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my question is

1: Do I have to have a MSI card to use this ?

2: do I need to keep it minumized in the system tray for the clock speeds to be applied?
thanks
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post #2 of 19
1. No

2. Yes
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post #3 of 19
^what he said.

and remember to set up a custom fan profile.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mastical View Post
1. No

2. Yes
^^

And I recommended making yourself a custom fan profile
(Settings > Fan > Check "enable user defined fan control")
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Don't use the "apply overclock on startup" unless you're very sure, because if you messed up your clock speeds, then you got yourself a problem
    
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post #6 of 19
you dont need to keep it minimized, you can apply the settings then close it..
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i use it on my BFG 9800gt oc, and i have a custom fan profile, 4 sets of different clocks for different programs or task's, and have it set to load at windows start up. if you enable the on screen display manager it will also show you your fps in games. i love it, simple, easy and works great.
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you dont need to keep it minimized, you can apply the settings then close it..
This.
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post #9 of 19
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you dont need to keep it minimized, you can apply the settings then close it..
To the tray yes.
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All the questions have been answered but i'll add this, It's IMO the best unbiased overclocking utility out there.
    
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