Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › GTX260 overclocking problem
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

GTX260 overclocking problem

post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
I just got my 260 core 216 today and decided to do some light overclocking on it for now, i had my core clock and mem. clock bumped up maybe only 10-15MHz over stock, and when i was running the OCCT stress test, after a couple seconds the screen just went completely white. I pulled the plug on the computer thinking something might have happened. After i restarted it, everything seems fine. Anyone have any idea what could have happened? Should i not try O/Cing the card anymore?
Desktop Rig
(13 items)
 
Asus Laptop
(6 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Asus P8P67 Pro MSI GTX 970 GAMING 4G GeForce 8GB G.Skill 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
500GB SATA / 320GB SATA Win 7 64bit Three Sceptre 24" Widescreens 6048x1080 Res nSpire 650w 
Case
Cooler Master 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo P8700 G72GX NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M  Nanya Technology  
RAMRAM
Nanya Technology  Nanya Technology  
  hide details  
Reply
Desktop Rig
(13 items)
 
Asus Laptop
(6 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Asus P8P67 Pro MSI GTX 970 GAMING 4G GeForce 8GB G.Skill 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
500GB SATA / 320GB SATA Win 7 64bit Three Sceptre 24" Widescreens 6048x1080 Res nSpire 650w 
Case
Cooler Master 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo P8700 G72GX NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M  Nanya Technology  
RAMRAM
Nanya Technology  Nanya Technology  
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 6
I'm pretty sure OCCT only stresses your CPU. Sounds like you have an unstable OC'd AMD chip.
NotSoSLi
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k Asus Maximus Hero VII EVGA GTX 980ti G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung 840 EVO Windows 8.1 x64 ACER 1440p 144hz G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 850tx Stormtrooper MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
NotSoSLi
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k Asus Maximus Hero VII EVGA GTX 980ti G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung 840 EVO Windows 8.1 x64 ACER 1440p 144hz G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 850tx Stormtrooper MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 6
Thread Starter 
my cpu is not overclocked. im pretty confident that occt tests gpu though
Desktop Rig
(13 items)
 
Asus Laptop
(6 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Asus P8P67 Pro MSI GTX 970 GAMING 4G GeForce 8GB G.Skill 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
500GB SATA / 320GB SATA Win 7 64bit Three Sceptre 24" Widescreens 6048x1080 Res nSpire 650w 
Case
Cooler Master 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo P8700 G72GX NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M  Nanya Technology  
RAMRAM
Nanya Technology  Nanya Technology  
  hide details  
Reply
Desktop Rig
(13 items)
 
Asus Laptop
(6 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Asus P8P67 Pro MSI GTX 970 GAMING 4G GeForce 8GB G.Skill 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
500GB SATA / 320GB SATA Win 7 64bit Three Sceptre 24" Widescreens 6048x1080 Res nSpire 650w 
Case
Cooler Master 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo P8700 G72GX NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M  Nanya Technology  
RAMRAM
Nanya Technology  Nanya Technology  
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 6
The beta versions of OCCT can stress the GPU as well if you set it to do so....But the none betas can't.

What were you using to OC the card, Also what drivers were you using?
Edited by XxBeNigNxX - 12/23/08 at 3:49am
post #5 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phantez View Post
my cpu is not overclocked. im pretty confident that occt tests gpu though
Try ATItool. Its what pretty much everyone uses here to stress test and check for artifacts. Or you could use a game to test it or something like a benchmarking software such as 3dmark or vantage.

I've never used OCCT on anything but my proc so I cant give you any advice other than to try a different tool when overclocking your card.
NotSoSLi
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k Asus Maximus Hero VII EVGA GTX 980ti G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung 840 EVO Windows 8.1 x64 ACER 1440p 144hz G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 850tx Stormtrooper MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
NotSoSLi
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790k Asus Maximus Hero VII EVGA GTX 980ti G.Skill 16GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Samsung 840 EVO Windows 8.1 x64 ACER 1440p 144hz G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 850tx Stormtrooper MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 6
Thread Starter 
i used to have problems with ATI tool, but i just downloaded and reinstalled it again and it seems to be working fine so far. Thanks for the help
Desktop Rig
(13 items)
 
Asus Laptop
(6 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Asus P8P67 Pro MSI GTX 970 GAMING 4G GeForce 8GB G.Skill 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
500GB SATA / 320GB SATA Win 7 64bit Three Sceptre 24" Widescreens 6048x1080 Res nSpire 650w 
Case
Cooler Master 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo P8700 G72GX NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M  Nanya Technology  
RAMRAM
Nanya Technology  Nanya Technology  
  hide details  
Reply
Desktop Rig
(13 items)
 
Asus Laptop
(6 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Asus P8P67 Pro MSI GTX 970 GAMING 4G GeForce 8GB G.Skill 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
500GB SATA / 320GB SATA Win 7 64bit Three Sceptre 24" Widescreens 6048x1080 Res nSpire 650w 
Case
Cooler Master 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo P8700 G72GX NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M  Nanya Technology  
RAMRAM
Nanya Technology  Nanya Technology  
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: NVIDIA
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › GTX260 overclocking problem