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hey guys,

im prity new to OCing my gtx 470 and am wondering if this is s decent oc... i have my core at 800MHz @ stock voltage with my fan at only 59% at 80C... all of the reviews i have seen max cards out at right around 800MHz with voltage tweaks... this seems a little low considering i could probably even go higher than i am on stock voltage... any experience out that?

Thanks in advance

EDIT: here iv my validation

http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/mamar/
Edited by eskamobob1 - 6/18/11 at 11:59am
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Do you have a reference cooler?

Seems decent for sure, 800/850 are about where people stop on summer air.

In the winter you could probably bench it at 900 core with a bios flash.
    
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Do you have a reference cooler?

Seems decent for sure, 800/850 are about where people stop on summer air.

In the winter you could probably bench it at 900 core with a bios flash.
ok... just checking cause all the reviews seemed to be kinda low on the core
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Not wanting to threadjack or go off topic here, but you have some crazy bottleneck with that card and that processor!
     
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Originally Posted by eskamobob1 View Post
ok... just checking cause all the reviews seemed to be kinda low on the core
Review sites have to go through a lot of hardware. They don't spend the time a user would tweaking and fine tuning the hardware.


Also every chip is different, not all GF100 chips clock the same. There are many factors involved.
    
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Not wanting to threadjack or go off topic here, but you have some crazy bottleneck with that card and that processor!
No kidding dude i wouldn't even overclock your gtx 470 it won't help very much.
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Not wanting to threadjack or go off topic here, but you have some crazy bottleneck with that card and that processor!
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No kidding dude i wouldn't even overclock your gtx 470 it won't help very much.
lol... ik that ... i OCed it for folding ... in games i max out at like 60% usage @ stock, but folding im at a constant 100% with OC
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