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Thank you xoleras.

Slow boat from China I guess:rolleyes:
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Thank you xoleras.
Slow boat from China I guess:rolleyes:

The boat probably had voltage issues and had to go back to dock wink.gif
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If the voltage does unlock for these I can kiss my 670 ftw goodbye tongue.gif
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post #104 of 7744
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I am a enthusiast, overclocker and pay a premium price for it. I love hardware. I purchased the lightning for voltage tweaking on the core and memory. If 2.2.3 is not available within 10 days, which will be near the 30th day after purchase I may very well return it.
Dont get me wrong, this is the most solid card I have ever purchased.

I just got off the phone with newegg, and they issued me an RMA for full refund and paid return label on the card. Not going give MSi my money on deceptive business practices. I wish you guys the best of luck, and I hope it works out. thumb.gif
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I just opened a ticket at msi customer service ... I'm ready to get refund and buy another brand if I do not get decent support

lol thats kinda funny biggrin.gif
let us know how that plays out thumb.gif
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I gotta ask guys, i'm stuck between getting the lightning and classified. I hear the lightning has solid performance as well as the classified just I like the peace of mind with 4GB. What do you guys think?

Get a Lightning!

I've been doing some reading about the Classified over at EVGA.com and it doesn't look that impressive honestly. Couple that with the $660+EVBot= $760 and it's definitely not worth it. I don't know what the max voltage is through EVBot, so someone might go with a Classified if they were getting a waterblock for it so they could run a ton of voltage through it if the max voltage is high. But as of right now...55% fan speed? Here's a pic of the one owner doing a Heaven run at only 1325mhz, hitting 75C (and requiring almost 1.29v to do so too. May be contributing to the high temps, but still :/ )
700

He then goes on to say..."I tried going as high as 1.3v, then it throttled down to 1084MHz and stayed there for several min, and I couldn't get it to go back up thereafter. So I tried to reduce the Voltage and it crashed when I dropped one notch below 1.2875V."

"...55% is just too low... this is about all I'm going to get for now I'm sure. One Classified owner has reported getting as high as 1425MHz on air, but then throttled back cause of temps."

Bottom line....Get a Lightning thumb.gif
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Does anyone know if Alex from MSI recieved the Card he needed to complete software development for 2.2.3?

Alex doesn't have anything to do with developing Afterburner. Unwinder is the guy who does it. He doesn't work directly for MSI. And no, he hasn't received a working card yet.
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I just got off the phone with newegg, and they issued me an RMA for full refund and paid return label on the card. Not going give MSi my money on deceptive business practices. I wish you guys the best of luck, and I hope it works out. thumb.gif

What was your reason for RMA'ing that you told Newegg? False Advertising?
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post #109 of 7744
Sorry, thought Alex was Unwinder.

Thanks for the update...
Edited by Cool Mike - 7/10/12 at 4:44pm
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What was your reason for RMA'ing that you told Newegg? False Advertising?

Pretty much. Not as described. I said I paid a premium for features that it did not have. She was nice enough to pay for return label. But then again I can be both charming and aggressive. biggrin.gif

It is too bad. 680L has a KILLER cooler and performance.
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