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Overclocking ATI 9600SE

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  1. hupp3l New Member

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    Hey
    Well this is my first time looking into overclocking, and maybe trying different drivers and I really don't want to screw up too much.
    I have an ATI9600SE video card and would like to
    1) overclock it.
    2) get the best drivers possible for it.
    3) maybe flash the bios.

    Would I notice a difference?

    Thanx guys.

    Shit sorry admin, I posted in wrong place, please move it. Thanx
     
  2. Spizio New Member

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    I have an ATI 9600SE too and i overclocked it using ATItool...i've managed to bring core freq from 325 to 450 and memory from 200 to 250. Seems stable so far, but i don't even know if this is a good result in term of overclocking, no big noteable difference :( By the way, i'm using catalyst driver 5.11
     
  3. hupp3l New Member

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    Well I got mine even up to 460 and running stable. My memory I havn't changed to more than 200 yet. Are you using ATI softmod drivers?
     
  4. Spizio New Member

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    No, i'm using official ati catalyst driver. What's softmod drivers by the way?
     
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    softmod

    Im not too good at answering that but I'll try...

    It is a 3rd party drivers that is optimized. It also takes off the clock lock on your card.
     
  6. Spizio New Member

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    Thanks for the answer. Anyway, are you using softmod drivers? There is an increase in performance using these drivers along with overclocking?
     
  7. hupp3l New Member

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    uhm

    to be honest, I havn't noticed any difference. But I must say the drivers are working flawlessly, not that the previous ones didn't work.

    Did you go any higher on overclocking?
     
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    Softmoded drivers are official drives that have been modified by a third party. In the case of the ones offered on this site they do the following:
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    Thanks everyone. Right now i'm using 5.11 based softmod drivers,and i tried a little test on the old 3dmark 2001se. With default settings (core 325,mem 200) i got 6600 points, overclocking with atitools (core 450,mem 250), i got 8000. So there should be an improvement, even if it is not that noticeable.
     

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