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So I am overclocking my Sapphire 5830 via Trixx
I am at 1000 core at vcore of 1.25v running at 58C on full load and 1220 memory.
So my question is when do I stop with the core and move on to memory? Is there any limit to what I can go or just to when it starts giving me errors?
And do I have to worry about overheating on the memory chip? Or is that under the copper cooling block?

Please and Thank you.
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Well once you start overclocking and you dont see any performance gain the GPU, then you start overclocking the RAM.
    
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Alrighty thanks, and what about the ram overheating? My case and my card have pretty good air flow so should I have to worry about that over heating at all?
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You could put aftermarket heat sinks on the RAM chips to make you feel better. These cards are more core bound than bandwidth bound so I wouldn't go crazy on the memory anyway.

These re-released HD 5830's have got to be the best bang for buck I've ever seen. Now that they allow voltage tweaks with Trixx, they are truely the best performance/price once overclocked.
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Oh, thank you sir! But I'm going to at least get pretty high on the memory if anything to match 4.8gbps or something but we will see what happens.
Yeah they are pretty amazing, I got the deal for 110! Lower than a 5770! Which is insane so I had to jump on the train and get it.
So I stopped at 1020 Core at Vcore1.250, and now to move on to the memory (:
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