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Clock Lowered when Core not used, Normal?

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rivia says my core clock is 297mhz, when it is idle or using windows tasks




When i am playing it increases to 776mhz




when i close the game it goes bak down to 297mhz



1) is this normal?
2) is it of any benfit to me to always keep it at 777 insted of 300?
2a) if YES to Q2, how do i do this?


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The lower one is 2D clocks and the higher clock is 3D.

So yeah, its normal.
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1)normal
2)always keeping it at 777 will prevent the momentarily lag which happens when something is loaded from the hdd,i think that has been taken care of by the new drivers.also the card will heat a lot more and consume much more power.
2a)simply oc it using atitool or riva,the card doesn't go back to 2D clocks when oc'ed by something else than the overdrive.
    
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