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My factory overclocked card underclocked itself

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May 24, 2012 1:55:05 AM

My factory overclocked msi gtx 580 automatically underclock itself and I have no idea why. The core clock is supposed to be at 832mhz and I noticed on afterburner that it is now at 772mhz. What would make this happen. How could I fix this. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks, Rob...
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May 24, 2012 2:40:01 AM

Overheating?
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May 24, 2012 2:48:52 AM

I don't think so. In BF3 I'm get around 54C in temps.
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May 24, 2012 4:44:02 PM

Can you not just OC it back to the factory OC using afterburner?
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May 24, 2012 7:18:24 PM

The driver may have failed; but in some cases the error can come from the game itself. Essentially it throttles because it doesn't need full power. Uncommon, but does happen.

What I would do is use your overclock utility; default to factory speeds. The next thing I'd suggest is run this: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9779124

Or follow manual steps:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978305

Sometimes after the driver fails; it doesn't re-register with your Operating System Key. After you've done those two steps; reboot your machine. Open up your game and it should be running at your factory clock you set.

If it is running at your factory clock; then close and start Overclocking again. As I said when that happens it's usually related to your Overclock causing a fail to your driver. Hope that helps; if you need any more assistance let me know.

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May 26, 2012 3:23:37 AM

Thanks guys. I just manually overclocked it back to specs. I did just update the driver so that was probably it. Thanks for the help.

Rob...
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June 5, 2012 11:03:28 PM

Best answer selected by hoser1268.
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June 5, 2012 11:13:36 PM

hoser1268 said:
Best answer selected by hoser1268.

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