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Why does my Oc'd GPU run games slower than at stock speeds?

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I tried OCing my gpu today, and all my games run at half the speed they ran at clock speeds, my load temps are around 73 if your wondering, so can someone tell me what is going on?
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post #2 of 17
I could be wrong but isnt that running a little warm even by GPU standards?
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post #3 of 17
something wrong is going on... first of all, may be it's too hot.

have you check aritifacts on the new clock and follow steps in OC'ing guide?
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post #4 of 17
It sounds like your overclock is to high and your card is getting to hot so your losing performance, try lowering your overclock.

PS what cooling are you using for it stock or what?

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post #5 of 17
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I've tried it on ut2004 and GTA:SA so far and no artifacts, it just moves slow as hell and yes I'm using stock cooling [I'm getting a new video card soon anyway so its a waste of money to buy a cooler JUST for the 5600]

What should I lower first, core or memory?
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post #6 of 17
Doesnt really matter, what are you using to OC, coolbits?


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post #7 of 17
is that the gpu or cpu temp cause if its the cpu it most likly throttaling
    
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post #8 of 17
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Yes I'm using coolbits

my load gpu temp = 73ish my load cpu temp = 53ish
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post #9 of 17
Try lowering your core first. That changes the temps more.
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post #10 of 17
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Wow OK I'm running at 326/510 [the stocks are 325/501] and I'm STILL getting huge lag, and the highest my temps have gone in 72.... ***?

I'm going to try it again in the morn after I give my comp a chance to cool down but I doubt that'll help...
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