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Did my clock actually change?

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So here's what I did. I followed a tutorial to overclock my 8800GTS from 513 Mhz to around 630. Did the same for memory. I applied the settings, and made sure those were the ones used at startup.
*NOTE*: Should I have restarted then?

I then went into 3DMark06 and ran a test (not bothering with the CPU tests) The strange thing is, I was getting the same framerates as before, and ended up with just about the same score at the end. I'm wondering where I messed up, please offer suggestions.
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What program did you use to overclock?
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Athlon 64 3200+ is a single core right? If so, everything sounds like your CPU is bottlenecking.
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Well, that's good news, because I'm getting a new one soon.
It's an AMD Opteron 165. Because of the slot type, my choices were limited. But hey, at least it was cheap thanks to that whopper of a pricecut. Will I need to be overclocking that before I notice any difference?
I used ATITool to overclock, and used RivaTuner to get fans working fulltime in-game.
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