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I just always use a program to do my GPU overclocking, i just worry when it comes to actually messing around in the BIOS for stuff.

The BIOS is only confusing because it has a lot of arcane terms in it that aren't explained. If you know what those terms are, it's really pretty simple. I can't even begin to count just how many good guides there are for overclocking on this forum, you are doing yourself a disservice if you allow timidity to hold you back.

I can understand not OCing because you don't think it's necessary for what you do, to extend the life of your PC, or to save on the light bill, but because you're scared? Pshaw. tongue.gif Look at the address bar in your browser. Why are you here? thumb.gif
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I got it working half of the times I pressed Apply. it would sometimes revert back to stock clocks and I had to restart MSI AB to get them to hold.
But I seem to be getting alot of screen tearing while in windows. as if the screen splits up, the task bar drops down and then a split second later it is back to normal. Then it splits again, several times.
In CCC in Overdrive I can see that the GPU clock, memory clock, "speedometer" vanishes, then comes back, then vanishes again. it looks like it has something to do with the screen tearing I am having.
If you are using 12.9 beta, you should disable PP with MSI AB, and then made two profiles in MSI AB for 2D and 3D, tearing should minimize.
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I found another way to be rid of the 12.9/AB desktop stutter was to open CCC>My digital flat panels>HDTV support and either enable/disable whichever format you're using and hit 'apply'.
In my case 1080p60. On or off it make no difference to my framerate or what the screen displays.

The only thing is that you have to do this every time you power up your PC or change your AB oc settings.
    
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I found another way to be rid of the 12.9/AB desktop stutter was to open CCC>My digital flat panels>HDTV support and either enable/disable whichever format you're using and hit 'apply'.
In my case 1080p60. On or off it make no difference to my framerate or what the screen displays.
The only thing is that you have to do this every time you power up your PC or change your AB oc settings.


Yea, ugh that's not really a long term sustainable method. wink.gif
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Yea, ugh that's not really a long term sustainable method. wink.gif

Hopefully it can be fixed without having to mess around everytime he starts up the PC. Well, a fix is a fix i guess. Better than no fix at all. biggrin.gif
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Yeah, it's not ideal but it does only take a few seconds smile.gif
    
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Yeah, it's not ideal but it does only take a few seconds smile.gif

I find this to be more ideal.

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You got that backwards buddy. You're more likely to burn out your card by overclocking than you are your CPU.

That more when you begin increasing voltage ,right? OCing while keeping your voltage at stock the biggest risk is freezes/CTD's but not actually frying the card?
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That more when you begin increasing voltage ,right? OCing while keeping your voltage at stock the biggest risk is freezes/CTD's but not actually frying the card?


I wouldn't worry about it. These cards are really hard to fry unless you are an ocn mod. thumb.gif
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I find this to be more ideal.

I'm sure it is, but I couldn't really see what was going on in that vid unfortunately.

Either way, I wasn't suggesting that this is the perfect solution. Just one that I've found to work smile.gif
    
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