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GTX 460 768mb SC - EVGA Precision & OC Scanner

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Hey everyone, I just picked up my first real graphics card.
It is a EVGA GeForce GTX 460 768mb SuperClocked edition.

I noticed after that on the EVGA/GeForce disc I have acess to Precision and OC Scanner from EVGA.

Seeing my card, and the fact it is my first real card, should I be using these programs? What are the capabilities and such of these programs.

Thank you for any help as always.
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Im not 100% sure what they are, but most newer graphics card come with a program that will let you OC from windows and a video capturing software, or temperature monitoring software, something like that. They are nifty little things, I think. But DO NOT use the drivers from the disk, go to the nvidia website and update drivers from there. wink.gif Have fun, its a great card, I have the ASUS version.
    
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Yes, those are perfect for OCing a graphics card.

I have the same card, but not superclocked.

I have it at 850 1700 1995 right now, you can try that, run the OC scanner and see if you get any errors.
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So how exactly do I use these properly?

I don't want to jump in and burn my card or something lmao.
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Also not sure if this goes here but my Windows Update has an optional NVIDIA nForce network controller update.

Do I need this?
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Use MSI afterburner. I don't think EVGA Precision allows voltage control.

I have the same card. First thing bump up voltage to 1087, and core to 900. Run the scanner for 10 mins or until you get artifacts. If it's unstable and you see artifacts, drop it 10MHz to 890, if it's not stable drop to 880 and so on.
Edited by kora04 - 12/26/10 at 6:31pm
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Originally Posted by kora04;11786202 
Use MSI afterburner. I don't think EVGA Precision allows voltage control.

I have the same card. First thing bump up voltage to 1087, and core to 900. Run the scanner for 10 mins or until you get artifacts. If it's unstable and you see artifacts, drop it 10MHz to 890, if it's not stable drop to 880 and so on.

Precision allows me to up the clocks.
Should I do clocks first or go straight to afterburner?
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