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Old 02-04-2009, 09:20 PM   #11
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once i get a new card it will be outdated in 2 weeks......

No i dont game alot. I play cs:s and thats it.

besides i just want to learn how to overclock before i get a nice graphic card so i dont f*ck it up
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Old 02-04-2009, 09:25 PM   #12
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I see what you did there o.O

As long as temps are fine, you shouldn't ever kill a graphics card by just changing the clocks. You start risking it when you over-volt it.
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:08 AM   #13
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over volt? i've never heard of over volting a graphics card

how do i do that?
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:18 AM   #14
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Do you game a lot? I personally don't think it would be worth it to buy a cooler for a graphics card three generations old.
+2. Video cards a fairly cheap. Unless you want a very high end card..
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Guess what this card thats 3 generations old is running assassins creed on high at 65fps avg and COD 5 on med at 55fps. so basically i dont see a reason to get a new card you dunce.

You guys cant just help the OP?


Ok ati tool lets me save a bios.bin file. what is that actually for? and how do i flash the card?
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:43 AM   #16
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is replacing the fan on the graphic card an easy thing to do?
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Do you game a lot? I personally don't think it would be worth it to buy a cooler for a graphics card three generations old.
Agree with Cabbs.

And if you're not volt-modding it, you're going to get your max OC out of the stock cooler since it's not anywhere near overheating.
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Worship me, you did not answer my question at all. and i dont agree with cabbs at all but thanks for your opinion

maybe i can get my thread answered soon

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Ok ati tool lets me save a bios.bin file. what is that actually for? and how do i flash the card?
how do i volt mod a video card
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Old 02-05-2009, 09:23 AM   #18
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OK,

I have always used Rivatuner, it works fine.

Overclock one clock at a time. Do not try to overclock both the core and memory at once. I always start with the core, so raise this in small jumps, and do a quick stability test in between each jump using a GPU intensive game. Once you start to lose stability, back off slightly and test again. When you've determined the max core clock, move onto the memory and repeat the process.

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i dont agree with cabbs at all but thanks for your opinion
Well, it doesn't matter if you don't agree with him because you don't need to buy one.
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Click here.
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