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October 20, 2010 8:03:40 PM

I have recently bought a GT 240, I know it sucks, but it only what I could afford, I was going to get a GTS250, but I though to myself it would save my mum a little money, and also I did not now that I could use a ATI with my board, because my board is Nvidia based, but some guy told me you could mod, a ATI card to have it work on a Nvidia board, but I didnt now that :( 


so how much can I push this card?

it is stock clocked at 550Mhz, I dotn now how mcuh I can push it to, so I need help, also this card is about 2 weeks old, so I dpotn want to break it...


It is a GDDR5 XFX GeForce GT240 :D 

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October 20, 2010 8:19:09 PM

C'mon guys pls.....
October 20, 2010 9:10:42 PM

Also is there any AM3 motherboards which supports DDR2 800

and has ACC?
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October 20, 2010 9:36:11 PM

Use Msi afterburner or EVGA Precision. If your not adjusting voltage, which I'm sure your not, you wont break your card. Just watch temperatures, while gaming/stability testing.
October 20, 2010 9:44:12 PM

Thanks, I have MSI Afterburner and Kombustor for artifact scanning.

Also do you think I should buy a new fansink, and motherboard, Because I want to try unlocking the the core but I dont know how, and I want overclock it too. I have a stock cooler, and when I put it on cool 'n quiet, degrees C drop to 22 C idle..
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October 20, 2010 9:48:45 PM

Do you have a pre made computer, or did someone or yourself build it?

Full system specs if you can.
October 20, 2010 9:55:16 PM

I built it, please note Im 14, I used to know alot about OC'ing, but I have been "learning", how to hack, well really I can hack...I will not go into more detail.

But I have recently bought a AMD II X3 445 , AND A XFX GDDR5 GT240

I have two matching Samsung DDR2-800 sticks of RAM, but my board can take DDR-2 1066

I have a ECS GF8100M5

I dont think you need to know about my HDD, but it is a 320 GB 7200RPM, Sata2.

THANKS! for replying :D 
October 20, 2010 10:20:12 PM

If you were really into hacking, you would know to test OC your card to the fastest stable speed, write it down and then find the closest compatible bios to your card in the same series and hack the bios to that version for a permanent OC.
October 20, 2010 11:04:23 PM

No I mean Computer Hacking, dont take the piss outta me.

Last time I was into OC'ing was about 9 + months ago.

When I mean hackiing, I have had a botnet of 500+, and I can manually SQLi, I dotn steal money ETC.

I have fun....

I did biuy a VPS tho.

And I know how to OC, but I only wanted a estimate of how much I can push my CPU + GPU.

I got it up to 675Mhz (550Mhz orig)

But I lowered the Shader clock as it was unstable.

But no I cant hack BIOS, because I dont wanna flash-fail.
October 20, 2010 11:22:49 PM

Sportsfanboy does that motherboard support DDR2 800?
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October 20, 2010 11:34:17 PM

^ yes it does
October 20, 2010 11:35:55 PM

So I will get this board :D 

And AMD OverDrive is supported by it? hmm?

That will auto-OC for me LOl's
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October 20, 2010 11:43:30 PM

Your better off overclocking manually, imo. You might need to add a touch more voltage after you unlock the core as well. See how it goes, GL
October 20, 2010 11:45:52 PM

Thanks for all you help, bro. :D 
October 20, 2010 11:48:08 PM

Also one more wuestion, When I use PhysX, and say i shooot a pane of glass, I get a HUGE dro in FPS for about 0.2 - 3s, when I use my CPU, to render the PhysX, it seems to be much better, so should I just use the CPU?
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October 20, 2010 11:57:37 PM

Yeah you can off load physics to the cpu, especially when you unlock and overclock the chip. You might get more gaming performance that way as your card is a little underpowered.
October 21, 2010 12:02:11 AM

You are AWESOME!

thanks, bro, for all your brill help.
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October 21, 2010 12:54:04 AM

np
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