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XFX 8600gt a s*** overclocker?

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Using rivatuner the card will not overclock pretty much at all. I was a bit dissapointed in how the card performed, but for $90 it does well enough.

stock clocks are 540/700, and raising them to any point above this causes the display driver to fail.

I have tried the latest one from Nvidia and the driver from XFX's web site.

Anyone have any tips?
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Try an older driver perhaps. There is definitely something wrong if you can't overclock the card at all as it should have some room. Which program are you using to overclock?
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whats your current core and memory speed
    
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It has room. I use rivatuner and driver 169.28 on XP Pro 32
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540/700 stock clocks under Vista X64

It seems to be working at 691/800, so i guess i'll just assume it was a mild error with a game or something
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i got my xfx 8600GT to about 700/825 i believe. It's an ok card for the price, that's for sure...but i've moved on . Good luck with your oc!
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