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hey i want to overclock my BFG Geforce 7600GT OC
sorry i'm kinda new at this so bear with me .. currently it runs at 47C on idle and around 47 - 52 when playing games .. whats the maximum temp the gpu can take before burning? thanks in advance
    
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Hey, welcome to Overclock.net!

That GPU is running very cool right now, most modern graphics cards can get up into the upper 80s before having any permanent issues. They might, and probably will, artifact (have weird colors or an otherwise distorted picture) before then, though.
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hey. i asked a question above but didn't get a response
    
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hey. i asked a question above but didn't get a response
*edited my post after the original message*

We usually like to use descriptive titles for things, yours kinda sound like a "welcome thread" moreso than a help thread. Sorry about that.
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oo oko thanks

and also what program is better? .. nTune or ATI Tool?
    
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oo oko thanks

and also what program is better? .. nTune or ATI Tool?
I prefer ATI Tool, because it will scan for artifacts for you and is a great way to see if your overclock is stable. For the actual overclocking though, it does not make a difference.
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oo oko thanks

and also what program is better? .. nTune or ATI Tool?
Those temps are really good. It's recommended not to exceed 80C load. I idle at 60C and load of 78C

EDIT: I prefer ATITool.
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well this is the OC version of the original BFG 7600GT

i can't use ATI Tool for some reason
i tryed the beta version and it didn't load and i tryed the stable version and it loaded and all of a sudden my CPU load went up to 100% and crashed..

    
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well this is the OC version of the original BFG 7600GT

i can't use ATI Tool for some reason
i tryed the beta version and it didn't load and i tryed the stable version and it loaded and all of a sudden my CPU load went up to 100% and crashed..

That's weird.

If you wanted to overclock with nTune, ATI Tray tools (A different program) will also scan for artifacts for you.
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