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Is this still something to keep locked at 100? I'm referring to while overclocking. I'm running my 920 at 4.0 (191x21).

I have crossfire 5870's and it's always been at 100.
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I'd just leave it...


Why mess with something that ain't broke?
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I have mine set to 102 because at 100 it was only running at 98.8. But I don't really see a difference, I just like being over 100.
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I'd just leave it...


Why mess with something that ain't broke?
I think you have forgotten which site you're on...

I hear 107 is the "sweet spot" that's what I have mine set to. I didn't do any benches to compare the difference tho.
post #5 of 7
Increased PCI-e frequency = increased BCLK stability. Not important before you reach 200bclk though. 101-102 is all you'd ever need. I keep mine at 102.
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Why mess with something that ain't broke?
I'm only looking into it because some people used to tweak it for minor performance gains. So I was wondering if with crossfire it made a bigger difference.
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Increased PCI-e frequency = increased BCLK stability. Not important before you reach 200bclk though. 101-102 is all you'd ever need. I keep mine at 102.
Does this apply to AMD platforms as well?
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