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Is my gtx670 any good?

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It is a galaxy GC.
I don't know much about it, but I ran heaven for a bit.
My cards default clock is 1006mhz, with 1085 boost.
In heaven it got pretty warm (though my ambient is warm) up to 75c
My max boost seemed to hit 1175. I was wondering if that was any good.

Overall it seems to work fine.

Did I get an average one?
post #2 of 6
If 1175mhz is your absolute max overclock, it is ok, but nothing fancy.
But try pumping up the fan, as they downclock when they hit 70, so try keeping it at like 68c or lower at all times to get max performance all the time, and see how far you can go with a temp under 70c at all times!

EDIT: There are also custom bios's out, I run on that now. They give you 1.212v max then, should give you some extra headroom!
My 670's only did 1150mhz on stock air, and did 1176mhz with the custom bios! And now 1215mhz with water on them wink.gif

If you want a custom bios, just search on OCN!
Edited by go4life - 3/28/13 at 11:24pm
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I'm about to water cool my gtx 670. on air max i get 1137mhz will look into custom bios after it watercooled

also your card is fine and the stock fan should be high at 60c or 65c
i set mine to manually run 80% before I start gaming so I don't have to worry about overheating
    
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I am not overclocking.. What I am saying is when I game it boosts to 1175. It does have a default OC of 1006.

I ran some fan temp test.. in heaven extreme setting if I leave the fan on auto I get 75.
If I manually set the fan to 50% I get 64
If I manually set the fan to 60% (which is where it just becomes audible) I get 58

This is in an enclosed case.
Edited by Zarich - 3/29/13 at 12:12am
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I see, well then you might be lucky actually! Go and overclock that sucker right away smile.gif

Temps seem good too!
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I have 2 evga ftws. One loves to OC into the 1300 range, the other not much past the factory oc. If you are happy with your results than keep it and play some games. It is all luck of the draw.
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