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I don't think it's an over-clocking issue because I still get the same issue if I run at the stock clocks, and the temps. are no different, either. I tried at 500/1250/799 and I still have the same problem. Any suggestions?
Sorry, totally missed the stock clocks sentence in the OP.

Has this always happened or has it started recently?

If it's always been this way, your GTX 260M may be an especially bad one if it can't run downclocked at 0.95V.

If it's started happening recently, it is likely a driver issue. Have you tried older, official NVIDIA notebook drivers? I remember 260.99 working perfectly on my laptop.
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Sorry, totally missed the stock clocks sentence in the OP.

Has this always happened or has it started recently?

If it's always been this way, your GTX 260M may be an especially bad one if it can't run downclocked at 0.95V.

If it's started happening recently, it is likely a driver issue. Have you tried older, official NVIDIA notebook drivers? I remember 260.99 working perfectly on my laptop.
I figured out what it was. The problem is that at times the clocks will go down to 383MHz Core/767MHz Shaders/301MHz Memory when I'm gaming. I'd run Furmark for 2 hours at my over-clocked settings with no problems. The GPU stayed at the clocks I applied at the Control Panel. Now, when I fired up Need for Speed Shift, it downclocked. Throttling shouldn't kick in because when downclocked the GPU is only at 82C and when running the game OCed it's only at 88C. There's got to be something going on here. And it does this even if I leave it at the stock clocks. I don't remember having this issue of downclocking prior to installing Nvidia Tools. Maybe it could have something to do with that.

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Another thing: when I quit the game due to being pissed off from the stuttering and go to the NVIDIA Control Panel, whatever settings I choose are dismissed when I check AIDA. If I quit the game and start Furmark, it'll run at the lower power state again. The clocks I set are only applied for the first GPU intensive application I run after I close the Control Panel. After it goes to a lower power state, it stays there and refuses to go to the normal state until I restart. At the low power state in Furmark the temps. are only 79C.

EDIT:

Tried to see if with OCCT it would be any different, but same story.





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Uninstalled Nvidia System Tools and now everything is back to normal.
    
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Uninstalled Nvidia System Tools and now everything is back to normal.
see how stupid some programs are?
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