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GPU OC Poll: Do you? If So--How Much?

Poll Results: Do You OverClock/OverVolt your Video Card? If So : How Much?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 0% of voters (0)
    You can do that?
  • 0% of voters (0)
    No--that piece of kit costs more than my whole PC!
  • 0% of voters (0)
    No--it doesn't make my rig Fold any faster.
  • 7% of voters (4)
    No--it's fast enough as is.
  • 0% of voters (0)
    No--but I am gonna give it a try right now.
  • 0% of voters (0)
    Yes--but after I smoked my 7950GTs in SLI I decided not to do that anymore.
  • 3% of voters (2)
    Yes, but just a little for benchmarking--then I go back to stock.
  • 0% of voters (0)
    Yes: I use the ATI softwarel--it works great.
  • 7% of voters (4)
    Yes: I use RivaTuner and it works great.
  • 26% of voters (14)
    Yes: I use ATI Tool and it works great.
  • 1% of voters (1)
    Yes I use Ati Tray Tools and it works great.
  • 1% of voters (1)
    Yes:I use this really cool SoftWare CyberDruid doesn't know about. It works greater than great.
  • 1% of voters (1)
    If Yes: I OverClock a little bit after asking a lot of questions--I don't want to smoke my card.
  • 13% of voters (7)
    If Yes: I use the SW to find the Max for Core and Memory and go with that.
  • 19% of voters (10)
    If Yes: I OverClock it to the Maximum--slap on some cooling and go even fiurther.
  • 15% of voters (8)
    Yes: I Overclock/Supercool/Volt Mod/Tweak/Flash my card. I am a 3DMark06 God!
52 Total Votes  
post #1 of 19
Thread Starter 
aI was surprised to find (in private conversation) that some of our hardcore OverClockers are a bit sketchy on OCing the crap out of their Video Cards. Yep--the same guy that wouldn't think twice about immediately over-volting and pushing his processor is running his G Card stock...

Soooo I thought a poll to see how we as a community are on this GPU OC issue might be revealing. I think there is an old school faction here that is Clocking to keep their gear in the mix and then I think there is another faction that just wants to Clock any and everything that is Clockable!

This is a private poll so post without fear of revealing your identity
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i oc'ed my ol' 7600gt R.I.P. to death 666/800 without the v-mod 760/800 +v-mod........the one i have now, (in my sig) craps out on stock voltage on 655, but has memory capable (info datasheet) of 900 mhz on 2.00v
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post #3 of 19
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Cool--take the poll and weigh in. Sorry about the crappy lag--I had to write all that poll stuffafter I hit the post button.
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post #4 of 19
Nice thread CyberDruid

I know the feeling all to well. Ive mainly concentrated on oc'ing my graphics card and memory since the stepping of my CPU is poor

Ive contemplated voltmodding but never had the guts
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post #5 of 19
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Well there's only so much I can wring out of my X2...it's happy at 2626--but the card I can still slap around a little.
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post #6 of 19
i overclock my graphic card, yes, its so easy compared to the CPU, just a shame oc'ing the card only adds to the bottleneck!
post #7 of 19
Yeah the CABGE curse
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post #8 of 19
I OC my card, don't really think I have to. But wth it makes me sleep better at night. I just want my waterblock for my card soon though. Air sucks.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by atomicfission92 View Post
I OC my card, don't really think I have to. But wth it makes me sleep better at night. I just want my waterblock for my card soon though. Air sucks.
I think I know which faction you belong to...LOL.
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post #10 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by CyberDruid View Post
I think I know which faction you belong to...LOL.

lol maybe.... seriously the 8800GTX is heating up my whole case, raised it like 10c +
    
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