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post #211 of 1059
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Yeah I have them just about as tight as I can get them so it stays held up like that.
nice idea, i've see many attemps in stopping the 3 slot dc2 cards from sagging, yours is probs the best imo
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nice idea, i've see many attemps in stopping the 3 slot dc2 cards from sagging, yours is probs the best imo
i dont think its a good idea at all imo as your pulling on the plugs on the card it self at least the other ways are not pulling on the card plugs
    
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i dont think its a good idea at all imo as your pulling on the plugs on the card it self at least the other ways are not pulling on the card plugs
from all my builds, the pcie cables are all extremely stiff, but maybe that's not the case for some people as they differ form psu to psu. but i feel they're more than capable of holding up the a 3 slot card, besides it's only a very small part of the weight that needs to be supported, i think it's pretty safe, but that's just my opinion
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i dont think its a good idea at all imo as your pulling on the plugs on the card it self at least the other ways are not pulling on the card plugs
I would have to agree to this. any extra stress on any plug just plain out makes me nervous.
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So with my 560 im tryin to up the voltage some to reach my cards limits. Wanted to get some advice from you all.

On stock voltage which is 1.025v I reach 920MHz core limit. I bumped it to 1.050v and 1.075v for 940MHz and both OCCT tests failed...
What voltages should I consider to be 'dangerous' for my gpu? What MHz gain should I expect when I up the voltage say .025v?
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i dont use OCCT as it seems a little harsh, i just use kombuster for 5 min to get a quick test and when i feel like i am at the limit i run it for a full hour then play some games. Plus in a real world situation your GPU wont push out heat like it does with OCCT
    
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post #219 of 1059
For those of you who have the GTX 580 DCu2, check out my modded BIOS post:

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/1057...-directcu.html
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post #220 of 1059
My old Asus EAH5850 DirectCU ready for watercooling




Beast of a card when pushed tbh:

1100/1200


1100/1300

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