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That voltage is too low to have fried your card imo and I think there's a good chance that there was something wrong with it in the first place. Have you considered calling Asus and seeing if they'll give you a RMA?

That's my thoughts as well. I've seen and heard of too many Asus 460s going strong at 1.1v so I think this was more a faulty card than the voltage. I mean the voltage and you running furmark played a part no doubt, but still this is not the norm for these cards.
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i bought the card second hand so i think i am SOL
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get a 560ti id take one of those over a ssd any day, or go for a 480 that would be a nice step up from a single 460!
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post #14 of 72
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i bought the card second hand so i think i am SOL

No the Asus warranty is based on the serial number on the sticker on the back of the card, not based on the first buyer so you should have 3 years from date of manufacture which should still apply here.
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post #15 of 72
I have a 460 coming in the mail in a few days if you want it, I'll sell it to you cheap.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127551R

that's if your rma doesn't work out that is. good luck with that, I haven't been hearing the best stories out of the asus camp lately. rolleyes.gif
Edited by King Who Dat - 4/29/12 at 4:28pm
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Rule 1) Furmark is useless.


Useless for stability, useless for testing functionality, just useless. All it's good for is making heat and killing cards as you have now experienced first hand.
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seems like it was faulty to begin with. My gtx 460 can run furmark at 1.17v with no issues. Not sure if mine has different vrm's to yours though as mine is a non-ref card.
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seems like it was faulty to begin with. My gtx 460 can run furmark at 1.17v with no issues. Not sure if mine has different vrm's to yours though as mine is a non-ref card.

You flash the BIOS to get that voltage? His is non ref as well, and has the best VRM cooling on any of the big brands 460 offerings.
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Rule 1) Furmark is useless.
Useless for stability, useless for testing functionality, just useless. All it's good for is making heat and killing cards as you have now experienced first hand.

i agree. i should have stuck with using heaven

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No the Asus warranty is based on the serial number on the sticker on the back of the card, not based on the first buyer so you should have 3 years from date of manufacture which should still apply here.

hmm. i cant seem to find a place on their site to look up my serial number to check on my warranty status. i will try and contact them next week

sent in an RMA request.
Edited by joman2055 - 4/29/12 at 4:42pm
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You flash the BIOS to get that voltage? His is non ref as well, and has the best VRM cooling on any of the big brands 460 offerings.

yeah its flashed, i can get up to 1.212v.
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