Overclocking makes my games slow Tags: Graphics Cards Overclocking Power Supplies Games Last response: September 1, 2010 12:04 AM in Overclocking Share mohsentux August 28, 2010 6:36:12 PM as i said on thread's title i think when i overclock my hd 4870 games get slower not faster my power supply is 650w and i don't know what the problem is. could you help More about : overclocking makes games slow | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove yo_yo2400 August 28, 2010 6:50:19 PM It could be getting too hot and thats causing it to slow itself down to compensate for the cooling issue. Run one of the benchmarks with it oced and then standard see what happens. | Report abuse MrMooky September 1, 2010 12:04:32 AM Install MSI Afterburner and monitor the heat. My card whould do this when overheating. If heat is the cause, you need to find a solution or you'll burn your card out. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Overclocking>Overclocking makes my games slow> Related ressources: ForumMy 2nd HDD makes my pc slow ForumDELL XPS L702X running slow on games . ForumOverclocking makes my PC slower -.- ForumI have a Pentium D 820 and it makes some games lag real bad. ForumSlow boot times, slow disk access, Laggy audio in games , constant crashes ForumCore speed slow in games ForumUpgrading graphics card on old CPU - makes sense or not? ForumWill a 0.7 ghz cpu overclock make a big fps difference in games ? ForumCD r/wr won't read or burn CD and makes my computer slow ForumCPU Slow After Overclock ? ForumAfter overclocking GPU FPS slow down ForumSapphire 6950 2gb in Crossfire makes BF3 and Skyrim unplayable ForumWould this make a good pc that can run the newer games on maxed out settings ? ForumBF3 FPS makes me sad.. ForumSlow down of games on 8600gt ForumWhat could make my pc slow ? ForumNEW PC BUILD FOR MAKING GAMES /PLAYING GAMES ForumFixed Voltage ForumAMD Phenom II 955 BE Overclocking questions ForumOverclocking settings More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !