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Old October 19, 2011, 04:16 PM
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Default What is the difference between 4400mhz vs 4200mhz

Im looking for a 2nd gpu and my is at 4400mhz(memory) if i get 2nd one and it's a 4200mhz what will happen and can i jsut overclock them both to 4400?
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Old October 19, 2011, 04:20 PM
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Old October 19, 2011, 10:57 PM
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I mean the performance difference will be pretty tiny. the thing is in my experience the ram on graphics cards is very intolerant to 24/7stable overclocks. Your 1st card probably has really good ram modules that accept overclocks. like the same type and rated speed they just happen to be ones that allow overclocking.

I'd say the chances of buying 4200mhz ram and getting it overclocked to 4400mhz would be low. Unless your changing voltages and stuff. probably better to expect them both clocked to 4200mhz
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