Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Factory OC vs self OC
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Factory OC vs self OC

post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 
Hi everyone. I couldn't find any solutions to my question so i thought that it might be good to post here. New to this forum btw

Are there any differences between Factory OC'ed card vs self OC'ed? I know Factory OC'ed card comes at a higher specs than the stock card. If i OC my stock card to the same specs as the Factory OC'ed ones, are there gonna be any performance difference? Reason is because i don't really wanna spend $10~$20 just because it's already OC'ed.
Overclocked™©
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 650 3.6GHz Gigabyte H55M-S2 Palit GTX 460 Sonic OC 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi 500GB Samsung 22x Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Samsung BX 2031 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Seasonic S12II 620W CM Elite 430 Powerlogic GMX-5 
  hide details  
Reply
Overclocked™©
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 650 3.6GHz Gigabyte H55M-S2 Palit GTX 460 Sonic OC 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi 500GB Samsung 22x Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Samsung BX 2031 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Seasonic S12II 620W CM Elite 430 Powerlogic GMX-5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 7
The only difference is factory OC'd cards are guaranteed under warranty to run at those specs. Manual OCing = the same performance at the same clocks, but there's no guarantee that you'll get a stable OC above the rated specs.
post #3 of 7
No there will be no difference in performance. And I'm pretty sure You can OC every stock GPU to factory OC'd cards and they will work just fine as factory OC'd GPUs.
Edited by sp4wners - 4/2/11 at 2:35am
Rozpierdalator :D
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 920 D0 @ 4.2GHz HT On 1.27v MSI Eclipse SLI 2x Gainward GTX570 Phantom 1280MB DDR5 in SLI OCZ Reaper 3x1GB 1866MHz @ 1640MHz 7-6-6-15 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 2 60GB + 3x HD502HJ + SP2504C Sony Optiarc AD-7260S Windows 7 32bit Hyundai N220Wa+ 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W NZXT Phantom White Logitech G300 
  hide details  
Reply
Rozpierdalator :D
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 920 D0 @ 4.2GHz HT On 1.27v MSI Eclipse SLI 2x Gainward GTX570 Phantom 1280MB DDR5 in SLI OCZ Reaper 3x1GB 1866MHz @ 1640MHz 7-6-6-15 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 2 60GB + 3x HD502HJ + SP2504C Sony Optiarc AD-7260S Windows 7 32bit Hyundai N220Wa+ 
PowerCaseMouse
OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W NZXT Phantom White Logitech G300 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Booty Warrior View Post
The only difference is factory OC'd cards are guaranteed under warranty to run at those specs. Manual OCing = the same performance at the same clocks, but there's no guarantee that you'll get a stable OC above the rated specs.
this
BIG DADDY!!!!!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7-950 @ 4.0ghz HT EVGA-Classified-3 EVGA GTX-580 6GB Corsair Dom 2000MHZ 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
120GB Corsair Force-SSD--2TB-WD-BLACK windows7-HP Lg 24 inch RAZER. BLACKWIDOW ULTIMATE 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair-AX1200 HAF-X-942 RAZER-LACHESIS-5600 Steelseries QCK 
  hide details  
Reply
BIG DADDY!!!!!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7-950 @ 4.0ghz HT EVGA-Classified-3 EVGA GTX-580 6GB Corsair Dom 2000MHZ 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
120GB Corsair Force-SSD--2TB-WD-BLACK windows7-HP Lg 24 inch RAZER. BLACKWIDOW ULTIMATE 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair-AX1200 HAF-X-942 RAZER-LACHESIS-5600 Steelseries QCK 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 7
Thread Starter 
I see. Thanks everyone for answering! This is gonna save me some bucks
Overclocked™©
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 650 3.6GHz Gigabyte H55M-S2 Palit GTX 460 Sonic OC 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi 500GB Samsung 22x Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Samsung BX 2031 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Seasonic S12II 620W CM Elite 430 Powerlogic GMX-5 
  hide details  
Reply
Overclocked™©
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 650 3.6GHz Gigabyte H55M-S2 Palit GTX 460 Sonic OC 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi 500GB Samsung 22x Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Samsung BX 2031 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Seasonic S12II 620W CM Elite 430 Powerlogic GMX-5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 7
Some cards are a little different, depending on the pcb they choose to use, and as such some have better voltage regulation than others... this is a tough one though, cause such differences are not generally published or discussed in the cards advertising or blurbs... the two big factors in max OC are going to be vrm and cooling... as it has been my experience anyways.
 
Yukikaze
(18 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 1800X Asus C6 Hero AMD / ATI Reference AC VEGA 64cu - EK-FC-WB G.Skill DDR4 3200 2x8 Single Samsung B.Dies 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
Samsung EVO 960 NVME 250G Water Air Winblows 10c 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung CF791 34" 3440x1440 x100hz 48-100hz Fre... Logitech G15 TPX-775M NZXT Phantom "Original" 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
G700 Generic Black Neoprene Supreme FX S1220 Onboard Aerocool Touch 2100 
OtherOther
Revoltec CCFL 30cm Twin UV Rev 2 Revoltec CCFL 30cm Twin UV Rev 1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 965 be MSI NF980-G65 MSI R9 280X (2x) G.Skill F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
SSD DVD-RW 24x Custom water Windows 7 (build 7600) 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
B2230 Logitech G15 w/ LCD TPX-775M NZXT Phantom White 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech MX Revolution a black square SB X-Fi Titanium Sharkoon XTatic 
AudioOther
Logitech THX 5.1 Original G15 / Logitech G700 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Yukikaze
(18 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 1800X Asus C6 Hero AMD / ATI Reference AC VEGA 64cu - EK-FC-WB G.Skill DDR4 3200 2x8 Single Samsung B.Dies 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
Samsung EVO 960 NVME 250G Water Air Winblows 10c 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung CF791 34" 3440x1440 x100hz 48-100hz Fre... Logitech G15 TPX-775M NZXT Phantom "Original" 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
G700 Generic Black Neoprene Supreme FX S1220 Onboard Aerocool Touch 2100 
OtherOther
Revoltec CCFL 30cm Twin UV Rev 2 Revoltec CCFL 30cm Twin UV Rev 1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 965 be MSI NF980-G65 MSI R9 280X (2x) G.Skill F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
SSD DVD-RW 24x Custom water Windows 7 (build 7600) 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
B2230 Logitech G15 w/ LCD TPX-775M NZXT Phantom White 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech MX Revolution a black square SB X-Fi Titanium Sharkoon XTatic 
AudioOther
Logitech THX 5.1 Original G15 / Logitech G700 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 7
Factory OC is small stable no to small over volt
self OC big or small stable or not large over volt or small
OoGhiJ MIQtxxXA
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 E0 @3.825ghz Abit IX48-GT3 Tigerforce SPARKLE GTX470 850c/1800m 220 650c sli later 4GB DDR3 Mushkin blackline 7-8-7-24-1T 1200mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD1tb +WD500gb +WD200gb not like I need one edge linux LG 22" w2240 +optiquest q71 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Adesso MKB-135B Mechanical DELTA GPS-750B A 750w sleeved moded Kandalf LCS Razer Mamba 
Mouse Pad
don't got one or need one 
  hide details  
Reply
OoGhiJ MIQtxxXA
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q9550 E0 @3.825ghz Abit IX48-GT3 Tigerforce SPARKLE GTX470 850c/1800m 220 650c sli later 4GB DDR3 Mushkin blackline 7-8-7-24-1T 1200mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD1tb +WD500gb +WD200gb not like I need one edge linux LG 22" w2240 +optiquest q71 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Adesso MKB-135B Mechanical DELTA GPS-750B A 750w sleeved moded Kandalf LCS Razer Mamba 
Mouse Pad
don't got one or need one 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: NVIDIA
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › Factory OC vs self OC