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    anyone know of a way to force 3d clocks on ati cards specificly r600? without useing ati tool cuz its just being a tool to me.
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    GPU 2 client should do this automatically. Let me know if not as most of the optimisation work is for newer GPU's and sometimes 2xxx get left til last
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    i was reading the forums and they say that only 3xxx series card go to 3d clocks automaticly. they all say to use ati tool to force 3d clocks, but ati tool will not work on my machine, at all.

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    I've dropped this one on the experts@ FaH, best to get it from the horses mouth! will get back to you
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    A few answers have come back:

    1. I havent heard of any yet, I am using ATI Tool as I overclock the card with it also to get more PPD...

    2. The 2900 will not clock up automatically when the folding client is on, that only works on later boards. ATITool and Rivatuner can be used to force 3d clocks, but be careful.

    3. There is always another solution to avoid using ATi Tool or Riva Tuner ... but it's not for newbies, and not power efficient : you can edit the BIOS of the board to set 2D clocks and voltage values the same as 3D clocks ...

    4. Didnīt tried it for myself (quite happy with Rivatuner ), but seen a lot of benchmarks based on those BIOS editing. However there seems to be very interesting chance to get actually a power optimized solution by undervolting within BIOS modification. Overclocking mostly persecutes higher voltages, undervolting stock or overclocked GPU may be an additional gimmick reduce heat production and finally energy costs.

    Take a look at this german tool, english language is available. Caution please: Hardware can be destroyed non-recoverable ! Read carefully the instruction before making a decision to give it a try. Creating bootable backup-disk with old BIOS should be a matter of course.
    http://www.aledander.de/vb/ati_bios_editor/support/

    Seems there is no EASY fix....will let you know if I hear anything
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