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Quadro NVS 140m ***OCing***

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by hoax32, May 20, 2012.

  1. hoax32

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    Wadduuppp TPUcrew!? :toast:
    Well....I OCed a laptop GPU...one thats known to fail....and has bad reputation......
    BUT WAIT!!!!
    Before yall call me a dumbass :laugh: ......here some additonal info:

    Well I bought this Lenovo T61 for mild gaming on the go.
    But I was also well aware of this big nVidia issue regarding the G84, G86 Chips, so I made shure that I would get a late production unit with better GPU bump material.(cause of failure)
    It has a C2D T9300 @ 2.50GHz 6MB L2, 4GB DDR2 RAM and a cute little Quadro NVS 140m.
    The GPU performed good (+30FPS) in following games:

    -CoD2, 3, 4, 5 (medium, 5-low)
    -GTA: SA (high)
    -Resident Evil 5 (medium)

    But after researching in the internet I found out, that this card can easily take some OCing...well and 10 minutes later I had the nVidia Performance app installed.

    The NVS 140m's performance is somewhere in-between a 8400m GS and a 8400m GT.
    It has 128MB GDDR3, +1GB Shared from dual channel RAM and 16 unified pipelines.
    Sadly only a 64bit BUS...

    Well....it turns out, that this chip is a god in overclocking!!!
    I raised it's stock core clock from 400 to 500MHz, the Memory Clock from 600 to 800MHz and the Shader Clock from 800 to 1000MHz.
    Everyting runs stable and I get +3000 points in 3D Mark 2001.
    Also the Windows 7 Experience Index raised following scores:

    Aero from 4.1 to 4.6 and Gaming from 5.4 to 5.5

    I can feel smoother gameplay in all the games and temps max out at (79*C)
    Is that too hot??
    How much more do you guys think, can I go safely?
    I don't care about batery life or fan noise, since I run a fan app that always turns the fans to max.

    Also....is the any chance of running GTA4 on ALL LOWEST (640x480)?

    :toast:
     
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    No oppinions or any advice? :slap:
     
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    push :ohwell:
     
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    You are reaching it's limits already. You have a little room in temperature but not much. Only thing you can do is push it a little more and see what happens. Since people don't really buy this laptop for gaming purposes you're kinda on your own here. :ohwell:
     
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    I will just say as I did in the other thread is that quadro cards are not really ment for gaming even though they will to some degree but trying to run GTA4 on that will most likely not be worth it.
     
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    The closest card to your NVS140 is a N135, (both are 16@400Mhz)
    The NVS 160 (Next fastest chip in series) is NOT based on the 8500GT, it is based on the 9300M. Because of this you cannot expect to overclock to its performance or settings. (8@580Mhz).
    Here is an overview of your chipset, and its relatives. You may be able to overclock it a tad more, but I think you are just about at the end of your rope. Goodluck!
     

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