• Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

Do you overclock your GPU......(with POLL)

Do you o/c your GPU ?

  • YES

    Votes: 97 65.5%
  • NO

    Votes: 25 16.9%
  • The factory did it for me

    Votes: 23 15.5%
  • I underclock/ undervolt

    Votes: 3 2.0%

  • Total voters
    148

CAPSLOCKSTUCK

Spaced Out Lunar Tick
Joined
Feb 26, 2013
Messages
8,579 (3.46/day)
Location
llaregguB...WALES
System Name Party On
Processor Xeon w 3520
Motherboard DFI Lanparty
Cooling Big tower thing
Memory 6 gb Ballistix Tracer
Video Card(s) HD 7970
Case a plank of wood
Audio Device(s) seperate amp and 6 big speakers
Power Supply Corsair
Mouse cheap
Keyboard under going restoration
I currently use Sapphire HD 7970 OC boost which I am very happy with. It plays the games i like admirably.

With my previous cards i have always at least tried to o/c and being honest i found the gains to be negligible so invariably i reverted the o/c.


So its quite a simple question.....do you or dont you? adding your o/c tool of choice might prove useful.
 

hat

Enthusiast
Joined
Nov 20, 2006
Messages
20,691 (4.34/day)
Location
Ohio
System Name Starlifter :: Dragonfly
Processor i7 2600k 4.4GHz :: Athlon II x4 630 3.5GHz
Motherboard ASUS P8P67 Pro :: GIgabyte GA-770T-USB3
Cooling Corsair H70 :: Thermaltake Big Typhoon
Memory 2x4GB DDR3 1866 :: 2x1GB DDR3 1333
Video Card(s) 2x PNY GTX1070 :: none
Storage Plextor M5s 128GB, WDC Black 500GB :: Mushkin Enhanced 60GB SSD, WD RE3 1TB
Display(s) Acer P216HL HDMI :: None
Case Antec SOHO 1030B :: Old White Full Tower
Audio Device(s) Onboard - iLive IT153B Soundbar (optical) :: None
Power Supply EVGA 500w 80 Plus :: Wounded Corsair CX600
Software Windows 10 Pro - Plex Server on Dragonfly
Benchmark Scores >9000
I flashed a higher BIOS to my card. Now it's overclocked no matter where it goes or what happens... no tools or settings required after the flash.

With GPU Boost it seems rather pointless now, as the cooler your card runs the higher it clocks, which is the first basic 'law' of overclocking anyway. At some point power limiters get in the way and you can either muck around with somehow breaking that limit or just leave it be...
 
Joined
Jul 10, 2015
Messages
807 (0.50/day)
Location
Romania
System Name Coffee Lake | RYZEN
Processor i9 9900k | R5 2600
Motherboard MSI Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon | GA-AB350M-DS3H V2
Cooling Hyper 212 EVO | Gamamaxx 300
Memory CORSAIR LPX 16GB Duall DDR4 3000 CL15 | CORSAIR LPX 8GB DDR4 3000 CL15
Video Card(s) GTX 1080 Ti GAMING X | VEGA 64
Storage Samsung 970 Evo Plus M2 1TB | Samsung 970 Evo Plus M2 500GB
Display(s) Dell S2719DGF 2K 155Hz | AOC AG241QX 2k 144Hz
Case NZXT S340 | DeepCool Matrexx 30
Audio Device(s) ALC 1220 | ALC 892
Power Supply Corsair RM650x GOLD | EVGA GQ 650w GOLD
Mouse Genesis Krypton 770 | Genesis Krypton 770
Keyboard Logitech G910 | Logitech G910
Software W10 Pro x64 | W10 Pro x64
Depends on more..ASIC score, model of GPU,quality of PSU.

On some GPU overclocking to much can damage it or seen artefacts.

OC little is safe if u know how to do it. :)
 

INSTG8R

My Custom Title
Joined
Nov 26, 2004
Messages
5,795 (1.06/day)
Location
Canuck in Norway
System Name Hellbox 3.0(same case new guts)
Processor i7 4790K 4.6
Motherboard Asus Z97 Sabertooth Mark 1
Cooling TT Kandalf L.C.S.(Water/Air)AC Cuplex Kryos CPU Block/Noctua
Memory 2x8GB Corsair Vengance Pro 2400
Video Card(s) Sapphire Nitro+ Vega 64
Storage WD Caviar Black SATA 3 1TB x2 RAID 0 2xSamsung 850 Evo 500GB RAID 0 1TB WD Blue
Display(s) Samsung CGH70 27” 1440 144hz Freesync 2 HDR
Case TT Kandalf L.C.S.
Audio Device(s) Soundblaster ZX/Logitech Z906 5.1
Power Supply Seasonic X-1050W 80+ Gold
Mouse G502 Proteus Spectrum
Keyboard G19s
Software Win 10 Pro x64
Nope. Fury....
 
Joined
Nov 18, 2010
Messages
4,749 (1.44/day)
Location
Rīga, Latvia
System Name HELLSTAR
Processor Intel 5960X @ 4.4GHz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-X99-UD3
Cooling Custom Loop. 360+240 rads.
Memory 4x8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000MHz 15-17-17-36 CR1
Video Card(s) ASUS 1080 Ti FE + water block
Storage Optane 900P + Samsung PM981 NVMe 1TB + 750 EVO 500GB
Display(s) Philips PHL BDM3270
Case Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ATX Tempered Glass
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster ZxR
Power Supply Fractal Design Newton R3 1000W
Mouse Razer Basilisk
Keyboard Razer Deathstalker
Software Windows 10 insider
Joined
Jan 5, 2006
Messages
9,981 (1.96/day)
System Name Desktop / Laptop
Processor Intel i7 6700K @ 4.3GHz (1.180 V) / Intel i3 7100U
Motherboard Asus Z170 Pro Gaming / HP 83A3 (U3E1)
Cooling Noctua NH-U12A 2 fans + Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut + 5 case fans / Fan
Memory 16GB DDR4 Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000MHz CL15 / 8GB DDR4 HyperX CL13
Video Card(s) MSI RTX 2070 Super Gaming X Trio / Intel HD620
Storage Samsung 970 Evo 500GB + Samsung 850 Pro 512GB + Samsung 860 Evo 1TB / Samsung 256GB M.2 SSD
Display(s) 23.8" Dell S2417DG 165Hz G-Sync 1440p + 21.5" LG 22MP67VQ IPS 60Hz 1080p / 14" 1080p IPS Glossy
Case Be quiet! Silent Base 600 - Window / HP Pavilion
Audio Device(s) SupremeFX Onboard / Realtek onboard + B&O speaker system
Power Supply Seasonic Focus Plus Gold 750W / Powerbrick
Mouse Logitech MX Anywhere 2 Laser wireless / Logitech M330 wireless
Keyboard RAPOO E9270P Black 5GHz wireless / HP backlit
Software Windows 10 / Windows 10
There should be another option "Only when benchmarking" :D

For gaming I don't OC and my card is already factory OC'd.
 
Joined
Nov 18, 2010
Messages
4,749 (1.44/day)
Location
Rīga, Latvia
System Name HELLSTAR
Processor Intel 5960X @ 4.4GHz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-X99-UD3
Cooling Custom Loop. 360+240 rads.
Memory 4x8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000MHz 15-17-17-36 CR1
Video Card(s) ASUS 1080 Ti FE + water block
Storage Optane 900P + Samsung PM981 NVMe 1TB + 750 EVO 500GB
Display(s) Philips PHL BDM3270
Case Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ATX Tempered Glass
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster ZxR
Power Supply Fractal Design Newton R3 1000W
Mouse Razer Basilisk
Keyboard Razer Deathstalker
Software Windows 10 insider
I always buy the cheapest and do OC to the max myself... well 980Ti differs a lot at my stock and OC values... I need that difference at my resolution.
 

INSTG8R

My Custom Title
Joined
Nov 26, 2004
Messages
5,795 (1.06/day)
Location
Canuck in Norway
System Name Hellbox 3.0(same case new guts)
Processor i7 4790K 4.6
Motherboard Asus Z97 Sabertooth Mark 1
Cooling TT Kandalf L.C.S.(Water/Air)AC Cuplex Kryos CPU Block/Noctua
Memory 2x8GB Corsair Vengance Pro 2400
Video Card(s) Sapphire Nitro+ Vega 64
Storage WD Caviar Black SATA 3 1TB x2 RAID 0 2xSamsung 850 Evo 500GB RAID 0 1TB WD Blue
Display(s) Samsung CGH70 27” 1440 144hz Freesync 2 HDR
Case TT Kandalf L.C.S.
Audio Device(s) Soundblaster ZX/Logitech Z906 5.1
Power Supply Seasonic X-1050W 80+ Gold
Mouse G502 Proteus Spectrum
Keyboard G19s
Software Win 10 Pro x64
Joined
Feb 14, 2012
Messages
996 (0.35/day)
Location
Romania
System Name "No name"
Processor i5 8600k@4500Mhz
Motherboard Gigabyte Z370 UD3P
Cooling Noctua U12P
Memory 16GB 3000Mhz
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 1070 Ti
Storage Adata 512GB SSD, WD30PURX
Display(s) AOC CQ32G1
Case Segotep Halo 5
Audio Device(s) ALC 1220 + Maudio AV32 and Fiio E10k + Audiotehnica TAD 400
Power Supply Seasonic G650 650W
Mouse Cougar 600M
Keyboard Asus Strix MX Brown
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
Yes, but i never touch voltages. I currently have a EVGA 980Ti overclocked( which boosts to 1400 in game) with a Xtreme III cooler keeping it at about 65ºC load temp.
 
Joined
Nov 7, 2009
Messages
3,347 (0.91/day)
Location
Denmark
System Name The work PC /4790 fold&WCG /2700x fold&WCG/2700x full time WCG
Processor 3900X stock/ 4790K 4.4/2x2700x stock
Motherboard Gigabyte AORUS Master X570/Maximus Hero/2xMSI X470 M7 AC
Cooling Custom WC/Noctua NH-D15/ 2xNH-U12S SE
Memory G Skill Trident Z F4-4000C18D-16GTZ 3800 CL 16 /8 GB Corsair Vengance/2x16 GB XSkill Flare CL14
Video Card(s) 2070 Super X MSI/2070 Z/2060 X MSI + 2060 Ventus MSI/GTX 970 MSI
Storage 1 TB SSD / 480 GB SSD/2x250 GB SSD
Display(s) Dell UltraSharp U2518D/2408WFP
Case Corsair 800D / none/Lian test bench/NZXT 500 crap
Power Supply AX 850/AX 860/AX 860i/AX 760
Software Dual boot/Win 7/Linux for AMD
Benchmark Scores Cherry pie at one point ;)
+140-160 MHz on my four GTX 970s. Never tested them other then folding but if they last more then 20.000 hours I'm good,
 

Kursah

Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Oct 15, 2006
Messages
12,714 (2.65/day)
Location
Missoula, MT, USA
System Name Kursah's Gaming Rig 2018 - Ryzen+ Edition | SpartanCore | SpartanCore2
Processor R7 2700X @ Stock (3.7/4.35) w/PBO+XFR2 | i7 3770 3.4/3.9 Stock | i7 4770 3.4/3.9 Stock
Motherboard Asus ROG Strix X370-F Gaming | Intel DQ77MK | SuperMicro X10SLQ
Cooling Noctua NH-U14S Push-Pull + NT-H1 | Stock Intel Cooler + AC MX4 | Stock Intel Cooler + AC MX4
Memory 16GB (2x8) G.Skill DDR4-3200 | 16GB (4x4) Samsung DDR3-1600 | 32GB (4x8) Mushkin Stealth DDR3-1600
Video Card(s) MSI GTX980 Ti Gaming 6G LE @ Stock | Onboard Intel HD 4000 | Onboard Intel HD 4600
Storage SSD 250GB + 960GB, 1x2TB | 120GB SSD, RAID10 6x2TB (6TB) | 120GB SSD, RAID10 6x3TB (9TB)
Display(s) Samsung 32" TV IPS 1080p, Dell 23" U2312HM IPS 1080p | 19" Dell on KVM..mostly headless operation.
Case Corsair 600C - Stock Fans on Low | Lian Li Lancool PC-K7 - Cougar fans | Modified Lenovo TS430 Case
Audio Device(s) Aune T1 mk1 > AKG K553 Pro + HiFiMAN HE-350 (Equalizer APO + PeaceUI) | Not in use
Power Supply EVGA 750G2 Modular + APC Back-UPS Pro 1500 | EVGA KR500 80+ Bronze (Both) + APC Smart-UPS 1500
Mouse Logitech G502 | Dell USB Laser Mouse (KVM)
Keyboard Logitech G15 rv2 | Dell USB Keyboard (KVM)
Software Windows 10 Pro x64 | Windows Server 2012 R2 (Hyper-V) | Windows Server 2016 (Hyper-V)
Honestly I haven't felt the need to OC a GPU since before my XFX HD5870 over 6 years ago... My GTX770 and current GTX980Ti both had turbo clocks and performance that was excellent for my needs...and when it came time for more performance earlier this year I was offered a deal on a barely used 980Ti that still is better than what most folks are selling used 980Ti's for. Right place, right time. :D

But on other builds, when requested I will gladly OC the GPU to eek out extra performance for their budget. :rockout:
 
Joined
Aug 22, 2015
Messages
2,832 (1.80/day)
Location
Europe
System Name eazen corp | Xentronon 6.7
Processor Core i7 3960X @ 4.5 GHz
Motherboard Asus P9X79
Cooling Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 / 3x Corsair AF140L case fans (2 blowing in, 1 out)
Memory G.Skill Sniper 4x4 GB DDR3 1866, CL9-10-9-9-2T, 1.5 V
Video Card(s) G1 Gaming GeForce GTX 980 Ti @ ~1391 MHz Core / 1925 MHz RAM
Storage Samsung SSD 830, 128GB & SSD 850 Evo, 500GB & F3, 1TB 7200RPM / Seagate Barracuda Green, 2TB 5900RPM
Display(s) Samsung 27" Curved FS2 HDR QLED 1440p@144Hz & 27" iiyama TN LED 1080p@120Hz / Samsung 40" 1080p HDTV
Case Corsair Carbide 600C, inverted design case
Audio Device(s) Creative SB X-Fi Xtreme Music/Sony HD AVR@PC&HDTV @ Teufel Concept F &Theater 80 & Razer Carcharias
Power Supply EVGA 650 GQ @ semi-passive mode on
Mouse Logitech G700 @ Steelseries DeX
Keyboard Corsair K70 LUX RGB Mechanical Keyboard /w Cherry MX Brown switches
Software Win 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores 4144 UG Superposition 1080p Extreme|6302 Time Spy|P16615 Firestrike|P21524 3DM11|X37002 3DM Vantage
I overclock my 780 ti (Asus DCU II) with AB and it gets as high as +170 on the gpu clocks and +350 on the vram with +10% power. That's a clock of over 1235 on gpu, peak, and 1925 on vram. Normal overclocks I use everyday are between 140+ or 150+ on the gpu and +300 on the ram (1220mhz gpu peak, 1900 mhz vram) with -10% power usage in older dx9 games like payday2 or standard power (100%) in new(er) games.

Ps. Gpu energy consumption is about 175-250 W depending on game and usage. The overclocks are absolutely worth it, performance is 10-20% higher compared to stock.
 
Last edited:
Joined
Nov 18, 2010
Messages
4,749 (1.44/day)
Location
Rīga, Latvia
System Name HELLSTAR
Processor Intel 5960X @ 4.4GHz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-X99-UD3
Cooling Custom Loop. 360+240 rads.
Memory 4x8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000MHz 15-17-17-36 CR1
Video Card(s) ASUS 1080 Ti FE + water block
Storage Optane 900P + Samsung PM981 NVMe 1TB + 750 EVO 500GB
Display(s) Philips PHL BDM3270
Case Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ATX Tempered Glass
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster ZxR
Power Supply Fractal Design Newton R3 1000W
Mouse Razer Basilisk
Keyboard Razer Deathstalker
Software Windows 10 insider
Honestly I haven't felt the need to OC a GPU since before my XFX HD5870 over 6 years ago... My GTX770 and current GTX980Ti both had turbo clocks and performance that was excellent for my needs...and when it came time for more performance earlier this year I was offered a deal on a barely used 980Ti that still is better than what most folks are selling used 980Ti's for. Right place, right time. :D

But on other builds, when requested I will gladly OC the GPU to eek out extra performance for their budget. :rockout:
The problem is... everything is fine for 1080p@60FPS, if you need more than that, then it becomes funny.
 

Kursah

Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Oct 15, 2006
Messages
12,714 (2.65/day)
Location
Missoula, MT, USA
System Name Kursah's Gaming Rig 2018 - Ryzen+ Edition | SpartanCore | SpartanCore2
Processor R7 2700X @ Stock (3.7/4.35) w/PBO+XFR2 | i7 3770 3.4/3.9 Stock | i7 4770 3.4/3.9 Stock
Motherboard Asus ROG Strix X370-F Gaming | Intel DQ77MK | SuperMicro X10SLQ
Cooling Noctua NH-U14S Push-Pull + NT-H1 | Stock Intel Cooler + AC MX4 | Stock Intel Cooler + AC MX4
Memory 16GB (2x8) G.Skill DDR4-3200 | 16GB (4x4) Samsung DDR3-1600 | 32GB (4x8) Mushkin Stealth DDR3-1600
Video Card(s) MSI GTX980 Ti Gaming 6G LE @ Stock | Onboard Intel HD 4000 | Onboard Intel HD 4600
Storage SSD 250GB + 960GB, 1x2TB | 120GB SSD, RAID10 6x2TB (6TB) | 120GB SSD, RAID10 6x3TB (9TB)
Display(s) Samsung 32" TV IPS 1080p, Dell 23" U2312HM IPS 1080p | 19" Dell on KVM..mostly headless operation.
Case Corsair 600C - Stock Fans on Low | Lian Li Lancool PC-K7 - Cougar fans | Modified Lenovo TS430 Case
Audio Device(s) Aune T1 mk1 > AKG K553 Pro + HiFiMAN HE-350 (Equalizer APO + PeaceUI) | Not in use
Power Supply EVGA 750G2 Modular + APC Back-UPS Pro 1500 | EVGA KR500 80+ Bronze (Both) + APC Smart-UPS 1500
Mouse Logitech G502 | Dell USB Laser Mouse (KVM)
Keyboard Logitech G15 rv2 | Dell USB Keyboard (KVM)
Software Windows 10 Pro x64 | Windows Server 2012 R2 (Hyper-V) | Windows Server 2016 (Hyper-V)
Yep..I have no plans to go beyond 1080 at this point so no worries on my end. My next big build I might go higher res. Frankly 1080 + some AA and I'm happily and very smoothly gaming.

:toast:
 
Joined
May 8, 2016
Messages
236 (0.18/day)
Location
northeast USA
System Name Summer
Processor i5 3570K @ 4.4
Motherboard Gigabyte Z77X UD5H
Cooling Corsair H75 2x120mm push/pull
Memory 16 GB corsair
Video Card(s) Sapphire R9 390 Nitro
Storage 850 EVO 512GB (OS), 2x1 TB spinners RAID 1 (data), 512GB 850EVO (steam), sandisk 256GB (blockchains)
Display(s) Samsung
Case NZXT H2
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply Antec Earthwatts 650
Mouse Razor DeathAdder 3.5G
Keyboard Corsair K68 RGB
Software Win7 Pro x64
Benchmark Scores it runs.
Underclock and undervolt when mining but overclock at stock volts for games.
 
Joined
Mar 23, 2016
Messages
3,100 (2.28/day)
Processor Ryzen 5 3600
Motherboard MSI B450 Tomahawk ATX
Cooling Scythe Kotetsu with AM4 bracket
Memory PNY Anarchy-X XLR8 Red DDR4 3200 MHz C15-17-17-17-35
Video Card(s) MSI GeForce RTX 2060 GAMING Z 6G
Storage Samsung 970 EVO NVMe M.2 500 GB, SanDisk Ultra II 480 GB
Display(s) Samsung SyncMaster C27H711 OC refresh rate 110Hz
Case Phantek Eclipse P400S (PH-EC416PS)
Audio Device(s) EVGA NU Audio
Power Supply EVGA 850 BQ
Mouse SteelSeries Rival 310
Keyboard Logitech G G413 Silver
Software Windows 10 Professional 64-bit v1903
Overclocking the GPU to 1155 MHz (1.281v), and GDDR5 1575 MHz. Also undervolting the GPU to 1000 MHz (1.168v) for my R9 280 depends on if the game requires either 1000 MHz or the hefty 1155 MHz.
 

dorsetknob

"YOUR RMA REQUEST IS CON-REFUSED"
Joined
Mar 17, 2005
Messages
8,405 (1.56/day)
Location
Dorset where else eh? >>> Thats ENGLAND<<<
Play very few Games due to circumstances ( i wont bore you )
so card only has factory overclock
 
Joined
Jun 28, 2014
Messages
2,270 (1.14/day)
Location
Shenandoah Valley, Virginia USA
System Name Home Brewed
Processor i9-7900X and i7-8700K
Motherboard ASUS ROG Rampage VI Extreme & ASUS Prime Z-370 A
Cooling Corsair 280mm AIO & Thermaltake Water 3.0
Memory 64GB DDR4-3000 GSKill RipJaws-V & 32GB DDR4-3466 GEIL Potenza
Video Card(s) 2X-GTX-1080 SLI & 2 GTX-1070Ti 8GB G1 Gaming in SLI
Storage Both have 2TB HDDs for storage, 480GB SSDs for OS, and 240GB SSDs for Steam Games
Display(s) ACER 28" B286HK 4K & Samsung 32" 1080P
Case NZXT Source 540 & Rosewill Rise Chassis
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply Corsair RM1000 & Corsair RM850
Mouse Generic
Keyboard Razer Blackwidow Tournament & Corsair K90
Software Win-10 Professional
Benchmark Scores yes
No OC on any of them. I just buy a faster GPU if I need more GPU Power.

I do OC CPUs, but not a lot.
 
Last edited:
Joined
Jan 3, 2015
Messages
1,478 (0.82/day)
System Name Suffering from random access memory loss.
Processor Intel Core i7 980X @ 4.42 GHz (when becnching op to 4.77 GHz)
Motherboard ASUS P6X58D Premium
Cooling Noctua NH-D14 CPU cooler with 3 x noctua nf-f12 industrialppc-3000 pwm 120 MM fans
Memory 12 GB DDR3 CORSAIR 1600 MHz TIMMINGS 9-9-9-24
Video Card(s) EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC2 GAMING
Storage 2 x Samsung 950 PRO 256 GB M.2 NVME SSD, Crucial MX300 2 TB SSD, WD RED 4 TB + WD AV-GP 2 TB HDD.
Display(s) 24" SAMSUNG
Case ANTEC TWELVE HUNDRED
Audio Device(s) ONBOARD realtek sound card.
Power Supply THERMALTAKE TOUGHPOWER 1500 WATT
Mouse Logitech G903 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse
Keyboard LOGITECH G19s
Software WINDOWS 10 PRO 64 BITS
Benchmark Scores https://www.3dmark.com/fs/13514527 https://www.3dmark.com/spy/2333033
I have overclokket GPU since i got my first nvidia gpu. A geforce 4 MX440 128 MB vram if i remember and up to today with my latest GTX 970 in sli. I overclock everything i can on a pc: CPU, GPU, ram, Vram. Its free ekstra performence and i have never got a peace of hardware ever that have failed cause of overclock.

 
Joined
Jun 28, 2014
Messages
2,270 (1.14/day)
Location
Shenandoah Valley, Virginia USA
System Name Home Brewed
Processor i9-7900X and i7-8700K
Motherboard ASUS ROG Rampage VI Extreme & ASUS Prime Z-370 A
Cooling Corsair 280mm AIO & Thermaltake Water 3.0
Memory 64GB DDR4-3000 GSKill RipJaws-V & 32GB DDR4-3466 GEIL Potenza
Video Card(s) 2X-GTX-1080 SLI & 2 GTX-1070Ti 8GB G1 Gaming in SLI
Storage Both have 2TB HDDs for storage, 480GB SSDs for OS, and 240GB SSDs for Steam Games
Display(s) ACER 28" B286HK 4K & Samsung 32" 1080P
Case NZXT Source 540 & Rosewill Rise Chassis
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply Corsair RM1000 & Corsair RM850
Mouse Generic
Keyboard Razer Blackwidow Tournament & Corsair K90
Software Win-10 Professional
Benchmark Scores yes
Good score for older silicon Tomgang.
 
Joined
Jan 3, 2015
Messages
1,478 (0.82/day)
System Name Suffering from random access memory loss.
Processor Intel Core i7 980X @ 4.42 GHz (when becnching op to 4.77 GHz)
Motherboard ASUS P6X58D Premium
Cooling Noctua NH-D14 CPU cooler with 3 x noctua nf-f12 industrialppc-3000 pwm 120 MM fans
Memory 12 GB DDR3 CORSAIR 1600 MHz TIMMINGS 9-9-9-24
Video Card(s) EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC2 GAMING
Storage 2 x Samsung 950 PRO 256 GB M.2 NVME SSD, Crucial MX300 2 TB SSD, WD RED 4 TB + WD AV-GP 2 TB HDD.
Display(s) 24" SAMSUNG
Case ANTEC TWELVE HUNDRED
Audio Device(s) ONBOARD realtek sound card.
Power Supply THERMALTAKE TOUGHPOWER 1500 WATT
Mouse Logitech G903 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse
Keyboard LOGITECH G19s
Software WINDOWS 10 PRO 64 BITS
Benchmark Scores https://www.3dmark.com/fs/13514527 https://www.3dmark.com/spy/2333033
Good score for older silicon Tomgang.
Thanks. I dont complaining about my systems performance. "Old but not obsolete" as a robot from the future once said...
 
Joined
Sep 5, 2009
Messages
1,498 (0.40/day)
Location
Bismarck, ND
System Name Fuzzy Bunny
Processor Intel i7 3770K
Motherboard ASRock Z77 Extreme4
Cooling Arctic Freezer 7 Pro Rev 2
Memory 16GB Mushkin 2133
Video Card(s) NVIDIA GTX 980 Ti-Kraken G10
Storage Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS 750GB
Display(s) ASUS 24"
Case Antec 300
Audio Device(s) Stock
Power Supply CoolerMaster Gold 1000 Watt
Software Windows 7 64
Joined
Jun 21, 2016
Messages
2,010 (1.59/day)
System Name X58
Processor Xeon E5640
Motherboard ASUS P6x58D-E
Cooling Coolermaster Seidon 240V
Memory 8GB 1600
Video Card(s) Sapphire R9 Fury Nitro OC+
Storage 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 / 500GB Hitachi Deskstar
Display(s) VX2268M
Case NZXT S340
Audio Device(s) Soundblaster FX
Power Supply Silverstone ST1000-P
Mouse Steelseries Rival
Keyboard TTesports Poseidon ZX
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
Benchmark Scores 1 Billion
Every GPU i have ever owned except the ATi X1550 i have overclocked.

ATi 4670
ATi 4870
ATi 5850
AMD 7770
9800GT
9800GTX+ x2
GTX 480 x2
GTX 580
GTX 670

ATi mobility Radeon 4570m... i got a pretty massive 120mhz out of it using EVGA Precision LMAO!

And boy was it fun to try and run games on it LOL. Video's for that thing.

 
Joined
May 9, 2012
Messages
6,657 (2.40/day)
Location
Ovronnaz, Wallis, Switzerland
System Name Monster Panzer Max [MPM]/Nostalg33k/Fiio X5 3rd gen/Xiaomi Mi Box S/Honor View 20
Processor i5-6600K 3.9/E8500/RK3188/S905X 4X1.5 A53/Kirin 980 2xA76 (2.6 GHz)+2xA76 (1.92)+4xA53 (1.8GHz)
Motherboard Gigabyte Z170X Gaming 7/XFX 650i Ultra/Fiio/uh?/uh?
Cooling Corsair H115i /Alphacool Eisberg /uh?/Aluminum heatsink/Heatpipe
Memory 4x4gb HyperX Predator 2800 CL14/2gb DDR2 800/1gb/2gb LPDDR3/6gb LPDDR4X dual channel
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 1070 ARMOR 8gb OC/Asus 8800 Ultra/Mali 400MP4/Mali 450MP5/Mali G76MP10
Storage 120gb OCZ VertexIII,1tb/8gb SSHD,2xToshiba 1tb/none/32gb+64gb/8gb/128gb UFS 2.1
Display(s) Medion X58222 32"5ms OC 75hz 2880x1620/Philips 273E3LHSB 27"1ms 1920x1080/~4" 480x800/6.4 inch FHD+
Case Cougar Panzer Max/none/Aluminum and tempered glass/None/alu frame +back/front glass
Audio Device(s) Fiio Q1 Mark II+Logitec Z333/SB Audigy2 Platinum/dual AK4490EN /HDMI audio output/Trn V60/Fiio Fa1
Power Supply Seasonic M12II Evo 750 /Enermax Coolergiant 480/12v 1.5A/Aukey QC3.0 9-12V 1.96A
Mouse Asus ROG Spatha/touch/Xiaomi XMRM-006/touch
Keyboard GMMK TKL+Gateron Red+white keys/touch/none/touch
Software Win10 64/none/Android 5.1.1 custom/Android TV 8.1/Android 9.1.0
Benchmark Scores bench...mark? i do leave mark on bench sometime, to remember which one is the most comfortable. :o
There should be another option "Only when benchmarking" :D

For gaming I don't OC and my card is already factory OC'd.
seconded ... actually for day to day task the factory OC is enough (even if it's only 50mhz on the core ) but for benchies i OC manually to test the card.
and actually as : "if i need more GPU power" question arise, the answer will always be, "i will OC it" as i don't have the budget to get a faster one, why get a 600-700chf GPU when a 450chf one can reach them in some situation with a little OC added, ok they only reach stock performances of the faster one but for now even the mid-highend cards are overkill, at last for me on 1080p .... i might OC a bit when i will switch to a useful resolution like 1440-1600 (but not 4k ... not useful ... 27" i prefer 1440 )

on previous owned cards i would OC most of the time (probably because i always took the top dog of the previous gen when a new one was out and the older one was cheaper, or second hand :laugh: )

Depends on more..ASIC score, model of GPU,quality of PSU.
obviousness :laugh: ... (except for model of the GPU and ASIC ... who give a damn for the ASIC, specially now that the 10XX series ASIC is not supported if you don't try you don't know i had some shitty ASIC cards that OC'ed like champs on air or water, brand that use ASIC to get a premium on their card are laughable... altho only EVGA or is there another clown in the mix? ) although PSU quality ... no one should have a no name or shady brand PSU ever or a Corsair CX ... cheap in every aspect .... not bad but too cheap, my retailer recommended me that one ... i changed my retailer and got a Seasonic M12II 750 EVO for 15$ more :roll:
 
Top