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Hi All,

I picked up an Inno3D gtx 590 not too long ago and am running it on stock clocks.

I'm thinking about trying to squeeze every bit of potential out of this card possible, as close to GTX580 SLI performance as i can get.

So as a GPU overclock noob, i have 3 questions.

1. Should I go for old driver method (which one do you recommend?) or BIOS flash method?

2. What is the maximum SAFE and stable voltage for a gtx 590? (ie. safe from getting burned or dying)

3. What are the maximum stable clocks for the above voltage? (Core/Memory/Shader)


Thanks in advance!!!
post #2 of 9
Don't even touch it man! At least I wouldn't risk it. The 590 is almost as fast as it can safely go at stock speeds and voltages
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I definitely wouldn't add any more voltage to a 590 if I were you. See if you can get some more clock speed, but no more voltage.
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Where did you get the money to buy a GTX590?
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why would you try and OV it more? if you want a brick flaming expensive paper weight go for it lol, just leave it
   
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The US Government gave me the money to buy mine. smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Semedar;14669585 
The US Government gave me the money to buy mine. smile.gif

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Originally Posted by RallyMaster;14669596 
Military?

Yes sir smile.gif
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Sigh at the responses....

590 Owner's Club - Good Place To Ask - i.e Get responses from actual owners.
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/974902-nvidia-gtx-590-owners-club.html

A thread dedicated to pwning with the 590:
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/1063263-gtx-590-flashing-overclocking-thread.html

I know there are typos and grammar goblins, I will probably fix them one day.

Overclock 590 Results:
http://www.overclock.net/graphics-cards-general/1043957-team-green-vs-team-red-friendly.html
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