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I've read the guide, and I just want to make sure I understand everything correctly.
Since, the card auto "throttles" at 70 and 80c and reduced the max boost clock, I have my power limit at 105%.

The Clock offset is +85Mhz, which makes my max boost clock 1300mhz. Everything is stable, and temps normalize at ~68C @ 70% fan. I can go slightly higher but I get artifacting at ~1325 Boost Clock so I knocked it down.

Is this the right method? And is this a decent overclock? I know little about the potential of these cards.

Thanks, Bryan
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Yes, but you may want to increase the power target, some applications may go above that 105%
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Yes, but you may want to increase the power target, some applications may go above that 105%

You were right. While running Kombustor, it hit the 105% mark but by adjusting it up, I noticed power peaked at 115%, so I set it to 117%. Fan speeds increased a bit, but still not too noisy, especially during games or while wearing headphones.

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