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Old 01-07-09, 09:35 PM   #60
Ninja Prime
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Default Re: GTX 260/280 Clock Throttling While in 3D Apps. An Explanation.

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Originally Posted by ChrisRay View Post
Nvidia is reverting back to an earlier driver state with a new set coming out soon. One that will cause games to go to full 3D while processing DirectX/OpenGL calls. Downside is now the clocks will always be full with a few exceptions. Even processing no gaming DirectX/3D apps.
Excellent. I had a bunch of problems with throttling when I had my GTX280, in fact its probably the main reason I bought a 4870x2 to replace it, kept having weird throttling issues. People who buy $500 high end graphics cards that require 700+ watt power supplies don't care about power consumption Nvidia.
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