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Best stable OC + overvolt for GTX480

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I've always been afraid to OC too high & never overvolt my VGAs even I've got 4x rad cooling it. Now the price for GTX480 is cheap already & it's okay if I fried it. If I don't starts now when would I start!?! Pushing the limits.

What's the best software to overvolt & pls post up the link to it if possible.
At the moment I'm doing 801/1062/2010. Not very stable system. Keeps on auto shut down if I open up too many windows...

OC + overvolt would helps I guess.
What's a good & reasonable OC + overvolt.
Surely for cards it's different. I just need a sweet spot to start & I'll tune it to the max.
As for overvolt I'll just stick to what's best as advice.

Edited by LoneWolf - 6/4/11 at 4:07am
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MSI AfterBurner is the program you would want to use, and as far as voltages I"m not positive but I believe that the 480 should be able to handle the maximum allowed in AB safely especially under water. Good luck, hope this helps.
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I'm using Afterburner now. It allows overvolt? What's a good volt to start
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Yes AB allows overvolting, you may have to go into the options and check "unlock voltage control" and "unlock voltage monitoring" those are on the general page of the settings. As for voltages I'm afraid I'm not familiar with what the recommended are for the 480 but seeing as you are underwater I would imagine that you would be safe with the maximum allowed by AB, but to be safe why don't you bump the voltage up by about 25mV at a time for the first few bumps and then as ytou reach the upper limit of whats allowed by AB then bump by about 12mV at a time. In between each bump run a stress test that you like and are familiar with and keep an eye on your temps. Good luck.
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