areas that on ultra with my single 7970 would dip below 60FPS no longer dip, and I'm rock solid 60+ with the OC applied.

Well, I think i'm wrong about my comment then.
I was basing my comment on the Heaven bench max out, in some areas i only see a few fps gains, but in the less damanding areas where i already have enough fps, i see massive gains. Am glad the OC works well for BF3. I'm impressed just 1 7970 can max the game.

Yea, only time I see less than 60FPS in BF3 is if I'm folding and recording with FRAPS at the same time. LOL
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Yea, only time I see less than 60FPS in BF3 is if I'm folding and recording with FRAPS at the same time. LOL

What exact settings do you play?
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Yea, only time I see less than 60FPS in BF3 is if I'm folding and recording with FRAPS at the same time. LOL

What exact settings do you play?

Ultra everything, all settings their highest, if I remember correctly. I'll have to check later on this evening. I'm folding in Linux for the next 4 hours or so (til I get home from the mother-in-law's house at 7:30PM EST)
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Ultra everything, all settings their highest, if I remember correctly. I'll have to check later on this evening. I'm folding in Linux for the next 4 hours or so (til I get home from the mother-in-law's house at 7:30PM EST)

ok mate.
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