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Lower FPS in Furmark but higher 3DMark Score?

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So i've been fiddling around with my 580 and i've noticed that when I overclock higher, the FPS drops in Furmark. The overclock is stable though. However, in 3DMark the score goes up (as expected). Any explanation?
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Might it be because of the gtx 5 series OCP?

http://www.techpowerup.com/134460/Disable-GeForce-GTX-580-Power-Throttling-using-GPU-Z.html
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Nvidia GTX 570/580 are throttled in Furmark.
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Thanks all!
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Take a look at this thread guy having same problem its nothing to worry about

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/1027705-gtx-480-better-than-580-a.html
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