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I was told EVGA does, what do you think?

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Basically any 'overclocked' edition.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sir Overkill;13388965 
I was told EVGA does, what do you think?

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All brands that have overclocked editions.
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Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT;13388971 
Basically any 'overclocked' edition.
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Originally Posted by Acoma_Andy;13388995 
All brands that have overclocked editions.

Really? It seems untrue because cards that are normal edition seem to quite often OC better then OC versions.

My Card is an example with a stock vid of 1082mv, and I have seen many others.

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binning is just a myth to try and promote these 'superclocked' editions
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MSI has stated that they don't "bin" their cards for the best OCing ones. They just test if it's stable enough to be labeled as a SC edition. That doesn't mean the factory OCd models will OC higher than non factory OCd cards.
Their HAWK edition is one example of this where they didn't always max OC higher than standard models creating quite a stir amongst OCers expecting them to be golden samples.
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 5/5/11 at 4:24am
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Originally Posted by goldboy;13389303 
binning is just a myth to try and promote these 'superclocked' editions

Without binning there would be no overclocking or "superclocked" edition as they wouldn't be able to define a certain standard or quality to the chips. You'd simply pay whichever company and hope their yield was good to you.

It's also not a myth.
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Well technically, aren't the higher performance cards in a series binned with all features enabled and the lower performance cards were binned lower with stuff disabled?
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Originally Posted by Peroxide;13389324 
Without binning there would be no overclocking or "superclocked" edition as they wouldn't be able to define a certain standard or quality to the chips.

It's also not a myth.
Well it's not a myth I know that but what you said is untrue, because any chip wether its a standard or OC version can reach the OC's they do on OC cards.

At the moment it looks like a no, but I have been told by a Solid source that EVGA does bin, Dont get me wrong I know I have a EVGA SC card but im not really that happy with it and would have rathered a Asus. I was told that EVGA bins their GPU's, which is why I got it.

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im guessing gainward do, seeing as they have a "golden sample" range.
     
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