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ive heard that 8800GT memory kills itself after some time on over 1000Mhz (2000Mhz effective).. is this true? is it on all 8800GT cards?
because i'd like to overclock my 8800 GT GS (512MB) and do a nice memory overclocking but im too afraid to try it as i got this card yesterday and i dont want to kill it just yet.. ..
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All cores and memory will die after some time at any clock, and to tell you the truth I don't think the GT has been out long enough to die from a stable overclock.

Also, my GT won't go past 1000Mhz, even 5 more Mhz gets artifacts for me.
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All cores and memory will die after some time at any clock, and to tell you the truth I don't think the GT has been out long enough to die from a stable overclock.

Also, my GT won't go past 1000Mhz, even 5 more Mhz gets artifacts for me.
yes i know that.. but ive heard that the 8800GT lasts only a very short time (a few months?) with memory over 1000Mhz.. ..
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it had to do with the quality of qimonda chips on the 8800gt,those with the samsung ram chips do fine over 1000.someone correct me if i am wrong.
    
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it had to do with the quality of qimonda chips on the 8800gt,those with the samsung ram chips do fine over 1000.someone correct me if i am wrong.
i just tried over 1000Mhz.. i get artifacts after 1060Mhz.. so i quess i have samsung chips?
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it had to do with the quality of qimonda chips on the 8800gt,those with the samsung ram chips do fine over 1000.someone correct me if i am wrong.
Anyway to tell which a person would have?
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Take off your stock cooler. Then see if you have qmonda or samsung chips.The memory ICs themselves should have samsung or qmonda printed on them in white lettering. Qmonda chips are the ones that have a tendency to die past 1000 DDR (2000mhz effective) If you have Samsung chips (all Galaxy branded 8800 GTs have samsung chips) then you are good to go past 1000 (2000mhz effective). From what i've seen, almost all of the GTs with samsung chips hit 1100 (2200mhz) really easily.
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Take off your stock cooler. Then see if you have qmonda or samsung chips.The memory ICs themselves should have samsung or qmonda printed on them in white lettering. Qmonda chips are the ones that have a tendency to die past 1000 DDR (2000mhz effective) If you have Samsung chips (all Galaxy branded 8800 GTs have samsung chips) then you are good to go past 1000 (2000mhz effective). From what i've seen, almost all of the GTs with samsung chips hit 1100 (2200mhz) really easily.
hmm.. well i tried how far i can go with the memory, and i did hit 1100 easily... but now im back to 950.. is there any other way than taking off the cooler? and my card is Gainward Bliss 8800GT GS.. could it be samsun or qmonda? theres that GLH model also, and i think its identical and its running 1025Mhz memory on stock.. so most probably my card has samsung chips aswell?
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post #9 of 11
I've been running the qimonda chips (same exact kind are on the 8800GT) on my 8800GTS G92 for about 3 months at 1053MHz, with no reduction in overclocking ability or stability in that time.

I believe JonnyGuru (correct me if I am wrong) expressed some concerns that over 1000MHz was killing the G92s memory controler, NOT the Qimonda memory itself.

I have had no trouble as of yet.
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Take off your stock cooler. Then see if you have qmonda or samsung chips.The memory ICs themselves should have samsung or qmonda printed on them in white lettering. Qmonda chips are the ones that have a tendency to die past 1000 DDR (2000mhz effective) If you have Samsung chips (all Galaxy branded 8800 GTs have samsung chips) then you are good to go past 1000 (2000mhz effective). From what i've seen, almost all of the GTs with samsung chips hit 1100 (2200mhz) really easily.
Not only that, but you should be removing the stock cooler anyway if you plan on doing any serious overclocking. At stock clocks, with stock cooler, my 8800GT was reaching close to 90° under heavy load. Replace the cooler and while you're at it, look at the RAM chips. Then you're in business.
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