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8800gts 640mb overclock?

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I know there are probably a ton of threads out there for this same question already, but I had trouble finding a good answer just by searching. I am new to GPU OC'ing.

I was wondering what a good, stable overclock could be for my card off of stock gpu cooling. (EVGA 8800gts 640mb SC).

I found some info that an average OC for this card would be GPU Clock at 610mhz and Mem at 1000mhz. I know the newer versions of RivaTuner have a shader clock setting also, but not sure what that should go to.

Also, would you recommend using RivaTuner for this? And also, would the ATITool accomplish the same thing, or is that just for testing an OC?

Thanks for any input.
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I use Rivatuner and have no problems, you can use ATITool if you want to though; some people like the benchmark/stability tool that is built in and some don't.
I'd say you are right on the money about the average OC. My shader goes all the way to the top 1728, without any issues and I wouldn't doubt if yours could do the same.
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