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whats better for gaming guys a higher gpu core clock or memory clock???

currently got mine at 930/1170 stable

was wondering would it be better to sacrifice memory clock to bring gpu clock up?
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post #2 of 7
Core clock is better. Sometimes you actually have to bring down the mem clock in order to get a higher core clock stable.
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kk hmmmm so if stock mem is 1050 should i just keep it at stock and see how much higher i can get the core clock?
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What game (or games) do you play?
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will be playing battlefield and skyrim
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and how long should i run furmark to say its stable?
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post #7 of 7
furmark is only for thermal and electricity output. its not a very good stress tester.

i would use occt. its fairly indicative of real-world stability and it has an artifact scanner.
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