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Can't really determine the card by the offsets because they vary from card to card and where the base core clock starts. Even with different offsets two different cards can hit the same base core.
I wouldn't determine how good the 680 is by a benchmark score because these 680s are not showing exactly their true potential in benchmarks. Take your card for a spin doing a gaming run and then look at your base core clock I bet you be a lot higher.
During the benchmark performance isn't being fully maximized in order to run. The 680 is not really a benchmark type of card anymore we can't force voltage and core clocks.
Everyone who bases how good thier card is by a benchmark trying to compare it to the 7970 is not an accurate way to do it. Where it counts the most is true gaming and where these cards fully shine and reach core clocks past the 1200s easily without any voltage increase.
Luckily we don't game in 3DMark 11 or Hevean benchmark.

They run the same clock speeds in the games I've been playing (Stalker Clear Sky, Crysis, Metro 2033). 1197mhz and 1215mhz seem to be the highest my cards are willing to go. Maybe one of them can handle a slightly higher offset than +100 but I haven't tried overclocking them individually.
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post #782 of 1059
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They run the same clock speeds in the games I've been playing (Stalker Clear Sky, Crysis, Metro 2033). 1197mhz and 1215mhz seem to be the highest my cards are willing to go. Maybe one of them can handle a slightly higher offset than +100 but I haven't tried overclocking them individually.

1215mhz is your boost clock right??
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1215mhz is your boost clock right??

Yes.
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its weird cuz in gpu-z my stock boost clock is 1124mhz and oc to 1204mhz , but when everytime i am playing game , precision x shows 1286mhz on monitor , is 1286mhz real boost clock for me ? and this is good oc?? because i dont know why it shows 1286mhz
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The card will increase the clock as needed. Gpuz won't show your actual boost. What you see in game is what it is.
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The card will increase the clock as needed. Gpuz won't show your actual boost. What you see in game is what it is.

Thanks, and thanks to the others for pointing this out also. thumb.gif I thought the relationship of the clock offset to the actual OC was linear.

So, after having my card another day I'm running at +165/+500, actual max boost speed is 1250, max temp is 60 when playing BF3 in Ultra with 4x MSAA. This is a PNY GTX 680 BTW, and seems to be a pretty decent card. biggrin.gif
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Yea, I think lately the Guru3d.com reviews have been ghostwritten from a template that Hilbert made.

He replied to my PM with "we'll investigate this" and then shortly, all 3 of the reviews were updated with:

"We have core voltage upped another 100Mv, but the NVIDIA driver currently does not seem to kick in the additional voltage."

Source: http://www.guru3d.com/article/palit-geforce-gtx-680-jetstream-review/25

So yea, there ya go smile.gif
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So i hit 1300 core today and while playing BF3 my screen went blank, i did not freeze, i could alt+tab out of BF3 with my system running fine. I was recording with fraps so i have no idea if this was due to the gpu or fraps even though it has never done that before. Also what is a good program to bench while it is in windows? I tried Heaven DX11 but while in windows it does not use full power.

*edit* ok so i did some test and its my display driver that stops working. So my max is +157 core (1297), if i try 158 my driver stops working Mem is +350, i dident move this since i dont know if this while change performance? Strange thing is my power never goes above 110% even though i have it at +132%.

*edit 2* what is the avg core clock people are getting? Iv heard some people cant come close to 1300, if this is true i feel special smile.gif
Edited by WolfssFang - 4/16/12 at 8:18pm
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So i hit 1300 core today and while playing BF3 my screen went blank, i did not freeze, i could alt+tab out of BF3 with my system running fine. I was recording with fraps so i have no idea if this was due to the gpu or fraps even though it has never done that before. Also what is a good program to bench while it is in windows? I tried Heaven DX11 but while in windows it does not use full power.
*edit* ok so i did some test and its my display driver that stops working. So my max is +157 core (1297), if i try 158 my driver stops working Mem is +350, i dident move this since i dont know if this while change performance? Strange thing is my power never goes above 110% even though i have it at +132%.
*edit 2* what is the avg core clock people are getting? Iv heard some people cant come close to 1300, if this is true i feel special smile.gif

Mostly i can do is 1296mhz , i am currently +132/+80/+400 now , but if i push to 90 , clock will jump to 1306mhz and it gaves me crash if running any games
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Mostly i can do is 1296mhz , i am currently +132/+80/+400 now , but if i push to 90 , clock will jump to 1306mhz and it gaves me crash if running any games

does your power peak at or around 132%?
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