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Mine's on a 6-Pin Mine has overdrive
    
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You sure? Sure you don't have it on 1x6 1x8 plugs? I have mine on 2x6 plugs and there is no Overdrive. It's even on AMD's tech specs of the card and on reviews. Anyways, the benefits of AVIVO will mostly be CPU related (less CPU usage when decoding/encoding videos). Individual settings can be configured, but the quality of the picture will depend greatly on the monitor being used, and chances are you won't notice anything significant in anything other that HD videos and other high resolutions decoding.
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I only have 1 card
    
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does anyone know if Fry's carries the 8-pin adapter? because im running (2) 6-pin to the 2900pro and therefore my overdrive option is hidden. also, can anyone tell me whether the overdrive is all i need in order to overclock the card? do i need to go into my bios of the motherboard and up any voltages? thanks
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you don't have ATi Overdrive either? maybe you dould download the latest drivers and CCC From www.ati.amd.com It is probably worth it
this is the latest CCC from Ati.
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does anyone know if Fry's carries the 8-pin adapter? because im running (2) 6-pin to the 2900pro and therefore my overdrive option is hidden. also, can anyone tell me whether the overdrive is all i need in order to overclock the card? do i need to go into my bios of the motherboard and up any voltages? thanks
You don't need Overdrive to overclock the card. You can use 3rd party software like ATiTool or Rivatuner. You won't have any options on overclocking your graphics card from your motherboard BIOS. You can however edit the GPU BIOS, but if you just want to partially overclock it there is no need to.

You're probably on stock cooling, so if you do overclock you might want to raise the stock fan speed to something like 60% - 80%.

If you get stuck with any of the programs above just post here.
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post #17 of 49
You Can overclock by using ATi Overdrive only it also has an auto-overclock feature but don't use that it went wrong for me just overclock and it also has a tester for it That is good to use after you OC If You download rivatuner aswell you can adjust the fan speed which is good fun
    
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Rivatuner seems really hard to use. Its almost like working with windows registry, right?

I am downloading Atil tool right now. Will it give me the option to control the fan speed at a constant rate?
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Okay, I installed it. What am I looking for mainly?



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Rivatuner seems really hard to use. Its almost like working with windows registry, right?

I am downloading Atil tool right now. Will it give me the option to control the fan speed at a constant rate?
With Rivatuner : Pic1 click on the arrow (red circle) and then the graphics card icon.
Pic2: You can go to the "Fan" tab and tick "Enable low level fan control" then select "Fixed" just underneath it and set the fans speed percentage (around 30% idle). For overclocking you will need to go to the "Overclocking" and select "Enable". You're best of just going up 10MHz at a time and then scanning for artifacts with ATiTool, make shure you overclock you core and memory seperately.

In ATiTool : Open up ATiTool and create a new profile at the top (call it whatever you want). Then same system, go up 10MHz at a time, click "Set Clock" button (Very important) and then click "Scan for artifacts". If ever you have gone over you will see yellow artifacts over the fuzzy cube, thus you need to back down your clocks. If you want to save time, just click "Find max core" or "Find max memory" buttons. However, you need to be in front of your pc as it will automatically raise the frequency untill it artifacts, note the number and back it down a bit. If you do so, make shure to return to default clocks each time as you can't find max memory while the core is overclocked.

To raise the fan speed in ATiTool (you may want to do this before) go to "Settings" (bottom right) scroll down to "Fan control" and click "Override fan speeds".


Hope this clears things up!

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