need help Evga gtx 660 SC overcloking

hii i have a gtx 660 sc from evga and a amd fx 6300 with a corsair cx 500 and i was wondering is overclocking a problem with my power supply? ]


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  1. You should be o.k. no worries.
  2. bigcyco1 said:
    You should be o.k. no worries.


    thanks for replying oh and i overclocked it by 40mhz on the mem and gpu clock and it seems to be ok but i was doing some stress tests and even while playing some games i noticed that sometimes the gpu clock goes down and then it goes back up is that normal?
  3. harinoorvirk28 said:
    bigcyco1 said:
    You should be o.k. no worries.


    thanks for replying oh and i overclocked it by 40mhz on the mem and gpu clock and it seems to be ok but i was doing some stress tests and even while playing some games i noticed that sometimes the gpu clock goes down and then it goes back up is that normal?
    Yes it's normal
  4. harinoorvirk28 said:
    bigcyco1 said:
    You should be o.k. no worries.


    thanks for replying oh and i overclocked it by 40mhz on the mem and gpu clock and it seems to be ok but i was doing some stress tests and even while playing some games i noticed that sometimes the gpu clock goes down and then it goes back up is that normal?


    yes, its normal, its the boost clock, these cards dont have a fixed clock speed as such. increase you power limit and set a fan speed profile that keeps it below 70c. the cards will throttle back if they hit their power limit, and when they get too hot. search "Kepler Golden Bios", its a bios util an is currently the only way to increase voltage and increase power limit beyond the manufacturers maximum, voltage cant be done with msi afterburner (eventhough afterburner shows the option)
    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?284014-KGB-Kepler-BIOS-Editor-Unlocker
    it uses your cards bios, edits the values and then you reflash the card with the new values, so its pretty safe since its using your manufacturers bios. Do a lot of reading before you use it though.
    http://www.overclock.net/t/1330897/official-gtx-660-non-ti-owners-club
    ^there's another must read for getting a good overclock.
    I cant say ive had to OC mine much anyway, most games run well enough. You would probably get more benefit from OC'ing your CPU.
  5. iam2thecrowe said:
    harinoorvirk28 said:
    bigcyco1 said:
    You should be o.k. no worries.


    thanks for replying oh and i overclocked it by 40mhz on the mem and gpu clock and it seems to be ok but i was doing some stress tests and even while playing some games i noticed that sometimes the gpu clock goes down and then it goes back up is that normal?


    yes, its normal, its the boost clock, these cards dont have a fixed clock speed as such. increase you power limit and set a fan speed profile that keeps it below 70c. the cards will throttle back if they hit their power limit, and when they get too hot. search "Kepler Golden Bios", its a bios util an is currently the only way to increase voltage and increase power limit beyond the manufacturers maximum, voltage cant be done with msi afterburner (eventhough afterburner shows the option)
    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?284014-KGB-Kepler-BIOS-Editor-Unlocker
    it uses your cards bios, edits the values and then you reflash the card with the new values, so its pretty safe since its using your manufacturers bios. Do a lot of reading before you use it though.
    http://www.overclock.net/t/1330897/official-gtx-660-non-ti-owners-club
    ^there's another must read for getting a good overclock.
    I cant say ive had to OC mine much anyway, most games run well enough. You would probably get more benefit from OC'ing your CPU.

    hey thanks alot k so right now i am getting 1175 mhz on the clock and its stable oh and i set the power limit at 110% i am using precisonx is that clock fine?
  6. harinoorvirk28 said:
    iam2thecrowe said:
    harinoorvirk28 said:
    bigcyco1 said:
    You should be o.k. no worries.


    thanks for replying oh and i overclocked it by 40mhz on the mem and gpu clock and it seems to be ok but i was doing some stress tests and even while playing some games i noticed that sometimes the gpu clock goes down and then it goes back up is that normal?


    yes, its normal, its the boost clock, these cards dont have a fixed clock speed as such. increase you power limit and set a fan speed profile that keeps it below 70c. the cards will throttle back if they hit their power limit, and when they get too hot. search "Kepler Golden Bios", its a bios util an is currently the only way to increase voltage and increase power limit beyond the manufacturers maximum, voltage cant be done with msi afterburner (eventhough afterburner shows the option)
    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?284014-KGB-Kepler-BIOS-Editor-Unlocker
    it uses your cards bios, edits the values and then you reflash the card with the new values, so its pretty safe since its using your manufacturers bios. Do a lot of reading before you use it though.
    http://www.overclock.net/t/1330897/official-gtx-660-non-ti-owners-club
    ^there's another must read for getting a good overclock.
    I cant say ive had to OC mine much anyway, most games run well enough. You would probably get more benefit from OC'ing your CPU.

    hey thanks alot k so right now i am getting 1175 mhz on the clock and its stable oh and i set the power limit at 110% i am using precisonx is that clock fine?


    sure if its stable thats fine. Just be careful, as i have found increasing the clock speed too much and your actual performance can go backwards as it throttles back more, so check that your performance numbers are increaseing with 3d mark or something. Also, the memory on these is normally easily overclockable to +300-400mhz.
  7. iam2thecrowe said:
    harinoorvirk28 said:
    iam2thecrowe said:
    harinoorvirk28 said:
    bigcyco1 said:
    You should be o.k. no worries.


    thanks for replying oh and i overclocked it by 40mhz on the mem and gpu clock and it seems to be ok but i was doing some stress tests and even while playing some games i noticed that sometimes the gpu clock goes down and then it goes back up is that normal?


    yes, its normal, its the boost clock, these cards dont have a fixed clock speed as such. increase you power limit and set a fan speed profile that keeps it below 70c. the cards will throttle back if they hit their power limit, and when they get too hot. search "Kepler Golden Bios", its a bios util an is currently the only way to increase voltage and increase power limit beyond the manufacturers maximum, voltage cant be done with msi afterburner (eventhough afterburner shows the option)
    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?284014-KGB-Kepler-BIOS-Editor-Unlocker
    it uses your cards bios, edits the values and then you reflash the card with the new values, so its pretty safe since its using your manufacturers bios. Do a lot of reading before you use it though.
    http://www.overclock.net/t/1330897/official-gtx-660-non-ti-owners-club
    ^there's another must read for getting a good overclock.
    I cant say ive had to OC mine much anyway, most games run well enough. You would probably get more benefit from OC'ing your CPU.

    hey thanks alot k so right now i am getting 1175 mhz on the clock and its stable oh and i set the power limit at 110% i am using precisonx is that clock fine?


    sure if its stable thats fine. Just be careful, as i have found increasing the clock speed too much and your actual performance can go backwards as it throttles back more, so check that your performance numbers are increaseing with 3d mark or something. Also, the memory on these is normally easily overclockable to +300-400mhz.
    thanks but can that damage my card as i ran heaven 4.0 and 1175 was stable and without the overclock i get 1150 so i am worried like if anything happens and is it covered by evga if the card is not fried lol
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