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Old March 9, 2011, 09:26 AM
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1) Is GPU overclocking worth it? Do the 5 frames matter? I have 5770 Vapor-X and will overclocking increase performance significantly??

2) My i7 930 runs at 3.3GHz (BCLK 150, MP 22), RAM @ 900MHz(1800MHz effective) How is that??

3) What is the northbridge overclocking thing? What does it do?

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Old March 9, 2011, 11:58 AM
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depends, if those 5 fps will get you over 30 or something like that? yes
bush bclk up and get it stable? :)
focus on cpu,then gpu.
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Old March 9, 2011, 03:58 PM
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Instead of you overclocking your gpu why not up your cpu? you might actualy get that extra 10 from hitting 3.6 on the cpu.

You card can also be hindering you but you can up the gpu to just see if you get that extra, we know the cpu isn't BNing so it could be because that card is just dx10.

What game(s) are you playing?
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Old March 10, 2011, 08:28 AM
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Instead of you overclocking your gpu why not up your cpu? you might actualy get that extra 10 from hitting 3.6 on the cpu.

You card can also be hindering you but you can up the gpu to just see if you get that extra, we know the cpu isn't BNing so it could be because that card is just dx10.

What game(s) are you playing?
Card is DX11, but it was just a question. BFBC2 runs fine at like 30-40 FPS all maxed out to the maxmaxmax, can't go higher settings than now @ 1920x1080. Got NFS HP too, but it has no real settings and forcing AA kills my FPS to like 20, racing with 20fps sucks :P But I dont really focus on the AA when a cop is chasing me :P
But, when I overclock it makes more noise.. But the .3 GHz will really up the 10 FPS??

Also, when I overclock BCLK my RAM (ofcourse) clocks too. But then it won't boot.. And choosing lower RAM clock to achieve higher CPU clock and then clock till it's high again. Won't my CPU like, die.. Idk how much I can overclock my 930 without like burning it..
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Old March 10, 2011, 08:33 AM
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So, theres 30-40 FPS now... If I manage to overclock CPU and GPU how will that be. CPU, as the guy above said will maybe do like 10 FPS and GPU 5.. Total 15FPS?
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