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    Question Overclocking GeForce GT 520

    Hi,
    I am new to Overclocking.
    I have a GeForce GT 520 graphics card.How can i overclock it?and what are the benefits of overclocking?
    Thank you.

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    Re: Overclocking GeForce GT 520

    Overclocking makes a component run at a faster speed than it is supplied running. If you are right on the edge of acceptable performance then overclocking might give you enough of a boost to improve the experience.

    If you are a not on the edge of acceptable performance then it's not worth it though, so if you start with a card as slow as a 520 then you're not going to turn it into an enthusiast card just by overclocking.

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    Re: Overclocking GeForce GT 520

    I would suggest MSI afterburner, but what make is the GPU? Passive or active cooling? And just as kaniel said, don't expect from a card of that calibre turn into a power house. On the other hand can be a good experience.

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    Re: Overclocking GeForce GT 520

    Afterburner is a decent utility but as Kalniel said it's probably not going to give you outstanding performance.

    And remember a GPU is probably easier to damage if you don't know what you are doing so you may lose out, pre-overclocked GPUs is your best bet so if you are not happy an upgrade is the nicer way to go. You could always sell that card for a bit of cash to cut down an upgrade.

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