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#1
OMG, it just came, my Pro just came. This is a big thing for me cause I am upgrading from an X1300 lol. Gonna install soon, right after I am done admiring the box.:D
 

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#2
lol, take pics :)
 

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#3
This is a big thing for me cause I am upgrading from an X1300 l


And God said "Let there be LIGHT"and there was light.



So you overclcoking this thing on day one?
 
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HEEHEE enjoy dude, nice card.
 
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#5
Man it is so freaking huge! I think I have a 12 Inch.
 

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#6

And God said "Let there be LIGHT"and there was light.



So you overclcoking this thing on day one?
i think day one is just admire the box day :laugh:

people are dying to know about its ocing. you can be the first.
 
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#7
well gonna shutdown comp to try and install as soon as I unistall old X1300 Drivers
 

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#8
KK I'm gong to try and eat something, and I'll be back looking for teh info:)
 

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#9
good luck aphex, and dont fry the card :wink:
 

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#11
lol, esd or something, idk,

dont accidently snap the card in half lol.
 

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#12
OMG, it just came, my Pro just came. This is a big thing for me cause I am upgrading from an X1300 lol. Gonna install soon, right after I am done admiring the box.:D
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Hope your power supply can handle it long term.
 
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#13
Ok, installed and everything A ok. Downloading latest drivers and the hot fix then gonna run some beanchmarks. Ger readdy to update my Opengl score:p
 

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well coudn't I just use ati tool or would those work better
 

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Just in case ATi Tool 27b doesnt work.
 
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Just in case ATi Tool 27b doesnt work.
Oh ok well I am going to go head and try ATI Tool, but should I run some test with it on stock first or you guys want me to overclock it now.
 

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Run the stock test first. I want to see what the card has out of the box.
 
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#20
3Dmark06 of course:)
People may wan to see some game benchmarks tho. I don't know what you have installed.

I can't find the auto game benchmark tool in downloads.
 
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Well 3DMark06 is not working:confused: so I am downloading right now to reinstall it. I did run that oZone3D Thing here is what I got at stock speeds(my default stock speeds seem weird don't they?)
 
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#22
Well 3DMark06 is not working:confused: so I am downloading right now to reinstall it. I did run that oZone3D Thing here is what I got at stock speeds(my default stock speeds seem weird don't they?)
How?
run 3dmark with -nosysteminfo

You clock speed.
Those are 2/d clocks. The newer cards have 2/d mode and 3/d mode. See if you can turn off you 2/d clocks inside ATi tool/
 
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How?
run 3dmark with -nosysteminfo

You clock speed.
Those are 2/d clocks. The newer cards have 2/d mode and 3/d mode. See if you can turn off you 2/d clocks inside ATi tool/
Where do I place the -nosysteminfo and I did try checking that box that said if it has 2d/3d swith to 3d and it did nothing so Ima try another tool.
 

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Right click the icon/Properties/ target/ and after the EXE I believe.
 
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#25
Right click the icon/Properties/ target/ and after the EXE I believe.
IT keeps saying the target box is not valid? The funny things is it worked just fine yesterday now when i try to open it it just shows me that load screen where I guess its reading system information but it ends up never loading.
Also I used AMD GPU CLock tool to show my clocks and it says the samething for 2d and 3d can it be or did ati tool clock it down mite do a restart.
 
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