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I am attempting to overclock my 8800GTS right now. So far i have it at 630 core clock and 1000 memory clock. Is this a good oc so far?
Also, what is a good way to test the overclock? So far i have been running ati tool and using the 3d graphic, then running the artifact test.
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Load a really demanding game. I use Oblivion. Go outside, start running and see if it crashes on you.
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Load a really demanding game. I use Oblivion. Go outside, start running and see if it crashes on you.
exactly

Or if you can figure out how fold on the GPU (the ultimate stress tess IMO)
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well i ran 3dmark06...will that work? i got a decent score too...Went from 8913 to 10475. No artifacts or crashes
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It's a good start. Now load up a game and see what happens.

edit:and turn everything to max
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Load a really demanding game. I use Oblivion. Go outside, start running and see if it crashes on you.
I was just playing oblivion and it crashed on me with no OC! dagnabit.
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post #7 of 9
Dreko when I was oc'ing my 7900gs, I used ati tool with the 3d view also.

I've heard a lot of users saying the artifacting tool isn't the best for finding problems on an oc. gl

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I was just playing oblivion and it crashed on me with no OC! dagnabit.
What are the temps like? You think it could be the psu? Your aspire 500w only has one +12v rail @ 34amps. You'd think that would be enough but you never know.
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if you run atitools artifacting for like 4 hours and no artifacts your fine
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Thats better than what mine will do.

Although its weird, one day it ran fine at 636 / 1000. but I run it 24/7 at 625 / 975.


I either use 1 hour of artifact scanner, or some good ol' Oblivion
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