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Hello everybody ,

I am new here and for the last couple of days i have searched this information packed forum and have found some interesting ways to overclock my card.

Now , i know all of you are thinking , WHAT! A GF 6200 PCI??!!

Well , i would if i didnt have a damn Dell Dimension 2400 (Uh Oh) , I do not have an AGP slot and the best that i can get now a days is this card. Its better than the PCI ATIs.

Lets get to the point , I am here today to fiqure out the BEST way that i can overclock my video card.

I know for a fact that my video card is an nv44 and i cannot unlock the 4 extra pipes because there are none (i think) , i but i know you cant unlock them.

Another thing , i tryed to FLASH my bios with a new improved .rom file.

It came up with this error:

ERROR : Supported EEPROM not found

Is this because i have an PCI card? And not an AGP card?

And now for coolbits - i previously installed the latest Forceware Driver (81.98)
But that was giving me some trouble , i couldnt overclock it that much . And it would freeze at unpredictable times. Which was a pain in the ass.

As for RivaTuner , i dont really know how to overclock with that program , but it shouldnt be too hard . Could someone explain or give me a link on this forum where i would learn to do it with a 6200?

The only thing that has worked so far is the PCI latency Tool. I havent seen ANY improvements but im guessing that its working...

Thank you for your help,

-noname
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post #2 of 9
Unlocking the other 4 pipes on the 6200 is a lottery; It only works on some cards. Good try, though.

To overclock in RivaTuner: On the Main tab, click the second Customize button > System Settings (first one, looks like video card).

I don't think there's much to do with your 6200 except for overclocking. There's not a lot of potential for your computer if it doesn't even have AGP!

You should think about going PCIe in the near future and then you can invest in some high-end cards.
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I would use CoolBits 3D.
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what is coolbits 3D?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by noname
what is coolbits 3D?
http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=815
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no , thats the same thing i used.
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Either use the remaining ones I know, Power Strip and Rivatuner. Happy Ocing
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thanks guys but the only problem is when i do OC , it passes the tests but when i press Apply it Freezes up my computer , and when i do Detect Optimal Frequencies , then in like the middle or a bit before the process , it crashes my computer and i come up with the blue screen of death.
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The 6200 Lock-up is a drivers issue download and try these drivers to solve your problem:

http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=1028
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