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Wow i usually sit around 107 in BF3 and around 110 in heaven. Intresting, I didn't think it helped performance just thought it helped the card not get starved if it needs it(which it probably never will as we have no voltage control )

At 1080P, I am sitting at 80% usage, ultra everything, adaptive Vsync included.
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At 1080P, I am sitting at 80% usage, ultra everything, adaptive Vsync included.
Ah okay I see why - Vsync. I dont run it on my 120hz monitor.
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Ah okay I see why - Vsync. I dont run it on my 120hz monitor.

turned it off, and watched my frame-rate sky rocket...My usage stayed the same.
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turned it off, and watched my frame-rate sky rocket...My usage stayed the same.
Oh well different cards with different phase systems and etc. My card likes to use power, im fine with that. lol
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alright, i must be mising something, all is well with the overclock, even if it didnt get as much as i had hoped out of it, but i have a problem with the custom fan profile , if i exit precision x the custom fan profile stops working, same story with msi afterburner, is there something i need to do for it to work with the programs closed, or do i need to open them every time i want to play a game for the fan profile to take affect??
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You have to leave precisionX running in the background, also make it load on startup.
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alright, i must be mising something, all is well with the overclock, even if it didnt get as much as i had hoped out of it, but i have a problem with the custom fan profile , if i exit precision x the custom fan profile stops working, same story with msi afterburner, is there something i need to do for it to work with the programs closed, or do i need to open them every time i want to play a game for the fan profile to take affect??

u need precision running for the fan curve to work, but not for the overclock to stay
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Hi, I've been following the "Quick Overclocking" part of this guide. In step one, you say to temporarily max out voltage and power target, but you never make mention of it again. After maxing out the clock offsets, would it be worthwhile to bring these settings down? How do we determine how far we can bring them back down?
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Wow i usually sit around 107 in BF3 and around 110 in heaven. Intresting, I didn't think it helped performance just thought it helped the card not get starved if it needs it(which it probably never will as we have no voltage control )

Not sure where you got that I was saying that 'it helped performance' ... in fact I'm not even sure what you mean by 'it' redface.gif

But yeah, the GB cards end up with lower power usage % on the same tests, and with the 1.175V cap, none of the 670 models need any higher of a power target % than what they have available. It wouldn't help performance if they did.
    
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Hi, I've been following the "Quick Overclocking" part of this guide. In step one, you say to temporarily max out voltage and power target, but you never make mention of it again. After maxing out the clock offsets, would it be worthwhile to bring these settings down? How do we determine how far we can bring them back down?


was wondering the same thing myself, so i just left them at stock because i dont think its safe to max the voltage??
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