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Trouble trying to OC my 6600 gt

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I have recently tried to OC my 6600 gt but i find that whenever i try to raise the core clock or memory clock, even just by 1 it will say "The test failed to run at the selelcted clock frequencies, plaese lower the frequencies and try again" maybe it's something completely obvios that i'm missing....so i caould do with some help.
post #2 of 18
Temps idle and load?
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errr.. what?
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You might want to use differant drivers or reinstalling you presant drivers.
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Try new drivers and get RivaTuner. If new drivers don't help with the issue, you can use RivaTuner to disable the "test" when you OC. You will not damage your card. For example, you OC the GPU too high and you'll just lock up. OC the memory too high and you'll get artifacts. Try that and let us know!
post #6 of 18
Try downlaoding a new driver from here: http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?id=10

I have 83.10 BETA and it works fine. I'm at 567Mhz core and 1.1Ghz DDR memory. (BFG 6600GT OC AGP)
 
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I got some new drivers, made no difference, and where in Rivatuner can u disable the test settings so i can put it up without testing? and sorry for being a n00b this is probably all really obvious.
post #8 of 18
I had the same thing happen a couple times with different drivers. A change in drivers fixed it every time. Try a different set....there are about 50 that will run good on your card. be sure to run a driver cleaner between installs.
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post #9 of 18
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Ok i'll try this now...
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cheers guys im overclocked now so what is a safe temperature for the graphics card to be at? mine is at 40.
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