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Old April 26, 2010, 08:56 PM
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i recently bought an evga 9800gtx+
and everywhere online the stock specs are
Core Clock: 675 MHz
Memory Clock: 2200 MHz
Shader Clock: 1690 MHz

HOWEVER when i look at the specs through my computer (evga precision and GPU-z)
the specs are
core = 738
memory = 1100
shader = 1836

why are the specs different (i dont mind the increases =D) but why is the memory speed considerably lower?
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Old April 26, 2010, 09:00 PM
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1) You probably bought a pre-overclocked card. Take a look and see if your card says Superclocked anywhere on it.

2) The effective memory speed is double the base memory clock. So 2200MHz GDDR3 actually runs at a base speed of 1100MHz. The setting is correct.
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Old April 26, 2010, 09:00 PM
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It actually is 2200Mhz, the way EVGA and most programs read memory is their base speed. That means whatever they read, say 1100 it actually means you multiply this by 2 to get your true 2200Mhz clock speed. Why they do this i dunno
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Old April 27, 2010, 04:47 AM
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And as for the core clock.

675mhz = 65nm (9800GTX)

738mhz = 55nm (9800GTX+)
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Old April 27, 2010, 10:16 AM
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true.
yeah this helps, thanks a lot guys,

btw, the card is not superclocked and it is 65 nm
wierd... anyways i was just concerned about the memory, thanks again
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Old April 27, 2010, 10:20 AM
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DDR = DOUBLE data rate.

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Old April 27, 2010, 10:28 AM
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btw, the card is not superclocked and it is 65 nm
If you bought a "+" version, it is 55nm.
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