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Need some advice over clocking a 8800GT

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November 27, 2007 12:01:39 PM

I have BFG Overclocked 8800GT but I decided it may help my performance to overclock it abit more.

I have the Nvidia nTune and the monitor so I can read temps.

My cards idle temps are nForc 52 degrees C and GPU1 60 degrees C and thats with my Core bus at 675 Mhz and Memory is 900 Mhz.

I have very large case and 4 fans going right now. I also have a 700W PSU. So I don't think I have to worry about overheating and lack of power supplied to the card.

Does anyone have some good standard numbers the card can be turned up too? If not, and I have to experiment, what should I be looking out for? The temperature readings? If so, how do I know whats too hot?

Should I also adjust the fan? Right now its 29%/60 degrees C.

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November 27, 2007 6:42:55 PM

I run mine usually at 700 Core, 925 RAM. At load Im at around 65C with no issues. I've run mine as high as 715, 1000 with no issues and no extra heat, but I'm a wuss and set it back to 700, 925.
November 29, 2007 1:02:16 AM

Right now I have an Overclocked 8800gt running at 700/1726/925 core/shader/memory. I have the fan @ 60%. Idle is around 58C while playing Crysis it ran about 83C.

Will I regret running the card like this down the road or are these all within normal boundaries? Have you played Crysis? Playing Crysis I've gotten 83C, anything else iusually floats around 70C.
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November 29, 2007 8:42:55 PM

Simple question.
I just got a factory OCed 8800GT. Nice.
Now what is a simple way to adjust the fan ? I just want to keep it high and cool..
November 29, 2007 9:16:41 PM

A program called Rivatuner is a great way to control the fan speed and overclocking.

I've read to adjust it between 50%-70%.
November 29, 2007 9:17:42 PM

Well i got my xfx geforc 8600gt xxx oced to a blazing:

751mhz core
1604mhz shader
1902mhz memory

Degrees celcius

with only a fan sitting on top of it and bio's fan control off so it sounds a little like a leafblower but i dont mind 7.1 surround drownds the fan sounds out. sounds like you guys run hotter than me... = (
January 15, 2008 12:27:56 PM

Thats becuase your card is the massively inferior 8600gt............
January 15, 2008 5:42:19 PM

if your serious about overclocking the GT & want seriously cool temps then get the Thermalright HR-03GT!
my temps in crysis 46 MAX (34 idle)
never goes 1 degree over!