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I have the Asus EN7900GT 256MB PCI-E Extreme (Not TOP) which as most of you know has quite low stock settings of 450Mhz/1320Mhz compared to others. My confusion is based on how high my memory can run Artifact Free using ATI Tool 0.25 Beta16 "WITHOUT" a volt mod.

My GPU Core is totally Artifact Free @ 550Mhz (560Mhz and Artifacts appear)
My GPU Mem is totally Artifact Free @ 890Mhz (1780Mhz Effective)


Memory was at 1800Mhz effective and artifacts appeared after 3mins of the test running 1780Mhz is fine. Is this considered good?
 
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That's very good. If you do voltmod the memory, you could probably expect 2 Ghz.
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Those clocks are higher then I can get with my 7800 so yes you are doing fine.
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Ok Cool, i won't keep them at that though. I'll stay @ 550/1700Mhz until i can volt mod it. As from what i'm aware you don't get that much of a performance boost on the memory, the GPU core is the most important which is letting me down at present. Be getting a 2nd 7900GT soon and volt mod the both of them hopefully....
 
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That's very good. If you do voltmod the memory, you could probably expect 2 Ghz.
Umm I doubt you will get anywhere near 2Ghz on the mem with the pencil vmod, usually with the memmod people are getting between 1800-1900, if your mem vcore goes to much over 2.25 you will start to get artifacting, I know from experience
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yeah the memory on my Asus 7900GT Top tops out just shy of 1700Mhz without a volt mod. I have the core overvolted and run it at 700Mhz.
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Those clocks are higher then I can get with my 7800 so yes you are doing fine.
Different GPU, buddy, so I hope it is doing higher!

For some reason I can overclock the **** out of my 7900GT but that sounds like a fairly good OC.
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