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Old August 6, 2011, 12:49 PM
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I added this card a couple months back and just got around to looking into the overclock.

It is advertised that i could overclock for 30% increase in performance.

I tried searching the best settings to use in afterburner but wasnt successful.

Would anyone have any suggested settings for this card?

ps: Im using it in an pre-built hp athlon x2 5200+ with 3 gb ram

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Old August 6, 2011, 01:27 PM
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first of all, oc'ing it wont do much in heavy games.

in lighter/older games,perhaps

secondly,try precision,by evga. bring up the shaders while running firmark,

once you find a stable max at a certain fan setting(unless passive) drop 5-10 mhz and save your settings

then worry about the core. dont touch ram.
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Old August 6, 2011, 05:28 PM
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you will not a 30% increase, maybe 5-10%
and bump up the shader and core clocks by 10mhz at a time, and run furmark for 5 mins to see if there isnt any artifacts (weird lines and blocks) if there isnt, bump up again, and continue. Expect to spend at least an hour or two tweaking.
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Old August 6, 2011, 10:58 PM
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you will not a 30% increase, maybe 5-10%
and bump up the shader and core clocks by 10mhz at a time, and run furmark for 5 mins to see if there isnt any artifacts (weird lines and blocks) if there isnt, bump up again, and continue. Expect to spend at least an hour or two tweaking.
Is there any other way to proiceed? Would there be no standard for OC this particular card... like an average of all users? or does every card have different OC possibility?
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Old August 7, 2011, 12:12 AM
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ps im looking to improve sc2 fps
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quit oc'ing that card and get a more powerful one. look for a 9800gt/9800gtx/gts 250 you should find them around 50-60$ on craigslist or kijiji locally in MTL. your power supply has a 6 pin connector?
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I have a gts250 for sale if you're interested :p
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and i'll upgrade it for free with a gts 250 if you fold in my name when you don't game. :)
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