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Old August 10, 2008, 03:14 PM
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I just replaced my ATI 1900XTX with a BFG 8800 GT OC, I'm not sure if I'm happy or disappointed. The BFG is only 30% faster than my 1900XTX overclocked.
To me it's not that impressive at all.

For some reason I can't OC the BFG, I've tried AtiTool, Ntune, and RivaTuner.
I can get the clocks speed to change, for some reason it doesn't effect performance, I continue getting the same numbers OC'ed as stock.

Am I missing something????
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Old August 10, 2008, 03:28 PM
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With Riva Tuner what did you set your clocks at, did you un click the link clocks.
what was your score on 3d06
and 30% faster is good.
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Old August 10, 2008, 03:39 PM
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I set the clocks to:
Core: 700
Mem: 900
Shaders: 1566

The link clocks were unclicked
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Whats your 3d06 score @ stock versus OCed?
I'm betting your cpu is bottlenecking your card to some degree.
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Old August 10, 2008, 03:46 PM
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Whats your 3d06 score @ stock versus OCed?
I'm betting your cpu is bottlenecking your card to some degree.




I agree with Supergrover, that your AMD cpu is bottlenecking it.
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Old August 10, 2008, 03:57 PM
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the 3d06 score is: 9259
And that's in stock mode and OC mode
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Old August 10, 2008, 04:18 PM
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You have a CPU bottleneck.
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Old August 10, 2008, 04:43 PM
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Thanks guys...for killing all my excitement of having a new GPU..LOL
Let's go see what's out there for CPU's..........
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Old August 10, 2008, 04:43 PM
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I just get over 14K on 3d06 on my set up. and with higher clocks.
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Old August 10, 2008, 06:25 PM
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I just get over 14K on 3d06 on my set up. and with higher clocks.
Same here.. and we have pretty close machines.
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