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Hey I just went through the GTX670 OCing master guide. I went with the quick method but it ended up being 3 hours anyway xD

Here's what I ended up with.

Unigine Heaven Benchmark 4.0

FPS: 31.7 Score: 799 Min FPS: 15.1 Max FPS: 66.6

Settings

Render:Direct3D11
Mode: 2560x1440 4xAA fullscreen
Preset Custom
Quality Ultra
Tessellation: Normal


I set my max volt to 1150 as high as it could go. My power target to 111% (highest it could go)

I got my GPU clock offset up to +131mhz and my memory clock offset up to +666mhz. Even at 666 things were running fine and scores kept improving but I stopped there. Should I try to continue to take my memory clock offset higher? Is there anything else I should do that I overlooked?

If i'm not mistaken these are decent scores. Feedback is appreciated!
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Hey I just went through the GTX670 OCing master guide. I went with the quick method but it ended up being 3 hours anyway xD

Here's what I ended up with.

Unigine Heaven Benchmark 4.0

FPS: 31.7 Score: 799 Min FPS: 15.1 Max FPS: 66.6

Settings

Render:Direct3D11
Mode: 2560x1440 4xAA fullscreen
Preset Custom
Quality Ultra
Tessellation: Normal


I set my max volt to 1150 as high as it could go. My power target to 111% (highest it could go)

I got my GPU clock offset up to +131mhz and my memory clock offset up to +666mhz. Even at 666 things were running fine and scores kept improving but I stopped there. Should I try to continue to take my memory clock offset higher? Is there anything else I should do that I overlooked?

If i'm not mistaken these are decent scores. Feedback is appreciated!

What were the final working GPU and Memory clocks? It depends on if your card is factory O/C'ed or not.
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What were the final working GPU and Memory clocks? It depends on if your card is factory O/C'ed or not.

I'm not even sure :s

I just followed the instructions on the quick overclocking guide here. That was never mentioned.
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I too have used the guide. It's really well done. I'm just going to assume that you have a stock 670 and go ahead and say you are probably at ~1200MHz Core Clock and 6600MHz memory clock, in which case you should have more room to improve at least on the Core. My core floats around 1300MHz and my memory around I believe I start having problems above 6700MHz.
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Ohh. I have a Gigabyte Windforce GTX 670 OC version
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Ohh. I have a Gigabyte Windforce GTX 670 OC version
I went based on those clocks tongue.gif
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I went based on those clocks tongue.gif
Ohh? I thought a stock 670 had different clocks than that card.

How do I find my final working GPU and Memory clocks? I thought I saw my core clock say 1306 somewhere.
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Use a monitoring software like GPU-Z and tell it to show max values.
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