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So i recieved a Biostar 6800xt 256mb yesterday

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814141057

I was wondering what a good setting would be. I have never overclocked so i want to hear what people have to say.
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well ive got the same card and i can get to 360 core and 900mhz memory.

You might wana unlock the 8 extra pixel pipelines aswel which can be done in rivatuner. Just google unlock 6800. Some dont unlock to 16/6 like mine did, but you should get 12/5 easy.

You will see more performance from the unlock than the overclock.
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I unlocked 4 pixel pipelines and 1 vertex pipeline already. I tried the other but no luck. I get artifacts sadly (Should i get it replaced maybe? Newegg gives refund and replacements). Ill try overclocking it
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I dont see the point of returning something thats not defective. Just move onto overclocking it and see what you can get that bad boy to.
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One more thing. How hot is too hot?
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On stock cooling it's nut unusual your card gets to 75C
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yeh mines gets to like 75 after long sessions of bf2. Shame about the other 4 shaders mate, i must have been lucky lol.

Ull get 350 core and 850 memory easily i think.
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So than my understanding is i can achieve 350/850 easily and theres no problem with it getting to 75C? Or should i turn it off when it gets there? Im hoping to get some VGA cooling in my rig. I also don't have anything that tells me the temp. For some reason the nvidia tool that comes with their overclocking tool lags my computer up insanely (Don't know why. My system says it barely uses any power but when i close it, it runs fine)
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Sorry for the double post but i need some help bad. I tried coolbits and rivatuner. Both of them wont let me raise my core clock by one mere mhz. Any reason you might know to be causing this?
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