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Need help in overclocking EVGA 470

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Hello guys,

What are the best settings in overclocking EVGA 470. I tried upping my clocks to 800 (core) and it artifacts so much. Anyone who can help me give their exact settings. I'm not using the superclocked version btw. Also, I don't have a custom cooler for my GPU.
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Do you have MSI afterburner?
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Do you have MSI afterburner?
Yeah. I'm using the latest which is the beta
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First, you need Msi afterburner. Google it and download it. Second, download Evga OC Scanner. Third, download vantage, crysis benchmark, heaven benchmark, metro 2033 benchmark, or any other graphics intensive benchmark. Okay, now that you have those things, open up afterburner. If you want to raise the voltage, then go to the settings and check it off (optinal step). Next, raise up the memory clock by about 10-20mhz. Then run oc scanner for a couple of minutes. If it picks up any artifacts, back down on the memory clock a bit, if not, boost it up by 10-20mhz again. Then try running a couple of loops in a benchmark. If you see any artifacts or the gpu crashes, back down on the memory. Repeat. For the core clock, do the same. I keep my shader and core clock linked, so I don't worry about the shaders. One more thing, not all gpu's are the same. There is no right setting that will get you to 800 or whatever. Some will get to 850+ on stock voltage, others only get to 750 on stock voltage.
    
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Yeah. I'm using the latest which is the beta
Next: Have you unlocked the voltage and set up a custom fan profile?
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Next: Have you unlocked the voltage and set up a custom fan profile?
Yup
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I would shoot for 750-800 core, depending on what voltage it takes to get it stable.. Too much will make your card run WAYYY hot... Gotta kind find your sweet spot...
As for memory my Asus 470 would do 2000 mhz on the memory as would my two MSI 470s.. My EVGA tho wouldn't do any more than 1900 mhz ( Unpredictable really ).. So for now see how high you can get your core. Then work on memory... Good luck, report back
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Just wondering, what settings is matched at the stock level of a 480?
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