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i have the sapphire 5870 vapor-x which is optimized for overclocking and better cooled. any recommendations on how much i should OC it? right now its at 900/1250 with 75% fan. temps are at 32C idle.
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900/1300 so far so good. 56C max load
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post #3 of 6
Go as high as you can go man there is no set limit or set OC for anything...Just watch temps and test with furmark or 3dmark and so on, if you get no artifacts and no crashes then keep going till you do then back off a little bit...
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turns out since its the vapor-x it factory oc'd but i squeezed 25Mhz more from the core.

875/1250
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post #5 of 6
Yours was factory overclocked at 850? Mine came at 870...weird.
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Originally Posted by thunndermonty View Post
turns out since its the vapor-x it factory oc'd but i squeezed 25Mhz more from the core.

875/1250
Yours was factory overclocked at 850? Mine came at 870...weird.
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