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I have an EVGA 8800GTS KO that I'm interested in overclocking. I bumped it up to 720mhz, and bumped the ram up to a gig and have been having no problems on the stock cooling. However, what is the average OC for this card?

Obviously I will need better cooling,Air vs water, what are people averaging with this card?
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I hate reiterating things.. but every GPU is different. There's almost no way of telling how your GPU might clock, except for maybe checking other peoples' clocks. There's a thread somewhere called 'We are the Gr33n Machin3". Check it, it's got all the nvidia clocks/cards on the site (well, no, but close).

EDIT: Sorry, I'm an idiot. There aren't clocks on that thread!

EDIT2: Which GTS have you got? The new version or the 320/640 one? Because these are the older ones: http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/1362...oc-thread.html
Edited by Betrivent - 12/13/08 at 10:56pm
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I have neither. I have the 8800 GTS KO 512mb.
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I have neither. I have the 8800 GTS KO 512mb.
I've run mine up to 802 for the core clock. Depends on the game and the card though as to whether that will work. I normally run them around 750. Shaders will go way high too, I've seen up to 2000 without volt mods. I keep mine at about 1955-1970.

Oh, I have 8800GTS 512 XFX cards, stock clock edition.
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The 8800GTS 512MB uses the G92 core (as opposed to the older G80 core) which definitely has some respectable OC headroom. The 'average' OC may or may not be relevant to your situation. Use Rivatuner to bump up the clock speeds and ATItool artifact tester to test stability. Obviously the icing on the cake for a GPU OC is an extended gaming session with the GPU OC'ed and no artifacts or system crashes...

A quick Google search yielded the following results which may help:

http://www.techarp.com/showarticle.aspx?artno=488
http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=46960

There are tons more...
Edited by MCBrown.CA - 12/14/08 at 10:48am
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+ rep, thanks for the great info.
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