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Max the voltage and see how far the card clocks. Then you've found your wall. Then back the voltage down by. 025 and re-test. Do this till you've hit instability. Once you think it's stable, game on it for a hour with v-sync off to let the card run hard.

Do you mean to slowly decrease my voltage until I find the lowest that the card is stable?
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Correct! smile.gif
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Correct! smile.gif

Cool, I got it down to 1.205v.
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Alright man! Very nice. Now, what are your max gaming temps?
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Alright man! Very nice. Now, what are your max gaming temps?

My max temps are around 60-62 degrees, which, from what I've read, is very safe. Before overclocking my max temp was 58 so there's not much difference at all really.
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My max temps are around 60-62 degrees, which, from what I've read, is very safe. Before overclocking my max temp was 58 so there's not much difference at all really.
Nice. My 7850 is 61C (repasted) with 1.18V @ 1.12GHz with 31C ambients lol

But anyway. Is it a dual-x as well?
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Dual-X means two fans right? Yeah it's got two, it's the Sapphire OC version.

Thanks for all the assistance and advice guys.
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