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Old 04-20-2006, 05:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Overclocking the 6800gt

Hi, I have a eVGA 6800gt 8xagp card, and after some overclock trials, I can conclude that it doesnt o/c very high . I was wondering what the causes are that make a bad overclocker. Is it cooling? heat? cause im pretty much sure the cores are all made the same. My 6800gt is idle at 59-63degrees, which may be a problem, hence im planning on buying a aftermarket cooler .20

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Old 04-20-2006, 09:48 AM   #2 (permalink)
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My 6800GS is around those same temperatures, 1-2ÂșC lower at the most. I have it at 490/1200. I hear they can go up to extremely high temperatures, much higher than that, although it doesn't sound like a good idea. So I wouldn't say that the heat would be a factor in the overclock. Other than that, I don't know what to tell you besides it just isn't that good of an overclocker. It would help if you posted the overclock increments so we could judge it, though.

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Old 04-21-2006, 05:09 AM   #3 (permalink)
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those temps are at stock. 350/1000 i fink. . and again, what causes a card to be a bad overclocker :O?
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