A new version of RivaTuner hits the street. Rivatuner is one the leading tweak utility available for NVIDIA GeForce and ATI Radeon based videocards.
Main updates of this new version:
– Updated databases for Detonator and ForceWare drivers. Added database for ForceWare 177.98.
– Added experimental AMD RV710 and RV730 graphics processors families support.
Download: RivaTuner 2.11
These last times, some articles about graphics cards overclocking have been published. Here is a selection:
The new version of RivaTuner is available. RivaTuner is a complete powerful tweaking environment, providing you everything you may need to tune NVIDIA and ATI GPU based display adapters.
Zotac’s Nitro overclocking device is an external device that allows users to overclock the graphics card in real time without leaving the game or 3D application. The overclocking is done by simply pressing one of three keys located at the front of the device. The device will be able to overclock the GPU, memory and even the shader clock. Nitro device is connected to the PC via USB connection and allows overclocking of Zotac GeForce 7, 8, 9, and GTX 200 series cards.
Gainward Expertool ATI v4.0 enables Radeon HD 4850 / HD 4870 fan and clocks control without CCC or BIOS modification. I just tested it and it works fine also with other Radeon like the Radeon HD 3870.
TechARP has published an article about Radeon HD 4870 overclocking. They used ATI Catalyst Control Center (or CCC) to overclock the card. The overclocking principle is to firstly to overclock the graphics memory with steps of 10Mhz until you see some visual artifacts. Once you see artifacts, downclock by around 10/20MHz. Second phase, overclock the GPU. Reset memory clock to default and increase GPU clock with steps of 10MHz and do the same artifact test than for memory.
Read the complete overclocking guide here: ATI Radeon HD 4870 Overclocking Guide
EVGA Precision is a small and handy utility to tune the core parameters of your EVGA graphics card such as gpu core clock, shader clock, memory clock or fan speed. Simple and efficient!
Just for info, the guy behind RivaTuner, Unwinder, is also behind EVGA Precision…
Dragon City in Hong Kong: Advanced Overclocking Championship 08
The competitors will have to make use of hardware modifications on the supplied hardware, their knowledge of liquid nitrogen cooling and software tweaking to aid them in their course (or discourse) during the event. Goal: break the 3DMark score by overclocking to the max CPUs and GPUs!
For the complete report, jump HERE
AMD GPU Clock Tool is an overclocking and monitoring tool from AMD and allows you to manage clocks frequencies of all Radeon-based cards.
You can download it HERE.
Rivatuner has been updated towards version 2.09 This release includes a huge number of new stuff, obviously GeForce 9×00 support has been added as well as ForceWare 175.xx and Catalyst 8.4 support.
RivaTuner a été updaté vers la version 2.09. Cette version inclue beaucoup de nouveautés dont le support des GeForce 9×00 ainsi que des pilotes Forceware 175.xx et Catalyst 8.4.