TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,677 Reviews & Articles | 36,080 News Posts
Weekly Giveaway: Fractal Design Arc Cases Contest (Global Entry!)

Beginners Guide to Overclocking nVidia Video Cards - NVmax and Coolbits

There are a lot of folks out there that love nVidia based video cards for the stunning performance they provide and continue to deliver with each new product release. But what video card would be complete without at least some overclocking to boost performance even more, without spending a single cent... Today Nick Swan shows us just how we can increase the performance of our nVidia based cards in this beginners guide to overclocking nVidia video cards.

| Guides | Posted: May 24, 2002 4:00 am

NVmax and Coolbits

 

The easiest and simplest way to overclock your video card is through an application in Windows. These will also give you the best speed gains compared to the BIOS and other methods by a long, long way. The two main utilities used to overclock nVidia graphics cards are the program 'NVmax', and the registry hack 'Coolbits'. While these two offer the same basic tweaking, that of the core and memory, NVmax also offers a myriad of options from filtering to general refresh rates. Thus NVmax is far more powerful, but Coolbits still gets the job done. Obviously the best place to start is to download one of these programs. The choice is yours, but I'll explain what to do for both versions, so get both if you feel like it and experiment to find what's best for you.

 

To download Coolbits, go to this URL

 

To download NVmax, go to this URL

 

Further Reading: Read and find more Guides content at our Guides reviews, guides and articles index page.

Do you get our RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this content

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Latest Downloads

View More Latest Downloads

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Did EA kill the Battlefield franchise with the terrible BF4 issues?

Yes, Battlefield is doomed

No, Battlefield will live on strong

I'm not sure, but I know EA needs to improve its game

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Get TweakTown updates via Facebook!
Just click the "Like" button below