BFG GeForce 8800 GT OC... Overclocked

planefanatic

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Hello everyone! I just joined today, sorry if i am starting a thread that is already up.

I have a bfg gefoce 8800 gt oc, and i want to overclock it. I downloaded nTune because it looked the least scary lol. I am new to overclocking anything, and i only want to overclock my 3d card. The card stock is 625Mhz core clock 900Mhz for the ram. on nTune i got it to 756Mhz core clock and 1160mhz for the ram. nTune said that the gpu test passes and i did the stabilty test through the nvidia control pannel for ten min, and it passed.

My question is that am i screwing up anything? / Is nTune an ok OC program? / Dont really want to try flashing the Bios, do i really need to?
For cooling on the VGA i have a zulman VF1000, and at idle the card sits at 48C with load i havent seen it go over 53-55C. HELP Thanks!!!!!
 

eagles453809

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ntune is fine. you need to play a graphic intensive game to test for stability... look for artifacting, odd colors, anything that doesnt appear normal. if you get any of that you need to lower your clocks.
 

the_one111

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Some 8800GT's have problems on OC'ing their memory, mine will OC its core and shader clock but if I touch the memory it screams in frustration at my attempts at milking its power.

So watch out for that :D