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Hey guys, I recently put my build together. Everything was working fine, I used MSI afterburner to OC my MSI Twin FrozR III GTX 570 and once I started to play games with the overclocked card they randomly crashed and my display died. My temps were really low in the 40's so I'm pretty sure that was not the problem. Are there any other factors I have to consider when overclocking?
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post #2 of 16
Your overclock wasn't stable.

What settings did you try?
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if it has the voltage tweak enabled it makes a big difference.
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Originally Posted by ironcobra220;13356528 
if it has the voltage tweak enabled it makes a big difference.

Not sure if it was enabled or not. Is that an option to check off?
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post #5 of 16
if you have bumped up your shaders, gpu and memory very high it will want more volts through it to keep it stable. if the voltage tweek is availible for your graphics card you should put a little more volts through it so that its not being under powered.

can you tell me what speeds you had, and have changed them to? it would help or a screen shot would help too.
post #6 of 16
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Stock 770/1540/2000

I was around 851/1702/2150 when I was getting problems.
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post #7 of 16
If you didn't change voltage, that's definitely an unstable boost to your clocks. 5% core clock on stock voltage is good. 10%+? Not happening on 95% of cards.
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post #8 of 16
be careful with voltage tweeks on the 570's they have weak vram
    
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post #9 of 16
also remember more volts= more heat!= less stability!
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post #10 of 16
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How do I up the voltage? Anyways, the MSI Twin FrozR III N570 is supposed to have a better VRM and better temps and whatnot, so the OC shouldn't hurt it too much I presume?
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