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Hey guys, I'm running a BFG PCI 5500 :turd: . Anyway, I OCed it to 355/436, no artifacts in windows, but crazy in games. I droped back to 330/436, and games seem fine. I was wondering, should I drop mem back more, and increase core clock? Which one would give me a great performance gain from being higher? I would download some benchmark test, but I'm currently running on about 1GB free space . Thanks all.
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The core clock is slightley more important.
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It doesn't matter. They both have a max. They dont' have anything to do with each other's clock. Both clocks are extremely important though.

Download ATI-Too to see if you have atrifacts. It checks for you, so you dont' ahve to watch anything...
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You cannot use the standard non-beta ATI tool to OC nVidia cards, you need the latest v.25 beta, the v.24 will not work with nVidia cards.
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Thanks for the quick responses guys. In the end, I managed to get 333/436, up from 270/400.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Some_Idiot2
You cannot use the standard non-beta ATI tool to OC nVidia cards, you need the latest v.25 beta, the v.24 will not work with nVidia cards.
But you can use it for artifact checking...
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But you can use it for artifact checking...
True, bit it is easier to let ATI tool find the max OC while scaning for artifacts.
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i got mine up to 335/500..maybe u could increase the mem a lil..or just ATI Tool do it for u..but that kinda screwed up my card!!
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First of all, do you have PCI or AGP? I have PCI, and I can OC up to 350/436 (it actually crashes when core hits 352 or mem hits 439, heh), but I have to drop back to 333/436 to play games. I see a little performance gain, but it's no GTX.
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