That's supposed to be where the big difference is, since the Intel video uses your system memory as video memory. I assume by Intel chipset you mean the Intel video - all of the E1705 and E1505 machines have Intel chipsets.
I'm using the Xtreme-G MobileForce 84.22 v2.30 from tweaksrus.com.
At 950 with 1.2v, I can see actual artifacts in 3DMark06 in the firefly test. Flashing lights everywhere. When it gets to the airship test, the screen starts going black randomly.
Wait a minute...I mean..don't you care how your laptop looks? What about all the people out there with windows and such in thier cases. Same kinda thing.
Okay, I get what you mean by some prefer MacOS vs Windows (although the idiot proof and security problems comments are debatable), but I have no idea what the above sentences mean. Maybe I'm being dense
What test did you use? Synthetic benchmark or actual application use? I'll bet if you started doing some heavy SQL server work you'd see a difference. Even if the E1505 MB supports NCQ, does the BIOS? That's the current limitation with the E1705. My HD supports NCQ but there's no BIOS support for it.
Edit: darn typo.
Originally Posted by danello
Did you try to set to 950 with the same core?
Andre gets lower results over 1 Ghz even with no artifacts...
He gets about the same score of yours at 1050-1100 Mhz, about 3600...
and over 3700 at 950...
And I think that GTX bios does not add anything that you couldn't get from a modded Go bios with the same memory clocks and voltages of GTX one.
That's my opinion...
Yes, I started with the core at 950. ...
I used this BIOS:
Which I just modified to 465/525 using NiBiTor and flashed onto my 7800Go using NVFLASH -4 -5 -6 7800GTX.ROM. You'll need a boot CD or USB drive. Info on those is in several other threads.
The temps are a little higher under high stress, but idle is about the same. The 7800GTX BIOS will already be set to 1.3v, since that's what the GTX runs at by default.
Read the thread more closely. I can get my memory to 1053 Mhz with no artifacts. This has greatly improved my 3DMark06 score. Notice that I only have the T2300 CPU, and everyone with similar scores has the T2400, T2500 or even T2600 (such as Andre). If you do comparisons on FutureMark's web site, you'll see that CPU makes a BIG difference.
Also, since I'm the only user with >1Ghz memory, I'd say the GTX BIOS is doing something. I've picked up over 400...