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I am stable with 100+ memory clock and 300+ memory clock. I had Heaven run for 8 hours. 400+ memory clock crashed. I didn't increase power target what so ever. I want to keep the heat down as much as possible but I want a much boost as I can. Is it taking full advantage of the GPU with it overclocked or is there any throttling going on because I am not increasing the power target?

A look at the performance log graphs in precx would tell you if your throttling due to heat or power constraints. I suspect that you are starting to bump into the power limit just based on the healthy offset numbers. You want to see a flat horizontal line for GPU clock. If it's ticking up and down coincident with hitting 70c or the power target, then it's throttling for one or the other reason. So long as you can keep the temps under 70c, go ahead and let it use more power (assuming the psu is not a limiting factor).

Just looked at your sig rig, nice case and psu, no reason not to crank it up smile.gif
Edited by michael-ocn - 7/20/13 at 8:06pm
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I have not seen a single degree difference when running my 670 FTW 2GB with either 100% "Power Percentage" or 145% "Power Percentage", although I am water cooled so temperature differences are much harder to elicit (card runs between 23-32C; as in it never goes above 32C under 100% load!). I only gained 1C going from 1.175v to 1.212v as well as the bump from 1293Mhz Core/6998Mhz VRAM to 1438Mhz Core/7428Mhz VRAM courtesy of a custom BIOS. Seeing as how most people seem to get a 5-8C increase in temps using stock cooler with the 1.212v "mod", I would say that means that with air cooling, you won't see more than a 4-5C MAX increase from maxing out the power percentage slider.

Of course, that's speculation, but honestly there is NO downside to running at max power percent; in fact, it's one of if not the most beneficial things you can do for your card!
   
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thanks heaps SeanPoe for this guide. it helped me a lot as this is my first time overclocking. took me 5 and a half hours but nevertheless it was worth it! I have seen an fps increase for bf3 multiplayer already (used to get 75-90 fps now I get 105-120 fps). I have a gigabyte 2gb OC 670.

I was able to get, with max voltage (1150mV) and max power target (112%) a stable GPU clock offset +84MHz and mem clock offset of +755MHz.

I tried overcloking it using some other guides but I was really confused and worried if I was damaging it from the high clocks the card could do. but this guide assured me its safe smile.gif

thanks again!

p.s: quick question. is there a way to make the voltage slider stay maxed when you re-open precision X. I know when you save the profile, the power target and both gpu and mem offsets save, but the voltage goes back to default. thanks. (also what is evga k-boost haha)





Also this is my heaven benchmark:

Edited by swansrule - 7/26/13 at 8:00am
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first, telling us offsets means nothing. every card has different boost clock levels. +84 could mean a max clock of 1150 for 1 person and 1267 for someone else. memory offset is different though. if its an evga card, more than likely the default mem clock is 3100mhz otherwise it will be 3000mhz. so, tell us your max core clock under full load.
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well according to the top right box in heaven it says my gpu clock is 1351mhz and mem clock is 3759.

then in precisionX it says the gpu clock went up to 1163 MHz and mem is the same 3759.

which one is telling the truth haha
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well according to the top right box in heaven it says my gpu clock is 1351mhz and mem clock is 3759.

then in precisionX it says the gpu clock went up to 1163 MHz and mem is the same 3759.

which one is telling the truth haha

Heaven and Valley always misreport the clock speed. It's 1163.
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Heaven and Valley always misreport the clock speed. It's 1163.

thanks for that
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Yeah, ignore Valley and Benchmark readings. I just turn it off in the settings.

And about keeping voltage at max, sometimes it would go back to normal when I hit apply, so when I slide it up to max, I spam the apply button like 10 times. Exit the little voltage tuner window, click adjust voltage again and see if it stays. That's how I did it at least when it kept resetting.
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Hey, awesome guide, just finished my first overclock. I am hoping to get some thoughts on my first attempt:

Card: evga gtx 670 ftw

Boost clock: 1020 MHz --> 1098 MHz (78 offset)

Max boost: 1125 MHz

Memory clock: 3005 MHz --> 3479 MHz (475 offset)

Power and voltage left at default since changing these sliders seems to have no effect on my Heaven score (i noticed that my max power% is just over 90% on my stable overclock)

Heaven score of 1215, 48.5 FPS

Thanks again!
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Hey, awesome guide, just finished my first overclock. I am hoping to get some thoughts on my first attempt:

Card: evga gtx 670 ftw

Boost clock: 1020 MHz --> 1098 MHz (78 offset)

Max boost: 1125 MHz

Memory clock: 3005 MHz --> 3479 MHz (475 offset)

Power and voltage left at default since changing these sliders seems to have no effect on my Heaven score (i noticed that my max power% is just over 90% on my stable overclock)

Heaven score of 1215, 48.5 FPS

Thanks again!

Not a bad result, but your card's default clock values don't look per spec for the FTW card?

EVGA GeForce GTX 670 FTW
Part Number: 02G-P4-2678-KR
1006MHz Base Clock
1084MHz Boost Clock
2048MB GDDR5 Memory
6208MHz Memory Clock --> 3104
198.6GB/s Memory Bandwidth

Ah, maybe you have the FTW LE card!

EVGA GeForce GTX 670 FTW LE
Part Number: 02G-P4-2676-KR
941MHz Base Clock
1019MHz Boost Clock
105.4GT/s Texture Fill Rate
2048MB Memory
6008MHz Memory Clock
192.2GB/s Memory Bandwidth
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