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Hi, I got an MSI Radeon x1650Pro which I've been trying to overclock. I have tried many different programs to overclock but none of them worked and I also got the latest drivers for my GPU.
Some of the programs don't let me even move the sliders, CCC just makes my screen flash, Ati Tray Tools makes weird colors in my screen and then my computer crashes if I don't put it back to default fast enough.
I have searched all over the internet how to get it working but nothing found, so could someone here help me?
Thanks.
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Originally Posted by miiksuu View Post
Hi, I got an MSI Radeon x1650Pro which I've been trying to overclock. I have tried many different programs to overclock but none of them worked and I also got the latest drivers for my GPU.
Some of the programs don't let me even move the sliders, CCC just makes my screen flash, Ati Tray Tools makes weird colors in my screen and then my computer crashes if I don't put it back to default fast enough.
I have searched all over the internet how to get it working but nothing found, so could someone here help me?
Thanks.
I don't think you can overclock that card. Sorry to say, but it's just way too old. Read this. It might be helpful:
http://www.overclock.net/ati/633816-...r-ati-gpu.html
But, man I'd take it easy on that card. It is really a low end GPU that might not take kindly to being pushed.
Edited by croSSeduP - 2/23/11 at 2:01pm
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If your screen is flashing weird colors or just displaying incorrectly in general (after you try to overclock), you might just be pushing the clocks too high. You usually want to overclock graphics in increments of 5-10 MHz and isolate the core and mem clocks from each other.
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Im pretty sure the x1650 is not overclockable through software but I could be wrong.
I dont know too much about the code and support end of Afterburner and the like.

And besides, why are you overclocking it?
If you are using it to power your monitor for general use there should be no problems with performance unless the card is bad.
If you are trying to get it Video Game capable you are wasting your time.
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It made the colors on my screen when I overclocked just a little. I'll just stop trying to OC it, but at least I know now why it didn't work.
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Im pretty sure the x1650 is not overclockable through software but I could be wrong.
I dont know too much about the code and support end of Afterburner and the like.

And besides, why are you overclocking it?
If you are using it to power your monitor for general use there should be no problems with performance unless the card is bad.
If you are trying to get it Video Game capable you are wasting your time.
^ This. Sorry. With that card it really isn't worth the time.
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