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What do you use for Graphics Card Overclock and monitoring?

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Curious to know whether you guys like to use for overclocking and monitoring your GPU?
msi ab? precision x? etc.
 
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MSI Afterburner FTW. I have tried EVGA Precision, Zotac Firestorm, ASUS GPU TWEAK 2 and i all ways end up going back to MSI Afterburner.

Download the newest MSI Afterburner version from Guru3d.com. That has al ways worked well for me with Nvidia cards (i have never owned a AMD/ATI card, so cant say how MSI afterburner works with these cards, But Nvidia has worked flawless for me).

And yes I use msi for overclock as well as monitoring.
 
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AB for sure. Most polished OC experience.

EVGA px1 is still not stable even with their latest 1.0 official non-beta release.
 
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Afterburner is just too solid and consistent to get away from for me. Though I had a great run with wattman on my 580... though even then I used afterburner for fan control and monitoring.
 
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thing is MSI AB RTSS is causing of a lot of my games to become instable... I'm not sure why... in the past, I've not noticed it being such a problem...
Maybe the font colors I've been customizing for the OSD of RTSS is the culprit... i dunno... maybe the fact I have frame time monitoring. I'm forced to shut down RTSS which is my whole reason for getting msi ab in the first place, I like using RTSS to have a good idea of my current performance, fps, f-time, usage and clocks and temps
 
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i used to manual oc through bios, and ofcourse msi afterburn is the best for monitoring:)
 
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thing is MSI AB RTSS is causing of a lot of my games to become instable... I'm not sure why... in the past, I've not noticed it being such a problem...
Maybe the font colors I've been customizing for the OSD of RTSS is the culprit... i dunno... maybe the fact I have frame time monitoring. I'm forced to shut down RTSS which is my whole reason for getting msi ab in the first place, I like using RTSS to have a good idea of my current performance, fps, f-time, usage and clocks and temps
Do you know how to check what app is calling for 3D accel in AB? I'm curious what app/s you have running w/o your knowledge. You'd be surprised how many apps make 3D process calls when they don't even need it.

Oh, btw just in case click the "i" button in AB, and scroll all the way down to "active 3D process." Then copy any *.exe you see and paste into RTSS. Do this by "add" profile, and simply paste the *.exe instead of traversing. Then choose "none" for app detection level. Repeat for any apps you see in AB. Random apps will pop in there, especially game launchers, steam/origin/etc etc.
 
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I tend to use Afterburner for the info display etc, then HWMonitor in the background for logging. Been using AFBurner for so long now it would seem wrong to use anything else for frametimes bar, GPU usage etc.
 
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For monitoring I use either MSI Afterburner with plugin to HWInfo64 if I want to see OSD in-game, or just GPU-Z running in the background.
For overclocking I use MSI Afterburner exclusively because the superior frequency/voltage curve that completely configurable to what I'm looking for.
 
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For overclocking I use MSI Afterburner exclusively because the superior frequency/voltage curve that completely configurable to what I'm looking for.

For Amd, wattman (from the driver) has that voltage curve integrated. Nvidia has to catch up on that imo.
 
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For Amd, wattman (from the driver) has that voltage curve integrated. Nvidia has to catch up on that imo.
That is correct, AMD has superior control panel and Wattman to control overclocking. nvidia control panel looks dated in comparison. Despite that I'm still using different software to control pstates in Vega 56, OverdriveNTool.
 
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That is correct, AMD has superior control panel and Wattman to control overclocking. nvidia control panel looks dated in comparison. Despite that I'm still using different software to control pstates in Vega 56, OverdriveNTool.
Thanks for bringing that up, i might just start using that. I see it has an option to set the idle 300 Mhz too, because wattman and msi ab has that greyed out.
Edit, i see i can't edit that either. Still useful program though.
 
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