Can the 8800GT be overclocked?

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by Topper, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. Topper macrumors 65816


    Jun 17, 2007
    I am talking about the new Mac Pro of course.
    PC video card manufacturers are bringing out overclocked 8800GT cards.
    I don't know of any Mac software for overclocking nVidia cards.
    On the PC side, RivaTuner is supposed to be very good software for overclocking video cards.
    Can I use RivaTuner in Windows on the Mac Pro to overclock the 8800GT?
    I assume the overclocking would remain when I reboot back into OS X?
  2. keysersoze macrumors 68000


    Jan 6, 2004
    Maybe consider ATi Tool? It can overclock ATi and nVidia cards on Windows. If you are using bootcamp, it may work. It has worked for x1600 cards. It would be interesting to try when possible. I don't really have much experience with this, so don't blast me if I am wrong.
  3. benpatient macrumors 68000

    Nov 4, 2003

    when you assume....(don't)
  4. Topper thread starter macrumors 65816


    Jun 17, 2007
    I'll rephrase the statement then...

    Would the overclocking remain when I reboot back into OS X?
  5. SolrFlare macrumors regular

    Feb 5, 2007
    Unless you make the change at the bios level, then no.

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