View Full Version : Overclocking

11-19-2004, 02:57 PM
I just bought an X800 pro but unfortunately it doesn't support fan control or temperature reading so how can I be sure I'm not overclocking it too much? I used Asus SmartDoctor to crank up the engine from the default 472 to a maximum 522mhz and the memory speed from 900 (450) to 1050 and after a few minutes gaming the comp froze. If I try uping the clock speed by 20-30 mhz a time and it doesn't freeze the comp then is it safe to assume my graphics card isn't being damaged?

11-19-2004, 03:10 PM
Yes. Graphics cards are harder to burn up than CPUs. If the heat gets too high, the card will shut down.
Get ATI tool or ATiTray tool. Each is a free app taht will automatically overclock for you until you start to get artifacts, then back off.