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OC a GT430 1GB. Is it Possible?

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I'm building a replacement workstation for my parents and I can get an Inno3D GT430 1GB at a really good price. I was wondering if I could get a bit more juice out of it by OCing, and if so, what clock speeds should I aim for?
 
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Honestly, if you OC it, you are only going to increase the number of times they will call you to tell you something is wrong.
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All it is a rebranded 9600 gso with fermi whats the point.
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Originally Posted by Polymerabbit;13498292 
I'm building a replacement workstation for my parents and I can get an Inno3D GT430 1GB at a really good price. I was wondering if I could get a bit more juice out of it by OCing, and if so, what clock speeds should I aim for?

You say a workstation? What sort of work do they plan to use it for?

If they need it for 3d design work you should really consider something with a bit more backbone. a 450 at least. :/

If they don't need it for 3d, then you shouldn't over clock it because you just want it to run good and long for them.
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If I can't then I can't and thats fine with me. I kind expected that I wouldn't be able to OC a budget card like the 430.

I only asked because I was able to get it new for $40 and wanted to see how far I could go with it, as something with the power of a 5570 for that price would be pretty good.

Though think I'll go with the 5670.
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You could always try to OC a 430...it's just not going to do much. You'd be better off just getting a slightly higher performance card.
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