Plz rate my overclocking.


How is the overclocking.

  1. Poor

    2 vote(s)
  2. Normal

    4 vote(s)
  3. Good

    5 vote(s)
  4. Ideal

    0 vote(s)
By abhinit90 ยท 22 replies
Mar 10, 2007
  1. I have quantum 6600gt graphics rated at
    Memory clock - 800 mhz
    3dclock - 300 mhz

    now i overclocked the card and am still overclocking it meanwhile the experts may plz rate it .

    Memory clock - 1086 mhz
    3dclock - 416 mhz.

    have overclocked the memory clock of gpu by 35.75 %

    and i also have overclocked the 3d clock of my gpu by 38.67 %

    is the overclocking fine???or is there more scope???

    i have only the default cooler and 4 fans in the cabinet.

    the temp on load while under overclocking is 68`c.

    is this normal ?????

    also tell me that after overclocking what will my 6600gt be equivalent to at the overclocked settings.

    The overclocking is completely stable.

    finally plz rate the overclocking.

    Thanking you in Advance
    -- Abhinit
  2. Ollie30001

    Ollie30001 TS Rookie Posts: 144

    not bad for a stock heatsink/fan overclock

    any amount of overclock is good really (as long as the component still works afterwards)

    and it is still the same as a 6600 but just slightly faster clocks, its the gpu design and overall design of the card that makes it unique.

    68c is quite hot, but as long as it works, who cares right? any amount of overclocking will shorten the life of a component tho, u know that right? but 68 should be fine, my x1900xtx can get into the 70s when playing fear and thats still going over clocked to gpu:695 mem:828 (stock heatsink/fan too :)
  3. nickc

    nickc TechSpot Paladin Posts: 923   +11

    since that gpu should be running at 50'c I would say it depends on how long u expect the gpu to last. u will not kill it immediately but that will sure shorten the life.

    and I voted poor just because I know it will shorten the life, but if I could vote over I would change that to good because that is a good over clock.
  4. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 3,485   +45

    its equivelent to the 6800 card so seems like you're saving 50 bucks through overclock
  5. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,388

    No, it's not. The 6600GT is A) 128-bit, and B) Should be stock 500/1000, not 300/800. So what happened is, you got ripped off when you bought your 6600GT, and you had to overclock it to get it back to near stock speeds. It's an alright overclock, but it would be faster at stock if it had been properly made.

    Also, a 6800 has 16 pipelines and a 256-bit bus. So no matter how hich you put the clocks, it will never be the same as a 6800 because you need 2x the memory clock on a 6600 to get the same bandwidth of a 6800, and because a 6600 has half the pipelines.
  6. beef_jerky4104

    beef_jerky4104 Banned Posts: 822

    Yeah what he said.

    Still 300/800 is what I beileve to be the stock speed?

    Thats a good O/C and shouldn't shorten its life that much.
  7. sghiznaneck

    sghiznaneck TS Maniac Posts: 403

    He didn't mention anything about stability after the overclock. Is it stable in overtaxing 3D apps?
  8. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,388

    For a 6600GT the stock speed is 500/1000. 300/800 is maybe some strange model in between a 6600GT and a 6600 Vanilla.

    Either way, those cards are all 2 generations out of date.
  9. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 3,485   +45

    lol 6600 vanilla great wording /stolen
  10. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,388

    Great wording? Everyone calls the plain old 6600 the "Vanilla" so as to not confuse it with the GT or the LE. Same with the "Vanilla" 6800, so it won't be confused with the 6800GS, 6800XT, 6800GT, the ever so rare 6800 Ultra, and whatever other twisted models there are based on the Geforce 6800.
  11. abhinit90

    abhinit90 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 115

    i dont know if it's the 6600gt or what every benchmarking program or sandra and everest and cpu_z and event the nvidia control panel and BIOs say it is the 6600 gt
  12. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,975   +9

    Whatever the model is, it's still a very nice overclock. Good job :D !
  13. abhinit90

    abhinit90 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 115

    thanks man CFITZARL
  14. LyricallyIsane1

    LyricallyIsane1 TS Rookie Posts: 28

    Over clockin my Cpu

    Out of curiosity,Can my cpu which is an Intel celeron processor 2.80 GHz be over clocked? I heard that the newest processors can't be overclocked cuz Intel tryin to stop that.
  15. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 3,485   +45

    ahh... gotcha
  16. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    this thread needs to be posted in the cooling and modding forum.
  17. abhinit90

    abhinit90 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 115

    i manage to get ~25 fps in need for speed most wanted in 1024*768 resolution with all the details to high and aa 4x and anisotropic filtering enabled,the reflection rate and road reflection are only low.
  18. abhinit90

    abhinit90 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 115

    hey anybody gonna rate this or this thread is dead
  19. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,388

    I'd have to say, most of the people who are gonna rate it have done so.
  20. abhinit90

    abhinit90 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 115

    and METALX what are the others saying plz specify more clearly
  21. abhinit90

    abhinit90 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 115

    i forgot to tell you something that is why you maybe could not recognize the core speeds.

    I have an 128 Mb 6600gt. plz reply
  22. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,388

    Well I think all 6600GTs are 500/1000. I guess you just got ripped off :(
  23. AtK SpAdE

    AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,495

    I had a great overclock on my old x700.

    Notice the Old infront of the x700. The sucker burned up after 3 months. Stable as a rock. Came out of the blue. I looked at the PCB, scorched.

    For that reason I never support overclock of cards with stock cooling.

    Just a word of warning.
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