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Overclocking 8800GTX no change?

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December 27, 2008 1:54:41 PM

Hi i bought a XFX 8800GTX and well it came clocked at the normal speeds 575mhz and so on, and well when i overclock it i got to 650mhz but i see no differance in performance and i play thinks like COD5WAW on high with a res of 1600x1050 so why do i not see an increase in the GPU?? can anyone help i used rivatuner and i overclocked my shader to 1400 and my memory to 900...
a c 177 U Graphics card
December 27, 2008 2:04:51 PM

Try overclocking your CPU, I suspect it, rather than your graphics card may be the holdup here.
a b U Graphics card
December 27, 2008 2:12:47 PM

is there any vsync option you enabled?
what do you use to measure your fps?
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December 27, 2008 2:15:31 PM

umm well i turned v sync on and i use the far cry 2 benchmark
December 27, 2008 2:44:18 PM

vsync- off,it locks your framerate to Your monitors refresh rate.Also make sure fan is at 100% while playing with that kind of oc.
a b U Graphics card
December 27, 2008 4:36:56 PM

yup vsync locks fps. disable it and you should see increase in fps.
a b U Graphics card
December 27, 2008 5:55:41 PM

Well it could be a CPU bottleneck.
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