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why can i overclock more now that i got aftermarket cooler?

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i was hitting a wall at 700/1766/1100 with the stock cooler but now 735/1836/1170 is perfectly stable. why?
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lower temps man.
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Hey there again. lol I think it is b/c with the lower temps the card runs more efficiently. More electricity being used than being turned into heat energy.
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Lower temps mean less electron leakage.
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lower temps man.
i thought that only applied to CPU's sweet another reason to love this cooler.


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Hey there again. lol I think it is b/c with the lower temps the card runs more efficiently.
sweet deal.


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Lower temps mean less electron leakage.
not sure what electron leakage is. but sounds good to me.
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I doubt you'll see any noticeable increases in games though. Maybe 2 FPS lol.
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Are you trolling us Phil?

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