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Windows 7: Point of View GTX 470

22 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Pro 32Bit
 
 
Point of View GTX 470

I have a Nvidia GTX 470 that i bought about a month ago this 1 (Scan.co.uk: Point of View NVIDIA GTX 470 Graphics Card - VGA-470-1A) and noticed there is a charged and turbo chared edition of my card now as far as all my research shows there all the same card just the other 2 have been OC'd obviusly, so i was wondering if i would be able to safly get my 1 to OC to these setting as there not much higher and i know all cards are unique but it does not look like much of a leap to me and i have done this with the GTX 460 in the past and that done this same task fine. Also wanted to know if anyone else has tryed this with my GPU and how it went and what temps you get?

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22 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Try downloading Evgas Precision. It will allow you to overclock the card and test the settings to see if it will run at them.
Also monitor temps, and adjust fan speed.
|MG| EVGA Precision 2.0.0 Download
Fabe
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23 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 8.1 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
Try downloading Evgas Precision. It will allow you to overclock the card and test the settings to see if it will run at them.
Also monitor temps, and adjust fan speed.
|MG| EVGA Precision 2.0.0 Download
Fabe
MSI Afterburner would be better as you'll possibly have to increase the voltage as well. I've had my 470 overclocked to the same speeds as a 480 and it was fine. I increased the voltage to that of a 480 as well. Not running at them settings now as I didn't bother overclocking it again when I last re-installed Windows.
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23 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

I'll have to download MSI afterburner and familiarize myself with it since it seems every time I suggest precision someone mentions MSI afterburner.

Thanks. Fabe
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23 Oct 2010   #5

Windows 7 Pro 32Bit
 
 

ok thanks for the advice i'll try MSI overcloking software as im familiar with this as that is what i useally use i'll try just adjusting the clock without voltage first then add it if it is needed
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24 Oct 2010   #6

Windows 8.1 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
I'll have to download MSI afterburner and familiarize myself with it since it seems every time I suggest precision someone mentions MSI afterburner.

Thanks. Fabe
It's very similar to Precision really, just it has a voltage option as well.
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