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OK this is REALLY strange. But my BFG GTX275OC was never able to OC as high as I got it now since I tried again with the 266.58 drivers.

WHAT GIVES!?!?

I'm not exactly sure what driver revision fixed this for my card, but it had to be the past two at least.

I'm now running 730c, 1622s, 1175m

and previously I couldn't get passed 660ish without a reboot or lockup.

REJOICE!!!!

Has anyone heard others with this issue or any articles to read why this happened???

With FurMark and ATItool scanning for artifacts at the same time, it's rock solid tapping out at 87c


Nevermind, apparently the new drivers will let me OC to those numbers and even game some at that level, which I was never able to do before, but the Heaven benchmark as well as OCCT will crash the display driver in under 5 minutes.

Yet, ATItool beta and Furmark will run with no issues.
Edited by porschedrifter - 2/9/11 at 12:37pm
    
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I unfortunately did not yield such happy results. lol Still stuck where I am.
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Yeah how high are you able to get yours? I really have no idea why this should have changed. I use rivatuner to OC, so you can try that. But I have been using that since the beginning, so I really have no clue. The only thing I can deduct is the latest Nvidia driver

I swear I remember seeing someone say the same thing not too long ago on a forum I wish I saved the thread!!

Am I going crazy or did this actually happen?
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It is said a candle burns its brightest before it goes out.
    
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OK this is REALLY strange. But my BFG GTX275OC was never able to OC as high as I got it now since I tried again with the 266.58 drivers.

WHAT GIVES!?!?

I'm not exactly sure what driver revision fixed this for my card, but it had to be the past two at least.

I'm now running 730c, 1622s, 1175m

and previously I couldn't get passed 660ish without a reboot or lockup.

REJOICE!!!!

Has anyone heard others with this issue or any articles to read why this happened???

With FurMark and ATItool scanning for artifacts at the same time, it's rock solid tapping out at 87c
I've had better luck with some drivers over others as far as stability goes but that is a big improvement!
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It is said a candle burns its brightest before it goes out.
Yeah, right... lol Luckily, I've had no issues with this card, it's been rock solid, games fine.

time will tell!
    
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Yeah, right... lol Luckily, I've had no issues with this card, it's been rock solid, games fine.

time will tell!





Lets see some benchmarks!
    
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What one?
    
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Heaven would be best, no?
    
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*** is that? Googling.

Thats dx11 does it run on dx10?

it does. downloading now.

-On a side note, you really hit 5GHz?
Edited by porschedrifter - 2/9/11 at 11:22am
    
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