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Do want! Nice cards enjoy are you going for 3-way SLI? if not can I have your EVGA card?
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Loving mine...
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Aha I lived that excitement a month ago. I'm glad I got the xtremes because right now Metro eats 2GB of VRAM at 2560*1600, everything maxed out.
how are you fps?
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Do want! Nice cards enjoy are you going for 3-way SLI? if not can I have your EVGA card?

I already sold my 580, sorry bud!

If i went 3 way sli i wouldnt gain the benefit of the 3gb of vram, although right now i am not much either in this single low res monitor lol...all in good time i will have my surround set up though!
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You've got a earbud cup sitting on your Caviar Black there bud.

Otherwise very drool worthy setup. Even coming from me with my 580s.
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You've got a earbud cup sitting on your Caviar Black there bud.

Otherwise very drool worthy setup. Even coming from me with my 580s.
Minus the dust, lol....omg yes i was wondering where my bud cup went off too! It goes to my hoodie that has built in head phones lol, thanks man!
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post #27 of 33
nice cards mate!
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these cards are definitely top of the line chit. I got mine to 905-910 clock with no voltage increase at all. temps are great also.

alos very nice feature to have temp monitoring for mem and vrm. nicely done MSI
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Yeah does 900 clock with no voltage tweaking at all. Although so did my EVGA 580 SC, but i had to blast the fans to 100% to keep it cool enough, with these a modest 65-70% fan and they stay nice and cool.

Will probably push to 950ish soon, but right now just enjoying these things.
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got my third lightning extreme, is it possible to water cool these cards? Tri sli even in an open tech bench is getting pretty toasty.

If so can anyone recommend me some full cover water blocks ?

Also the latest MSI afterburner isn't letting me raise the vcore , using 2.20 Beta 7, when i try and apply the voltage boost it just goes back to 0.

EDIT:Figured it out, guess voltage bumps only go up in bump of 6?

Also when OCing gpu when does one start increasing the Memory clock ?
Edited by sockpirate - 9/16/11 at 2:06am
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