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Old 11-17-04, 04:27 AM   #11
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Default Re: Typical core temperatures for 5900?

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Originally Posted by pr0digy1
There's still something fishy about the card though. I'm playin NFS Underground 2 and the first time I tried the game I could run 1024x768 with everything on and it ran reasonably well.
I tried doing it now and i'm getting about 1 frame a second.
I also tried overclocking the card and running 3d mark, and it seems to be running slower when overclocked. I clocked it to 450 core and 900 memory.
what could be wrong?

btw, should i be using asus drivers or nvidia drivers?

Use Rivatuner's Hardware monitor to observe GPU and Memory speeds when running games that appear to be running slow. Because, it may just be your card is throttling back at your overclocked speeds ??

Also, for drivers, you should be trying the latest Nvidia as they become available, if only because of bug fixes. Drivers from Manufactureres sites always lag a long way behind, and are therefore always out of date with what Nvidia has released !
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Intel P4 3.2 @ 3.85GHz (ASUS P4C800E-Deluxe)
BFG 6800GS (16x1,6vp) @ 300/430/1200.

Driver, 82.12 :-
Aquamark3, 75039
Codecreatures1, 90.8
3Dmark05 v120, 6195
3Dmark03 v360, 14334
3Dmark06 v102, 2949
3Dmark2001se v330, 23793.
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