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Hey guys, it's me again. Since I've got my Core I5 overclocked, now I wanna try overclocking the GPU.....
I just downloaded MSI Afterburner instead of ASUS Smart Doctor. Here are the stock settings :


And the settings after I OC'd it, but I'm not sure if it's a good one.......


Right now, I'm still thinking of the suitable voltage vs core/shader clock, any thoughts of a good one?
Thanks
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Looks good from here. Is it stable ?

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Is that even stable? 960 core at 1075 volts? I've seen people struggle to get 900 core at 1087 volts, run some tests, do error checking with OCCT
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Is that even stable? 960 core at 1075 volts? I've seen people struggle to get 900 core at 1087 volts, run some tests, do error checking with OCCT
+1, I doubt thats stable.
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Looks good from here. Is it stable ?

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By the way, it's not quite stable so I raised my Vcore to 1087Mv and it works perfectly fine right now
post #6 of 16
run some OCCT tests... i'm sure aritifacts will sky rocket as soon as it passes the 1min idle mark... if not that is an awesome overclock... spent hours yesterday trying to find a stable oc from my gtx 460 best i got was 905/1810/2200@1.087v and i'm sure it's still not 100% stable... though i've been running GPU3 on both my cards for the past 5hours with no EUE's

passes 10min OCCT gpu test and 50iternations of F@H memory test zero errors

i've got a question though... can't really seem to find a solid answer... what's the max safe voltage?
Edited by 808MP5 - 12/31/10 at 2:15pm
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run some OCCT tests... i'm sure aritifacts will sky rocket as soon as it passes the 1min idle mark... if not that is an awesome overclock... spent hours yesterday trying to find a stable oc from my gtx 460 best i got was 905/1810/2200@1.087v and i'm sure it's still not 100% stable...

passes 10min OCCT gpu test and 50iternations of F@H memory test

i've got a question though... can't really seem to find a solid answer... what's the max safe voltage?
I've been told the max safe is 1.15v, but I could have been told wrong.
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hehe i'f i registered my cards on time i would try it... heck i'll try it anyways... just not right now... gotta search for nbitor or whatever it's called to uncap the voltage...

btw OP what's your load temps... if you're idling at 39-40c i would watch it when you put your foot on the throttle... mine maxes out at 42c with 27c ambient room temps but not too mention that my 360rad is pulling 33c case temps out the back through it wc'd
105c is recommended max from nvidia
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with a custom BIOS the max VGPU you can push is 1.212 for Fermi as far as I know(for 460's at least anyway)

but over 1.1v you start to produce some serious heat
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with a custom BIOS the max VGPU you can push is 1.212 for Fermi as far as I know(for 460's at least anyway)

but over 1.1v you start to produce some serious heat
that's what i've read also while doing some research... and the main concensus is heat will be the deciding factor not how high you push the voltage... but that still doesn't sound like a solid answer... maybe after i wake up tonight i'll find out what needs to be done to uncap the voltage... i've seen it but didnt' book mark it...

OP did you test for stability yet?
or did you freeze your comp because you have the "apply at start up button checked" if so and your reading this from another comp... boot into safe mode and find the service that starts msi burner... if you can't find that then uninstall the program
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