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I finally got hold of my GTX 470 that I brought off ebay last tuesday! Must admit its a pretty nice card and its Pailt's reference card not the custom PCB one's they now sell

Upgrading from a 5770 I assured myself that it would be a decent upgrade although after a few quick benchmarks it only gave me another 10-20fps over my 5770






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Is 50c idle and about 80c at load alright for this card?

Gonna start to overclock once I can find a waterblock cheap enough
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80C load?

Cant complain. my 6870's load at that

keep in mind a GTX 470 is about twice as powerful as a 5770.
    
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Nice! I love my GTX 470. How much do you plan to OC to? I can run mine 775/1550 occt and f@h stable on the reference cooler at about 70c under load with custom fan profile of course.
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most GTX 470's can hit 800MHZ or so. at least.
    
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Nice card !!
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Sweet, I'm thinking of selling my 5770 and getting one myself. Will already have a water loop setup by then too. It runs just fine on your psu? I have a 550w as well, though obviously lower quality than yours.
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Very nice, now get a bigger screen to really use it

Mafia II bench (for example), should give you around these results (although this was at 1920 x 1080, with an i7 and 2GB more RAM )



    
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Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
most GTX 470's can hit 800MHZ or so. at least.
Really? Can you give me any tips on how to do this? I am running it t 1.087v already. F@H may be able to run with my card's oc higher, but occt will error out onn anything more.
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post #9 of 123
Just go to max voltage

and slide it to 800MHZ.

Highest ive ever seen was 850MHZ.

use MSI after burner.


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Really? Can you give me any tips on how to do this? I am running it t 1.087v already. F@H may be able to run with my card's oc higher, but occt will error out onn anything more.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
Just go to max voltage

and slide it to 800MHZ.

Highest ive ever seen was 850MHZ.

use MSI after burner.
Yeah. Except f@h will EUE UNSTABLE_MACHINE and occt will give errors. Is there any hope for me getting 800?

p.s. Sorry for these questions. I know I should post these in my own thread.
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