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It is going to take a long time to go through the 99 pages of posts here. So can I ask a simple, newbie question?

I want to speed up my card, but safely. Any recommendations? i.e. Set Power limit to Max, Core Clock to +300, Memory Clock to +300, etc? MSI Afterburner doesnt give the option for voltage change, neither does Precision X.

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It is going to take a long time to go through the 99 pages of posts here. So can I ask a simple, newbie question?

I want to speed up my card, but safely. Any recommendations? i.e. Set Power limit to Max, Core Clock to +300, Memory Clock to +300, etc? MSI Afterburner doesnt give the option for voltage change, neither does Precision X.


start with much lower + to core clock. Probably like 50 or 75. If you go straight offset of 300 it will crash.
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It is going to take a long time to go through the 99 pages of posts here. So can I ask a simple, newbie question?

I want to speed up my card, but safely. Any recommendations? i.e. Set Power limit to Max, Core Clock to +300, Memory Clock to +300, etc? MSI Afterburner doesnt give the option for voltage change, neither does Precision X.


Welcome to the thread, mate.

To make reading long threads easier go to your account > edit acct details > forum preferences > post per page = 100.

We can help you. Before you start adjusting your offsets, read this thread about OC'ing GTX 600 series cards.

Also fill out our RIG form so we know your system details.

Hit us back up of you have any questions.
 
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That's a pretty amazing score with a single 660!

My msi 670 PE got about that (mind you I haven't touched the mem yet, but I could only get my core offset on it to +60 stable.)...

thumb.gif You know what that means... time to take my 670 back and just crank my single 660 rolleyes.gif
thanks. im thinking of selling my card and get the MSI 660 Ti PE or maybe a GTX 670. do you think it's worth it?
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thanks. im thinking of selling my card and get the MSI 660 Ti PE or maybe a GTX 670. do you think it's worth it?
I haven't been able to game on my 670 yet so I don't know if the buy is exactly worth it yet XD.
I'm also on a 1920x1200 so I assume the 670 boosts me a little bit too... I'm midway through cranking my mem offset now. I should probably take the 660 out of my 24/7 rig and do single card runs of everything to see how it does.
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thanks. im thinking of selling my card and get the MSI 660 Ti PE or maybe a GTX 670. do you think it's worth it?

Depends on what you need. I sold my ASUS 670 for $350 (more than what I bought it for) and got my current "generic" PNY GTX 660 Ti for $173 (After rebate and selling a pet code that came with it -- still have ACIII code left). Performance is equivalent in what I do on my 1440p main monitor, because I actually overclock the GTX 660 Ti and did not overclock the 670 (it was going over 70C rather easily, and fans were very whiny). My max GTX 660 Ti Heaven score is the same as yours, and while I got significantly higher scores by overclocking the 670, I don't do enough gaming nowadays to care. The games I do play are about the same. I guess I'm more annoyed with slight stutter I'm getting with the new card that I've not been able to solve yet, but I can deal with it for the price.

So moral of the story is, if you notice that you need more performance - get a 670. If you already get good performance, a 660 Ti purchased on a good sale is just fine -- especially if you only have a 1080p monitor.
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I haven't been able to game on my 670 yet so I don't know if the buy is exactly worth it yet XD.
I'm also on a 1920x1200 so I assume the 670 boosts me a little bit too... I'm midway through cranking my mem offset now. I should probably take the 660 out of my 24/7 rig and do single card runs of everything to see how it does.

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Depends on what you need. I sold my ASUS 670 for $350 (more than what I bought it for) and got my current "generic" PNY GTX 660 Ti for $173 (After rebate and selling a pet code that came with it -- still have ACIII code left). Performance is equivalent in what I do on my 1440p main monitor, because I actually overclock the GTX 660 Ti and did not overclock the 670 (it was going over 70C rather easily, and fans were very whiny). My max GTX 660 Ti Heaven score is the same as yours, and while I got significantly higher scores by overclocking the 670, I don't do enough gaming nowadays to care. The games I do play are about the same. I guess I'm more annoyed with slight stutter I'm getting with the new card that I've not been able to solve yet, but I can deal with it for the price.

So moral of the story is, if you notice that you need more performance - get a 670. If you already get good performance, a 660 Ti purchased on a good sale is just fine -- especially if you only have a 1080p monitor.
already posted my card for sale on a local forum. but your answer convinced me to just keep my card. thank you guys
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Just ran the heaven benchmark with my small overclock. I'll unlock the bios and see what I get.

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Just ran the heaven benchmark with my small overclock. I'll unlock the bios and see what I get.


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Just ran the heaven benchmark with my small overclock. I'll unlock the bios and see what I get.


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Tesselation = extreme for a better comparison wink.gif

What Eleven said, put everything to max for benching comparison.

Tessellation: Extreme
Shaders: High
Anisotropy: 16x
Anti-aliasing: 8x

I run Full screen and highest res my monitor can handle normally... 1080 is good.
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