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Old 05-14-10, 12:58 AM   #440
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Default Re: Official "I just got a Geforce GTX 470/480" thread

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Originally Posted by CaptNKILL View Post
Well, my new case has completely remedied the heat issues I was having.

I just overclocked the card more, rearranged my fans so that the higher-RPM fan is in the bottom, blowing directly at the GPU.

I'm running the card at 750\1500\1875 at 1.050v and in the Cryostasis benchmark it tops out at 82C! This is much better than in my old case. At these clocks its probably a 15-20C difference, and I don't even have my bottom fan speed set to high. Once the weather gets hotter I'll definitely need to crank it up a notch or lower my overclocks (its only 55F here right now) but for now, this is good.

My benchmark scores have also gone up, so the overclocking is actually doing something. Going from 600/1215/1674 to 750/1500/1875 in the Cryostasis benchmark (with my 250 doing the Physx) increased my average FPS from 48.1 to 57.5... that's nearly a 20% increase in average frame rate! My minimum also went up from 29 to 34.7, which is also nearly 20%.
That's great news CaptNKILL congrats.
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