OC my ati 4850 need some help

By klepto12
Aug 23, 2009
  1. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 1,835

    buy a 4890 and call it fixed :haha:

    j/p, I haven't really done any overclocking under Win7 yet so I'm not really sure what to suggest. If there was a way to manage the card and 3D settings without CCC (i.e. Rivatuner + ATT) I would maybe try that but I'm not sure RT can even run under 7 yet. Of course the real problem seems to be Driver Signing which I have no experience with, so I guess either figure that out or it's a bust. What about Beta drivers that are unsigned, would that yield the same problem?
  2. klepto12

    klepto12 TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 1,115   +9

    yes a 4890 would be nice but im about to have a baby and funds are low i know with enough OC i can bring the gap between a 4850 and 4870 a little closer.
  3. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,215   +154

    driver signing and the disabling of is a hit and miss proposition, you have to try it and find out. the forums are full of people flummoxed over it. i had to try 3 different methods 5 times to get it to allow UD's

    not a bad idea though....3x 4890's :)
  4. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 1,835

    that sounds like a huge pain in the *** that i want nothing to do with lol...
  5. klepto12

    klepto12 TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 1,115   +9

    sorry guys i had to run to town anyways wish i had a crossfire board on this system but only 1 pci-e slot :( kinda sucks guess ill leave it at stock for now. in like 2 months im going to grab a GTX 275 i think so that will be a nice upgrade. thanx for your help Red and EXCell :)
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