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post #11 of 20
As a tech support guy, I highly recommend you do not install nTunes.. let alone use it. I have seen it cause unexplainable BSoD, BIOS resets, system instability, ect.
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post #12 of 20
ntune has always crashed for me during overclocking. it would only let me get my E6600 to 2.5ghz and then would crash. i went to my bios and brought in a 3.1Ghz. so the only thing ntune is good for is messing with voltages in windows and messing with the GPU settings( not the overclocking) and looking at temps. but rivaturner is a wonderful program and so is ATItool .26. i could get my 8800 to 631 core and a killer 2200(efective) mem.
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post #13 of 20
I started using it on my CPU and the furthest I could overclock it was 2.667 GHz. I now go into the bios and overclock to 3.2.

My GPU don't like ntune, it maybe because of the type but I can't overclock it at all

It ok for memory, best to find out what is safe for your pc using ntune for your mem then change it in the bios.

Rules on ntune are rubbish they do not at all work properly. Don't waste your time
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with ntune i always have to set the clock speeds when i oc my gpu. so it wont set the clock speeds permanently (as in after a restart or shutdown)
rivatuner will set the gpu clocks and they remain after restarting. i wouldnt use ntune for anything other than oc the gpu, if at all. oc the cpu in the BIOS. make sure you have the latest drivers for the gpu if you do use ntune though
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Sounds like I wont be using nTune at all.

So correct me if I'm wrong, but I should OC the memory to 2.0V and CPU to 3.0Ghz in the BIOS. And I will use rivatuner or ATItool to OC the GPU.

Which would you recommend for stability and ease of use...ATItool or Rivatuner??
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post #16 of 20
yes that is correct. always overclock in the bios.
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ATItool or Rivatuner??
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post #18 of 20
well atitool has an artifact scanner which can be useful, but i use riva to oc the gpu
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post #19 of 20
i use rivaturner to change my 8800 GTS fan speed and i use atitool to overclock my card. happy tuning
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post #20 of 20
For CPU / RAM / Mobo use BIOS.

For GPU read my guide..
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