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Hello forum! I own a GTX 570 card, and i want to overclock it to get better performance out of it. Could somebody point me in the right direction?
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Hello forum! I own a GTX 570 card, and i want to overclock it to get better performance out of it. Could somebody point me in the right direction?

You will want to download MSI afterburner and make sure that you have ample cooling.
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as stated above msi afterburner is a good start, youll also want some benchmarks to ensure stability, and the latest stable drivers.

first things first youll want to set fan speed to manual and change the settings in the MSI AB menu to adjust fan speed every 10000 ms, and range it between 30-100% doing increments like 30% fan speed @ 50c 50% fan speed at 60c 70% fan speed at 80c and 100% fan speed at 85c(just as a reference, youll learn what temps need what fan speed after a few hours of trial and error)

start with the core clock pushing the slider up +10-15 each turn and running your benchmark software after each adjustement, until you start seeing artifacts or app crashes(in this event, revert back to previous overclock and do +5 or so and repeat) until you find your max.

after core clock youll want to start working on memory, same procedure as stated above until you find your max clocks for your card
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