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My 3Dmark06 score drops when I OC?

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I have started to get my GPU up there in the clocks, 770-1900-1100, but when I run 06 it gives me a mid 9K score, while when I had it at stock clocks, it was 10,280. My SM 2.0 score drops the more I OC, but my SM 3.0 increases. What's the deal with this? and how do I fix it?
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You will be fine if you back it down a bit like 750/1850/1000.
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Possibly just a fluke. I've had the same thing happen in the past. Try and bring your Shader clocks down and run it again!
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lower your overclock by 10mhz and that may help.
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I dunno man, I get similar problems. I dont think 3Dmark is very reliable at times. I get different scores almost everytime I test.

Once I had my CPU at 3.2 and then I OC'd it even more to 3.6, and I got even lower by like 40 marks.

I don't think it has much merit.
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Ok well me being a n00b I left ATi tool running while I ran 06 . So once I exited out of it, I got a much higher score, ~10,300. But I still saw a higher score at a lower clock. I think i'm going to reboot and mabye that will help!
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