Originally Posted by Exostenza
I ran a couple benchmarks and found that I got higher FPS in heaven 2.5 with 1375 on the RAM rather than 1400 on the RAM. anyone experience this? Higher is not always better I guess....
yeah, the ddr5 memory since 5 series repeats the data transfer instead of artifacting like in past cards.
so with powertune for the core and memory error detection for mem, clocking high on the memory is not advised. Performance decrease will not feel like throttling. The performance loss is very subtle. But more importantly, the clocks won't show this happenening. And like artifact testing, you may be showing gains in crysis, heaven, etc., but that odd one game (we've all been there where the 1 random game gives us artifacts) may have that memory transmission.
On the other hand, the core will clock down enough to throttle, so you'll see the clocks go down if you have OSD enabled on afterburner.Edited by homestyle - 3/30/11 at 10:34pm