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PCI-e Frequency & SLI

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Hey guys,

Looking at my sig rig, do you think tweaking the PCI-e frequency would help in any way? Performance, Stability etc.

If so, How much should I increase it? should I leave it at 100? 101? I dont plan on going past 110 cuz there it gets risky cool.gif

Thanks
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Doesn't usually help all that much, you usually run to your cards max before the boards, plus the risk of increasing it much is pretty high as you can damage a lot of other components other than the graphics cards.
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Doesn't usually help all that much, you usually run to your cards max before the boards, plus the risk of increasing it much is pretty high as you can damage a lot of other components other than the graphics cards.

So I shouldn't fiddle with it, just leave it @ 100?
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i would recommend the same..
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Alright I guess. +rep
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Yes, leave the PCI-E bus where it is at 100MHz. There was only one card that showed increases in performance if you upped the PCI-E bus, and that was a 9600GT that used the PCI-E bus speed to calculate it's core 'reference' speed. TechPowerUp did a study on it.
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