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Which are the safest maximum optimal overclocking values for GTX 960M 4 GB GDDR5?

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Hi dear community!

I am new to this forum,and I need some help!

I own a Lenovo Y-700-15-ISK laptop with these specs: i7-6700 HQ CPU, 16 GB DDR4 RAM ,and Nvidia GTX 960M 4 GB GDDR5 GPU.

I would like to overclock the GPU,and I would like to know which are the optimal,maximum and safest overclocking values for the memory and core clocks?

And also if it is safe for this GPU,how much voltage can I add to it?

And which is the best testing utility for the GPU overclocking stability?

I will do the overclocking via MSI Afterburner!

Please help me!
Thank to all in advance!
Best regards!
Edited by overclocker32 - 4/14/17 at 7:13pm
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Use 3D Mark, Unigin Heaven, Valley or the new Superposition, run gaming benchmarks as well as game to test stability.

MSI AB is an excellent choice for OC'ing. Also use GPU-Z to monitor VRAM temps.

Each card is different so there is no what is safe really. The card will let you know when it throttles due to heat or it artifacts due to aggressive clocks. When it stops artifacting and throttling you can consider yourself stable.
 
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