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I can successfully OC my FX5600 XT from 235/400 to 322/576. Every game I play runs smoother and with higher graphics. Well, not every game. I recently got DOOM3 (YAY! I've been waiting too long), and I thought "Why not OC the card so I can get a few more FPS?" Well, I did and EVERY texture came out weird, there was 1 thumb 1 index and one huge finger on every character. I was like "Is this supposed to happen?" So I returned my clocks to 250/400 (I set it at 250 when I realized that 235 is too slow), and played the game. Sure, I didn't get as much FPS, but everything looked better. I want to know, if somebody else has successfully OC'd their card and played DOOM3 with no texture screw-ups. This is a real head-scratcher for me.
    
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If you are getting image problems then you have gone too far with your OC, either the ram or the core needs to be backed-off a tad to keep it under control.
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No it's not the cooling, because I've played Need for Speed Underground 2 at this same speed with full settings for 2 hours straight with no ploblems. It's like the game is built to reject my OC, but I will try playing with just the core or memory OD'd and see how that goes.
    
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Yea, my memory was too high for DOOM3. I put it down to 552mhz and it was fine.
    
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