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I Just got a X1950 Pro AGP for my AMD athlon system about 2 weeks ago.

When i first had it i was satisfied with the card, but not enough...

The stock on a sapphire is (580) core/ (700) Mem, when i try to turn up the core clock, even by 2 MHz the monitor goes black screen and the PC restarts.

I have a 500 W Power supply...thats enough for a AMD Athlon 2600+...
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What are you using to OC the card? If you haven't already it might be worth a shot to try a different program to see what happens. (Powerstrip, ATI tool, Riva Tuner)
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Iv'e tryed ATI Tool 0.26 and the ATI Catalyst tool included on the driver CD, both of them do the samething. the memory clocks fine, but not the core...
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Maybe it's just the card. I have a 6800gt here that is just the opposite. GPU core will go to 435 but move the mem anywhere over 1010 (stock 1000) and artifacts fill the screen.
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I Just got a X1950 Pro AGP for my AMD athlon system about 2 weeks ago.

When i first had it i was satisfied with the card, but not enough...

The stock on a sapphire is (580) core/ (700) Mem, when i try to turn up the core clock, even by 2 MHz the monitor goes black screen and the PC restarts.

I have a 500 W Power supply...thats enough for a AMD Athlon 2600+...

Ok.

sigh.


You are using ATI tool it sounds like?

There's a reason why when you download ATI tool, it says in big letters "DOes not support X1950 PRO"

Try using ATI Tray Tool. See if that helps...
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Oh, and ATI Catalyst won't overclock a 1950 PRO, either.

It's a tricky card - but ATI Tray Tool seems to give the best results.

Either way, though, the card is famous for being barely OCable.
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Well that sucks....yea, Il give ATI Trays a try and see what happens...
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