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Useful Overclocking Applications

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by Azza, Jul 22, 2007.

  1. The Jaded Raver

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    There is probs a Crysis benchmark tool some where as well. Or so iv heard
     
  2. rangor gubbins

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  3. ripperOFflesh

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    thanks i'll get some of these
     
  4. Ricardox1

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    cheers will try em
     
  5. oLysmoLy

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    added
     
  6. oLysmoLy

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    does anyone know of any good value for money coolers???
     
  7. johnsparton10

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    Is there a program that is like core temp but for my GPU? I like the way coretemp keeps the highest it has been etc and can minimizeit to the tray.

    thnx
     
  8. Azza

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    GPUZ does.


    I'll update the list after I've done my work tonight. :)
     
  9. Podmonkey

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    Not sure if this is the right place to put this but if anyone is interested on a quick read/guide with some decent apps then have a look at this months PC Format. Has small OCing guides on intel/amd cpus, gpu and ram (only basic stuff though) aswell as having a nice set of apps on the free dvd (fraps, core temp, cpuz, gpuz and a load more).

    Seemed like a nice little pack really along with a basic guide on case modding (just painting, fan mounting etc). Dont usually like the mag but it was pretty decent with a dvd that could be useful to someone.
     
  10. Nathan94

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    This should be updated :3
     
  11. adren

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    What's everyone using to bench / test GPU overclocks now 3dmark isn't free?
     
  12. GerroffMe

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    The superpi link in the benchmark section is a dead link
     
  13. sweppe

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    Perfect! thanks

    Although i've noticed that all 3D Marks before 2011 don't seem to work on Windows 7 :(
     
  14. mikeyholt

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    MSI Afteburner not in the GPU overclocking list of software? I recommend it highly, got my GTX 560Ti easily to 1GHz


    Have you tried running compatibility mode for XP?

    Right click, Properties, Compatibility
     
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2011
  15. Muzza1875

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    Could someone tell me what are the best apps to use for monitoring temps?
    I just finished my first ever build and I'm planning to do a bit of overclocking some time in the future,currently using asus fan expert and speed fan.

    lol wow i nearly posted the following thanks to my phone's predictive text "Currently using anal fan expert" fail lol

    I realize there is a list of apps posted by op but which are the best,don't really fancy downloading all of them :)
     
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2011
  16. proxy10

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    good work
    ,thx a lot ,dude
     
  17. Bilbocard

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    What would suggest to use to OverClock an Intel Pentium Dual E2160 @ 1.80GHz processor?
     
  18. jdx

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    Thanks for the useful links, will be using them when I recieve my new build today.
     
  19. Narj

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  20. SFFNoob

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    Never knew some of these tools were around, have always used Prime95 etc, you're usuals!