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Old 07-07-2005, 01:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default ok to leave gpu oced?

i've been wondering about this for a while now. when i oc my video card, should i leave it at its oced settings, or should i go back to default when i'm not gaming? my cpu i (obviously) leave oced, but i wasn't sure about the video card...

also, for the people who have a evga 6600gt, how far have you been able to oc yours? right now i leave my card at default settings, but later i'll start ocing when i start noticing low fps in games.


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Old 07-07-2005, 01:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It already sets itself to 300 / 1000 while not in 3dmode

My XFX's have done like 597 / 1120 and my other XFX has done 574 / 1220, both stable

The clocks are lower now

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Old 07-07-2005, 02:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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mine doesn't reset to default when not gaming...

i use powerstrip
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Old 07-07-2005, 02:18 PM   #4 (permalink)
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If it's stable then there is no problem leaving it. It just saves the hassle of adjustment whenever you want to play a game.

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Old 07-07-2005, 04:50 PM   #5 (permalink)
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It has a 2D and a 3D mode. You can clock them seperately but with my friends 6800, when I change the memory in one, it carries over to the other one...
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Old 07-08-2005, 10:20 AM   #6 (permalink)
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yea 2d mode is for windows and 3d mode is for games just over clock the 3d mode and leave it and make sure ur temps dont go over 75C
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Old 07-08-2005, 10:23 AM   #7 (permalink)
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When you OC your GFX card, does it drop the OC when the GPU is not heavily in use?

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