Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Zotac GTX 470 Fermi
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Zotac GTX 470 Fermi - Page 3

post #21 of 43
625 Core, 850 Memmory. CPu at 4.25 GHZ

FPS:
40.2
Scores:
1013
Min FPS:
28.9
Max FPS:
84.7

You seem to be getting half that. Did you check to see if your card down clocks to 405Mhz?


Let me run it again with your settings.
FermIntel Inside
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k 5Ghz 24/7 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Gen 3 GTX 470 SLI + HD5450 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
lots none Win7 Ultimate (b:7600) LG W2353V + LG W2343T + LG W2254TQ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Aluminum Seasonic SS 850HT Sunbean ACTS Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
FermIntel Inside
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k 5Ghz 24/7 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Gen 3 GTX 470 SLI + HD5450 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
lots none Win7 Ultimate (b:7600) LG W2353V + LG W2343T + LG W2254TQ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Aluminum Seasonic SS 850HT Sunbean ACTS Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
post #22 of 43
Thread Starter 
Zotac Firestorm says:

Engine clock 1674MHz
Memory Clock 1215 MHz
Shader Clock 1215MHz
Fan Speed: Auto
Temperature 41 (just cooling down after Heaven Session)

What do you mean see if it down clocks? How and why would it do that?
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k ASUS Sabertooth P67 GTX 680 4gb POV TGT Ultra Charged Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force 3 SSD Crucial MX100 SSD Toshiba 2.5" 32mb cache Corsair H60 Push/Pull Scythe GT's 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Professional UE55KS7000 10-bit 4K TV Razer Turret Corsair AX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 650D Razer Turret Razer Turret M-Audio BX5 Active Monitors 
Other
M-Audio Keystation 88es 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k ASUS Sabertooth P67 GTX 680 4gb POV TGT Ultra Charged Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force 3 SSD Crucial MX100 SSD Toshiba 2.5" 32mb cache Corsair H60 Push/Pull Scythe GT's 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Professional UE55KS7000 10-bit 4K TV Razer Turret Corsair AX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 650D Razer Turret Razer Turret M-Audio BX5 Active Monitors 
Other
M-Audio Keystation 88es 
  hide details  
Reply
post #23 of 43
Here are the new results:

Unigine
Heaven Benchmark v2.1
FPS:
30.4
Scores:
766
Min FPS:
4.9
Max FPS:
58.5
Hardware
Binary:
Windows 32bit Visual C++ 1500 Release May 21 2010
Operating system:
Windows 7 (build 7600) 64bit
CPU model:
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9550 @ 2.83GHz
CPU flags:
4250MHz MMX SSE SSE2 SSE3 SSSE3 SSE41 HTT
GPU model:
Windows Live Display Driver 15.5527.0.0 116Mb
Settings
Render:
direct3d11
Mode:
1680x1050 8xAA fullscreen
Shaders:
high
Textures:
high
Filter:
trilinear
Anisotropy:
16x
Occlusion:
enabled
Refraction:
enabled
Volumetric:
enabled
Replication:disabled
Tessellation:
normal


When the GPU thinks that the stress is not enough to run full 3D clocks, it down clocks to 405Mhz but most of the times it'll down clock while under 75% stress so you get bad performance.

To see if it clocks down at all you need to use a monitoring program like Afterburner or GPUZ, but here's how you can fix it.

Go to nvidia control panel -> Manage 3D Settings -> Power Management Mode and set it to "Prefer Maximum performance", this will always keep your card at full 3D clocks no matter how little you're stressing it.

Also, what driver version are you running?
Edited by B7ADE - 1/18/11 at 12:58pm
FermIntel Inside
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k 5Ghz 24/7 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Gen 3 GTX 470 SLI + HD5450 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
lots none Win7 Ultimate (b:7600) LG W2353V + LG W2343T + LG W2254TQ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Aluminum Seasonic SS 850HT Sunbean ACTS Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
FermIntel Inside
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k 5Ghz 24/7 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Gen 3 GTX 470 SLI + HD5450 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
lots none Win7 Ultimate (b:7600) LG W2353V + LG W2343T + LG W2254TQ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Aluminum Seasonic SS 850HT Sunbean ACTS Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
post #24 of 43
Thread Starter 
Ah, I'd just never heard of the whole idea of a card clocking down that's all. I'm getting Afterburner now, used to have GPUZ but it had weird numbers that didn't correlate to what Zotac's Firestorm said lol!
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k ASUS Sabertooth P67 GTX 680 4gb POV TGT Ultra Charged Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force 3 SSD Crucial MX100 SSD Toshiba 2.5" 32mb cache Corsair H60 Push/Pull Scythe GT's 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Professional UE55KS7000 10-bit 4K TV Razer Turret Corsair AX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 650D Razer Turret Razer Turret M-Audio BX5 Active Monitors 
Other
M-Audio Keystation 88es 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k ASUS Sabertooth P67 GTX 680 4gb POV TGT Ultra Charged Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force 3 SSD Crucial MX100 SSD Toshiba 2.5" 32mb cache Corsair H60 Push/Pull Scythe GT's 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Professional UE55KS7000 10-bit 4K TV Razer Turret Corsair AX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 650D Razer Turret Razer Turret M-Audio BX5 Active Monitors 
Other
M-Audio Keystation 88es 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roxborough View Post
Ah, I'd just never heard of the whole idea of a card clocking down that's all. I'm getting Afterburner now, used to have GPUZ but it had weird numbers that didn't correlate to what Zotac's Firestorm said lol!
I'd take GPUZ's word over the Zotac Software.
FermIntel Inside
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k 5Ghz 24/7 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Gen 3 GTX 470 SLI + HD5450 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
lots none Win7 Ultimate (b:7600) LG W2353V + LG W2343T + LG W2254TQ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Aluminum Seasonic SS 850HT Sunbean ACTS Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
FermIntel Inside
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k 5Ghz 24/7 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Gen 3 GTX 470 SLI + HD5450 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
lots none Win7 Ultimate (b:7600) LG W2353V + LG W2343T + LG W2254TQ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Aluminum Seasonic SS 850HT Sunbean ACTS Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
post #26 of 43
no wonder I get so high FPS w ops.......My Monitor is a dinosaur@!
Time to upgrade that too........Buggas!
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 Asus Sabertooth EVGA 760GTX  GSKILL 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ 60GB SSD , Velocoraptor 300GB ASUS W7 64bit Asus VH236H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Rosewill cheapie Seasonic X 650W Coolermaster 690 11 Logitech G9 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 Asus Sabertooth EVGA 760GTX  GSKILL 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ 60GB SSD , Velocoraptor 300GB ASUS W7 64bit Asus VH236H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Rosewill cheapie Seasonic X 650W Coolermaster 690 11 Logitech G9 
  hide details  
Reply
post #27 of 43
Thread Starter 
Afterburner says:

Graphics Card GEFORCE GTX 470
Driver Version FORCEWARE 260.99

Core Voltage (mV)
min<------------------------------------max (To show position of slider at the minimum)

Core Clock (MHz)

607

Shader Clock (MHz)

1215

Memory Clock (MHz)

1674

Fan Speed (%)

40 (Auto)
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k ASUS Sabertooth P67 GTX 680 4gb POV TGT Ultra Charged Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force 3 SSD Crucial MX100 SSD Toshiba 2.5" 32mb cache Corsair H60 Push/Pull Scythe GT's 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Professional UE55KS7000 10-bit 4K TV Razer Turret Corsair AX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 650D Razer Turret Razer Turret M-Audio BX5 Active Monitors 
Other
M-Audio Keystation 88es 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k ASUS Sabertooth P67 GTX 680 4gb POV TGT Ultra Charged Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force 3 SSD Crucial MX100 SSD Toshiba 2.5" 32mb cache Corsair H60 Push/Pull Scythe GT's 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Professional UE55KS7000 10-bit 4K TV Razer Turret Corsair AX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 650D Razer Turret Razer Turret M-Audio BX5 Active Monitors 
Other
M-Audio Keystation 88es 
  hide details  
Reply
post #28 of 43
Ok, now leave afterburner running, go play a game and check after every 5 minutes if the clock goes down to 405Mhz in the monitoring graph.
FermIntel Inside
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k 5Ghz 24/7 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Gen 3 GTX 470 SLI + HD5450 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
lots none Win7 Ultimate (b:7600) LG W2353V + LG W2343T + LG W2254TQ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Aluminum Seasonic SS 850HT Sunbean ACTS Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
FermIntel Inside
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k 5Ghz 24/7 ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Gen 3 GTX 470 SLI + HD5450 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
lots none Win7 Ultimate (b:7600) LG W2353V + LG W2343T + LG W2254TQ 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Apple Aluminum Seasonic SS 850HT Sunbean ACTS Razer Deathadder 3500dpi 
  hide details  
Reply
post #29 of 43
Try putting it in the 16x slot.
Try making sure it's running on its max freq, and not stuck on idle clocks.
I did some tests for you on my 24 inch 1200P monitor, i get about 120FPS on black ops, 30-40FPS on crysis maxed out 4xaa, GTA4 20-60FPS depending on night shadows (try turning that off!)

Also, make sure it's getting enough power, eg both pins are plugged in.

Those tests are on my 6870 lol, around the same as a GTX470
post #30 of 43
Thread Starter 
Been playing for over 20 mins now, checked 4 times, still 607, I'll still change the settings! See if it will work better!

Thanks for all your advice man, I'll continue to troubleshoot later, got some friends over!

Much appreciated!
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k ASUS Sabertooth P67 GTX 680 4gb POV TGT Ultra Charged Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force 3 SSD Crucial MX100 SSD Toshiba 2.5" 32mb cache Corsair H60 Push/Pull Scythe GT's 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Professional UE55KS7000 10-bit 4K TV Razer Turret Corsair AX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 650D Razer Turret Razer Turret M-Audio BX5 Active Monitors 
Other
M-Audio Keystation 88es 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600k ASUS Sabertooth P67 GTX 680 4gb POV TGT Ultra Charged Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Force 3 SSD Crucial MX100 SSD Toshiba 2.5" 32mb cache Corsair H60 Push/Pull Scythe GT's 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Professional UE55KS7000 10-bit 4K TV Razer Turret Corsair AX750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 650D Razer Turret Razer Turret M-Audio BX5 Active Monitors 
Other
M-Audio Keystation 88es 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: NVIDIA
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Zotac GTX 470 Fermi