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7900GS OC'd...should i keeep it like this?

post #1 of 30
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Ok I have my EVGA 7900GS running at 625/835 OC from stock 450/600

I tested it in rivia tuner and it passed and I played guild wars for 5 hours and no freezes or artifacts. The card is running at around 51 degree too. Yet rivia tunner gave me a little yellow box over the memory when i went above 829 memory. Although rivia tunner passed its internal test at 840. So my question is do you think I should keep it at this? It seems stabnle enough while playing games and the heat isnt bad. It just seems like one hell of an overclock compared to alot of people.
post #2 of 30
Ignore rivatuner, its a ****.

Yea, if your not artifacting, and your temps are good. There is no reason not to keep it
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heh should I try and go higher? I didint even do a volt mod yet.

EDIT: Rivia let me take it up to 630/840 so far. It seems like Riviatunner chooses when it wants to pass you..kinda like the DMV..

So thats a pretty good OC right?
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The 7900GS is known to overclock better than the GT in my experience, take mine i can't go any higher unless i volt mod the bugger.
 
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Lol i wouldnt complain at that, im only at 720/1512 even if i put it upto 1513 i artifact like mad.

Hell yea OC that card some more! see what its got. But dont push it too far because sometimes trouble comes without warning
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post #6 of 30
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Would you say at 630/840 like it is its faster than stock 7950GT? Im curious becuase this is amazing what this card can do.
post #7 of 30
That's 51C under load? Try running RTHDRIBL for 30 mins and see if that's max load temp. Otherwise, you got a decent OC and is fine to keep it at that.
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post #8 of 30
That's a very good OC on a non-voltmodded card. Nice load temps. too. Mine could hardly go above 600MHz on the core and loaded at 65*C (with the stock heatsink + AS5).
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Does as5 really help that much on a gpu? or is it mainly a cpu thing.
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post #10 of 30
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i should say max load in guild wars. I think this card is a little powerful for guild wars though. Ill try what you said and see how high it goes. Whats the highest i should let this thing go? I hear like 60 for a GPU.
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