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Is it safe to overclock my 7900 gt?

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Well I'm lucky she is still running like a beast I was gonna slap an Artic Accelero S1 rev 2 with
a high cfm on it and overclock but then I hear these cards are sensitive as hell to overclocks?
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post #3 of 21
I had an EVGA 7900 GT SS and it was an awesome overclocker. Go for it.
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post #4 of 21
In terms of a video card. It's pretty much ALWAYS safe of overclock it. so long as you use a program that reverts itself if it fails, like Riva.
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I overclocked the crap out of my BFG 7900 GT OC. On water and ramsinks I was able to crank it up to 550 MHz core clock and 1600 MHz memory clock. I remember people getting almost that with stock cooling and sometimes a little better with water. There is also a very safe and simple volt mod that many people have done and gotten great results.
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sweet it's just i read this http://www.sysopt.com/forum/showthread.php?t=191398

mine is an XFX
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I pushed my 7900gs to 700ish cores and 900 memory got 6600 on 3dmark 06 with it. Used it like that for probly 8 months befor i got my 8800gt.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dead_j0ker View Post
sweet it's just i read this http://www.sysopt.com/forum/showthread.php?t=191398

mine is an XFX
I would much rather suggest going by the OCN guide I showed you.

BTW, it does not matter what maker the card is, the chipset layout is identical.
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post #9 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bal3Wolf View Post
I pushed my 7900gs to 700ish cores and 900 memory got 6600 on 3dmark 06 with it. Used it like that for probly 8 months befor i got my 8800gt.
We are talking 7900GT, not 7900GS.

Sorry, DP. I'm allowed once in a while.
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yeah i know its just that story gives me the creeps and Bal3Wolf i presume you voltmodded it? I don't have the guts :/
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