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Xfx 8600 Gts 512

Discussion in 'NVIDIA' started by orangejuice, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. orangejuice New Member

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    Hi all. I have the above mentioned graphics card.
    Factory settings :
    GPU Clock 675
    Mem Clock 1000
    Shader clock 1450

    Overclocked:
    GPU Clock 775
    Mem Clock 1150
    Shader clock 1800

    Processor E6420, 2GB RAM, Win7 Ultimate 64bit
    Games tested COD 2 Modern Warfare (everything on high, but on ultra slows down) 70 degrees C max
    Tropico 3 (again, everything on high not on highest) 80 degrees C max

    Now my problem is, I haven't found such high figures.
    (1) Am I risking blowing my shit up
    (2) Is this praise to Win7 and not windows Shitsa (Vista)?
    (3) Or am I the cheap brotha man with the OCing plan
    (4) Are these stats only impressive to new OCing me.
     
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    1. i dont think your risking anything, just keep ur temps lower then 75 ish. (lower the better :D) i would say 80 is starting to push it.
    2. sure why not! PRAISE WIN 7!
    3. this is where i got lost
    4. back on track, thats a nice overclock :D
     
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    Check your temps.
    Run Fur bench. Check if there's any yellow spot artifacting.
    If not, you're fine.
    I've been searching for a screenshot of my 8600GTS oc.... but I can't find it! :(
    I had one in 2007 but it was only 256MB memory.
     
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    Fur score

    Didn't run smoothly at 1280x1024, only got
    FPS:
    Min 12
    Avg 14
    Max 18

    Score
    833 over 60 secs

    Is that any good (checking after typing)?
    By the way thank you slyfox2151 and Black Panther, hope I can help you in the future. I have a degree in "Nutrition"
     
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    Hello orangejuice! My name is Orange (that is my pic in my sig :D), welcome to TPU and nice to meet you!

    Well, if you can finish furmark, it means you passed. Congrats! How's the temp after furmark? If it is high 70s then I think it is time to listen to Slyfox and reduce your oc. Otherwise, fine.
     
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    run furmark for about 20 minutes, that will give you an idea of how hot the GPU will get under very very high stress(it won't reach that in gaming though), if the GPU dosen't freeze or start giving artifacts then your set, that 60 second test won't show max temp.

    don't use xtreme burning mode though
     
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