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Overclocking your GPU becomes so much easier with these new Nvidia app features

Overclock your GPU with a single click
Last Updated on June 4, 2024
Overclocking your GPU will become much easier with these new Nvidia app features
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The Nvidia app, currently in beta, brings all the features from the Nvidia Control Panel, GeForce Experience, and RTX Experience apps within a single application. During Computex 2024, Nvidia announced that a bunch of new features are coming to the Nvidia app, and one of them will allow you to overclock your GPU with just a single click. So if you’ve got an Nvidia graphics card and access to the app, you’re good to go.

Overclocking can be seen as a difficult and complicated task for common PC users, which is one reason why most of them avoid doing it. This is because while it can boost the performance of your GPU, there is a chance of damaging your graphics card if you push it too far. However, Nvidia is soon going to change all of this, as they’re introducing a new feature that will let you tune and overclock your GPU instantly, in a user-friendly way.

Overclock with just a single click

Tuning options are available in the Performance tab in the Nvidia app and can be accessed through the System settings. This section will display your GPU’s name, power, temperature, voltage, VRAM clock, utilization, fan speed, and much more. Below this, there’s a toggle button next to ‘Automatic Tuning.’ When you click on this button, the app will start the tuning and overclocking process, which will take around 20 minutes to complete. Keep in mind that you’ll need to leave your PC alone during the process, as running an application in the background can interrupt it.

Screenshot of a system performance dashboard displaying GPU statistics, including power, temperature, voltage, clock speed, and utilization for an Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090. The app features detailed insights crucial for monitoring and potentially overclocking your GPU.
Auto Tuning (Image source: Nvidia)

After the process is complete, you’ll get a list of changes made to your GPU. To ensure smooth operation, the Nvidia app will regularly scan your PC to ensure your GPU is running with the correct settings. The best part is that overclocking your GPU through the Nvidia app will not damage your GPU or invalidate its warranty; at least that’s what Nvidia claims. However, the company does mention that overclocking can cause your PC to become unstable or show visual artifacts on the screen. If that happens, you can go back to the Nvidia app and click on the toggle button to turn it off.

Abdul is a tech writer and Editor for PC Guide, specializing in all things tech, gaming, and hardware.

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