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hey guys this is my first overclock so take it gentle. so i have a pny 5200fx and decided to overclock it. so i used the nvidia software to overclock it and can't get the memory to go high. The card started off 250mhz for gpu and 300 for memory. so i got the gpu up to 350 and the memory to 320. well if i try to raise the memory, when i go to test it, it says test has failed. so i lower gpu to 340 and get memory to 330. or 320/335. what is the best. i have done 3dmark03 test on all three set ups and will post the pics up.
so what combination would you all sugest.


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post #2 of 6
Sounds about right.

I had a 5200, if it only has the passive heatsink make sure you get something blowing across it, mine would freeze up when it got hot. Eventually it wouldn't work anymore.
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post #3 of 6
I remeber seeing a Faq on how to flash a fx5200 to a fx5500 somewhere in the Faq area.
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post #4 of 6
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it has a fan. i lowered it to 320/335 and now i got 1223 on 3dmark03. so now i will have to find something else to overclock. maybe that ati 8mb rage card.lol
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I got the memory up to 465 so try that, make sure you have something blowing toward the memory chips.
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post #6 of 6
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well i have a fan and heatsink on the gpu and then i have a usb fan(for a laptop) blowing on it. i am gonna get a fan today from radioshack and rig something up. but it just seems no matter what i try it will not go above 335. so is that normal for it just to stop going above after a 35mhz increase
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