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So what is the average overclock for 580's these days. (Yes, i know...every card is different and all that..)

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I run my MSI Lighting Extreme at a core clock of 920mhz. I can go higher, but at 920 my temps don't really increase at all. It's the best bang for my buck on this setting. I can run everything completly maxed out (even Batman, Crysis2)
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post #3 of 19
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I run my MSI Lighting Extreme at a core clock of 920mhz. I can go higher, but at 920 my temps don't really increase at all. It's the best bang for my buck on this setting. I can run everything completly maxed out (even Batman, Crysis2)

Did you need to increase voltage?
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Some friends I have with reference 580's in SLi get about 900mhz at 1.080v to 1.1v.
So try for yourself how far you can go. If you get extra cooling like water or good air cooler for them you can probably go higher at same volt. Temps matter a lot!
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I will be happy with a moderate overclock of around 850 on the core to help keep my fps at 60 in batman DX11. However, when travelling far, the game will stutter even though it is on an SSD!

Anyway rep to you both!
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Im up to 950/1900/2004 @ 1.138 volts. Temps havent gone over 52c, thanks to the wonderful winter weather in New England
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I am getting 70c top, 50c bottom. It is very warm in my home wink.gif
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I will be happy with a moderate overclock of around 850 on the core to help keep my fps at 60 in batman DX11. However, when travelling far, the game will stutter even though it is on an SSD!
Anyway rep to you both!

The more of an oc I have on my cards the more flickering I get in Batman. I dont think an extreme oc can help that game all that much, probably better off waiting for a patch. Throw it against the witcher 2 or shogun 2, those games give my cards a work out =)
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I wouldn't bother overclocking your cards just because of Batman's DX11. It is bugged, period.

Even if you run the cards at 1GHz you will be below 60fps most of the times in exteriors and it will stutter like crazy. No point in OC'ing them to be honest, it will still be unplayable on this game.

Mine do 850MHz @ 1050mV stable for all games but 1063mV to be Battlefield 3 stable, and 900MHz @ 1100mV BF3 stable.

I keep them at stock though, no point in OC'ing these beasts... for now. tongue.gif Maybe when I get the 2560x1440 display I will but even then I doubt I'll need to.
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