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So does overclocking the memory ONLY,on a graphic card produce artifacts?Or is it just the core?I've always OC'ed with Rivatuner then do artifact scan with atitool so the clocks are always set. was just trying to tinker with my 8800GT memory clocks and see how high i can OC it.Also, would i really get,if any,benefit from OC'ing the memory really high, besides frying it?Thanks.
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So does overclocking the memory ONLY,on a graphic card produce artifacts?Or is it just the core?I've always OC'ed with Rivatuner then do artifact scan with atitool so the clocks are always set. was just trying to tinker with my 8800GT memory clocks and see how high i can OC it.Also, would i really get,if any,benefit from OC'ing the memory really high, besides frying it?Thanks.

Unstable clocks of both the core and ram will produce artifacting.

Ram artifacting usually appears as stretched textures, while core artifacting can manifest as flashes of bright colors, or a static type of anomoly.

I normally work the core pretty hard, the vram is not cooled as well as the core.
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Hey thanks,grunion. Currently at 30 mins. at 2060Mhz memory only artifact test and no errors.Does it report errors like when you test core?
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Hey thanks,grunion. Currently at 30 mins. at 2060Mhz memory only artifact test and no errors.Does it report errors like when you test core?
I'm not aware of the memory only test, enlighten me
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I look at whether my gddr is covered by the heatsinks if it isn't then I only lightly clock the ram. If its got good cooling then I raise it as far as I can.
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