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What do you guys think of nTune, including the latest updates??

Is it a good program to OC with on nForce mobos like the DFI nForce 590 SLI??

I wanted to OC my 8800 GTS, 2GB DDR2-800, and CPU using nTune...


EDIT: I will use manual settings, never automatic (so considering this).
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Dont use the automatic settings they suck. It seems a little buggy to me too. I really preferred rivatuner but I cant get it to work in XP64.
    
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Nobody has any opinion on the nTune???

I was going to use it on my nForce mobo to OC the CPU, VIDEO and RAM.
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Use the bios to OC your CPU
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Use the bios to OC your CPU
What are the reasons? nTune is made for nForce based mobos ins't it??

It just seems much easier than tweaking bios settings which are always labeled in the most complex way.
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I would just experiment with it myself because for me it was very buggy and I got better results using the bios to overclock the cpu. When i used Ntune I could barely overclock it 100 mhz. I overclocked the cpu via bios and gained 400mhz but put it back to normal in fear of burning up the cpu because the cooling was inadequate. Im reluctantly now using it to overclock the gpu but it seems buggy. I would say use rivatuner for the gpu or nibitor and flash the bios for a permanent result and use the mobo bios for overclocking the cpu.
    
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I would just experiment with it myself because for me it was very buggy and I got better results using the bios to overclock the cpu. When i used Ntune I could barely overclock it 100 mhz. I overclocked the cpu via bios and gained 400mhz but put it back to normal in fear of burning up the cpu because the cooling was inadequate. Im reluctantly now using it to overclock the gpu but it seems buggy. I would say use rivatuner for the gpu or nibitor and flash the bios for a permanent result and use the mobo bios for overclocking the cpu.
And BIOS for the RAM as well right? Thanks.
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Go to the AMD cpu section on this board because they were very helpful on overclocking my cpu and I got a 400mhz increase on my first shot.
    
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post #9 of 20
Ntune is crap IMO. Overclocking your CPU with software is not a good idea if you want a stable OC. Take some time and study your bios a bit, you won't be using too many different settings really. I know those DFI's have a lot of them. There are people here with your mobo who can help you easily when you need it.
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Will do.
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