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Old 01-13-2006, 03:21 PM   #1
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is it safe for me to have my video card OCd liek that if my temps are not far from stock??
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Old 01-13-2006, 04:47 PM   #2
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I wouldn't OC it any higher then 15% at most. Even if the temps stayed near stock. It just puts to much wear on the GPU.
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Old 01-14-2006, 01:21 AM   #3
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well in reality ude probably replace the card long before it gets worn out so overclock away just keep an eye on the cooling and if it starts getting to hot replace the stock heatsink with a zalman
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Old 01-14-2006, 03:13 AM   #4
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download coolbits or atitool, that unlocks the software, and it will automatically detect a safe amount of oc'age....lol "oc'age"
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Old 01-14-2006, 05:50 AM   #5
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he will need coolbits since he has an nvidia card but i wouldnt rely completely on the "detect optimal speed" button because with mine i can go quite a bit higher and it will still work fine
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