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Old June 16, 2012, 12:02 PM
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My System Specs


Originally Posted by fc0712 View Post
but why is the spec on the card in 3d mark 11 specified as 705 mhz base clock and 3004 mhz in memory clock. when my specs on the gpu is Core Clock
Base clock: 1071 MHz / Boost clock: 1137 MHz
Shader Clock
Mem Clock
6008 MHz
Because 705 is the idle clock.

You have idle/full load/turbo clocks. 3Dmark reads the clockspeeds when the card is idling. If you run MSI afterburner, evga precision or a similar program, once the benchmark is done you can see what clockspeed your card went up to when it was loaded on the graph.
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