Originally Posted by Mr. K6
Well, I've discovered that ATi Tool is a little artifact happy . My card is actually good up to 470/1300 before it gets artifacts in 3DMark05. My highest score yet is 7950, and I'm...
Atitool tells you if an artifact occurs. 3Dmark200X does not tell you. Therefore you have to look yourself for artifacts.
In 3Dmurks2005 I never saw any artifact up to 495MHz.
It seems that Atitool is a lot of stressing more...
Originally Posted by RoninCS
I've created some more bios ROMS to test with. I let ATiTool run for about an hour without errors, so I'm moving on.
I've done all the way up to 525/1450, and I'm going to trial...
Now I tried Atitool for a longer time. It seems to be a really hard benchmark. After 15 minutes of work I got temperatures about 80°C.
After 12 minutes of work at 450/1250 I get first artifacts, then increasing in invariably shorter...
I tried ATI tool up to now with 450/1250 only.
There were no artifacts after 10 minutes... then I stopped it.
I will try it and post the results.
I have installed a 1,8Ghz-CPU modded to 2,4GHz.
Originally Posted by prona
PCI Locks are implemented only through hardware. A simple BIOS flash or hack won't get you a lock.
There you are right... it is the chipset which is cause for this lock.