Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › 9600GT SC Overclock Help
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

9600GT SC Overclock Help

Poll Results: Cake or Pie?

Poll expired: Mar 22, 2008  
  • 53% (7)
    Cake
  • 46% (6)
    Pie
13 Total Votes  
post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 
So whats the maximum safe clock for the ram on this card?

And how much higher should I expect to get these clocks?



All help is much appreciated
Thudd
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 720 x3 MSI 790FX-GD70 Radeon 6770 OCZ 6GB (3 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Blue Ray Eater SO MANY FANS Windows 7 x64 SP1(Do not go gentle) Acer AL2216W 1680x1050 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Cheap 32" LED TV 50" Samsung Plasma Garbage OCZ 700W M#OCZGXS700 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Thudd MX518(Rage, rage against the dying of the light) Leather desktop 
  hide details  
Reply
Thudd
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 720 x3 MSI 790FX-GD70 Radeon 6770 OCZ 6GB (3 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Blue Ray Eater SO MANY FANS Windows 7 x64 SP1(Do not go gentle) Acer AL2216W 1680x1050 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Cheap 32" LED TV 50" Samsung Plasma Garbage OCZ 700W M#OCZGXS700 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Thudd MX518(Rage, rage against the dying of the light) Leather desktop 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 13
I dont get the poll, but i choose cake, eventhough the cake is a lie...
new build
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 GO @3.4 P35-DS3L EVGA 8800gt @ 701 1747 1000 gskill 2gigX2 
OSMonitorPowerMouse
Vista home premium 1x22" samsung lcd 1x17"LCD 650w Razor Lachesis 
Mouse Pad
Razor eXactmat 
  hide details  
Reply
new build
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 GO @3.4 P35-DS3L EVGA 8800gt @ 701 1747 1000 gskill 2gigX2 
OSMonitorPowerMouse
Vista home premium 1x22" samsung lcd 1x17"LCD 650w Razor Lachesis 
Mouse Pad
Razor eXactmat 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 13
I had my core at 785 for awhile and it crashed after playing one of my games for a few hours. So every card is a little different, but that was my limit. I have mine set on 770 now for a few days and it's good. My shader and mem are 1900/2000 and they seem to be good there. Haven't tried to push them further. I think it's good there and my temps get up to 60 under load which is ok, but I don't want them to get higher. Anyway you should be able to push your core more. But some people suggest uping the PCIe bus a little. When I did that it was very unstable and I couldn't OC much at all so I would say leave it alone, but that's opinion.
F1REST@RTER
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E8400 @4.05G 1.42V EVGA 680i T1 SLI 2 x EVGA GeForce 9800GT 4x1GB OCZ Dual Ch PC6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
West Digi Caviar SE16 250GB SATA-300 Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 Samsung 19'' Widescreen Logitech G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Ultra 550W Modular COOLER MASTER 690 Logitech VX Nano 
  hide details  
Reply
F1REST@RTER
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E8400 @4.05G 1.42V EVGA 680i T1 SLI 2 x EVGA GeForce 9800GT 4x1GB OCZ Dual Ch PC6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
West Digi Caviar SE16 250GB SATA-300 Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 Samsung 19'' Widescreen Logitech G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Ultra 550W Modular COOLER MASTER 690 Logitech VX Nano 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 13
I had mine at 725 core and 1062 memory and 102 pcie and got her up to 10920 3dmark06.
Who's next
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel core i7 965 Gigabyte x58 extreme on water 2 gtx 295s corsair dominators 3 gig DDR3 1600 mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
velociraptor 300 gigx2 (raid 0) sony bd-rom bdu-xs10s-hp light scribe dvd-rw windows vista 64bit samsung 24"x2, 92" with sim c3x 1080p pj 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
broken hp lol Toughpower 1200 watt cosmos s g5 
  hide details  
Reply
Who's next
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
intel core i7 965 Gigabyte x58 extreme on water 2 gtx 295s corsair dominators 3 gig DDR3 1600 mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
velociraptor 300 gigx2 (raid 0) sony bd-rom bdu-xs10s-hp light scribe dvd-rw windows vista 64bit samsung 24"x2, 92" with sim c3x 1080p pj 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
broken hp lol Toughpower 1200 watt cosmos s g5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 13
Thread Starter 
thanks guys, reps incoming.
any more help or personal experience will also be appreciated.
EDIT~ the poll is there because i felt the top of the page was a bit empty and cake vs. pie is always worthy of a poll.
Thudd
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 720 x3 MSI 790FX-GD70 Radeon 6770 OCZ 6GB (3 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Blue Ray Eater SO MANY FANS Windows 7 x64 SP1(Do not go gentle) Acer AL2216W 1680x1050 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Cheap 32" LED TV 50" Samsung Plasma Garbage OCZ 700W M#OCZGXS700 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Thudd MX518(Rage, rage against the dying of the light) Leather desktop 
  hide details  
Reply
Thudd
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 720 x3 MSI 790FX-GD70 Radeon 6770 OCZ 6GB (3 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Blue Ray Eater SO MANY FANS Windows 7 x64 SP1(Do not go gentle) Acer AL2216W 1680x1050 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Cheap 32" LED TV 50" Samsung Plasma Garbage OCZ 700W M#OCZGXS700 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Thudd MX518(Rage, rage against the dying of the light) Leather desktop 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 13
Thread Starter 
Bump`
Thudd
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 720 x3 MSI 790FX-GD70 Radeon 6770 OCZ 6GB (3 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Blue Ray Eater SO MANY FANS Windows 7 x64 SP1(Do not go gentle) Acer AL2216W 1680x1050 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Cheap 32" LED TV 50" Samsung Plasma Garbage OCZ 700W M#OCZGXS700 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Thudd MX518(Rage, rage against the dying of the light) Leather desktop 
  hide details  
Reply
Thudd
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 720 x3 MSI 790FX-GD70 Radeon 6770 OCZ 6GB (3 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Blue Ray Eater SO MANY FANS Windows 7 x64 SP1(Do not go gentle) Acer AL2216W 1680x1050 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Cheap 32" LED TV 50" Samsung Plasma Garbage OCZ 700W M#OCZGXS700 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Thudd MX518(Rage, rage against the dying of the light) Leather desktop 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 13
i got mine to 750/2100, maybe i could get the memory higher but i didn't try because it wasn't helping at all. with my window open (cold outside) i got it to 810/2100, but even that didn't change FPS or 3dmark scores much.
post #8 of 13
In RivaTuner is says the safest mem clock to be 1,100. I would not push it past that.

Have you been able to increase your 3Dmark scores by OCing? I'm still not having any luck even with the new drivers that came out yesterday.

My default scores are also very inconsistent. I get anywhere from 10,600 to 11,740. Can figure out why this is. I was thinking I couldn't get better scores due to my CPU. I'm currently running 3.0 Clocking this card is just not increasing my scores. Though, if your able to get positive results with a like CPU I can rule it out.

What are your default 3Dmark scores vs your OC scores?


I was able to get my core clock to 780 and be stable. lol, the nVidia control panels optimized clock said 828. I've not yet found the max shader clock for this card sense I wasn't getting any positive results I didn't push it past 1900.

I've only been using 3Dmark to test with. I'm going to go and try the Crysis benchmark and see if I can increase FPS.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E8400, E8600, 980BE T2RS+, P5E3, TA890FXE 8800GTS's,GTX's,GS,Ultra's,9600GT Lots of D9's and some crap DDR3 
Hard DrivePowerCase
Seagate 250GB + 80GB WD for benching TT 875w, Corsair 650TX Custom bench station 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E8400, E8600, 980BE T2RS+, P5E3, TA890FXE 8800GTS's,GTX's,GS,Ultra's,9600GT Lots of D9's and some crap DDR3 
Hard DrivePowerCase
Seagate 250GB + 80GB WD for benching TT 875w, Corsair 650TX Custom bench station 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 13
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by PizzaMan View Post
In RivaTuner is says the safest mem clock to be 1,100. I would not push it past that.

Have you been able to increase your 3Dmark scores by OCing? I'm still not having any luck even with the new drivers that came out yesterday.

My default scores are also very inconsistent. I get anywhere from 10,600 to 11,740. Can figure out why this is. I was thinking I couldn't get better scores due to my CPU. I'm currently running 3.0 Clocking this card is just not increasing my scores. Though, if your able to get positive results with a like CPU I can rule it out.

What are your default 3Dmark scores vs your OC scores?


I was able to get my core clock to 780 and be stable. lol, the nVidia control panels optimized clock said 828. I've not yet found the max shader clock for this card sense I wasn't getting any positive results I didn't push it past 1900.

I've only been using 3Dmark to test with. I'm going to go and try the Crysis benchmark and see if I can increase FPS.
my stock score was 102** and my oc score is around 108**
Thudd
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 720 x3 MSI 790FX-GD70 Radeon 6770 OCZ 6GB (3 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Blue Ray Eater SO MANY FANS Windows 7 x64 SP1(Do not go gentle) Acer AL2216W 1680x1050 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Cheap 32" LED TV 50" Samsung Plasma Garbage OCZ 700W M#OCZGXS700 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Thudd MX518(Rage, rage against the dying of the light) Leather desktop 
  hide details  
Reply
Thudd
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 720 x3 MSI 790FX-GD70 Radeon 6770 OCZ 6GB (3 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Blue Ray Eater SO MANY FANS Windows 7 x64 SP1(Do not go gentle) Acer AL2216W 1680x1050 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Cheap 32" LED TV 50" Samsung Plasma Garbage OCZ 700W M#OCZGXS700 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Thudd MX518(Rage, rage against the dying of the light) Leather desktop 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 13
I haven't oc'd mine yet because my cpu is such a big bottleneck but I chose pie because I like pie!!!
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 955 BE MSI NF980-G65 2x eVGA 9600GT 512 SC's SLI'd 16 GB Corsair Vengeance ((CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9B) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1897922560 KB HP DVD640 Win 7 Home Prem x64/ Win XP Home 40" Samsung 1080p LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
MS Wireless/ MS Laser 6000 Silverstone Strider SST-ST1000-P Cooler Master Cosmos S MS Sidewinder/ MS Laser 6000 
Mouse Pad
sub-Zero Gamer 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 955 BE MSI NF980-G65 2x eVGA 9600GT 512 SC's SLI'd 16 GB Corsair Vengeance ((CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9B) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1897922560 KB HP DVD640 Win 7 Home Prem x64/ Win XP Home 40" Samsung 1080p LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
MS Wireless/ MS Laser 6000 Silverstone Strider SST-ST1000-P Cooler Master Cosmos S MS Sidewinder/ MS Laser 6000 
Mouse Pad
sub-Zero Gamer 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: NVIDIA
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › 9600GT SC Overclock Help