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Hi Folks,

Another thread gave me the Idea for this.
Most of us know about the OSD function in Rivatuner, however some people do not.
With the OSD you have the ability for displaying all your graphed statistics in game on your screen. Including Coretemp, Core and Mem speed, mem usage, Cpu usage and the list goes on.
So without further a do here are my 1337 PS skills in action
Any questions or suggestions, just post up.
An example of the OSD is in the last screen.

C2D Temp Plugin link Courtesy of d3mig0d

EDIT> Also Enable Background Monitoring on the Hardware Monitoring screen (The Red Button)











Edited by grunion - 7/29/09 at 8:00pm
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When I do that in C&C3 i think its only showing me my FPS as an OSD. I'm also running FRAPS as well but I have that in a different corner.
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When I do that in C&C3 i think its only showing me my FPS as an OSD. I'm also running FRAPS as well but I have that in a different corner.
You cannot run Fraps simultaneously, it will override Rivatuner and display only FPS.
Also Riva has an FPS counter built in, no need for Fraps.
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Would you recommend (for overclocking) running Riva Tuner instead of ATITool for my 8800GTX?
    
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Quote:
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Would you recommend (for overclocking) running Riva Tuner instead of ATITool for my 8800GTX?
No
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Good stuff, didn't know Riva had an OSD.. +rep!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Choggs396 View Post
Would you recommend (for overclocking) running Riva Tuner instead of ATITool for my 8800GTX?
What gonX said, don't recommend it but you can use it.
I prefer the fine tuning ability of ATItool myself

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No
Yeah what you said.

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Good stuff, didn't know Riva had an OSD.. +rep!
Thank you
Remember anything in the graph you can display in the OSD, check the Plugins for more goodies.

The plugins are located under set-up> plugins.

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Yeah, I figured the consensus would be ATItool, just checking to make sure. I like ATItool, but never used Riva Tuner myself.
    
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Has anyone got the OSD to run in Vista???
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Can anyone confirm this works with Vista?
I'm unable to display the OSD in Vista and would like some Vista users to comment.
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