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Ive had 3 failed windows startup attempts since installing my openbox top, today after it said starting windows i had a black screen with only my mouse cursor,along with black screens before videos
I think im going to return it to amazon and just wait for the 700 series
Ill try another fresh driver install first
see you in a year+
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Ive had 3 failed windows startup attempts since installing my openbox top, today after it said starting windows i had a black screen with only my mouse cursor,along with black screens before videos
I think im going to return it to amazon and just wait for the 700 series
Ill try another fresh driver install first
That kind of happens when you buy a pre opened\used card sometimes. Id never EVER buy anything used from Amazon.

However, I got my 670 used from a user and its been great.
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Once you feel it's stable, you owe to yourself to see if that card is "golden" by flashing it! biggrin.gif
Here you go: http://www.overclock.net/t/1259425/asus-670-directcu-ii-top/2090#post_17900028
That's the bios I'm using currently -- rock solid! thumb.gif



Practically the same but with phenom II x6, who said these processor weren't worth it biggrin.gif



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I got my asus 670 stable with no black screens before videos with the latest beta drivers. Hopefully it stays solid, it does 1292 mhz
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Okay, I'm officially impressed with the beast of a cooler on this card! Mine never breaks 72C at max load for many consecutive runs of Heaven 3.0 and remains very quiet.

I tried the latest beta driver, and my max boost curiously decreased to 1201MHz from 1221 or so. However, I am now able to overclock the card in MSI Afterburner without Heaven crashing, as it did with release drivers when I tried overclocking.

The max my card allows me to go is 1280MHz boost and 1652MHz memory in Heaven (for some reason, setting it any higher, won't yield an increase in GPU-Z current memory clock). I can set the gpu clock boost to +65 without crashing (+70 and above results in a Heaven benchmark crash). That's all at max power limit. Everything stable so far. When I get to 1292MHz core clock, Heaven eventually crashes, so 1280MHz is the safest for me at the moment.

So here are my latest stable results (full screen 1080p, all max):



And GPU-Z with max stats:



I assume this is good, yes? So I don't need to worry about my card being subpar somehow and try to return it to NewEgg.

Trying the unlocked voltage BIOS will probably net more performance.

P.S.: This is on the computer with i5 2400k with 3.9GHz max boost per core, so I assume it doesn't make much of a difference.
Edited by ElevenEleven - 8/18/12 at 2:04am
   
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Okay, I'm officially impressed with the beast of a cooler on this card! Mine never breaks 72C at max load for many consecutive runs of Heaven 3.0 and remains very quiet.

I tried the latest beta driver, and my max boost curiously decreased to 1201MHz from 1221 or so. However, I am now able to overclock the card in MSI Afterburner without Heaven crashing, as it did with release drivers when I tried overclocking.

The max my card allows me to go is 1280MHz boost and 1652MHz memory in Heaven (for some reason, setting it any higher, won't yield an increase in GPU-Z current memory clock). I can set the gpu clock boost to +65 without crashing (+70 and above results in a Heaven benchmark crash). That's all at max power limit. Everything stable so far. When I get to 1292MHz core clock, Heaven eventually crashes, so 1280MHz is the safest for me at the moment.

So here are my latest stable results (full screen 1080p, all max):
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

And GPU-Z with max stats:
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

I assume this is good, yes? So I don't need to worry about my card being subpar somehow and try to return it to NewEgg.

Trying the unlocked voltage BIOS will probably net more performance.

P.S.: This is on the computer with i5 2400k with 3.9GHz max boost per core, so I assume it doesn't make much of a difference.

very nice. you beat DCII Top out of box.
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Is it possible to get the non TOP edition and flash it with the TOP bios? and get the same card as the TOP? have a friend who want the 670, but the TOP is not in stock.
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Hi, some help please. I have a sli gtx670 DCII gputweak top and use 2.2.0.1, I can not synchronize the two vgas, for them the boost they different from each other, I set at 1165mhz and 1210, but when rebooting the system, only one is the way left, the other back to the factory profile. When I'm in the system everything works the way I leave, but the gpu tweak unsafe configuration that saves left for one of two vgas.
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Have not used GPU Tweak for a while now, but you can try MSI Afterburner instead. It has a "synchronize" option if you're using multiple GPUs - maybe that could work.



Could still cause each card to boost slightly differently, but might be worth a shot.
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