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Well, i am kind of new at overclocking. Basically up to now i've toyed with the GPU timings and voltage a little, not enough to cause myself any lasting damage. Basically, i need to know how to calculate voltage to clock speed ratios (how much voltage i need for x mhz on core clock and memory clock), and, most importantly (before i cost myself close to 600$ in GPUs) if there is a water block for Asus' GTX660 Direct CU II OC (non-reference).Thanks in advance for any help smile.gif
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There's no way to calculate it because what works for one video card may or may not work for another. The name of the game in all overclocking (video cards and CPUs) is Experimentation. You just have to go for it and then see what works and what doesn't. You have to see what voltage your video card needs for the overclock that you're going for. It's also a good idea to work towards finding the lowest necessary voltage for stability.

 

I don't know anything about water cooling.

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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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Originally Posted by blackmagic12345 View Post

if there is a water block for Asus' GTX660 Direct CU II OC (non-reference).Thanks in advance for any help smile.gif

No full cover as far as I'm aware, there is always universal ones..

http://www.coolingconfigurator.com/step1_complist?gpu_gpus=839

Does not make much sense though...
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