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OCing my 5770 for better performance worth it?

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I have an MSI board, and VRMs are a problem for CPU OCing but is it safe for OCing my GPU? I was disapointed when I found out that I could get a better GPU for what I bought mine at, and now I just need some better performance out of it before I get a new one.

Would OCing help? If so could you direct me to a guide Thanks.
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depends on how much your video card will overclock, if you could get it to 900mhz then you should see a few FPS increase.
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Well I've never tried, thats why Im here.
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This card used to come on Stock on Dell computers and Macs(still I believe), meaning it's a low class DX11 card.
You could try overclocking and playing with fan settings, but only a few increases in FPS will be gained... just keep an eye on those temps and don't go above 90C...
The card can only do so much so don't expect much from it... in DX11 especially...
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Originally Posted by Chris13002 View Post
This card comes on Stock on Dell computers and Macs, meaning it's a low class DX11 card.
You could try overclocking and playing with fan settings, but only a few increases in FPS will be gained... just keep an eye on those temps and don't go above 90C...
The card can only do so much so don't expect much from it.
Twin Frozr II, doubt it'll go over 70c.
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Twin Frozr II, doubt it'll go over 70c.
That depends on how much you OC it.. GPU OCing is generally safer than CPU OCing.. So id say its definitely worth it.
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