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post #11 of 26
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okay so changing my fan speed on ntunes for my gpu is a bad idea then right? I do plan on OC my cpu but first want to make sure i can cool it down enough.
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post #12 of 26
Use rivatuner for changing the fan speeds.
If you're going to OC, use the BIOS, not any 3rd party programs.
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post #13 of 26
Lap the heatsink and the CPU. Lapping them, and applying the correct amount of thermal paste will give you a pretty good drop in temps.
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post #14 of 26
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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post
Use rivatuner for changing the fan speeds.
If you're going to OC, use the BIOS, not any 3rd party programs.
yeah i plan on only making changes on bios...
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post #15 of 26
how much of a drop can u get by lapping alone?
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post #16 of 26
Yeah, I also use Riva Tuner to raise fan speeds for GPU.
And definitely BIOS is better for OCing than ANY software program.

I wouldn't get into lapping just yet. Concentrate on getting temps down first.
One step at a time.
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post #17 of 26
and hell yeah rivatuner rules for any gpu overclock plus it has great monitoring tools for the gpu
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post #18 of 26
and i dont know if your current cpu cooler will handle the 3.2 plus oc
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post #19 of 26
ugh the last 5 posts all look the same! Can. Not. Read!

Edit: temps first, OCs later.
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post #20 of 26
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Originally Posted by thehighlander123 View Post
and i dont know if your current cpu cooler will handle the 3.2 plus oc
am pretty sure it can...
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