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what does VGA @BIOS tell you?
oh i see, GPUZ wasnt clear on this
so my bios is GV-N670OC-2gd.F1 which mean i can flash to either F4 or F12 right? which one is safer to flash?
Edited by sterob - 8/10/12 at 7:49am
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oh i see, GPUZ wasnt clear on this
so my bios is GV-N670OC-2gd.F1 which mean i can flash to either F4 or F12 right? which one is safer to flash?

You only flash with the range that your card started out with. Since you have F1, your range is 1-10. So only F4. Do not flash using a BIOS not in your range.
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Meh...I still don't think 4 GB is necessary for 1440p, lol.
One of the reasons were actually I am thinking of holding 2 670 4gbs for the next 2 years. I have been spending a lot of money recently for PC and want to finish it for some time. Therefor I might skip the 7xx series cards unless the temptation becomes way too strong.

Therefor having 4gb cards with next 2 years in mind might pay off

I am really hoping that 670 4gb SLI will max out everything (or close to everything) well in the next 2 years. \

Edit : I am not expecting my new Zotac to run as cool or quiet as this Gigabyte model which i recently sold. However for SLI having 2 reference blower fans on 680 pcb with 680 cooler might pay off. 
If you can afford it I think you made the right choice. Just like the guys that bought sli 580's and went 3gb are happy they made the right choice now.

You should be pretty good for a while with those cards.
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Meh...I still don't think 4 GB is necessary for 1440p, lol.

People told me the same when I bought my HD4870 Vapor-X 2GB edition more than 4 years ago smile.gif
Guess what, it can still pretty well run Battlefield 3 (some settings at Ultra) or any game in 1200p.

I just felt like playing games on maximum now, so I took the Gigabyte GTX670.
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Has anyone bothered replacing thermal paste for their card? It doesn't really seem worth the hassle atm for me since i run stock 99.9% of the time. I've got a lot of IC diamond 7 TIM left over.
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I did, but only because I installed a waterblock so I had to put new TIM on by default. With how awesome the cooler is on this card, I highly doubt it's worth the trouble to do so if you are staying on air.
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I just ordered Gigabyte WF3 GTX670OC and i am worried about the issue with PCI-E 3.0. I am using p67 board with pci-e 2.0 suuport, but in the next year i will replaced it with z77 mobo.

GTX 670 Freeze
Anyone noticed issues with PCI-E 3.0 and 6xx
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Are you guys gaming with power management as maximum power and vsync off?
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I'm running power management in Adaptive mode (I ran tests and showed zero difference between the 2, not to mention running at max power wouldn't let my card clock down at idle), and Vsync in Adaptive mode (so Vsync is enabled anytime my framerate goes above 120 (running a 120 Hz monitor) and disabled if it drops below 120).
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Sounds good! Power management switched to adaptive and vsync on. I'm connected to my 120hz tv via hdmi but when I check screen resolution it only shows up as 60hz. Any idea why?
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