I just bought a 6800 GT and put it in my system. I ran aquamark and without making any adjustments score a 60,000 on the test. Could you guys tell me some steps in overclocking the video card so I don't mess things up? I want to try to push the score over 70k. Thanks.
Get riva tuner or a similar program. Then start pushing the Mhz up. Like 10 by step. When it gets artifacts in benchmarks like 3d mark 2003, aquamark, stop and put the Mhz on the last configuration that worked. If you have a termal sensor always check for temps. I do this with all my cards and got no problems. But if you have a 6800Gt why OC? You can play everything max so why bother? OC takes time to the life of the card...
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Why do you want to OC your card just to get higher Aquamarks??? That's just stupid. Recently some guy here fried a brand-new 9800 Pro (1 wk. old) because he did the 9800XT BIOS flash. You should only OC your card when you are unhappy with the performance in certain games at high settings. Judging by your system specs you should already be getting ridiculous performance.
Athlon 2500+, Asus A7N8X Deluxe Rev2, 768Mb Corsair XMS 5-2-2-2.5, Sapphire 9800 Pro 128Mb, Seagate SATA 80Gb, Fortron-Source FSP400-60PFN