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Xfx hd 4890

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May 8, 2010 10:02:10 PM

Hello,
i was wandering if its posible to overclock my xfx 4890. i see people with 900/4000....jeez i cant even get it past 855/100 without it freezing the pc and i just replace myati hd 4870 and this 4890 with a gig of mam seems slower i am clueless. 4870 only has 512 wats up with that???

my specs......vista 32
cre 2 duo e4400 2.0
3 gigs ram
650 bfg psu
ati xfx hd 4890 1gig
please someone help m,e if u can...please!!!!!!

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a b K Overclocking
May 9, 2010 12:06:05 AM

i would over clock your CPU first

OC your ATI 4890 will not improve your game performance.
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May 9, 2010 12:09:33 AM

Yeah, it's certainly your CPU that is holding you back. You need to OC that thing a lot(not that hard to do) or get a better processor(tell us your motherboard model if you'd prefer that option.) You wont see any real advantage from your new card until you do so.
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May 9, 2010 10:37:18 AM

I agree with both of them:) 

Your CPU is holding you back. A 3+ Ghz OC will give you a very nice boost!
OCing your card won't until your CPU is powerful enough to drive that card to its full potential.
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