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MSI up on newegg. Woot, got a second card smile.gif /dance

**UPDATE**
Now OOS

Congrats SVthomas thumb.gif Look foward to you review if the SLI set up.

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Congrats SVthomas thumb.gif Look foward to you review if the SLI set up.
Your like Ninja buyer tongue.gif
Thanks!
haha, I have been quite lucky with the timing. Probably helps that I can keep the windows up in the background at work. I see that tab turn red and it's like l am quickscoping the buy button. biggrin.gif

I will certainly be posting about the SLI setup in comparison to 7970 crossfire.
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EVGA Superclocked up...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130769

I should just buy them and sell my regulars... but I just can't justify it haha.
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EVGA Superclocked up...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130769
I should just buy them and sell my regulars... but I just can't justify it haha.

Could always buy them and keep the ones that overclock the best. If you have the cash, heck, why not? It's not like you won't be able to sell your extras. Demand is high smile.gif
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Could always buy them and keep the ones that overclock the best. If you have the cash, heck, why not? It's not like you won't be able to sell your extras. Demand is high

They are OOS already haha. I had two in cart and almost pulled the trigger and did it, but didn't.

EDIT: Now I'm mad I didn't do it, rofl.
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I didn't realize you were doing some crazy cooling. Should have known better with that rig. I do like the matte look of the black tubing. I have seen black (anodized?) clamps. Looked pretty sweet.

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I'm with you. You r build is sick btw. Nice work.
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Just sold one of my gtx 590's for 535 on ebay. Anyone else want to pay 535 for the other?
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Just sold one of my gtx 590's for 535 on ebay. Anyone else want to pay 535 for the other?
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On my 4-way GTX 680 setup using EVGA reference cards with EK water blocks, my stable overclock is 1202 MHz core and 3534 MHz memory. Pretty much spent all day testing those clocks using Heaven 3.0, BF3, Crysis 2, Metro 2033 and Skyrim with some mods and HD texture pack would crash at the lowest frequency. So modded Skyrim set my ceiling. I found though that performance scales linearly with increased memory clocks and there is no "sweet spot". Get that memory frequency as high as it can go!

Those number are still pretty good considering 4-Way SLI is usually a bit harder to highly overclock. 4-way 680 just destroys Skyrim in Surround:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvShhfWpk2M&context=C41467ecADvjVQa1PpcFOpwHlB70YlOALsTk3pZxTxt4tbGt5H9Yk=

I am just astounded by how smooth the GTX 680 handles Surround using PCI-E 3.0 slots. There is no micro-stuttering, pauses or jitters. I don't think I could tell the difference between a single GPU running a single monitor and this 4-Way SLI Surround setup. Combine that with the CRT's and this is by far the smoothest and best Surround/Eyefinity setup of mine to date. wink.gif

It will be interesting to see if any of these new EVGA non-reference cards will allow the voltage to rise above software 1.175 (I think really the only way to get more clocks out of these and just not more power phases).
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On my 4-way GTX 680 setup using EVGA reference cards with EK water blocks, my stable overclock is 1202 MHz core and 3534 MHz memory. Pretty much spent all day testing those clocks using Heaven 3.0, BF3, Crysis 2, Metro 2033 and Skyrim with some mods and HD texture pack would crash at the lowest frequency. So modded Skyrim set my ceiling. I found though that performance scales linearly with increased memory clocks and there is no "sweet spot". Get that memory frequency as high as it can go!

Those number are still pretty good considering 4-Way SLI is usually a bit harder to highly overclock. 4-way 680 just destroys Skyrim in Surround:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvShhfWpk2M&context=C41467ecADvjVQa1PpcFOpwHlB70YlOALsTk3pZxTxt4tbGt5H9Yk=

I am just astounded by how smooth the GTX 680 handles Surround using PCI-E 3.0 slots. There is no micro-stuttering, pauses or jitters. I don't think I could tell the difference between a single GPU running a single monitor and this 4-Way SLI Surround setup. Combine that with the CRT's and this is by far the smoothest and best Surround/Eyefinity setup of mine to date. wink.gif

It will be interesting to see if any of these new EVGA non-reference cards will allow the voltage to rise above software 1.175 (I think really the only way to get more clocks out of these and just not more power phases).

Darn nice work Vega. Very nice. thumb.gif
     
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