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I was wondering how some of you are getting these cards to overclock so high.....i am using rivatuner to overclock my cards and i cannot get stable over 610/975/1479. i am commonly seeing overclocks MUCH higher than this so i was wondering what im doing wrong....any advice or tips to achieve a higher clock on my cards ?
Edited by xtcrulez - 5/25/08 at 7:16am
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Anyone ?
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Whats your cards temps.
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between 35c - 50c load.
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Originally Posted by xtcrulez View Post
I was wondering how some of you are getting these cards to overclock so high.....i am using rivatuner to overclock my cards and i cannot get stable over 610/975/1479. i am commonly seeing overclocks MUCH higher than this so i was wondering what im doing wrong....any advice or tips to achieve a higher clock on my cards ?
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What makes you say that Slick? I seem to remember reading test results that proved today's cards just don't saturate the PCI-e 1.1 bus...

I'm also struggling to overclock my GTX, Rivatuner lets me put the core up to 621 and the mem to 1000 but anything higher and the comp crashes
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post #8 of 12
Pcie 2.0 has nothing to do with the card at all lol. Use riva tuner or Ntune.
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i have used both Rivatuner and Evga Precision and the results are exactly the same.
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post #10 of 12
Well it's just luck of the draw really. Some people get cards that can do a good overclock, some have ones that can't do very well at all.
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