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Gateway FX7026 w/ 8800GT 512MB Video Card / Vista 64 Premium OS

When I turn on the machine, it runs fine (600/900/1500 MHz GPU/Mem/Shader). But after a short time (random - but less than 1 hr) it drops to 400/400/900), and performance drops to match. Even the screen saver looks choppy...sheesh.

This happens when playng WOW or just browsing the internet. Temps look OK (using GPU-Z to monitor), and fans are working.

Any suggestions? This has happened before, and went away. Seemed to come back with the latest Microsoft Updates, although that could be coincidence.

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It is a known issue. It is not a fault with the card, but a power saving method used by Nvidia. If the card is not being stressed, or even if it is, it will clock down to it's 2d speeds. This is fine if you are just surfing the web or other light tasks, but can cause chaos if you are gaming or folding at home.

You can force your card to run at it's maximum clocks in 3d mode by using a program called Riva Tuner. There are several good posts on the net on how to use this fix, but I can't seem to link to them as this site will not allow me??

I am using it myself, as I had the same issue with my 2 GTX 260's.

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