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post #11 of 22
Try your other slot wiggy.
I know it's only 4x, but try it anyway.
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post #12 of 22
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Originally Posted by wiggy2k7 View Post
I know, im gutted. Saved up £250 for a GPU and i get the worst overclocking GTX260 ever

Just my luck
Clock it up until you destroy it and then RMA!

Wait, that's bad advice, don't do that.

Maybe you can try a clean install. Uninstall the card, run driversweeper, reinstall card, reinstall driver.
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post #13 of 22
Im using the 184.84 drivers, i did try the 180.48 drivers but it was the same... i only have 1 PCIE slot

This is a fresh install of Vista 64bit SP1, it was fine then about a week ago i started having all the crashing problems... i think it has to be the card but i cant RMA it because it runs ok a stock clocks

I dont even get the NVIDIA driver has stopped working, it just goes straight to artifacts (see pics) and i have to restart my PC
Edited by wiggy2k7 - 12/29/08 at 11:01am
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post #14 of 22
Quote:
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Im using the 184.84 drivers, i did try the 180.48 drivers but it was the same... i only have 1 PCIE slot

This is a fresh install of Vista 64bit SP1, it was fine then about a week ago i started having all the crashing problems... i think it has to be the card but i cant RMA it because it runs ok a stock clocks

That sucks, GB FTL
No other system to try it in?
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post #15 of 22
I still get artifacts in Crysis, does not matter if the card is OCed or not, cool or hot it just gives up artifacts in some locations and if you want some artifacts load up BF2142
with 4X AA!
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post #16 of 22
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That sucks, GB FTL
No other system to try it in?
No, ive only got this system. I would think its probs the card. Its fine at stock it just wont overclock
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post #17 of 22
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No, ive only got this system. I would think its probs the card. Its fine at stock it just wont overclock
Could it be his 600 watt PSU thats limiting his OC?
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post #18 of 22
I didn't get the superclocked version, just the evga 216 regular version but look at my clocks, i assume something is wrong with your system somewhere. Maybe a power issue i dunno, but I just can't imagine mine running at 756/1566/1224 and then you not being able to break 660 or so. 700 should be an easy feat, unlink the shader, sometimes they overclock very poorly. But other than that, your core should get past 700 fairly easy and ram to 1150ish
post #19 of 22
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Could it be his 600 watt PSU thats limiting his OC?
i wouldn't think so.... 600W should be plenty

I think ive just got a crap card
Edited by wiggy2k7 - 12/29/08 at 11:55am
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post #20 of 22
I emailed EVGA and told them my problems with the card, i said that it would only run at stock clocks yet most people can overclock this card to 700+ core and 1200 memory... This is what they said:

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If lots of those cards could run with 700+ core, we would sell a lot of cards with such clockates. My guess is that some customer got those clockrates for just a single benchmark run. The 1267-ER clock rates are 626 core which already gives you massive performance due to the 72 texture units with the improved efficiency of the GT200 architecture plus 216 stream processor cores clocked at 1350 MHz. The stream processor efficiency was increased, too. While the raw shader performance of your card is just 24% higher than 9800 GTX+, the real shader performance is way higher because of the optimized thread distribution and reduced number of pipeline stalls in the GT200 GPU.
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