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So I just OCed my CPU, from bios, sig rig, from 3.4ghz 1.36v to 3.8ghz 1.36v
and HT link from 2.0ghz to 2.24ghz and here are benches from before and after OC

ALSOOO
I OC gpu from core clock: 675 to 710, Shader from 1350 to 1420, and mem clock from 1800 to 1830.

Newest drivers both games, and card drivers.


BEFORE OC of CPU and GPU: GTA IV
338


AFTER:
338


ALSO Just cause 2 benches:
Only oced cpu from 3.4 to 3.6, no gpu OC:

BEFORE:
338


AFTER:
338



If I OC both CPU and GPU, and get only 2 fps in GTA performance, whats the point?

Maybe the game is bad?
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OC more?
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OC more?

Really so after all the OC only 4% boost? Why OC more

I will try BF3 benches and BC2 later
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Don't overclock your ht link.... doesn't really do anything and can inhibit performance. Even if it's 4%, it's still performance for pretty much nothing ( that is if you don't get technical and incorporate electric bills and what not).
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Don't overclock your ht link.... doesn't really do anything and can inhibit performance. Even if it's 4%, it's still performance for pretty much nothing ( that is if you don't get technical and incorporate electric bills and what not).

IDK i have heardmany OC same CPU and get 15% in games, and they notice it too, I didn't notice anything. I guess I will OC more. But the thing is I OCed my GPU as well, why didn't that do anything?
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Why overclock if you are already hitting 60 fps average on both games? On games that are more demanding that your hardware can output currently is where you will probably seen an increase when overclocking.
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Why overclock if you are already hitting 60 fps average on both games? On games that are more demanding that your hardware can output currently is where you will probably seen an increase.

Yeah I was thinking that too, I will try BF3 right naow
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Your doing it wrong. Like S1L3Nt said, overclocking ht link on AMD does nothing in most cases except decrease performance, so keep it at 2000 mhz. Don't give it more voltage then it needs as well.

 

As for your gpu, you can hardly call that an overclock so you're not likely to see much performance boost there.

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Your doing it wrong. Like S1L3Nt said, overclocking ht link on AMD does nothing in most cases except decrease performance, so keep it at 2000 mhz. Don't give it more voltage then it needs as well.

As for your gpu, you can hardly call that an overclock so you're not likely to see much performance boost there.

Okay will bring down HT, and will OC gpu more, thanks for the help thumb.gif
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