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You cant overvolt unless you are intending on raising voltage past stock. Undervolting is lowering the voltage to lower heat. If youre underclocking since you wont need the extra voltage you can go ahead and underclock for added heat benefits.
alright.
Even though i cant see any screen smaller than 1024x768, im thinking of askin my mom to get me a new screen for my b-day.
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Serious question, why do you run at such a low resolution? Seems like the card is overkill for that?

Lack of funds for a monitor, or some sort of competition gaming? Honestly, I would purchase a higher resolution monitor to put more stress on the card. Plus things would look better.
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1. Always get a good CPU before you get a good GPU

2. Get a better monitor with a higher resolution...
i cant see anything smaller unless the screen is GIGANTIC, my vision is really bad.
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OK...is the cpu fsb at 500 or 800mghz? There may be the bottle neck. Also the PCIe slots? If the new card is in the second slot you may want to shut it down and move it to the first slot.

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OK...is the cpu fsb at 500 or 800mghz? There may be the bottle neck. Also the PCIe slots? If the new card is in the second slot you may want to shut it down and move it to the first slot.

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Stock FSB is 800, but i think right now im at 12XX, 12 somthing cant remember.
1st PCI-e Slot is my HD5850
Second is my GT240 for physX
Both at x8/x8
Edited by Smoblikat - 2/8/11 at 8:39pm
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i cant see anything smaller unless the screen is GIGANTIC, my vision is really bad.
I see. An old cowoerker of mine had the same issue. REALLY bad vision, so he bought four Dell IPS 24" monitors and turned them vertical. He made the font huge, it was a wall of screens.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Smoblikat View Post
Stock FSB is 800, but i think right now im at 12XX, 12 somthing cant remember.
1st PCI-e Slot is my HD5850
Second is my GT240 for physX
Both at x8/x8
Check BIOS on the first slot to increase it to 16x. With it not running sli or crossfire then it may need to best set to 16x.
Just and idea...


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Turn on vertical sync.
Edited by Mr_Nibbles - 2/8/11 at 8:42pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Biscuits_N_Gravy View Post
I see. An old cowoerker of mine had the same issue. REALLY bad vision, so he bought four Dell IPS 24" monitors and turned them vertical. He made the font huge, it was a wall of screens.
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buy a better rig?
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Just so I have an idea...What games are you playing that you notice this and what FPS are you getting?
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