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Overclocking w/stock 9800 Pro: worth the risk?

Discussion in 'ATI' started by Wblane, Jun 13, 2004.

  1. Wblane

    Wblane Guest

    I did remove the dried out, flaky white stuff and replace it with Arctic Silver
    III. I'm thinking of getting one of the VGA silencers but can't afford it.
    -Bill (remove "botizer" to reply via email)
    Wblane, Jun 13, 2004
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  2. Wblane

    Augustus Guest

    You can afford a 9800 Pro but not a fan?
    Augustus, Jun 13, 2004
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  3. Wblane

    First of One Guest

    I wouldn't hesistate to overclock the card out of the box. Do it in small
    increments and you'll notice artifacting or crashes way before any
    overheating damage occurs.

    Remember, overclocking should remain *free*.
    First of One, Jun 13, 2004
  4. Wblane

    Wblane Guest

    I'm thinking of getting an arctic cool VGA silencer, but was thinking of trying
    the overclock before I get it (since I'm kinda short of $$$ right now). I
    remember overclocking my 9500 Pro though and it seemed I got minimal framerate

    -Bill (remove "botizer" to reply via email)
    Wblane, Jun 15, 2004
  5. Wblane

    GMAN Guest

    They are $15 Dollars , what cant you afford?
    GMAN, Jun 15, 2004
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