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How much could I overclock my GeForce 8500GT?

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(see system config.)
I have left everything stock, and I have nTune installed.
What is the most I can overclock my CPU, RAM, GPU, and timings to?
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You could get your CPU to 3.2 probably, You'll get no where with your RAM, and almost nothing out of your 8500GT.
post #3 of 18
NO! the 8500GT overclock like mad, I have one nearly a 50% overclock. i got 675/540 extremely stable! stock clocks 450/400. AND I'm only using stock cooler.

but the performance is still lacking :\\
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Quote:
Originally Posted by klg1128 View Post
(see system config.)
I have left everything stock, and I have nTune installed.
What is the most I can overclock my CPU, RAM, GPU, and timings to?
The most you can overclock depends on a lot of things. Mostly voltage and cooling.
BTW: Welcome to OCN.
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I agree with russian. You won't get anywhere with that RAM and I doubt you'll get much out of that 8500GT. The CPU depends on your version of EVGA 680i. I believe the LT has problems overclocking quads. I know the A1 is good and I think the T1 is good for quads too. Welcome to OCN
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thanks for the intel guys
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I need a final decision, what should I overclock my CPU and GPU to?
and how do I go about doing that?
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post #8 of 18
The farthest my 8500GT went was 700core /500mem/ 1400 shader most people are getting near the same results
post #9 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by klg1128 View Post
I need a final decision, what should I overclock my CPU and GPU to?
and how do I go about doing that?
You have to go into your BIOS, and increase your FSB in small increments (5-10Mhz) Once system instability occurs, increase voltage. Repeat.
post #10 of 18
hey i have an 8500gt and i was trying to do the same thing and i want to know if setting the fan to 100% duty cycle will help me get higher speeds with more stability
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