dslreports logo
site
spacer

spacer
 
    All FAQs Site FAQ DSL FAQ Cable Tech About DSL Distance DSL Hurdles »»
spc

spacer




how-to block ads




1.8 Video Card



Here are two video card overclocking tools, Riva Tuner * and Coolbits Original, Coolbits2 and CoolBits 3D. You can find the Coolbits web site Here

* NVIDIA GeForce and ATI Radeon based video cards

Coolbits & Riva Tuner Text Listed Below


Reset Clock Frequency back to stock before uninstalling CoolBits


Coolbits Original




NVIDIA has built several tools into their drivers that they don't want normal users to use. The overclocking tool is the most important one. Any of you wanting to overclock your Geforce should use this tool.

Once you install the Reg file right click your Desktop and then select Properties>Settings Tab>Advanced Button>Geforce Tab and you shoulld find the newly added settings.

Open Notepad and copy/paste the regedit info. Then save the file as coolbits.reg. Once you've done that just click on the file to add it to the registry. The best part about installing coolbits is that you don't have to reboot to get the extra options.

<-- Start copy at REGEDIT4 line -->
REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\NVIDIA Corporation\Global\NvTweak]
"CoolBits"=dword:00000003
"NvCplEnableHardwarePage" = dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableAGPSettingsPage" = dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableAdditionalInfoPage"=dword:00000001

"CinematicPageState"=dword:000000ff
"DisableApplyColorsAtStartup"=dword:00000000
"NoMenus"=dword:00000000
"NoPages"=dword:00000000
"NvCplAllowForceTVDetection"=dword:00000001
"NvCplCustomResConfig"=dword:00000000
"NvCplDisablePerfQualPage"=hex:00,00,00,00
"NvCplDisableRefreshRatePage"=dword:00000000
"NvCplDisableRotateAngles"=dword:00000000
"NvCplEnableActiveApp"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableAdditionalInfoPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableAGPSettingsPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableClearViewPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableDesktopOverlapPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableFanControl"=dword:00000003
"NvCplEnableFrameSyncPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableHardwarePage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnablenForcePage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableOverlaySpanControl"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnablePwrMzrOnDesktopMenu"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableRotationColorSettings"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableScreenMenuPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableTroubleshootingPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplExposeWin2kDualView"=dword:00000001
"NvCplNvThermPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplTvLocaleAutoDetect"=dword:00000001
"NvCplThermalSettings"=dword:00000020
"OverlayPageState"=dword:00000000
"PowermizerPreferences"=dword:00000000
"QTwkEnableModeChangeWarning"=dword:00000001
"TwinViewCapsOverride"=dword:00000001
<--End Copy above this line -->


CoolBits2


<-- Start copy at Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 line -->
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

; =======================
; Coolbits 2
; >> Installation File
; =======================

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\NVIDIA Corporation\Global\NVTweak]
"NvCplExposeWin2kDualView"=dword:00000001
"NvCplTvLocaleAutoDetect"=dword:00000001
"NvCplAllowForceTVDetection"=dword:00000001

"NvCplEnableActiveApp"=dword:00000001
"DisableApplyColorsAtStartup"=dword:00000000
"NoMenus"=dword:00000000
"OverlayPageState"=dword:00000000
"CinematicPageState"=dword:000000ff
"NvCplThermalSettings"=dword:00000020
"NvCplEnableAppProfilePage"=dword:00000000
"NvCplEnableScreenMenuPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplCustomResConfig"=dword:00000000
"NvCplEnableAdditionalInfoPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplDisablePerfQualPage"=hex:00,00,00,00
"NvCplEnableAGPSettingsPage"=dword:00000001
"CoolBits"=dword:ffffffff
"NvCplEnableOverlaySpanControl"=dword:00000001
"TwinViewCapsOverride"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableDesktopOverlapPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableTroubleshootingPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplDisableRefreshRatePage"=dword:00000000
"NvCplDisableRotateAngles"=dword:00000000
"NoPages"=dword:00000000
"NvCplEnableClearViewPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableFanControl"=dword:00000003
"NvCplEnableFrameSyncPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableHardwarePage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnablenForcePage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnablePwrMzrOnDesktopMenu"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableRotationColorSettings"=dword:00000001
"NvCplNvThermPage"=dword:00000001
"PowermizerPreferences"=dword:00000000
"QTwkEnableModeChangeWarning"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\NVIDIA Corporation\Global\OpenGL]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\NVIDIA Corporation\Global\OpenGL\Debug]
"ShaderObjects"=dword:00000001
<--End Copy above this line -->

Riva Tuner




Rivatuner is one of the best Tweak Utilities available for NVIDIA GeForce and ATI Radeon based videocards.

RivaTuner is the most powerful tweaking utility for NVIDIA and ATI display adapters running under Windows 98 / Windows 98 SE / Windows ME / Windows 2000 and Windows XP.

The purpose of this utility is to give you access to all the undocumented features of Detonator and Catalyst drivers. Drivers have a lot of undocumented registry entries. Some of them dont affect anything, but there are some that are very useful. In general, they cannot give you big performance boost but they can improve image quality and solve some compatibility problems. RivaTuner will help you to change all undocumented registry entries. It supports all versions of Detonators (now called ForceWare) drivers under Windows 98 / Windows 98 SE / Windows ME (Detonator 5.08 or higher under Windows 2000 / Windows XP).


by FastEddie See Profile
last modified: 2004-11-27 19:48:55

Here are two commonly used overclocking tools

Rage3D
Radclocker

by Exit See Profile edited by FastEddie See Profile
last modified: 2004-02-08 18:39:39

Main Features

•No limits overclocking.
•Finding maximum core and memory overclock by rendering into a Direct3D window and scanning the output for visual artifacts.
•Artifact scanning mode for non-ATI cards - use together with a 3rd party overclocking utility.
•Loading a predefined clock profile on Application/Windows startup.
•Hotkeys that can be used any time to load clocks from a profile.
•3D application detection (Direct3D 8, Direct3D 9, OpenGL) to overclock your video card only when required

ATITool

by Exit See Profile edited by FastEddie See Profile
last modified: 2004-02-08 18:40:19