Ati rage pro ultra 16mb agp overclocking

Currently using powerstrip to overclock thsi to 171/171

with pretty significant gains in overall system speeds..

But i still want more.. particularly ram speeds could handle a little more.. i think i'd be happy with 171/200

200 should match system speeds for ddr 400. if the agp multiplyer is x2.
66mhz x2 =133 i don't think fsb multipliers effect the pci bus or agp??

If it did it would be a theoretical 533mhz.. agp... and 266mhz pci?

pushing the gpu more without it's own fan and ram heatsinks.. would be a little much.. I'm still looking for stuff i could use.

but i don't know of any software that allows more?
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  1. Rivatuner ?

    I suspect more recent tools probably wouldn't work on that card, but I would give Rivatuner a shot.
  2. overclocking GPU more heat can cause freeze and artifack. and broken...
    You can OC GPU if it have heatsink + Fan ... if no fan or big heatsink don't OC it.

    generally OC AGP use old software like : AMD GPU clock tool
    http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/Tweaking/old/

    Or Atitool for AGP
    http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/436/ATITool_0.26.html
  3. http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s232/pazsion/baseocdirectx.jpg

    http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s232/pazsion/baseoc.jpg

    pcwizard isnt a super benchmarking program, but it does test directx stability nicely for this sytem. If it crashes hangs or does not complete everything. the settings are no go.

    Here it passes everything with anti-v and fw engauged.

    without fps's have gone to 1400

    max cpu mhz 2130 so far. It self adjusts to load. and will underclock if it get hot.

    As you can see, powerstrip and atitool report diffrent frequencies.
    atitool will freeze the system if i adjust the mem settings higher then 171 or try to adjust memory in atitool =/

    shader clock adjustments would be nice as well. at one time pcwizard or rivatuner detected shader clocks. But i think the support was patched out for this hardware.


    thank you! xD i got 4 more mhz, so far stable.
  4. Wow that's an old system... can I ask what the reason for OCing it is, besides maybe just for kicks?

    What all is in that grand daddy? =P
  5. lol

    http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s232/pazsion/topoc.jpg

    http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s232/pazsion/pcglobaltestcompare.jpg

    I have yet to game with these setting yet, wanna give it a warm-up period. See if any problems develop. I added some half star aluminum heat sinks by squeezing them into slots on the present heat sink nearest the core, extreamly stupid as you could break the solder points or the chip itself, but i've had great success so far.

    Reconfigured slots so the open port now draws cool air across the agp card. No thermal paste or anchors for putting heat sinks on either gfx card's ram as of yet.

    one problem might come into play during gameplay and heavy use, powerstrip seems to monitor voltage spikes, and is probably saving the system.. it will clock down during particle and vertex shading tests. To powerstrip's clock settings. 171/171. would be nice to match the agp bus speeds, or change those too.

    I think dell was using the agp x4 as if it were a pci-e bus. the system detects it as a 1/1 ratio. to the south bridge and pci bus?, and 4/3 to the cpu/memory. Should be excellent as a server and gfx/crunching pc.

    I took the cpu from my old dell 865pt chipset my second pc. my first being a pentium 100, which ended up with a 266mhz evergreentech? modded cpu. I had that until my bro sold it while i was on a trip. I disabled it so he couldn't use it, and he thought it was broken.. I'd still be gaming on it...

    I want to know the limits of this system and test them, And then set it for the best long term. With the way agp is setup, I can swap it out maybe with a better card and get atleast 5x more performance overall, memory size and speed being key.

    The cpu has been to 3.6ghz stable on the old system, air cooled. 4ghz stable for just internet browseing. I would love to get it to 3.2ghz =/ but this dell board is voltage limited. And i can't find a pll to unlock that. It's probably some chip dell put on the board to limit it besides the pll.

    When i actually piece together a phenom, this one will be my new router with anti-v/fw and hopefully some hardware anti-v/fw as well, and dedicated boinc cruncher... I had this thing using cpu physics and simulated cuda... i can't get it to do it again =/

    Is there some modded drivers possibly for the ati rage, this thing is setup as a mobile chipset. I was wondering if i could tweak around with a desktop driver?

    General Information : For the current system.
    NorthBridge : Intel i845D
    SouthBridge : 82801BA (ICH2) LPC Interface Controller

    NorthBridge Information :
    Architecture : HUB
    Manufacturer : Intel
    Codename : Brookdale
    Revision : B0
    Bus Speed : 100MHz
    FSB Frequency : 400MHz (QDR)
    FSB max. Support : 400MHz
    RAM max. Support : DDR (266MHz)

    Memory Information :
    Type : DDR-SDRAM PC-2100 (pc-3200, dual channel and pae supported.)
    Frequency : 133.3MHz (266)
    DRAM/FSB Ratio : 4/3
    Supported Channels : Single
    ECC Diagnostic : Yes - Disabled
    RAS to CAS (tRCD) : 3 clocks (1.5)
    RAS Precharge (tRP) : 3 clocks
    Cycle Time (tRAS) : 7 clocks

    Bus Information :
    Version : 2.0
    Transfert Rate supported : 1x, 2x, 4x
    Transfert Rate : 4x
    Aperture Size : 256MB (ati:64 and NV:256 acts like 320)
    Side Band supported : Yes
    Side Band enabled : Yes
    AGP enabled : Yes

    APIC Information :
    Version : 2.00
    Maximum Interrupts : 24
    IRQ Handler enabled : Yes

    Hub Interface Information :
    Version : 1.00
    Time Slice : 0
    Width : 8-bit (ew?)
    Full Duplex : Yes
    Frequency : 4x (264MHz)
    Multiplier : 1/1x

    General Information :
    Type : Intel Pentium 4
    Internal Specification : Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz
    Codename : Northwood
    Revision : D1
    Technology : 0.13µ
    CPU ID : F.2.9
    CPU IDEx : F.2.9
    Brand ID : 9
    Microcode : MU0F292E
    Architecture : NetBurst

    Instructions :
    IA-64 Technology : No
    Intel64 (EM64T) : No
    AVX : No
    FPU128 : No
    SSE5 : No
    SSE4a : No
    SSE4.2 : No
    SSE4.1 : No
    S-SSE3 : No
    SSE3 : No
    SSE2 : Yes
    SSE : Yes
    AES : No
    Extended 3DNow! Technology : No
    3DNow! Technology : No
    3DNOW Prefetch : No
    3DNow! Pro Technology : Yes
    AMD MMX Technology : No
    MMX Technology : Yes
    Cyrix MMX Technology : No
    FMA : No
    FMA4 : No
    OSXSAVE : No
    XSAVE : No
    XOP : No
    F16C : No
    MOVBE : No
    PCLMULQDQ : No
    CLF - Cache Line Flush : Yes
    CX8 - CMPXCHG8B : Yes
    CX16 - CMPXCHG16B : No
    CMOV - Conditionnal Move Inst. : Yes
    MON - Monitor/Mwait : No
    POPCNT : No
    RDTSCP : No
    SEP - Fast System Call : Yes
    TBM : No
    BMI : No

    Miscellaneous :
    XD - No-execute Page : No
    VT-x - Virtualization : No
    TXT - Trusted Execution Techno... No
    SVM - Secure Virtual Machine : No
    FPU - Co-processor Built-in : Yes
    FXSR - Fast Float Save & Restore : Yes
    xTPR - Send Task Priority : Yes
    DAZ - Denormals Are Zero : Yes
    FFXSR : No
    LAHFSAHF : No
    CMPLEGACY : No
    ALTMOVCR8 : No
    ExtApicSpace : No
    3DNow! Technology : No
    PBE - Pend. Brk. EN. : No
    LAHF - LAHF/SAHF Inst. : No
    ABM : No
    MASSE - Misaligned SSE : No
    OSVW - OS Visible Workaround : No
    IBS : No
    P1GB - 1GB Page Size : No
    SKINIT, STGI, DEV : No
    WDT - Watchdog Timer : No

    Features :
    DTES64 : No
    x2APIC : No
    APIC - Local APIC Built-in : Yes
    VME - Virtual Mode Ext. : Yes
    DE - Debugging Extension : Yes
    PSE - Page Size Extension : Yes
    TSC - Time Stamp Counter : Yes
    MSR - Model Specific Registers : Yes
    PAE - Physical Address Extension : Yes
    MCE - Machine Check Exception : Yes
    MTRR - Memory Type Range Reg. : Yes
    PGE - Page Global Enable : Yes
    MCA - Machine Check Architecture : Yes
    PAT - Page Attribute Table : Yes
    PSE36 - 36-bit Page Size Extension : Yes
    PSN - Unique Serial Number : No
    DS - Debug Trace & EMON Store : Yes
    SS - Self Snoop : Yes
    ACPI - Software Clock Control : Yes
    TM - Thermal Monitor : Yes
    TM2 - Thermal Monitor 2 : No
    EST - Enhanced SpeedStep Tec... No
    HTT - Hyper-Threading : Yes
    SBF - Signal Break on FERR : Yes
    DSCPL - CPL qualified Debug Store : No
    CID - Context ID : Yes
    LT - LaGrande Technology : No
    PDCM : No
    DCA - Direct Cache Access : No
    EPS - Enhanced PowerSaver : No

    Features Hyper-Threading :
    Technology : Yes - Disabled (it's actually on, and shows the extra thread)

    Virtualization :
    VT-x : No

    Advanced Settings :
    In Order Queue Depth : 12
    Fast-Strings : Yes
    x87 FPU Opcode : No
    Thermal Monitor : Yes
    Split-Lock : Yes
    Performance Monitoring : Yes
    Prefetch Queue : Yes
    Branch Trace Storage : Yes
    C1E - Enhanced Halt State : No

    Mainboard Upgradeability :
    Socket/Slot : J1E1
    Upgrade interface : ZIF Socket
    Supported Speed : 2100MHz(or more)
    Supported Voltage : 3.0V

    General Information :
    Real Frequency : 2099.76MHz (It will go up to 2100 but no further)
    Multiplier : 21x
    Low/High Multiplier : 21x / 21x
    Multiplier Locked : Yes
    Marketing Frequency : 2800.14MHz

    Front Side Bus Information :
    Bus Speed : 100MHz (supports 400mhz)
    FSB Frequency : 400MHz (QDR)
    Turbo Mode : No

    Initial Frequencies :
    Frequency : 2800MHz
    Bus Speed : 133.34MHz (QDR)
    Multiplier : 21x

    Control Clock Frequency :

    Thermal Information :
    Thermal control TM1 : Yes - Enabled
    Thermal control TM2 : No
    Thermal Control Circuit : No
    Digital Thermal Sensor : No
    Clock Modulation (ODCM) En... No

    Processor Performance Information :
    Throttle Mode AC : None
    Throttle Mode DC : Adaptive
    Current Configuration : None
    Throttle : 2093MHz


    General Information :
    Type : Pipeline Burst, Synchronous
    Write Mode : Write-Through
    Speed : 40 ns
    Place : Internal
    Correct : Single-bit ECC

    Cache Information :
    Data Cache : 8KB (4-way, 64 bytes line size)
    L1 Context Mode : Adaptive
    Number of Threads : 1


    Cache Information :
    Trace Cache L1 : 12 Kµops (8-way)


    General Information :
    Type : Synchronous
    Write Mode : Write-Back
    Place : Internal
    Multiplier : 1/1x (2099.8MHz)
    Correct : Parity

    Cache Information :
    Associativity : 8-way
    Line Size : 64 bytes
    Number of Threads : 1
    Bus : 256-bit
    Prefetch Logic : Yes

    General Features : Of the gfx system as a whole, shows hardware stats for the nvidia 5500 (296/430 stable for most games will run 400/500 for some games)
    General Information :
    Manufacturer : Nvidia
    Model : NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500
    Bus Type : AGP (thx to rivatuner's nvstrap and some tweaking. it's actually a pci on a 33mhz bus, it supports 66mhz.)
    Texture Memory : 882MB (actually 256mb) thx to rivatuner and shared system memory, puts a load on the cpu though, increased heat for both the cpu and chipset and controllers as well)
    Processor : GeForce FX 5500
    Converter : Integrated RAMDAC (ati:350mhz nv:400mhz)
    Refresh Rate (min/max) : 56/120 Hz

    Video Bios Information :
    Date : 01/05/29
    Forceware : 6.13.10.5019

    i2C Bus Information :
    Number of Bus : 2

    Width : 280 mm
    Height : 210 mm
    Pixel per inch : 96x96 dpi
    bits per pixel : 32
    Colour Bits/Planes : 1
    Brushes : 4294967295
    Pens : 4294967295
    Markers : 0
    Device Fonts : 0
    Device Colours : 4294967295
    Clip Output to Rectangle : Yes
    Hardware Acceleration : Yes

    Blend and Shade Capabilities :
    GradientFill Rectangle : No
    GradientFill Traingle : No
    Per Pixel AlphaBlend : Yes
    Premultiplied Alpha : No

    Raster Capabilities :
    Banding : No
    Transfer Bitmaps : Yes
    Bitmap >64KB : Yes
    Fonts larger than 64 K : Yes
    DIBs : Yes
    DIBTODEV : Yes
    Flood Fills : Yes
    Scaling : No
    StretchBlt : Yes
    StretchDIB : Yes

    Curves Capabilities :
    Chord Arcs : Yes
    Circles : Yes
    Elipses : Yes
    Interiors : Yes
    Pie Wedges : Yes
    Rounded Rectangles : Yes
    Styled Borders : Yes
    Wide Borders : Yes
    Wide, Styled Borders : Yes

    Lines Capabilities :
    Interiors : Yes
    Markers : Yes
    Polylines : Yes
    Polymarkers : Yes
    Styled : Yes
    Wide : Yes
    Wide, Styled : Yes

    Polygonal Capabilities :
    Interiors : Yes
    Alternate Fill Polygons : Yes
    Winding Fill Polygons : Yes
    Rectangles : Yes
    Scan Lines : Yes
    Styled Borders : Yes
    Wide Borders : Yes
    Wide, Styled Borders : Yes

    Text Capabilities :
    Stroke Precision : Yes
    Stroke Clip Precision : Yes
    90° Character Rotation : No
    Any Angle Character Rotation : No
    Independent X-Y Scaling : No
    Double Weighted Characters : No
    Italic : No
    Underline : Yes
    Strikeout : Yes
    Raster Fonts : Yes
    Vector Fonts : Yes

    Color Management Capabilities :
    CMYK : No
    Gamma Ramp : No
    ICM Device : No
  6. I think someone manipulated the agp card's ati bios... had alot of virus warnings, fw warnings, and a bufferoverflow. trojans were detected in the OC software, all tested clean several times before this point. things labeled "videoegg" and randomly installed pirated software, i didn't obtain myself...various remote connections, and strangely something exploiting windows location awareness software. ATIaGent.exe

    I've never had a card fail on boot-up till now :heink:

    when i get things back up (it no longer boots into windows xp after removein the card)
    stateing "un-known partion is present" )) I'll try to restore the bios :pfff:
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