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i just got my EVGA 8800GT 512MB today and was wanting to over clock it but dont know how so i was wandering if anyone could tell me how and also should i get a new heat sink for it.
post #2 of 18
Get RivaTuner, and for aftermarked coolers, I like the HR-03, its big, but it works.
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should i get a after market cooler first.
post #4 of 18
Yes, although mine came with a ncie cooler stock. Push the core to 700? mem to 1900?
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The HR-03 is a nice cooler, but it's not the greatest value out there. You can come quite close in performance, for half the price, with other coolers.
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post #6 of 18
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so with Riva Tuner i can over clock it.
post #7 of 18
yes you can overclock with rivatuner

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Originally Posted by Voo^ View Post
Get RivaTuner, and for aftermarked coolers, I like the HR-03, its big, but it works.
what are your idle/load temps?
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post #8 of 18
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yes you can overclock with rivatuner



what are your idle/load temps?
dont really know how to check
post #9 of 18
I have the stock cards with stock cooling and they work fine they idle at 44C and 41C and load at 51C, 54C with 90% fan by riva. It really depends on your case airflow so fill out your system specs in your userCP and we can help you more.
Edited by mtbiker033 - 6/6/08 at 8:00pm
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post #10 of 18
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I have the stock cars with stock cooling and they work fine they idle at 44C and 41C and load at 51C, 54C with 90% fan by riva. It really depends on your case airflow so fill out your system specs in your userCP and we can help you more.
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