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x850xt hit wall at 584/1208

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February 4, 2006 5:48:40 PM

I installed my x850xt pcie yesterday, and i started overclocking right away.

The first problem i had was the fan was stuck on 5%.. :?
so i downloaded ati tray tools, and the problem is fixed. I hear that's a problem with some sapphires.


All was fine, and the oc just wouldn't stop until i hit a wall at 584/1208, so i backed it down to 580/1204 and it works fine.


Any ideas on how to go higher?
Can i play around with the memory latency settings or will does do some serious damage? :twisted:

I know i can go higher the temperature stays at 56C at full load. (fan 100%)
this card seems to be a good overclocker, think it could hit 600 on stock air? :mrgreen:
February 4, 2006 6:25:18 PM

What was the wall, was it artifacts or the utility would not allow setting higher?
February 5, 2006 1:41:55 AM

The utility freezes. Monitor turns off for a second.
Catalyst control center says that the card stopped responding and it VPU recovered it.
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February 16, 2006 5:25:54 AM

Hi,

I suggest that you imprve yout cooling, I have the sapphire x850xt PE and my card topped out at 624/649

I have a swiftech mcw55 GPU waterblock and some swiftech copper ram sinks

hope this helps
cheers,

a.

PS try using omega drivers, with Ati Tray tools built it, I obtained my highest overclocks with these drivers and program
February 16, 2006 5:42:19 AM

is 56 degrees high? It doesn't seem like that much.

I'll try those omega drivers and see if it goes faster.
I think your PE overclocks better than the regular though.. :twisted:

the PE has faster memory chips
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