Thank you very much for the detailed response. So why is AMD overdrive a terrible program? I use my BIOS to overclock my CPU and ram because my menu makes it really easy. I am no computer expert but I know enough to get by. The only games I tested with overclocking my GPU were Metro 2033 and Far Cry 3. I noticed maybe a few frames increase in Metro (OC to 1150 and 1600) but I noticed no difference in Far Cry. When I saw the speeds were jumping back and forth I thought maybe that was the issue but if that is normal then never mind. I heard that this card is great to overclock so I guess I am just disappointed so far with the results.