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G92 8800GTS Overclocking issue

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I am using EVGA precision to overclock my EVGA 8800GTS. The only thing I ever overclocked on this card was the shaders for folding. I was able to get all the way to 1944 and ran into stability issues so I backed it down, or so I thought. After checking they were still at 1944, and I tried to back them down to 1900 where they were stable and now when I change the frequency and click apply it just jumps back to what it was at before. Now I can't set my clock back and I'm failing work units over and over because the card isn't stable. Any ideas?
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could you try using a different program like RivaTuner and see if it will let you change back to defaults?
    
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Nope, still nothing. Even flashed the bios to set the clock speeds back to default and it wont go down under 1944
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Nope, still nothing. Even flashed the bios to set the clock speeds back to default and it wont go down under 1944
What da? Didn't know this was possible???
    
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By that I mean I simply flashed a bios with a lower default clock speed than what it was currently clocked at but that didn't seem to help.
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Very interesting, I thought the BIOS is what told the card what clocks to run at in the first place? If that makes sense?

You may want to try uninstalling ALL GPU related software maybe even run a driver cleaner....

Can't really think of anything else.
    
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