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Ouch, got one today, crashes past 1250Mhz on LN2 Bios. I'll eat the restocking fee
    
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Ouch, got one today, crashes past 1250Mhz on LN2 Bios. I'll eat the restocking fee

Yeah bro, eat that fee, so people like the guy above keep getting used cards. Way to abuse the system.

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Facepalm at you people returning cards just because they're not golden overclockers. :thumbdown:
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You guys should hit up Walmart's tampon section.

The store I bought from actually sells used cards as, you know, used cards - unlike Newegg. I'm the only one that loses anything from this return, I don't understand what your problem is. Nor do I care.

I also don't understand how Newegg's dirty deeds are any of my concern, I hardly do any shopping there.

Let's see, I buy the card for retail price, pay 10% restocking fee - store sells for 95% of the price so the manufacturer is getting the same amount of $ and the store is actually making an additional 5% profit off me. Wow, I am SUCH a terrible person, someone please spank me for being a bad boy!

Returning a product is every consumer's right if the store chooses to have a policy in place that ensures minimal or no loss of profit, via restocking fees. If it makes you feel any better the fan cable was impaled by the shroud all the way to the copper wiring on one lead during shipping, I'm actually being nice paying the restocking fee as I could get away with saying it got damaged during shipping.

Regardless, I was very impressed with the cooler, on custom fan profile it never passed 58c!
Edited by Scorpion667 - 7/4/12 at 11:51pm
    
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Keeping mine for sure. 1350 Core, 7020 Effective Memory in LN2 mode. P12,235 3Dmark11 graphics score on i7-3930K. Hoping I can hit 1375-1400 core when we receive Afterburner 2.2.3.
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Keeping mine for sure. 1350 Core, 7020 Effective Memory in LN2 mode. P12,235 3Dmark11 graphics score on i7-3930K. Hoping I can hit 1375-1400 core when we receive Afterburner 2.2.3.

Good to hear. Wanna trade so that I can SLI at 1350mhz? Ha.

Bottom card really holds the top one back, but it's a great card nonetheless so I'm definitely keeping it. I don't mind much that the bottom card has a 50mhz slower stable speed, because now I need SLI less often with the awesome top card. And if I need more power in a game I just run SLI at 1296mhz and never go over 60C biggrin.gif
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My reaction is similar to the dude in your avatar!

Nice find! thumb.gif

Edited by xoleras - 7/5/12 at 10:07am
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MONDAY!!! biggrin.gifthumb.gifbiggrin.gif

God I can't wait. Welcome back 'normal' overclocking.

These cards are screaming for more voltage. I just messed with the fan for the first time. It's not really as loud as some people seem to think. At 100% it's obviously audible, but not terrible.

So I tested it out. Did a Heaven run with my 'better' card at 1350mhz/6800mhz and put the fan speed at 100%. Max temp was 52C thumb.gif

So, this is my first non-ref card. I know with the references, a lot of people say to keep it below 80C. With a solidly-built beast like the Lightning, what would be the max safe temp to go up to?
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