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February 22, 2014 1:03:48 PM

Hello everyone,

I just bought a EVGA GTX650 Ti 1 GB as you guys requested a few weeks ago, and everything its awesome and i love it, however a few days ago i started to overclock the graphic card and after i choose the speed voltage etc, i open my game but the screen goes black for about 3 seconds, and after that everything runs perfect.

I was just wondering, is this normal? And if not, what may be the problem?

Thanks in advance.

PC Specs:

H61MH Biostar Motherboard
i3 2100 3.2
6Gb Ram (Kingston) 1333
Thermaltake 600W PSU
EVGA GTX650 Ti 1 GB

Take in consideration that:

Drivers are updated
Im bearly overclocking the card
Temp not higher than 45° while overclocking
LED monitor aprox 4-5 years old (i dont know if this has anything to do, but still).
Monitor Resolution 1920 x 1080

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a b K Overclocking
February 22, 2014 1:59:11 PM

This isn't normal. You pushed your GPU beyond it's current power limits. Increase the voltage to your card slowly. Once the temperature reaches 70C after 20 minutes of MSi Afterburner, stop overclocking.
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a b K Overclocking
February 22, 2014 3:21:15 PM

It's normal for a bad overclock setting yes. Your options are to increase voltage or decrease clock speeds. Bear in mind that your video cards will start to throttle themselves at a certain temperature (have to look it up for yourself) so if you're getting to that point you'll be actually losing performance. Overclocking is a skill that takes lots of patience and trial and error. Make small adjustments and everything will work out.
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