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what does oc a gpu do?

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what does ocing a gpu do does it increase framerate or what.
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It will improve frame rates yes, the gains from it depend a lot on how much its oced.

On average across the board of the vast gfx cards available the increase is around 5-10fps.
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But don't over-do it, because if it gets too hot it may reduce your frame rate. But if you can keep an eye on the temperatures then its is very worthwhile every Mhz counts lol.
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Any idea what's the max core temp. for an Nvidia GeForce 6600 (neither the GT nor the LE, just the 6600) before throttling is activated ?
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