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i was just wondering is it worth overclockin the mem on my GTX 460 2G as it never even uses more than 500-600mb of the 2gb available? wat advantage does overclockin memory give?
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Same as OCing anything else, more performance.

That said, GPU overclocks are normally much more beneficial than VRAM OCs.
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post #3 of 20
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Same as OCing anything else, more performance.

That said, GPU overclocks are normally much more beneficial than VRAM OCs.
And with that being said find a stable VRAM OC that keeps your card running smooth, and bump up the core.
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It just because what stores in the memory will be sent much faster, such as every pixels of the screen, and the pixels of next pages.
You can think it as much higher the clock, much higher the performance, it's a common sense of overclokcing.
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oh ok thnx so ill never come close to using the full 2 Gb my GPU has ?
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oh ok thnx so ill never come close to using the full 2 Gb my GPU has ?
Not unless you go with more than 1 monitor.

A game is only going to use as much video memory as it needs. For example, Crysis 2 seems to use a ton: it uses about 1500MB of my 1536MB while some games I have use less than half of that.
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i was just wondering is it worth overclockin the mem on my GTX 460 2G as it never even uses more than 500-600mb of the 2gb available? wat advantage does overclockin memory give?
BIG BIG advantage The memory OC'ed gives you allot more FPS than Oc'ing the core in truth there is a GTX460 club in my sig click on it and ask in there you will get more info than you can handle lol
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ive got crysis 2 and im sure last time it didnt even reach 600mb on highest settings? ill have to find my log and check for sure tho
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ive got crysis 2 and im sure last time it didnt even reach 600mb on highest settings? ill have to find my log and check for sure tho
Do you have both the DX11 and High Res Textures upgrades installed and enabled? They get enabled in the in-game menu.
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how can i tell is it in the menu i just set the simple one to highest? sorry ill have a look
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