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Thread: Safe to OC FANLESS 8600GTS?
12-10-07, 02:48 PM #1
Safe to OC FANLESS 8600GTS?
I have this ASUS 8600GTS silent.
would it be safe to overclock it, given that it has no fan?
Would this be dangerous?
12-10-07, 02:53 PM #2
depending on your airflow in the case it should be possible to OC it but id recommend having a fan placed pushing air directly through the fins on the HS"Btw.... it makes it look like a sex toy. I don't want to be waving a dildo at my TV." - FudgeNuggets
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12-10-07, 03:03 PM #3
If you are to overclock it, watch the temperatures carefully as they should increase quite quickly. Stay below 80c full load and make sure there is a negative pressure inside the case (aka more fans blowing out)Main: i5-2500k @ 4.2GHz:.:P8Z77-V LE Plus Mobo:.:8GB DDR3 RAM:.:AMD 7870 2GB GPU:.:Corsair H50:.:Corsair 520HX PSU
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12-11-07, 12:05 AM #4
12-11-07, 02:50 PM #5
What are the temps now? if they are already high (like around 75c for load) then its not worth the risk. If you want to try it I would suggest getting one of those pci slot fans and putting it in the slot below the card.Main: MOBO: MSI P67A-G45, CPU: i7 2600k w/ VenX (4.4ghz @ 1.33v), RAM: 2x8gb Kingston HyperX Blu Red Series DDR3 1600, GFX: Galaxy GTX670 GC, PSU: OCZ 1250w ZX, CASE: Corsair 500R, HDD: 120gb Samsung 840, WD 4TB Black
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