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|2nd May 2008, 19:24||#1|
Stida's overclocking topic
However I'm not really an overclock-elite-trooper also joined the overclocking contest (we all need a little challenge, don't we??)
CPU: Intel Q6600 (B3)
CPU cooling : Scythe Ninja CU
GPU: HD 2600 XT 256MB GDDR4 (Sapphire)
GPU cooling : Stock
MOTHERBOARD : Asus P5K (no mods)
MEM: Corsair XMS2 1024MB (*2)
PSU: OCZ 600watt gamexstream
I only have air cooling for this all, but I'll try my best!
Last edited by Stida : 2nd May 2008 at 19:32.
|3rd May 2008, 10:13||#3|
|3rd May 2008, 12:20||#5|
only the black one attached to the heat sink cools the cpu (and it cools the north bridge too, because it blows a bit under the heat sink too).
The blue one on top, pulls the air out of the heat sink too, and blows it on the hot backside of the gfx-card
The blue one on the bottom of the case cools the ram and the north bridge
|4th May 2008, 09:16||#7|
|4th May 2008, 12:16||#9|
I already did some CPU overclocking (2.4Ghz --> 2.8Ghz for 24/7 stable), and ran a few benches just for fun and the looks (who doesn't love 3Dmark graphics??)
I had no experience with GPU overclocking yet.
So yes, first time to overclock for benches
|4th May 2008, 16:35||#10|
and another (little) update:
I pushed the cpu to 3Ghz (428*7):
GPU stock (800 core, 1100 Mem)
(Cpu 600Mhz extra --> 1430 marks extra)
GPU overclocked (860core, 1200Mem)
The difference isn't really shocking.
In some of the tests, the FPS is exactly the same. And the CPU test is a bit worse, but I think is was just a bit bad luck...
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