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Hello everyone..I'm new...so sorry if this is the wrong place to post this or something like that..
ok so heres my problem
I got a reference GTX 670 and It overclocks VERY badly??
I was only able to get +100mhz on core and +300mhz on memory using EVGA precision with the voltage slider and power target on max!!
anything more than that and the card will crash within 2 hours of heaven frown.gif
I know that some cards dont overclock as well as the others but 100mhz and 300 mhz is just too low!!
so my question is, is there a possibility that my other hardware are causing the low gpu OC?? like my p8p67 m-pro mobo or my 650W psu or any other components/software??
or am I just VERY unlucky??
post #2 of 9
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Originally Posted by silver121 View Post

Hello everyone..I'm new...so sorry if this is the wrong place to post this or something like that..
ok so heres my problem
I got a reference GTX 670 and It overclocks VERY badly??
I was only able to get +100mhz on core and +300mhz on memory using EVGA precision with the voltage slider and power target on max!!
anything more than that and the card will crash within 2 hours of heaven frown.gif
I know that some cards dont overclock as well as the others but 100mhz and 300 mhz is just too low!!
so my question is, is there a possibility that my other hardware are causing the low gpu OC?? like my p8p67 m-pro mobo or my 650W psu or any other components/software??
or am I just VERY unlucky??

LOL, my card is unstable past +90 on core and 250ish on memory. Your card might not be golden, but I'd say it falls in the average category.
 
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LOL, my card is unstable past +90 on core and 250ish on memory. Your card might not be golden, but I'd say it falls in the average category.
WOW!! now that made me feel a bit better smile.gif but most people in these forums boast about at least getting +120 and some getting even above +150
on the core!! so I thought my card was one of the worst!
and another question....with my current OC am I getting speeds very close or equal to a stock gtx 680?? or am i far behind??
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You should check your Heaven score and see what a stock GTX 680 gets on the internet smile.gif I'd say you should be right about where a 680 is performance wise, but I don't know exactly. As I said, look Heaven scores up on 680's and compare with your own
 
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What do your actual clocks look like under load (not just boost clock?) Most average 670s end up around 1200Mhz core clock most of the time.
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What do your actual clocks look like under load (not just boost clock?) Most average 670s end up around 1200Mhz core clock most of the time.
1150mhz with the OC frown.gif
post #7 of 9
Before I flashed my BIOS, mine sat around 1150 as well. After the flash it sits around 1215. Yours is not bad, and you can probably squeeze more out with a BIOS flash if you want. Check the big thread re: BIOS flashing.
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Before I flashed my BIOS, mine sat around 1150 as well. After the flash it sits around 1215. Yours is not bad, and you can probably squeeze more out with a BIOS flash if you want. Check the big thread re: BIOS flashing.
can u give me link pleas, I'm having trouble finding the correct thread
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