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Windows 7: New to OC. Suggestions for geforce gtx 650?

23 Oct 2013   #1

windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1
New to OC. Suggestions for geforce gtx 650?

Hi all. I just built my first rig, and i am tweaking it now. I forget how to put my specs in so you can see them easily so i will just list em(someone remind me please).
mobo-msi 970a-g46
cpu-amd phenom ii 955be
ram-12gb crucial ballistic sport 1600
gpu-geforce gtx 650 1gb ddr5
I have never oc'd anything before tonight except with the bios overclock genie(automatic). Right now it is stock at 3.2 with a 1.4v max and i plan on leaving it alone. However, i do want to OC the video card. I did some research and downloaded and am currently using msi afterburner. I looked into what other people have done and right now it is oc'd with a +249 core, and +397 memory with a +12 in volts.

I hope i gave all the info needed for some input. Is this a good oc? I just want some suggestions and to know i am doing all i can without destroying anything. If anyone thinks i can go higher or should go lower, let me know and what to adjust.

Thank you all in advance!

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25 Oct 2013   #2
Andreas W

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Not sure about amd but 1.4v on the cpu seems really high, considering most amd cpu shut down when they reach 60-70c

And from my experience playing with my card is that overclocking it gives pretty much zero performance, all I get is a higher Power draw and less Life on the card. For instance my latest test I did with my 560 was to notch the Power up 1 step to 1.025 from 1.012, set the core to 980 from 925. lowered the memory from 2100 to 1800. This gave me higher benchmark scores when I ran futuremark, but I saw no difference with the games I play. all I got from it seem to be that nvidia cards like higher core Clock then higher memory Clock.

Because I also tried doing the reverse lowering Clock core and increase memory and that gave me lower scores then default settings. Cant say that it is the same with your card.
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