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post #51 of 62
Lightning 680 is really all that's appealing. Custom PCB and VRM and should have 8+8 power connectors. Who knows, maybe they'll unlock voltage on it, though I doubt it.
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post #52 of 62
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Lightning 680 is really all that's appealing. Custom PCB and VRM and should have 8+8 power connectors. Who knows, maybe they'll unlock voltage on it, though I doubt it.

You're already able to change voltage on reference boards via programs like Afterburner, and vendor specific OC software.
 
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post #53 of 62
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Lightning 680 is really all that's appealing. Custom PCB and VRM and should have 8+8 power connectors. Who knows, maybe they'll unlock voltage on it, though I doubt it.

You're already able to change voltage on reference boards via programs like Afterburner, and vendor specific OC software.

I think he means the upper limit on voltage, mostly for extreme OCing where a voltage wall is reached thumb.gif
post #54 of 62
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You're already able to change voltage on reference boards via programs like Afterburner, and vendor specific OC software.

No, you're not. If you own one, try it. Set voltage at +100 in Afterburner, or set it to max 1.175V in Precision. Test and look at max voltage. It'll always be 1.175V max, whether you set voltage to max, or leave voltage settings alone. The card controls voltage automatically regardless of where the sliders are.
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solder in a pot?

ah the good ol' days...
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The OC seems to be low or what
    
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Yep, even MSi knew it was supposed to be midrange! Not a Lightning = not high end.
isnt there a gtx 460 lightning?
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That maybe true but the graph is still wrong.
It should be advertised as QuadSli

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Guess Nvidia got it wrong too, huh? They don't advertise top end cards as being 4 way compatible because the scaling really sucks with 4 GPUs.

MSI did not get anything wrong, they are simply relaying the information they get from Nvidia.
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Am I the only one who prefers the Twin Frozr II design over the third revision?
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