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Is the new afterburner beta out tomorrow?
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Originally Posted by jparker36 View Post
my 480 is not overclocking well at all.
1.075v
800 core
1000 mem
1600 shader

this is all i can get out of it. I'll wait for waterblock to arrive before I spend alot of time trying to push it, i think the damn thing is overheating (100C!!!!)
They get hot. I'm actually using Vantage with the max settings possible and all the max settings enforced in the drivers as well to test OC stability.

I have to use 100% fan speed if I want to use voltage and overclock. I don't know how NCSpec is able to keep his cards so damn cool. I'm thinking I might need to turn on the A/C if I want to lower the fan speed.

This is what I have got stable. I haven't tried lower vcore yet. I might be able to go lower.

vcore: 1.075
866Mhz Core
1000 Memory

I can't belive the memory doesn't overclock much at all. I think it's because the card is hot.

Max temp 97C. However without overclock the card runs very cool.

I flashed it to the Asus BIOS. OMG the Zotac BIOS sucked

My vcore goes all the way to 1.38 I think but the temps rise non stop.
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The best program to test for stability is furmark or kombustor. If your drivers don't crash after an hour, call it gaming stable. Then try to play some more "sensitive" games and see if your drivers crash.

COD4 crashes at settings I can play far cry 2 at. So my 830MHz is now 815MHz stable for all games.

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Is the new afterburner beta out tomorrow?
On a Saturday? Maybe, but hopefully Monday
    
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They get hot. I'm actually using Vantage with the max settings possible and all the max settings enforced in the drivers as well to test OC stability.

I have to use 100% fan speed if I want to use voltage and overclock. I don't know how NCSpec is able to keep his cards so damn cool. I'm thinking I might need to turn on the A/C if I want to lower the fan speed.

This is what I have got stable. I haven't tried lower vcore yet. I might be able to go lower.

vcore: 1.075
866Mhz Core
1000 Memory

I can't belive the memory doesn't overclock much at all. I think it's because the card is hot.

Max temp 97C. However without overclock the card runs very cool.

I flashed it to the Asus BIOS. OMG the Zotac BIOS sucked

My vcore goes all the way to 1.38 I think but the temps rise non stop.
as i too fianally have zotac on the way
and a koolance waterblock

your saying the zotac bios is crap and that when you flashed asus it allowed
a vcore of 1.38
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as i too fianally have zotac on the way
and a koolance waterblock

your saying the zotac bios is crap and that when you flashed asus it allowed
a vcore of 1.38
Sorry it's 1.138 voltage but so much voltage just locked up my PC lol.

I found the Zotac Bios to be crap. I went straight to afterburner and I was seeing artifacts in Kombustor on stock clocks.

Chatch I'm using vantage with the max settings possible and forcing all the max settings on the drivers too because in Vantage I can easily spot artifacts. Usually OCCT with error checking is what I use to test stability but OCCT does not run for me. It quits in 1 second. Even at stock clocks.
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post #56 of 926
Does Afterburner not go as high as Smart Doctor? You don't need to flash a 480 to use Afterburner.
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The slider on my Smartdoc goes to 1.45v
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When I get my 470, if it ever arrives lol. Should I put some as5 on it?
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I have updated to the latest versions of afterburner 1.6B4, and precision, but both of them still show my clocks all mixed up. memory appears as 405mhz, and the shader is the only one that I have the ability to drag. Cranking up either of the clocks results in benchmark scores going DOWN! Really confused here.
These cards have GDDR5 correct? So the 3696 spec is really 924 in software?
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Expert opinions please. 700/925, stock volts. OC scanner clean 10+ minutes, Heaven maxed out everything clean for several loops, countless vantage runs clean.

Warhead at Enthusiast 3 consecutive attempts, 2x artifact+crash in ambush in first loop, artifact hardlock/reboot on second loop in frost.

Should this be a concern, or is it warheads fault? I don't see why these problems wouldn't show up anywhere else when it should be a mild overclock..

[edit] Duh, should probably tell you that temps were in the low 80's when it happened as well.
Edited by Celeras - 4/17/10 at 7:33am
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