Best thing to do is make a copy of the BIOS already on the card with one of these utilities and alter it with clock speeds you've already proven stable, then just reflash it. Basically all that gets you is the ability to run the card "overclocked" without any seperate software at Windows start up.
So to bring this thread back to life, I have two GPUs and I just bought a third. I have an FX 5200 that I would like to OC to it's max stable settings, as this is my "throw away" card (have a Radeon 9600xt being RMAd, and I just bought an x850 Pro AGP that's in the mail). So I've been reading this and that all over the place, but no one has put anything in plain english, with a list of options I can pursue... everything is "do this, but we won't tell you EVERYTHING you need to know", or "try this and just hope it works"... and I realize this is because the 5200 is a bottom of the line card these days. But I wanna make this card perform like the Quadro FX 500. So what do I need to do to get that done, and can some links or copy-and-pastes PLEASE be supplied??? Sorry to beg for the legwork, but I've spent numerous hours reading with a few questions answered, but more questions raised. Any and all (honest) help will be Rep-rewarded! (And I realize I have no Rep power, but I'll do what I can.) Thanks!
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