Category Archives: VGA OC Guides

Ultimate ROG Strix GTX 1080 TI Overclocking Guide

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Extreme overclocker Michał “Xtreme Addict” Vobożil published the ROG Strix GTX 1080 Ti and aims to help ambient and extreme overclockers to get the most out of their graphics card. The guide was originally posted on the HWBOT forums and is shared with with explicit permission of the author.   Introduction Finally the AIB GeForce GTX 1080 Ti with

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AMD Radeon RX 460 Unlocking from 896 to 1024 Stream Processors

Radeon RX 460 Unlocking

The AMD Radeon RX 460 unlocking process involves nothing more than a simple firmware update and can result in a performance upgrade of 12.5%. The Radeon RX 460 is considered a solid choice in terms of price/performance. It comes by default with 56 TMU and 896 Stream Processors in the form of the Polaris 11 GPU architecture. But here’s how

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ASUS GeForce GTX 1080 Strix Overclocking Guide

ASUS GeForce GTX 1080 Strix Overclocking Hotwire

In this guide Daniel “Dancop” Schier shares the experience of his ASUS GeForce GTX 1080 Strix overclocking adventure. The guide primarily covers extreme overclocking, but a novice overclocker will undoubtedly pick up some tips as well. Disclaimer: this guide was originally posted on the HWBOT forum and is made available on with express permission from Daniel.   ASUS GeForce

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NVIDIA HB SLI Bridge: A Technical Review

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Along with the latest GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card, we were introduced to the new NVIDIA HB SLI Bridge. In this article we have a closer look at the internals of the new SLI bridge. NVIDIA HB SLI Bridge Introduction In the past, graphics cards powered by an NVIDIA GPU sporting one Scalable Link Interface (“SLI”) connector supported only 2-Way

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GeForce GT 710 Voltage Modification Beginner’s Guide

GeForce GT 710 voltage modification guide

The GeForce GT 710 voltage modification beginner’s guide by Ben “Newlife” O’Neill helps you get started with advanced overclocking. With his permission, we publish the guide at We encourage you to have a look at the original thread at the OCAU forums.   Introduction This guide is intended for overclockers who would like to try their hand at hard

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Nvidia GTX Titan X Volt-Mod (Pencil vmod)


Nvidia GTX Titan X Volt-Mod (Pencil vmod) During the last weeks I received a lot of messages asking about a possible TITAN X vmod. Here is a simple solution for the enthusiast overclockers out there. WARNING: Overvolting the GPU can permanently damage your card. All modifications on your own risk. If you’re unsure what you’re doing – ask! (or don’t do it

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Nvidia GTX Titan X – External Power Guide


Nvidia GTX Titan X – External Power Guide   Nvidia recently released the new GTX Titan X which is a very powerful card based on the Maxwell architecture. Unfortunately these graphics cards are not meant to be overclocked. The power design is quite weak and the VRMs will most likely blow up if you overvolt them a bit. For extreme

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Unlocking the Nvidia Power Limit (all cards!)


Overclocking the graphics card will go hand in hand with an increased power consumption. Both, raising the frequency and/or voltage will lead to a higher power consumption of the GPU. Someone recently asked me on Facebook how to increase the Power Limit of a GTX 970 so I decided to write this small guide for all of you. Nvidia Boost

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GTX 980 Gaming 4G


  MSI GTX 980 Gaming 4G OC-Guide The GTX 980 Gaming 4G is one of the most used GTX 980 cards out there. I want to show you in a quick video how you can increase the voltage of your GPU more than normally possible and how to overclock it. Setup: ASUS Rampage V Extreme Intel Core i7-5280K 4 x 4

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