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according to this thread, 1236 is below average
http://www.overclock.net/t/1256423/disappointed-with-gb-gtx-670-overclock

Far from it, anything above 1200 is a good OC on these cards, I mean at 1175 (stock boost of my first 670) they are nearly on par with a 680, I'd say thats pretty darn good. Especially for being cheaper than the 680. If anything I would say that anything over 1250 is great, and those who can get over 1300 they have some golden cards. Not every card will clock the same, it really is a lottery, same applies to CPUs even other generations of GPUs. I mean with my old 460 hawks I could get 920Mhz stable on air in sli (950Mhz on a single card), but others struggled to get 850Mhz, just depends on the chip itself. You have a great card, enjoy it, and use it for what it was intended for GAMING! thumb.gif
 
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thanks so much for trying to help me.

Yes it was after playing bf3. Maybe we see the spike because i forced adaptive vsync in BF3, hence gpu is not using 100% of its power... It tries to stay at 60FPS. I'm just guessing here.... I will do more testing tonight. I'm leaving for work and I did Heaven with AB, I will try precision x tonight with voltage adjustment as per your instructions...

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Adaptive vsync would definitely cause that. My card runs like 6c cooler when I turn it on.
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then i guess i just got bad luck.

anyway, will try 50%-60% fan setting so temp wont go up to 70C and throttle performance
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If you haven't tried this already, reseat the card. Sometimes something as simple as that can work. A friend with a GB had similar issues and it performed normally after he reseated his card. Turns out that he actually has a golden card... Kinda jelly.
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If you haven't tried this already, reseat the card. Sometimes something as simple as that can work. A friend with a GB had similar issues and it performed normally after he reseated his card. Turns out that he actually has a golden card... Kinda jelly.

Stupid quesiton, when you guys refer to reseat the card? Do you mean reinserting the card in current PCI slot? Changing to a different PCI slot? or taking HSF and applying new thermal paste on it?

Some users said moving from PCI 3.0 to PCI 2.0 helped too... At this point I'll try all of them...

thanks for your help guys wink.gif
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what do you mean by reseat? just plug out and plug in again?
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what do you mean by reseat? just plug out and plug in again?
Yeah. Disconnect the power from the card and pull out the card from the slot completely. Then reinsert the card firmly and reattach power. You can also try moving the card from the 3.0 to the 2.0 slot (that worked for me!)

Good luck thumb.gif
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One question, if my power supply doesn't have an 8pin cable, does this card come with one that I can connect to it?
    
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One question, if my power supply doesn't have an 8pin cable, does this card come with one that I can connect to it?
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Posted a week or so back and pushed OC a little higher. 1350 boost clock gives 10715 graphics score. Stable in 3D mark but not in Heaven. Gonna mess a little more tonight and see if I downclock memory I can stay stable.

http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3541269
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Both setups at max overclock with perhaps some more OC room for my 670s. Very interesting results. Of course I was using launch drivers for the 680 and the newer 301.42 on the 670s. I also used a 3570K for the 670s, but we all know that Heaven is a GPU dependent benchmark. 

 

 

GTX 670 SLI at 1320MHz (+130/+502)

 

 

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GTX 680 SLI @ 1236MHz (+105/250) 

 

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Edited by youra6 - 5/29/12 at 8:23pm
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