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Old 12-24-08, 07:48 PM   #1
TB303
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Default How to improve my 260 (216 cores) OC?

Hi People,
I'm getting used to my new Rig and today POCed my XFX 216 (260 Cores) for the first time.

I achieved a fairly stable 720Mhz GPU, 1552Mhz Shader and 1200Mhz on the memory - this amounts to a 3D mark Vantage score of 12705 (GPU 10314, CPU 41727 - respectable?). avarage core temp while gaming was around 60c peaking briefly at 65c (GPU fan at 60%),

I'm saying its fairly stabkle because after an hour of playing GTA4 (in all its glory, may I add) I did notice some very mild artifects, lkike once in 5 minutes one texture woudl be out of place for a second. It didn't look like 'proper' artifects I have witnessed before. I feel I could go further on the core perhaps also the memory, but I also want to get rid of the artifects. Is there anything I can do? Perhaps incease voltage to the card? Anythign else? Please share yoru thoughts,

Thanks!

Spec:

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 (400x9 3.6Ghz - 1.36Vcore)
Arctic Cooling AC-FRZ-7P Freezer 7 Pro
4GB Corsair TwinX DDR2 XMS2 Dominator, PC2-8500(1066)
XFX GTX 260 (216 Cores)
Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P iP45
Coolermaster RealPower 700W
Antec 300 Three Hundred Case
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