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Old 09-17-07, 02:57 PM   #3
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Default Re: 8800gtx overclock

Actually it really depends on the quality of the thermal paste and if it was properly applied. Mine was horribly applied and thats why I could barely get stable above 605/2000 on the stock cooler but obviously it got a lot better with the HR03+ and proper amount of AS5.

I think 620-630/2000-2020 are realistic with the stock heatsink and proper amount of AS5 on the core and a good quality silicone-based thermal paste on the ram/voltage regulators. IIRC Roadhog even managed 650 on the core with the stock heatsink but I have no idea how stable it was for him.

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