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Hi, i tried using ATitool (downloaded gfrom the internet) to overclock my GPU. The FPS was fine and everything. So i moved the slider bar up for the GPU clock and pressed "set clock". As soon as i did the big furry box (the box that shows up on the side of ATitool that spins around to show your FPS) started.... messing up, lol. Then my computer just froze and i had to restart it. It does this every time i try to overclock it. Is there anything i can do?
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post #2 of 11
Dont use atitool use rivatuner
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post #3 of 11
What card is it? If it is a x19xx card you have to use driver level overclocking, it's in the settings
Edited by lsdmeasap - 12/20/08 at 12:05am
    
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post #5 of 11
What are the temps, have you tried rivatuner.
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post #6 of 11
i woulnt use atitool for nvidia cards. But u can still use the stress test in it but overclock the card with rivatuner
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post #7 of 11
You slid the bar too much and the GPU artifacted.
Also, use Rivatuner or the overclocking utility that came with the card on the CD. Move clock speeds up by increments of 5, and run ~20minutes of ATITool Artifact testing. If no artifacts, move up another 5, etc. Until you can't go any higher and set that as a profile for boot.
    
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post #8 of 11
I use Rivatuner on my 8800gtx, and it works awesome. only use ATItool to check temps. Don't forget to set it up to start at windows startup. Also, just highlight the slider and use the right or left arrow. It only moves it one notch at a time. One more tip: check your fan speed(with Rivatuner).
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nelson2011 View Post
Dont use atitool use rivatuner
And why?
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K i download RivaTuner, and i upped the fan speeds a bit, i can hear em go up in there, but is it going to put any extra load on the GPU itself? Like voltage-wise. Because i dont want to look down and see the mysterious blue smoke coming out of my computer
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