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hey i have a question .. i have a evga 6800 oc'd 390/870 unlocked the vertex shader .... in my bios for my motherboard i seen some settings for agp fastwrite and a setting to set the agp performance to either normal or fast .. any info would be greatly appreciated
    
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Fastwrites on, agp performance sounds weird and I'm not sure what it would adjust. Maybe 4X or 8X. Anyways, put it on fast as long as it doesnt cause any problems.
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ok thanks, ill try it out
    
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with fast-writes on you will only notice a 0.8% increase in overall graphics performance, whilst turning off the fast-writes feature from the bios can let you for higher overclocking potential, thus increasing more than the percentage gained overall with the Fast-writes. try using Ati Tool for overclock your card, seems to allow more overclocking than the Coolbit.reg .. Let me know how it all goes
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Originally Posted by urb4n
with fast-writes on you will only notice a 0.8% increase in overall graphics performance
Where did you hear that?
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other forums... forgot exactly which.. cannot view history as i am on a very limited user profile at school... anyways, try it yourself and you will notice that turning off fast-write will make your card overclock much more and be more stable (without freezing) thus... disabling fast-write on an overclocked card is good... but enable it on an un-overclocked card
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hmm, i have an nvidia 6800 agp card. will the ati tool work? .. right now im using rivatuner to overclock my card
    
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post #8 of 16
Ati tool works with my 5200 so i dont see why it shouldn't work
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by slymester
Ati tool works with my 5200 so i dont see why it shouldn't work
I just tried it on my 6800 GT and it didnt work.
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Originally Posted by SoaDMTGguy
I just tried it on my 6800 GT and it didnt work.
This is the beta version that works for nvidia:
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/V.../ATITool.shtml
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