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post #71 of 3357
Thanks for the reply guys. Here's what happened since i posted: Figured i would leave the overclock alone yesterday and try to play some BF3, i crashed twice in the first 30 minutes (display driver errors) so i reverted the overclock and restarted BF which crashed another 2 times in around 45 minutes. At this point i removed the 142 drivers and installed the 134 drivers. I was then able to play a good 2 hours with 0 crash (with no overclock)

Tonight, i decided to try to overclock again in the long way but with the 132 drivers, last time i did it i used the quick way as i did'nt have that much time. I am now able to pull +67 gpu boost and +300 mem clock, higher than that, i get absolutely no increase in the score. I ran the +67, +300 for an hour. Still, the highest FPS i was able to get was 45.6 and that's with nothing forced on in NVP.

I have tried to put the card in the PCIE 2.0 when i was at 60, 90 but that did not change anything for me.

I'm adding my rig right now so you can have a look.

I also realize that this thread was not about bad performance with the 670 but more with overclocking problems so i can start my own thread if you wish.
post #72 of 3357
Yeah, Felz, that's a good idea making a new thread.

In that thread, post a screenie with your Heaven Score, preferably with the AB or PrecX OSD running so it shows the actual clocks you're running at (just stating values like +65 offset don't tell us anything useful cause actual clocks on every Kepler card is different).

Then ask if anyone can confirm whether your score seems right for those clocks. Hopefully some others will contribute screens of their own at the same clocks to confirm whether your score is right.

BTW, just ran at your same settings as you listed in your first post (1215/3096), here's the results ... guess I was a little off when I said at least 48fps at these clocks ... still yours is enough lower that I'd be wondering what's going on a little bit tongue.gif

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does everyone run these tests w/ vsync off? my scores are 200 points higher when I do...
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does everyone run these tests w/ vsync off? my scores are 200 points higher when I do...

I do^^
post #75 of 3357
Great guide!

I've had a reference EVGA GTX 670 since release. I spent the first few days trying to overclock it. I was running +70/+350 and thought it was stable. I got a couple of crashes playing Skyrim so I went back to the default settings. Using your guide I seem to be dialed in at +50/+395. My boost is maxing out at 1148. I'm only seeing a 3fps increase with this overclock vs default settings in Heaven. Does that sound right?

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post #76 of 3357
scratch that....

2nd Arkham City bench resulted in red screen......

at this point, not even sure it's worth it to continue trying to overclock my card for a 2 or 3 fps gain
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Wow, this has to be one of the best guides I have ever layed eyes on. I am going to read every word very soon. Great work! thumb.gif

 
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Yes, massive props for this guide. Kepler is so steeped in automagical marketing jargon and this guide really brings it all back to the real world.thumb.gif
   
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I totally agree i was able to get my 670 FTW to run a 1325 Core , 3506 Memory , 130% Power Target with a max temp of 65c
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Just followed your guide with great results.
2 EVGA GTX 670 FTWs in SLI
GPU Max Clock: 1300 MHZ
Memory Max Clock: 1800 MHz
I could get the Clock to 1302 and the Memory to 1817 stable in Haven, but decided round numbers is nicer than a 0.7 fps advantage.
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I also have 2 670 evga FTWs in SLI and i can only get the GPU clock offset 55+
anything over that crashes and i have to HARD reset...Guess i got some crappy overclockers?
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