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guys, maybe I solved my problem
seems odd but, after upgrading the mobo bios and swapping os from the hdd to the ssd, I didn't set windows power profile to high performance... settling this was enough to let me pass that test for more than 16 minutes, with my generic fan profile active, which I wasn't able to do before, so I call the test passed thumb.gif


Still, it seems I can't overclock it that much, I tryed upping it by 13mhz (on the core( just to check it out and crashed after a while running unigine.

Still happy thought that in game at standard clock I have no more problems.

What I would love to know though is your bios version, can anyone list their gpu bios? (I am currently from my laptop, so I can't, will do it later)
Is there also any link to download the original bios or an updated version?
my country MSI' site just has drivers and life update as downloads....mad.gif
post #552 of 939
do these have backplates installed...these cards are sexy too..was going to buy then i came across a guy with a box of lightning 680s on cragslist that fell off the back of a truck.. i payed 400 for each card so it was cheaper then the pe 670..but i like the blue insted of the yellow
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do these have backplates installed...these cards are sexy too..was going to buy then i came across a guy with a box of lightning 680s on cragslist that fell off the back of a truck.. i payed 400 for each card so it was cheaper then the pe 670..but i like the blue insted of the yellow

I'm not sure to get your point...
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I asked if they come with backplates
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Sorry, I guess Im going to need to go OT and say it:

"Mine were off the back of a truck..half price sale..couldn't pass it up..il sell them when the 7 searies cards come out and still make a profit."

Thats what you said in the 680 owners thread. Here you say they costed 400 each so that means you think they cost 800 bucks, they dont.


And about the backplate. Its faster to google something than to make a post.


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i tried..i was just wondering if they did or not..but that sucks they dont..
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Is it that important to have a backplate?
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post #558 of 939
no it just looks nice..
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post #559 of 939
Just got two PE OC cards.
One boosts to 1226 and the other 1202 both stock, temps are bellow 61c fan on auto.
Will play with them some more tomorrow to find max stable oc.

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post #560 of 939
Hey i got an issue with this card. Basically, in newer games like borderlands 2, game will freeze, black screen, and desktop OR will freeze, black screen, recover with reduced FPS. Checked GPU-z logs, saw that the memory clock suddenly drops from 1500 mhz to 162 mhz. Everything else seems good. I tried all that nvidia max performance jazz and forced PCIE to 2.0. Latest drivers and whatnot. Should this call for an RMA or is there something else that might be happening? Thanks guys!

Link to thread a few weeks ago with more detailed info:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1308794/downclocking-issue-with-my-msi-gtx-670-power-edition

also, i can recover gpu back to normal when the fps drops after crash by simply going to desktop, and then going into game. Seems to "revive" the memory clock speed back up.
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