geforce 7600GT / nvclock question
Currently, I have a geforce 7600GT here that I was sent though I had ordered a geforce 7600GS!
Should I stay with the 7600GT instead? Looks like it is better than the 7600GS, right?
Second and more important question:
nvclock -i tells me among other things:
-- Memory info --
Amount: 512 MB
Type: 128 bit DDR
Clock: 265.500 MHz
-- Sensor info --
Sensor: GPU Internal Sensor
GPU temperature: 54C
-- VideoBios information --
Signon message: GeForce 7600 GT VGA BIOS
Performance level 0: gpu 400MHz/memory 532MHz/1.10V/100%
So the core clock is 400 MHz, and the memory clock 532 MHz (2x266).
I wonder if this is okay this way, or if I got some product of inferior quality...
The "Axle nvidia geforce 7600GT" is being advertized as having a core clock of 400 MHz and a memory clock of 800 MHz.
So I ask myself why nvclock shows me only 532 Mhz...
Since I am no expert here, let me have a guess:
Is the 532 MHz due to the FSB of my old motherboard (K7S41GX), 2x133MHz=266MHz, not 532 MHz, though...
But is this the reason for the nvclock results?
And would nvclock show me the advertized 800 MHz if I had a more recent system?
Sorry if this sounds all too easy and if it is not precisely Linux specific, but not everybody outside of Linux knows anything about nvclock, and I think, we have some good experts here.
I also noticed that my glxgears fps values at 1680x1050, 16 bit depth, are only around 6800 (with AGP 8x) enabled and not like the 10000 or more fps that I often find reports about... This is with nvclock default values of 400 core and 532 memory clock.
Overclocking those values caused a drastic increase in fps, though.
Thanks, especially for answers to my question about the memory clock!