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Old September 1, 2010, 02:49 PM
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^^^^ Exactly!!

1. nv Cards automatically downclock to 2D clocks when idle and no requirement for demanding 3D Clocks
2. Even many older games will not require the Card to ramp the clocks up if it isn't required.

If you have problems with it downclocking during 3D apps or staying at 3D clock speeds after exiting a 3D app, 90% of the time its a Driver issue. Very likely nothing wrong at all with your Card. The Core / Shaders and Memory should all downclock / upclock accordingly, depending upon demand.

My 480's:
Downclock to 50Mhz Core at my desktop and running 2D apps, then upclocks to 800 Mhz while gaming.
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