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Does it worth to overclock MSI NVIDIA GTX 560 with an i5 3570k?

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Hi overclockers,

I just have:

i5 3570k working at 4.6ghz
gigabyte z77 ud3h
msi nvidia gtx 560
noctua nh d14
crucial m4 ssd

Would I get some performance in my gameplay if I overclock my graphic card or is not neccesary with the others good components?

Thanks in advance
post #2 of 8
Your CPU is considerably faster than the GPU proportionally. You will likely see more gains from OCing the card in most games than you would from the CPU overclock.
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How much could I increase the gpu core? It´s in 880 by default.

Forgot to mention before my ram are 8 gb gskill 2400 mhz working at that speed.
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I have a EVGA GTX560 stock 810mhz with my 955be. I got the core up to 940mhz stable at 1.050v in all my games and good fps gains.

Go slow like 880mhz to 900mhz and play a demanding game to see if it's stable and watch temps. I used GTA IV with Ice enhancer driving around and Witcher 2 would crash it in under 5mins if it wasn't stable.

If it crashes at 900mhz add a little voltage.

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My currently setting msi afterburner by default is:

Core voltage 987

Core Clock 870

Shader clock 1740

Memory clock 2040.

In cpuz it says memory ram it´s working at 2400 (I put in BIOS 2400) but msi afterburner says it´s in 2040. Anyone knows the reason?

How far can I go up in core clock? 950 is enough to see the difference?
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up up!
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Originally Posted by shuprimo View Post

Hi overclockers,

I just have:

i5 3570k working at 4.6ghz
gigabyte z77 ud3h
msi nvidia gtx 560
noctua nh d14
crucial m4 ssd

Would I get some performance in my gameplay if I overclock my graphic card or is not neccesary with the others good components?

Thanks in advance

is it a proper GTX 560 or is it a GTX 560SE ?

GTX 560 SE will oc very will considering its a power saving card
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I´m not sure but I think it´s MSI GTX560-TWINFROZR II/OC
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