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What voltage are you guys using for your overclocks? I'm finding that my gtx570 DCII needs a lot more voltage than my Gigabyte GTX570 OC. At 850/1700/1950 the DCII needs 1.05v whereas the Gigabyte only needs 1.025v.
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does anyone know of a way to mod my direct cu cooler from my 450 to fit my pny gtx470?
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now i'm confused shouldn't I be the top 6950 as mines the 2gb version...
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now i'm confused shouldn't I be the top 6950 as mines the 2gb version...
it goes by your OC, right now im number 2 on the 580s then its the matrix as its the next step past the 580
    
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I pushed my card as far as it would go at 1.100v. I was able to get it up to 950 MHz with memory at 2200 (4400 eff.)

I'll probably use that as my standard gaming voltage/speed. Anything higher will be for bechies only.
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Hello! I'd like to update my membership.

When I signed up I ran a heaven benchmark on my stock GTX 560 Ti TOP, I have 2 in SLI.

This was my score



I did a little bit of voltage tweaking and core and memory tweaking and this is what I have now


980/2351/1960. 1.075v. SLI. These scores are in 590 territory. I'm quite happy I'm waiting to water cool my CPU with a H100 before turning up the juice any more. I like to keep the ambient temp in the case as cool as possible to keep the graphics cards happy.


I'm in GTX 590 territory now with my heaven scores, I think I'm doing pretty good, I got my 560 Ti TOP's on sale for $209 each, and a single 590 is ~$800! Its only gonna go up from here


Cheers.

edit: incase anyone was wondering, i didnt max out my memory clock in smartdoctor because i noticed a slight drop/no improvement in score from 4702mhz to 4800mhz. so i left it at 4702.
Edited by Keyan - 8/6/11 at 7:13pm
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post #437 of 1059
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does anyone know of a way to mod my direct cu cooler from my 450 to fit my pny gtx470?
not sure it's gonna work very well mate, the gts450 doesn't have a heat spreader, and the contact area with the cooler is much smaller, hence only 2 copper pipes.

i mean as long as the mounting holes match up on the two cards, you can always give it a try, but i doubt the 450 cooler will fit very well or be very effective on the 470 though
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980/2351/1960. 1.075v. SLI. These scores are in 590 territory. I'm quite happy I'm waiting to water cool my CPU with a H100 before turning up the juice any more. I like to keep the ambient temp in the case as cool as possible to keep the graphics cards happy.

I'm in GTX 590 territory now with my heaven scores, I think I'm doing pretty good, I got my 560 Ti TOP's on sale for $209 each, and a single 590 is ~$800! Its only gonna go up from here

Cheers.

edit: incase anyone was wondering, i didnt max out my memory clock in smartdoctor because i noticed a slight drop/no improvement in score from 4702mhz to 4800mhz. so i left it at 4702.
nice bit of overclock, good heaven score, but i need your gpu-z again
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not sure it's gonna work very well mate, the gts450 doesn't have a heat spreader, and the contact area with the cooler is much smaller, hence only 2 copper pipes.

i mean as long as the mounting holes match up on the two cards, you can always give it a try, but i doubt the 450 cooler will fit very well or be very effective on the 470 though
thanks i didnt think about that.
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nice bit of overclock, good heaven score, but i need your gpu-z again
http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/fyk3c/

ask and you shall receive
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