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Hey guys, I'm new here...looking for some help.

I have a Sapphire 9600 Pro, the 256MB model.

The Memory Speed is 225MhZ
The Core Speed is 398MhZ.

This is a little too low. I have the ATI tool, I was just wondering how far do you think I could or should go with the overclocking?

Thanks guys
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post #2 of 9
Just use the "find max core" and "find max mem" features in ati tool and that should set the best overclock for you.
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and you could push it a little further than the "maximum oc " found by ati tool, but do it a little at a time and keep checking for artifacts( little blocks of color or stripes that shouldnt be there) if you see artifact then back it down a few mhz... good luck
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post #4 of 9
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Thanks guys. Im new to the ATI scence...usually an Nvidia guy. The clock speed I got up to 445 with no artifacts...starts hitting artifacts at about 450. My mem speed reads 225 stock. Thats pretty low for a 256MB Radeon 9600 isnt it?



Why is the stock memory so low? Should it be like that? Did I think this card was better than what it is?
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Originally Posted by Kopi View Post
Hey guys, I'm new here...looking for some help.

I have a Sapphire 9600 Pro, the 256MB model.

The Memory Speed is 225MhZ
The Core Speed is 398MhZ.

This is a little too low. I have the ATI tool, I was just wondering how far do you think I could or should go with the overclocking?

Thanks guys
Well you should hit far with some good cooling!.

398Mhz should be stock for 9600Pro but I have to double check on it.


BTW: ATI shows half the speed of your memory!
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post #6 of 9
thats about right and i wouldnt go find max core and mem manuly over clock 10 mhz scan so and so on
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post #7 of 9
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[note]

This thread is well over a year old, and I'm way past that.
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y are poeple bring back old threads
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Thats unknown for you...couldn't tell ya why.
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