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I don't seem to notice any speed increases in my games overclocking with this tool. I'm wondering if it works with gigabytes cards or if I need to use a different overclocking program.
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Yes. Ive used it since I bought my 6850.
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post #3 of 9
It'll work with any manufacturer.

If you've used it to overclock, check its stable then run a few benchmarks at stock and then overclocked settings, see if it improves at all.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by IlovetheChosenone;12536927 
I don't seem to notice any speed increases in my games overclocking with this tool. I'm wondering if it works with gigabytes cards or if I need to use a different overclocking program.

Works with every brand.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH;12536964 
Works with every brand.
Are you pressing the APPLY button?

Yes, and the only game I've noticed speed increases when I overclock my cpu is Mafia II. I didn't even notice any speed increases in any other game except Mafia II. And I'm talking about my cpu right now not my gpu. Like when I overclock my amd phenom II x4 965 to 3.8ghz I'm able to max out physx in Mafia 2 because Mafia 2 runs faster when my cpu is at 3.8ghz. But I don't notice any speed increases in other pc games when my speed is at 3.8ghz. Like I've overclocked my cpu and gpu for Batman Arkham Asylum and I got no noticeable speed increases.
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post #6 of 9
You can go into setting have check off what you want to show up on screen during games like temps, framerate, core speed, mem speed, etc etc.
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post #7 of 9
Yeah it works with my GB GTS 450. Ive been using it for a few days now. The easiest way to tell if the settings are enabled, is to change the speed fan, I can tell a major difference from 25% and 90%.
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post #8 of 9
Afterburner is basically a re-skinned Rivatuner with some added features. Any brand will work.
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post #9 of 9
Depends on the game and your overclock.
You aren't going to instantly see double the FPS just because you raised your GPU core by 20 Mhz..
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