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They both seem like good apps, but is ati tool the clear winner for overclocking gfx cards? one thing i dont get is how to oc in 3d mode, or how to even tell which mode im in....very confusing.
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i would say that ati tool is better because any ati card is able to use ati tool while only the latest cards out can use ati overdrive.

but from what i hear that ati overdrive you can saftley find the most stable overclock. but im not sure because my ati card doesnt support ati overdrive so that why i use ati tool.
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post #3 of 14
ATITool. Get ATITool 25, beta 14 (15 is too buggy), read my FAQ and go!

Overdrive loosens VRAM timings when you overclock, which decreases performance in comparison with ATITool.
    
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Atitool will squeeze the most juice out of your card, though it can take some getting used to.
    
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Why ati-tool? Ati tray tools is better =)
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I get better results with ATITool, esp. with those high-end cards. Once you figure out how to set it up that is (see my FAQ for X1800/X1900 series cards)
    
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ok thanks everyone, chozart beautiful faq! Ill have to use that when I get time. I think I was overclocking in 2d mode and the voltage was messed up thats why when i overclocked core to 600 and opened a video screen turned green. Once I get everything right ill oc it again using correct voltage and stuff, thanks again.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chozart
I get better results with ATITool, esp. with those high-end cards. Once you figure out how to set it up that is (see my FAQ for X1800/X1900 series cards)
What do you mean set up right? I can actually set it up to get better ocs w/ my x850?
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post #9 of 14
ATI tool ftw!
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post #10 of 14
I second ATI Tray tools. FPS counter, On screen display intergrated with speed fan, overclocking and fanspeeds, auto overclocking, game profiles, card tweaks, graphing, normal windows tools and icon save positions. Its so handy.
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