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Ok so first time overclocking and I ended up with

GTX 670

GPU +87
MEM +186

Boost 1185 MHz

Does this look correct/right?

I used SeanPoe's guide

Should I leave the Power Target at 114% and Voltage at 1150 mV because in the beginning of the guide it says to turn them both to max, but after that throughout the end, he didn't state to change it back or anything.

Thanks!
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As long as your temps aren't going over 70C, there's really no reason not to leave the voltage and power target maxed out thumb.gif

Although, I don't know that the guide would've said to put the voltage at only 1.150V ... even the models w/o voltage control will do 1.175, and I believe that the PE goes even higher than that. Are you sure that's the actual max voltage you can set on your card ... 1.150V?

Also, what is your observed core frequency under a full 3d load like the Heaven bench or 3dMark11?
    
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Well I'm using Precision-X and the cap for the voltage is 1.150v

I actually didn't really keep an eye on the core freq. during Heaven

Someone on another thread said that I should be having a higher memory
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Originally Posted by Sharchaster View Post

As the owner of PE card, I can say that +186 on memory for PE is too low..with Triple Control Voltage, you can at least reach +500 Mhz offset on memory...

Here is the Heaven on
GPU +87
MEM +186



I don't know if 1440p plays a big part of it, the first daytime scenes are laggy especially the first one with the pebble road besides the night scenes
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Well I'm using Precision-X and the cap for the voltage is 1.150v

I actually didn't really keep an eye on the core freq. during Heaven

Someone on another thread said that I should be having a higher memory
Here is the Heaven on
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MEM +186



I don't know if 1440p plays a big part of it, the first daytime scenes are laggy especially the first one with the pebble road besides the night scenes

Because you set your resolution at 2560 x 1440, try to lowering your resolution at 1920 x 1080, because that resolution is become a 'standard' for a most of people.
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So I should just set my resolution to 1920 x 1080 in Heaven right? Even though I will be using 1440p for every game, or should I just stay with 2560 x 1440 since it is what I'm using all the time?

Also, since you also have a PE, do you use Precision or Afterburner? Isn't the Triple Voltage only on Afterburner?
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I use afterburner myself. Had issues with precision. Also where are you seeing 1.150 volts? In nvidia inspector I can set max offset of 1.162. Used to be 1.185. Can't believe nvidia is limiting voltage so much.
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Quote:
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So I should just set my resolution to 1920 x 1080 in Heaven right? Even though I will be using 1440p for every game, or should I just stay with 2560 x 1440 since it is what I'm using all the time?

Also, since you also have a PE, do you use Precision or Afterburner? Isn't the Triple Voltage only on Afterburner?

Yup, Triple Control Voltage is only on AB...If you set your resolution at 2560 x 1440 on heaven, it's fine....but you probably can't get a higher OC result compared to 1920 x 1080 users, because your resolution is very very demanding (on heaven and games)

And Keep in mind, that if you got stable on heaven, that doesn't mean you can got stable on games, too.
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Yup, Triple Control Voltage is only on AB...If you set your resolution at 2560 x 1440 on heaven, it's fine....but you probably can't get a higher OC result compared to 1920 x 1080 users, because your resolution is very very demanding (on heaven and games)

And Keep in mind, that if you got stable on heaven, that doesn't mean you can got stable on games, too.

Alright tomorrow I'll try to redo everything with 1920 x 1080 and AB
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