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Poll Results: Should I voltmod my 4850?

 
  • 77% (14)
    Yes vmod and oc the hell out of it.
  • 22% (4)
    No leave it alone and oc with stock voltage.
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post #1 of 26
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Ok I got my T-rad 2 installed. Temps at 14*c lower then with stock cooler. I was wondering if I should vmod and oc the hell out of my card or just leave it alone.
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post #2 of 26
Umm..yeah!! Does pinoccio have wooden balls man?
post #3 of 26
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How many FPS more will I get in games if I get like 800mhz on my core. This is just a example but would it be a increase?
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post #4 of 26
With a volt mod i have seen the 4850 hit rediculous clocks with stability. I would go for it if i were you. http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/....php?p=3057333 this may also help you.
    
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post #5 of 26
Raising your core speed on the ATi cards..raises the shader clocks too.. You should gain at least 5-7 FPS for minimum FPS rates, in-game.. Kinda hard for me to say, you have a lot more shaders than I do.. OC'ing the shaders will require cooling though, so stability @ high clocks will be somewhat hinged on your ability to keep the core cool, once you add voltage.
post #6 of 26
the question isn't, "should i v-mod?" the question should be, "how much beer should i drink before i v-mod!"
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post #7 of 26
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I can vmod but the question now is. Is it worth it?
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post #8 of 26
Mod it almighty giver of silenx!
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post #9 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by ChrisB17 View Post
How many FPS more will I get in games if I get like 800mhz on my core. This is just a example but would it be a increase?
i also wanted to check how well it would run if i oc'ed it more so some crysis benchies from the tests i ran to check if ocing it was worth it or not.
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stock-
Frames Time (ms) Min Max Avg
19540543140176035.976

730/1100-
Frames Time (ms) Min Max Avg
21713540352186940.183

830/1150
Frames Time (ms) Min Max Avg
23610539530207643.76

over 800Mhz card become seriously bandwidth bottlenecked,with 830/1100 i was only a couple of fps higher than 730/1100 so a better cooled faster memory will help.
and getting over 800MHz enabled me to turn on 24xAA with COD WaW,no fps comparisons but it was a lot slower at stock.
    
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post #10 of 26
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Hmm. I will try. What are your volts at for the core?
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