overclocking the 7800gt

By ArchVile
Jan 25, 2006
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  1. oaky i know that my xfx card comes factory overclocked, but its apparently got good leyway in overclocking even higher. what program should i use for overclocking this card?
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso Newcomer, in training Posts: 25,948   +17

    You need the Coolbits programme.

    Take a look HERE for further info.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. YellowC4S

    YellowC4S Newcomer, in training Posts: 125

  4. Exscind

    Exscind Newcomer, in training Posts: 38

    There are numerous programs to overclock with. Coolbits, Rivatuner, ATI Tools (can use with nVIDIA card too) are a few out there on the Internet.

    To simplify, never overclock more than 5-10MHz at a time. Say you have 400/1100. Overclock to 410/1110 and benchmark to test. Two ways to test stability and make sure there's no tears or screen doing funny things: 1) Play a game of your choosing (preferably high-stressing games like Quake 4 or something). 2) Benchmark softwares like 3DMark01SE, 3DMark03, 3DMark05, 3DMark06 are really good at stressing your video card to the max.

    Rinse and repeat. When you're satisfied with your final core/memory, run 3DMark (05 or 06) a couple of times; if the computer didn't freeze and go crazy, you're pretty much set.
  5. mastronaut

    mastronaut TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 185

    Wow! That card isn't fast enough for you??? I'll never understand why people want to kill the lifespan of a card so sweet (unless you've got $ to burn).
    Alot of us would sell a lung to have one of those bad boys! Oh well, to each his (her) own I guess... :dead:
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