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8800gts 320 mb

Post by Jrtec13 » Fri Sep 19, 2008 4:55 am

I currently have the 8800gts 320 mb edition vid card, and im thinking about oc'ing it to get better performance out of it instead of going SLI which I cannot afford right now. How much could I oc the vid card before I would be getting into dangerous territory and killing the card?

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Post by rd » Fri Sep 19, 2008 5:59 am

http://www.hwbot.org/quickSearch.do;jse ... d=GPU_1081

Check this out, and ALL the links provided. A 320mb card is not the norm.

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Post by heeshung » Fri Sep 19, 2008 2:42 pm

Learn the basics of overclocking first.

Always remember to go in small increments, and resist your temptation to jump a large gap at once. I would recommend going up in 3-5MHz increments. After you have achieved your overclock, remember to test its stability and see if artifacts are present.
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Post by 121a » Sat Sep 20, 2008 3:21 pm

i use rivatuner for my 9800gtx. i don't think you can damage a video card with it. if you set it to high, and it fails to load, just go into safe mode and change the OC settings. You'll know if it is unstable when flying for a couple minutes.
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Post by tropicalfish » Sat Sep 20, 2008 3:53 pm

You might also want to make sure you don't cook it with too high of temperatures.

Safety features will stop it if it goes too high, but such high temperatures would damage the chip anyways.
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Post by Jrtec13 » Sun Sep 21, 2008 2:51 am

right now at just chilling on the net, my vid 140 F. Just got done playing a drag racing game that isnt too demanding at right now its at 154 degrees and dropping

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