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I need any suggestion to overclocking my HIS Radeon x850 xt. Current clocks are Core: 520 MHz Memory: 1080MHz. Any special programs? Bios settings? Voltage settings? My card came with ITurbo. It will overclock to 540/1180 and control fan and display current temp. My HIS cooler keeps the card quite cool, never above 50C, so i think i am good to overclock. Any comments would be helpful. Thanks.
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Download ATI Tray tools
http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=733
OR get ATI tool(i prefer tray tools though)
http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=725
both have the same kind of thing as they overclock your graphics card for you and then scan for artifacts every 1MHz.
So when u get either one, go to find max core then wait till it finishes (could take a while so leave it till it finishes or as long as you want). Then when you get max core put it back to normal, then find max mem. When it gets that take each down by about 5MHz and that should be fine. To make sure it wont artifact play a game for a bit and if it is stable and no artifacts your good to go
Hope this helped

-GILL-
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Originally Posted by funkycasey
I need any suggestion to overclocking my HIS Radeon x850 xt. Current clocks are Core: 520 MHz Memory: 1080MHz. Any special programs? Bios settings? Voltage settings? My card came with ITurbo. It will overclock to 540/1180 and control fan and display current temp. My HIS cooler keeps the card quite cool, never above 50C, so i think i am good to overclock. Any comments would be helpful. Thanks.
I've got a HIS X800Pro and the stock HIS cooler is pretty damn good for o/c'ing. The only thing I would suggest is to take the cooler off, clean it (and the GPU/Mem) and replace the stock thermal compound with AS5. When the AS5 cures (in 200 hours or so of use) you will be pleased you did so. Be careful with your card when removing the HS and cleaning it!!

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ah both replies so far are very helpful. thanks to you both
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Download ATI Tray tools
http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=733
OR get ATI tool(i prefer tray tools though)
http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=725
both have the same kind of thing as they overclock your graphics card for you and then scan for artifacts every 1MHz.
So when u get either one, go to find max core then wait till it finishes (could take a while so leave it till it finishes or as long as you want). Then when you get max core put it back to normal, then find max mem. When it gets that take each down by about 5MHz and that should be fine. To make sure it wont artifact play a game for a bit and if it is stable and no artifacts your good to go
Hope this helped

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helpful, thank you. Question though, if i were to raise voltage (if possible) would it overclock further or should i even consider this....would it get too hot?
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Originally Posted by gill
Download ATI Tray tools
http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=733
OR get ATI tool(i prefer tray tools though)
http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=725
both have the same kind of thing as they overclock your graphics card for you and then scan for artifacts every 1MHz.
So when u get either one, go to find max core then wait till it finishes (could take a while so leave it till it finishes or as long as you want). Then when you get max core put it back to normal, then find max mem. When it gets that take each down by about 5MHz and that should be fine. To make sure it wont artifact play a game for a bit and if it is stable and no artifacts your good to go
Hope this helped

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oh, and you like the tray tools better...why, do the settings in both do the same and stay at the same clock? one easier to use?
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glad to help
As for the voltage, im not sure if there are any vmods(you cant use bios etc) and it would make it reasonably hotter so id just OC without vmod and get the best u can while being safe

And the reson i like tray tools better is because it seemed to OC better and the Tray tools looks newer lol. It has a space ship to scan instead of a crappy cube . And yes, i found tray tools easier to use.

ask if u need anything else

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Originally Posted by gill
glad to help
As for the voltage, im not sure if there are any vmods(you cant use bios etc) and it would make it reasonably hotter so id just OC without vmod and get the best u can while being safe

And the reson i like tray tools better is because it seemed to OC better and the Tray tools looks newer lol. It has a space ship to scan instead of a crappy cube . And yes, i found tray tools easier to use.

ask if u need anything else

-GILL-
well i am trying both. so far i have ati tools at Core: 594 MHz and memory: 591.55 x 2 so i got about 70 MHz on both. Temp at max is 56 C. I think that's a very good temp. at max. I'll try tray tools tomorrow. Thanks for the help
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No problem glad to help out someone for a change
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Have a read of this thread also. http://www.overclock.net/ati/83455-s...locking-2.html

It has some of the info which i posted about my X850XT

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