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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2000
    Vancouver, BC

    Got my Voodoo-2 2000 PCI to 183MHz !!!!!!!!

    My voodoo-3 2000 pci is happly running
    at 183mhz. I have played Nascar Heat, Rainbow Six covert ops, and Hitman demo,
    all with no crashes. What is funny though
    is when I benchmark the card under Nascar heat, nomatter what speed or res the card is running at, I always get 22.1fps
    Next Im going for 200MHz. If the card goes
    I lost a card, but at least it won't be a 350$ video card I lost.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2000
    East Texas
    I don't think it'll go that high. I have a SS7 HS/fan on the GPU, and I have cut apart a 1" tall PII HS and put one on each memory modle. I have a hole in the bottom of my case with a fan mounted over it. The fan is supporting the weight and cooling memory heatsinks. I can't get it a single MHz over 185 stably. I can run windows at 195, but what good is that? I can do everything at 185 though.

    Overclocking is like supercharging. It's not necessary, but it sure is fun to have the fastest in town!!
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2000
    Bloomington, IL, USA
    Don't worry about losing your card, it won't happen. Have you removed the heatsink yet or just added a fan? They are glued on there for horrible thermal transfer so if you can get it off and put it back on with a nice thin coat of thermal paste, maybe some lapping, that should do ya nicely be careful tho... i killed my voodoo5 removing sinks
    Yeah... bout' the only thing you wouldn't want to overclock, would be your clock...
    Unless you just want to be early all the time..

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 1999
    only 183Mhz, I got mine to 190 in games (although it did take a hefty bit of cooling). The main bar on high Mhz on the 2000 is the RAM type, I was lucky enough to have some pretty decent RAM.
    Still, 183Mhz isn't a bad OC, well done

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