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8800GTS Unlock locked 2 stream, 1 raster unit in Rivatuner

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January 24, 2007 5:15:37 PM

I'm running riva tuner, and i see 2 stream units that riva says i could unlcok. and 1 raster unit that can be unlocked. everyone says you can't enable them though. why?
January 25, 2007 3:18:53 AM

Why dont your try and tell us if it worked or not?
January 25, 2007 3:20:01 AM

i would, but i don't have a back up card if it goes stale.
January 25, 2007 5:31:43 AM

bah... it won't die on you. go for it... then report the results back to us.
January 25, 2007 5:39:30 AM

hey, where are u seeing the option to enable them? i'm looking in Rivatuner and i don't see it...

(i have 8800gtx)
January 25, 2007 6:22:39 AM

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hey, where are u seeing the option to enable them? i'm looking in Rivatuner and i don't see it...

(i have 8800gtx)

Your's are all unlock, you have GTX, he has GTS
January 25, 2007 6:38:31 AM

I tried unlocking mine with Rivatuner, and it does not work for me. It says that it needs to reboot to enable the settings, but the settings just revert back to normal after the reboot. I ran 3dmark just to make sure and the score was still the same. But then again, it could just be me.
January 25, 2007 11:51:03 PM

i set them in riva tuner, and i rebooted and they did not revert back to normal! Looks like it worked. How can i tell for sure. its showing 128 Stream Units and 24 shaders! How can i test. Im off to play a game now.
January 26, 2007 12:18:27 AM

Run 3dmark and compare to scores from before or to other GTS scores if you didnt bench it b4
January 26, 2007 12:24:29 AM

IM GETTING 50K/S DOWNLOAD SO ITS going to be a while. this is exciting!
i'm running an X2 3800+ @ 2.6 Ghz. think i will see that much of a difference? im really CPU limited.
January 26, 2007 2:11:59 AM

i got 8471 on 3d mark 06. is that good?


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Component Your System Fastest System
Processor AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+ Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.66GHz
Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS, 108 MHz / 378 MHz NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX, 108 MHz / 378 MHz
System Memory 2048 MB 1024 MB
Disk Model NVIDIA STRIPE 558.92G WDC WD2500JS-00MHB0
($64.95+)
Western Digital Caviar SE SATA 80 MB/s 120 GB Hard Drive ($64.95+)
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Dell Small Business $64.95 Yes
Disk Space 572.34 GB 238.48 MB
Motherboard A8N-SLI DELUXE StrikerExtreme
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows XP
January 26, 2007 2:15:20 AM

set the stream back to 1 and run it again to compare.
January 26, 2007 2:15:41 AM

hmmm, i think that is pretty normal for an 8800 gts :?

I am getting over 6000 with a x 1900 gt
January 26, 2007 2:16:19 AM

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set the stream back to 1 and run it again to compare.


yes yes do that!
January 26, 2007 2:19:21 AM

I have a 8800 GTS OC'd to 600 core and 900 memory. e6600 @ 2.4 ghz, and I get a score of about 9700.
January 26, 2007 2:21:24 AM

your CPU is way better than mine, you are way less cpu limited than i am. I going to try the origional settings now.
January 26, 2007 2:34:19 AM

uh oh false alarm i think.

the check marks are on next to the masked units, but it still says disabled after reboot.

Im wondering if riva tuner has not been updated for the 8800 because its telling me 128 Stream units. Too bad. just noticed. im bummed now. Anyway is there anyother way anyone has heard of unlocking? Do they laser cut these things or just disable theM?[/img]
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