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Okay I made a noob mistake when I bought my gtx 650 card 2gb 1058mhz card. I wasn't thinking about sli at the time and now I have found out that is not an option for me. doh.gif I have installed Msi Afterburner and Kombuster. I have been able to overclock the card, I have gpu-z and the overclocking software but for the life of me can someone point out how I can stress test the overclock on the gpu?

I overclocked the card yesterday 200+ on the core clock and was getting some awesome fps in Tera and then my screen would freeze after a short bit.

How do I Stress Test GPU?

Is there an aftermarket cooling solution to allow for further overclocks?
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Okay I made a noob mistake when I bought my gtx 650 card 2gb 1058mhz card. I wasn't thinking about sli at the time and now I have found out that is not an option for me. doh.gif I have installed Msi Afterburner and Kombuster. I have been able to overclock the card, I have gpu-z and the overclocking software but for the life of me can someone point out how I can stress test the overclock on the gpu?

I overclocked the card yesterday 200+ on the core clock and was getting some awesome fps in Tera and then my screen would freeze after a short bit.

How do I Stress Test GPU?

Is there an aftermarket cooling solution to allow for further overclocks?

 

 

I use valley benchmark for stress testing.

 

If you are looking for an aftermarket cooling solution I would check Artic Cooling's website. 

http://www.arctic.ac/en/

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Okay so I have removed my stock heat sink and put fresh tim on it. To my surprise it actually shaved off a few degrees. http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/72p42/ thumb.gif I wanted to show that I was trying and not just wasting time.

My next question would be....

If I had a better heat sink and had even better temps could I push the clock even more?
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