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My advance RMA card replacement is here! A refurb from someone's return (their note said "overheating"). The card is definitely not overheating, and its fans seem slightly quieter than my original TOP's. The max boost is also higher! (1267MHz from what I've seen so far in Heaven 3.0)
1080p result (full-screen setting at stock clock settings):
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Looks to be a great card if it keeps going as it's been in the past hour.
Also using new Beta drivers (310.33)

I bet that the first owner was thinking "It's over 70C, gotta return this junk!" I'm glad mine maxes in the mid 60's, but I also have an aggressive fan curve. It's quiet so might as well keep it as cool as I can for what little extra noise it makes.
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I bet that the first owner was thinking "It's over 70C, gotta return this junk!" I'm glad mine maxes in the mid 60's, but I also have an aggressive fan curve. It's quiet so might as well keep it as cool as I can for what little extra noise it makes.

My case is a BitFenix Prodigy -- airflow is not its strongest point smile.gif This card would likely run a few degrees cooler in a larger case with better airflow.

This was with an aggressive fan curve, by the way, which is why you see RPM% in high 70s.
   
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Upgrade to the newer version of CPU-z. Just curious if your quality score (ASIC) remains 100%.
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hey for those of us who have TOPs, how are we going to be able to go sli in the future since our cards are discontinued? Also where would be the best place to buy a stable used TOP?

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hey for those of us who have TOPs, how are we going to be able to go sli in the future since our cards are discontinued? Also where would be the best place to buy a stable used TOP?
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The non-TOP version is full capable of SLI with the TOP versions. For people with OCD like me, we'll just have to get over the fact we may have a top and non-TOP card in our system.
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The non-TOP version is full capable of SLI with the TOP versions. For people with OCD like me, we'll just have to get over the fact we may have a top and non-TOP card in our system.
So we would have to manually OC the non-top or downclock rhe TOP to do SLI?
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You don't HAVE to run them at the same clock speed, but its probably best to do so. My NON TOP overclocks to 1300mhz no worries, so I doubt you will have much trouble overclocking a non top to the same speed.

I say my non top can do 1300mhz, with the recent drivers the most I can get it to register is 1293mhz...annoying! Think they have capped it at this.
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Upgrade to the newer version of CPU-z. Just curious if your quality score (ASIC) remains 100%.

My non-top 670 that I'm trying to RMA because of a memory issue and it artifacting in 2D clocks, has a ASIC score of 65%....pretty bad.
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My ASIC score in GPU-Z is 82.4% but I get 1306mhz core, + 400mhz memory all stable, max temp 68c on my NON TOP GTX 670
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So I figured I'd come to this forum, since no one else seems to understand.

I am a fairly big WoW players and the game is giving me some issues. I have a TOP model card. It has never show stability issues before, no matter what I threw at it. Now, however, with WoW, it wigs out at any settings above "fair." I see artificating in the game, and then eventually, the driver indicates "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered." WoW freezes momentarily, and then comes back and I can play again for a little while.

No other games give me this issue. I am not currently overclocking, but I previously had a nice and stable 1300 overclock. No temp problems that I can see. Any thoughts? I have already reinstalled driver and formatted.
    
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