Feel bored, fed up with your current performance in games? Dealing with heart-breaking FPS? Dying of lag?

If you are dealing with any of these problems, don’t worry. Before thinking of buying new hardware, why don’t you give overclocking a shot!

Overclocking can provide quite useful when you have no means to buy a new GPU just yet. Getting that bit of juice left in your card can provide some consolation for the time being. Anyway, whatever the reason maybe, if you’ve decided to give overclocking a shot, check out the list for the best overclocking tools out there for overclocking your GPU.

1. MSI Afterburner

This tool from MSI is easily my first pick for overclocking GPU any day. It is one of the most, if not the most recognized overclocking utility out there. Afterburner offers a complete overview of the hardware with the temps, voltage, benchmarking tool and fan profile to mention some of its features. Moreover, it is completely free to download and use, very beginner-friendly and intuitive.

MSI Afterburner

Download MSI Afterburner here.

2. EVGA Precision X

It is also one of the most commonly used tools for overclocking GPU. This tool also supports many features like fan speed control, profile support, clock manipulation, temp monitoring, etc. The only downside to this tool is that it only supports NVIDIA graphics card whereas Afterburner supports all cards.

EVGA Precision X

Download EVGA Precision X here.

3. Sapphire Trixx Utility

This tool is specially made for the red team, meaning it only supports AMD cards. However, it does so with much love. It supports older cards to the very newer ones. You can modify the core clock, core voltage, memory clock, view temps and much more. If you own an AMD card give this tool a definite try.

Sapphire Trixx Utility

Download Sapphire Trixx Utility here.

4. Asus GPU Tweak

Asus GPU Tweak has been created with simplicity in mind. It has simple UI and thus it offers to be very intuitive and beginner-friendly. Apart from the UI being simple and appealing, it also gets your stuff done easily. Be it changing GPU clocks or tweaking voltages. With simple and clear UI this tool is easily a great choice for starting your overclocking journey.


Download ASUS GPU Tweak here

5. GPU-Z / CPU-Z (Bonus)

With overclocking you definitely need to keep a watch on the temps and specs of your CPU and GPU. This is where CPU-Z and GPU-Z come in respectively. Both provide tons of information regarding CPUs and GPUs. They are relatively easy to use and provide useful data. They are also absolutely free. So what are you waiting for? Hop onto your overclocking journey now.


Download CPU-Z here.

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