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Hello folks,

Just wondering which would give me a better FPS performance boost on a Galaxy GE Force GTX 460 768mb.

Should I focus on a higher memory clock or a higher core clock?

I remember in the old days it was better to go for memory. Couldn't find any reviews online which talked about which yields a faster overclock for FPS games. Thanks!
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Increasing the core clock speed usually nets you better performance. Raise your core clock as high as you can with it being stable, then work on the memory clock speed. smile.gif
    
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i have found they both net you about the same performance increase when you get to a certain level.
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You will benefit more from OC the core. When you start pushing the 460 into the 850+ range you may end up downclocking the memory from whatever you OC it too anyways. At least that was the case for me. It wasn't much, but still necessary for a higher stable OC.
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Core. Overclocking memory on these card don't net you much performance, just more heat and instability.
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Core all the way
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