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Well, i actually do not bench to show others my setup, as i know for the fact that a billion people has at least twice the score as i, running there extreme systems. I bench to see how me myself has improved the system and stuff smile.gif Also so that i can turn back for a minor OC once i feel like it smile.gif Probably i will post the scores here, but that would only be to see if the score matches my system as it should smile.gif But a +rep will be given to you within short time as i appreciate your help or rather WE wink.gif

I got it, makes good sense. That's a good use of of 3DM11 then.

Don't be afraid to submit scores though, everyone starts somewhere and other people might be looking to do the same thing and see if their similar system is performing correctly...so they can reference your score on HWBot.

HWBot is also pretty well organized so it will be clear that you are using just air cooling and 24/7 voltages for over clocking.

Good luck and have fun tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by fl0w3n;14254570 
I got it, makes good sense. That's a good use of of 3DM11 then.

Don't be afraid to submit scores though, everyone starts somewhere and other people might be looking to do the same thing and see if their similar system is performing correctly...so they can reference your score on HWBot.

HWBot is also pretty well organized so it will be clear that you are using just air cooling and 24/7 voltages for over clocking.

Good luck and have fun tongue.gif

Thanks,

Wish luck on your way aswell (:
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Oh, if you don't mind i have a few other questions:

1, In Afterburner you can add additional mV but you cannot see your current voltage amount or is there a way to see this ? Or should i use GPU-Z for this ?

2, Afterburner also states my stock memory clock frequency to be 2100MHz however every site i looked at MSI claims it to be 4.2 GHz, what causes this ?
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post #14 of 16
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Originally Posted by fLareSTAR;14254149 
Greetings,

I would like to Overclock my GTX 580 Lightning, my i7-2600k was no problemo getting a stable OC but i heard you should be more careful with your GFX's. Therefore i would like to ask you these questions:

1, Which program should i use to OC my GFX with ?
2, To check for heat temperatures would MSI Afterburner be a proper product ?
3, What would max Voltages be for 24/7 use ?
4, Is there any guide around this site to OC a GTX 580 or even better a 580 Lightning ?


The OC is only for a few fast benches together with my CPU OC, however i would like to stay within proper safe range of voltages.


Regards

Best guide and place to ask questions on OCN would be Official Nvidia GTX 580 Overclockers Club & Nvidia GeForce GTX 500 Series Owners Club.

I use MSI Afterburner for my over voltage tweaks and over clocks.

As for over voltage come to the overclocking club and you'll notice a lot of Lightnings and can read about their sucess and see the over clocks obtained on the first page.

A 24/7 over clock should not have over voltage as a personal decision. I'd set some profiles. One for gaming with over voltage and a mild over clock for normal use. I have a 13% over clock with lowered voltage than my stock default. Get some great temps while pushing my card.

Also, welcome to OCN smile.gif Got a great card there. I love gaming again since getting one with maxed settings, not to mention 3D vision gaming and movies. A lot of fun. biggrin.gif
     
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You can see GPU voltage in AB, just enable it in Settings (here's a screen shot of mine):

gpuv.jpg

The memory info is normal, the website is stating the effective rate of the GDDR5 memory.
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Oh, if you don't mind i have a few other questions:

1, In Afterburner you can add additional mV but you cannot see your current voltage amount or is there a way to see this ? Or should i use GPU-Z for this ?

2, Afterburner also states my stock memory clock frequency to be 2100MHz however every site i looked at MSI claims it to be 4.2 GHz, what causes this ?
 
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Thanks,

Wish luck on your way aswell (:
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Originally Posted by fLareSTAR;14254642 
Oh, if you don't mind i have a few other questions:

1, In Afterburner you can add additional mV but you cannot see your current voltage amount or is there a way to see this ? Or should i use GPU-Z for this ?

2, Afterburner also states my stock memory clock frequency to be 2100MHz however every site i looked at MSI claims it to be 4.2 GHz, what causes this ?

1. Once you adjust mV (BTW, if you didn't know you can click on the numbers and insert exactly what you want instead of using the sliders) and hit apply that is what mV it is using. There is a monitoring graph in MSI AB as well, but you may have to enable it by going into the settings.

2. The "effective memory rate" is 4.2 GHz, 2.1 GHz x 2. So really, if you OC it to 2.4 GHz, then the effective memory rate is 4.8 GHz.
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