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Old January 28, 2012, 10:28 AM
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Default 560TI SC - What Do You Think?

EVGA GTX 560TI SC

Core Clock: 980
Shader Clock: 1960
Memory Clock: 2200
Voltage: 1.037 (stock)


i7 2700k @ 4.4 (using ASrock's "recommended settings")

My questions:

How am I doing?

How can I test my card's stability without hurting it?

Does upping the voltage hurt the card?

What settings would you recommend I keep the card at for gaming?

How do I see what load my CPU has while gaming?

PLEASE MAKE YOUR BEST EFFORT TO ANSWER ALL OF MY QUESTIONS SO I DO NOT HAVE TO REPOST.

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Then I ran Unigine Heaven 2.1 and I got half way through and received this error:





So I brought my my voltage to 1.05 and ran it again and received no error. Should I keep my voltage at 1.05? Is there a way to make precision stay at 1.05?


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Old January 28, 2012, 03:15 PM
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Use MSI Afterburner, its better because it allows you to change voltage settings, create fan profiles etc
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Old January 28, 2012, 04:20 PM
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Use MSI Afterburner, its better because it allows you to change voltage settings, create fan profiles etc
You can do both of those with precision...
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Old January 28, 2012, 07:09 PM
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I say you're doing pretty good, i can only get my 560ti SC to 950 on the core on stock voltage before it starts to artifact. But agreed afterburner > precision.
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Old January 29, 2012, 02:00 PM
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Old January 31, 2012, 08:10 PM
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How am I doing?
- looks good so far, although I wouldn't bother with Furmark, puts a ridiculously huge amount of strain on your GPU thus causing unrealistically high Temps, best way to check stability with your GPU OC is to simply "Game", preferably DX11 Gaming ;)

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How can I test my card's stability without hurting it?
- By Gaming (DX11) !!

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Does upping the voltage hurt the card?
- As long as your Voltage Bumps are "small and incremental", while allowing your Fan Speed to either Ramp up accordingly or set Fan Profiles to keep Temps in check - No your Card will be fine!

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What settings would you recommend I keep the card at for gaming?
- Whatever Moderate OC you find you can game at without any Freezes, Lockups, Black Screens or unreasonably high Temps.

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How do I see what load my CPU has while gaming?
Run "Core Temp" in the background while Gaming, when you exit the Game, open Core Temp and check the "High/Max Temp" column.

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Old February 1, 2012, 01:52 PM
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^^^ I love it when people post the way you just did. So clean, organized, concise, and helpful. Thanks much!
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