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i understand what i can OC it to, my problem is, i cant seem to find a good software to do it with, i was told MSI afterburner but i cant seem to find it on the net, all i can find is MSI kombuster, even when the DL link says afterburner.

what is a good program? i want to go from 715/1430/3600 mhz (core, shader, and im not sure what the third figure is, memory i assume) to 800+- 1600+- 4200 +-

this is where i got my info

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/7989...enchmarks.html

that guy seems to know his stuff, i just dont understand certian figures (such as the memory ocs, and how exactly he oced.

i know that cpu ocing is done in the bios, this im not to sure, i cant seem to find a good program to do this with, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Afterburner works great to OC video cards. You can download it here: http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/download.htm

Most people here use MSI Afterburner to overclock their graphics cards.

MSI Kombuster is just a program to test if your overclock is stable.
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there must be an issue with there site, as i download that program, is just gives me the kombuster, and not afterburner.
   
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Originally Posted by ggoodd View Post
there must be an issue with there site, as i download that program, is just gives me the kombuster, and not afterburner.
Ok, 1 sec, let me try it.

Edit: It works fine for me. When I download it and unzip it I am able to install either Afterburner or Kombuster. (The afterburner .exe looks like a little jet)
Edited by HobieCat - 1/25/11 at 7:49pm
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Try like 850/1700/2050
    
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oh wow i thought that was a readme haha wow thanks, what specs would u recommened? i do have the duel fan cooling configuration. doi need to adjust any power settings to the gpu?
   
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oh wow i thought that was a readme haha wow thanks, what specs would u recommened? i do have the duel fan cooling configuration. doi need to adjust any power settings to the gpu?
First, unlock the voltage control and fan control by going into the settings. Next bump up the voltage all the way up to 1.087v and try for 850-900 on the core

Right now my GTX 460 is running nice and cool at 915 core and 1.087v.
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what temps should it stay around? what should i set the fan speeds to? (auto or just put it at a prtecentage?)
   
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what temps should it stay around? what should i set the fan speeds to? (auto or just put it at a prtecentage?)
I have my fan set to percentages to coincide with temps, so 50C = 50%, 60C = 60% ect. Most 460's run quite cool, so you really shouldn't have to worry too much about temps. I'd say try to keep it under 80C, but realistically it shouldn't get anywhere near that (I think mine stays at 65C at full load).
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