Originally Posted by kenshabby
I have a KT800 Chipset, and i have the 5-10 second freezing problem as well. I have tried to disable fastwrites, and set identical clock speeds also -- neither worked. As soon as I go anything over 425 on my core, I get 5-10 second freezes -- usually at the beginning of the Level (painkiller/far cry) Never any artifacts though.
XFX 6800 Ultra
Where did you disable fastwrites? Despite disabling in the bios for me it was still enabled. Its best to check it is actually disabled using RivaTuner.