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My card while in the middle of a game goes back to 2d mode for some odd reason. I overclocked this profile to 650/775 and turned of the 2d/3d switch or the ati hotkey poller. Still it swicthes back. I have no idea why it does this. Any ideas on how to fix this problem?
 

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Dont have a Poller key. Just use ATITOOL to apply the overclock profile and then get into a game and see if it works. If not try a driver install but make sure you are doing this as it may fix it ? <br />
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Installing Graphic card driver efficiently!!! When you Update your graphics cards drivers theres ways that you should go about it. Follow these simple steps below. <br />
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1.Download and install ''Driver Cleaner'' Here:<br />
<a href="http://www.drivercleaner.net/professional.html" target="_blank">http://www.drivercleaner.net/professional.html</a><br />
2.Uninstall your Current Display drivers such as your ''ATI'' or ''Nvidia'' drivers. <br />
3.Now run ''Driver cleaner'' and depending on the Drivers you have you will have to select either ''ATI'' or ''Nvidia'' from the drop down menu. Only select the main title of the driver in the drop down such as just ''ATI'' or ''Nvidia''<br />
4.Once you have selected Your driver click on the ''Start'' button and this will now start the driver cleaning process. ( Do this twice to be sure ) <br />
5.Now reboot your system and Download the latest Nvidia or ATI and go ahead and install them. <br />
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Doing this avoids driver corruption and conflicts so you can now enjoy smooth gameplay
 

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I use driver cleaner pro everytime i install a new driver. Also i use ati tray tools instead for overclocking it. When i set the overclock i want with the voltage i set it and apply. Then when i play in a game it will go back to 500/600 from 688/792 after i play for a while. In such game as oblivion i know when it happens because i get the black screen of death. Yet the sound of the game is still working and so i ctr alt dlt out. Then check the overclock settings and they were back down to 500/600. In fear it clocks back down also except it doesn't go into the black screen. The black screen i get is the one where it says no input signal. Any ideas on how to stop it from switch profiles?
 

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When the card is overclocked do you find you have better results in games than when it's not? The difference is probably negligable. That card should be able to run Oblivion just fine.<br />
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Otherwise perhaps try a different version of ATI Tool. I've heard some versions are better than others.
 

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Did you adjust to voltages for your 3D Profile? You have to set those manually. Check my FAQ on the ATITool overclocking (based on beta 14)
 

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I put my overclock profile in ati tray tools and apply it, but when i get into a game like fear it would switch right back to settings of 500/600. Don't know why it does that but it greatly reduces my performance having 2d clock speeds come up. Any ideas what i'm doing wrong?
 

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chazart ? <img src="/images/smilies/tongue.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Stick Out Tongue" class="inlineimg" />
 

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Of course, its at 1.425v right now.<br />
Its just that when i enter a game it downclocks back to 2d speeds, but say if i was in my desktop it would stay overclocked. Not a clue why though.
 

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It just backed down to 2d speeds when i enter condemned criminal origins. Also does it on the fear extraction demo. Yet on some other games it stays at the oc 3d settings i set for it. In these games it switches when i start playing them. Then i have to alt tab out and set them while i'm in the game. Why doesn't it stay on the 3d settings that i set it at? I made a profile in ati tray tools. If i try to do anything in atitools it doesn't work. It has my clock speeds at 0 for core and memory. How do i get it to read my ati card in atitools?
 

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All ATI drivers since ... ??6.5?? declock to 2d settings on mpegs I believe.... if not mpegs then another video format. Anyways, the point is that some games start with a video, criminal origins is one of them. You either have to go back to drivers pre 6.5 or ALT+tab out of the game, set ATItool back to your OC/3D settings and then reenter the game.<br><br>
FEAR is like this too.
 

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I really don't want to hear your horror stories about overclocking because I have had no problems with my Connect3D x1900 crossfire edition graphics card being overclocked at 675/783MHz and thats being done from the Catalyst 6.10 and nothing extra. I am running very stable at a max temperature during hard game play of 70 degrees celcius without instability. I am also overclocking my memory to 180.7MHz and my processor to 2.55GHz. So when you talk about instability be smart and run what you can by not pushing your computer until it gives you unpleasant results. Before you fry your computer and some of it's parts, sitt back and weigh the possible results...better yet just think before you do!! Also go ahead and download the new Catalyst 6.10..It's a very good download and runs the games at an even better graphics quality.
 

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You *can* overclock with Catalyst. However, other tools like ATITool will give you better results, esp. on the memory. Catalyst loosens the RAM timings quite a bit to sustain the higher clock speed, while the other tools don't do that <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Smile">
 

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Ya i tried to use atitools to see if i yield better results but the atitools isn't working for me. It shows my settings at 0 as i said before. Also i'm already using catalyst 6.10. Been using it for a week or two already and its been awsome. In everygame i saw an increase in performance.
 

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Do you have a wireless network card by any chance? It might be that ATITool picks that one up also. Make sure to select the right device in ATITool
 

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Well i go to settings then look at "Use Device:". I click on the device i want to use which is in the pci-e slot and it says restart ati for effects to take place. I do and yet it doesn't choose that device instead its still blank in that spot. What am i doing wrong?
 
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