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get more out of my PC


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Apr 2, 2005
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My system, AMD 64 3200+ @ 2100Mhz s754 clawhammer, Corsair 2x 512MB @210mhz, Radeon 9600XT 256, mobo asus K8v se.

I want to get more out of this system. The highest 3dmark03 score at this configuration is 3845 marks, I did expect more when from this system! I've tried to overclock my VGA with Atitool but when i set a higher Core frequencie it get's back on its old setting. I used the unlock function in atitool.

Can anyone help me with OC the system??? How can I safely overclock my system without getting unstable. :confused:
Aug 30, 2004
5,358 (1.10/day)
Processor X2 3800+ @ 2.3 GHz
Motherboard DFI Lanparty SLI-DR
Cooling Zalman CNPS 9500 LED
Memory 2x1 Gb OCZ Plat. @ 3-3-2-8-1t 460 MHz
Video Card(s) HIS IceQ 4670 512Mb
Storage 640Gb & 160Gb western digital sata drives
Display(s) Hanns G 19" widescreen LCD w/ DVI 5ms
Case Thermaltake Soprano
Audio Device(s) Audigy 2 softmod@Audigy 4, Logitech X-530 5:1
Power Supply Coolermaster eXtreme Power Plus 500w
Software XP Pro
ATITool instructions-
1) Go to the "miscellaneous" section under the drop down menu at the top of the settings page, and check the box for "Remove Radeon 9000/9200/9550/9600 clock lock.

2)There are 2 buttons, "Find max core" and "Find max memory", let each run for 1 hour seperately, and write down what it finds as the max speed for each after an hour.

3) Create a new profile, call it "OC". Then set the speeds to what you wrote down. Then click save.

4) Go to settings>3d-detection>
-Check the box for "3d-detection enabled"
-Under "When 3d application is detected" select "OC" profile for "load profile"
-Under "When 3d application is closed" select "default" profile for "load profile"

5) Go to "Startup" in the drop down menu on top of the settings window, and put a check in the top two boxes.
-Next to the first check box, select "Default Profile"
-Next the the second check box, select "Registry key"

Now ATITool will overclock you video card whenever you play a game or do something that requires 3d.
Nov 5, 2004
381 (0.08/day)
Belgium, Leuven
Processor I7-6700
Motherboard ASRock Z170 Pro4S
Cooling 2*120mm
Memory G.Skill D416GB 3200-14 Trident Z K2 GSK
Video Card(s) Rx480 Sapphire
Storage SSD Samsung 256GB 850 pro + bunch of TB
Case Antec
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Z
Power Supply be quit 900W
Mouse Logitech G5
Keyboard Logitech G11
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