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want my 3870 to run faster.

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right now I'm on stock cooling running at 904/1296 using I believe it's right at 1.33volts as verified with a DVM.
so far I can get 12234 in 3dmark06 using my sig rig http://service.futuremark.com/compare?3dm06=5889997
I know the memory is near it's limits as it is starting to artifact a little using ATI tool though when actually playing a game it's not enough to where you would notice it so far when gaming.

I'm sure I could get the core a little faster if I could get some more voltage to it. I saw that there is the pencile mod where you swipe over resister r1222 I believe it is. I don't have that resistor though it seems. I tried to measure the resistance and it has none ( no shock ) so I'm not even sure what to do there. any other tricks maybe? btw my card is made by diamond.

also for the rig I have in my sig though how does this stack up to other systems dual core systems using roughly the same system?
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google atitool.
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what exactly am I looking for though when googling ati tool? I've been using it as stated above so I'm not quite sure what else I need to do with it.
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