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Ill start from the beginning I talked to nvidia since they make the drivers. Needless to say they had no clue about the voltage lock. I was told to call Asus.

Which I did yesterday at 1030am mountain time. One representative said there is a way to by pass the voltage lock and he will send information in how to bypass this. I waited 10 mins for an email nothing. I called again about 20 min later, nothing. They said wait about an hour to get the info, nothing.

I called again today about the info to by pass the voltage lock. I got the run around then talked to a representative. I told him I cant overclock the card as advertised. because of Nvidia doing the voltage lock in the driver. He said he will talk to the engineering supervisor and get them to talk to Nvidia about this. He might or might not talk to nvidia.......

Needles to say I tried the best I could to get info but in the end I have failed. I apologize for this.

Asus number is 1-510-739-3777 I think if enough people call about this they will have to do something about it
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Damnnnn son. Props for the persistence.
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good on you for trying.
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good on you for trying.
Thanks.
The funny thing is today when I called them about overclocking they dont support it. I was like you advertise it. I cant overclock as advertised because of Nvidia.
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The 590s have a voltage lock?
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The 590s have a voltage lock?
Yes with the newer drivers that are coming out, there is a voltage lock. The older drivers let you raise the voltage
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The 590s have a voltage lock?
Yes, because they like to go *POOF*
    
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That is a buch of crap, I mean I LOVE asus but some things just take the mik. If you want to get they by the plumbs you could almost have them on faulse advertiseing to traideing standerds or who ever they are.
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Thanks.
The funny thing is today when I called them about overclocking they dont support it. I was like you advertise it. I cant overclock as advertised because of Nvidia.
The very first feature that they point out on their web page says

"Full throttle overclocking with exclusive ASUS Voltage Tweak via Smart Doctor – boosting 50%* more speed, performance and satisfaction!"

http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/N...TX5903DIS3GD5/

Can you adjust voltage through their included software? The Asus software that came with my HD6870 lets me adjust voltage.
    
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Yes, because they like to go *POOF*
Only if you are a bloody idiot and don't know what you are doing.Also in conjunction it was blamed with the drivers that first came out.

Two of my gtx 590s idle 25c max load 40c
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