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7600GT won't budge

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hey everyone,

I have an EVGA 7600GT. it is this card

at 560mhz core, and 700 mhz memory.

my question is, has anyone had the problem where it will not overclock? I don't mean it only gets to 580 mhz core and 710 mhz memoery, I mean that it wont budge one mhz over stock? will a volt mod on this help the situation or did I just get one of the luck of the draw cards that isn't a good overclocker?

It is bad enough that in the old control panel using coolbits, I chose the "detect optimal settings" and it actually downclocked the core and memory a little.

If it helps, I have after market cooling keeping it at 35 degree's C
    
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Try installing another driver, or try ntune
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thanks, I will try it tonight.
    
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let me know about the results
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ntune works better than I thought it would, so try that. Plus, it has stability tests built in. Rivatuner has worked for my evga 7600's as well. Nice cooling!
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ATI tool seems to work fine for me, I believe my card has a sligh stock volt mod.
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I tried ATI tool once, but it for some reason when I access it windows says "a serious error has occured and must close ATI tool" I uninstalled it, and installed it many times with the same effect.
    
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Have you attempted to re-download the file? Maybe you got a corupt load file.
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