I have the nvidia 8400GS (made by Foxconn) along with Foxconn 45 CM S MB and Intel P4. Pretty old setup but I was wondering if it would even be possible to overclock the 8400GS? It's not covered by warranty anymore so I'd like a little feedback, if possible, before I try. Then again, I am doubtful if any sort of overclock would help really. My motherboard doesn't let me overclock the processor to more than 3.16 GHz (stock is 3.0!)
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Yeah, you can overclock it. But you said it well, don't expect any big improvements. The 8400GS is a really weak gaming GPU. While your P4 is not a screamer by todays CPU standards, it is not much of a bottleneck for an 8400GS.
OC-ing 8400GS is simply pointless, because max overclock you can achieve is about 5-6% which means that your Graphic performance will increase with 3-4%, which means : if a game runs on15 FPS on stock settings, OC-ed will be 16 FPS. You will NOT notice the difference at all.