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Cooling performance is equal. I was referring mainly to being double slot which is a big big plus for me since i'm using SLI. You're right they're roughly equal in terms of cooling
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so what is the LOWEST stable overclocking card?? are they ALL above 1300 so far or a few in the mid 12s?
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so what is the LOWEST stable overclocking card?? are they ALL above 1300 so far or a few in the mid 12s?

If you're looking for guarantees that isn't going to happen with any card
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I would say the lowest after 2.2.3 has to be in the 1300's. I mean, at least with mine anyway, 2.2.3 added ~50mhz to each card, and the lowest ones we saw on the locked BIOSes were around 1250-1260. I'd say the Lightning is your best bet if you're going for a 1300mhz card. If you get less than 1300mhz on the old BIOS with max voltage then you're really unlucky.
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just pulled the cord on a lightning, should be here monday or tuesday.
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Hi all please can someone upload bios 3a?

Thank you
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Hi all please can someone upload bios 3a?
Thank you

If someone else doesn't help you out before I get home, I get out of work in 4 hours and I can upload it for you.
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Hi all please can someone upload bios 3a?
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Can we get this posted on the front page please? :-)
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You do have the new bios but it is unlocked as well. The only difference I saw between f8 and 3a is 3a doesn't do a hard crash when it gets unstable.

Really? Because my overclock has gone from +70 to +150 with the F8 Bios (Admittedly I did, at the same time, move the card to a different PCIE slot and upped my VTT voltage).

The hard crash is really annoying, tempted to revert back to the 3A bios if your comments are fact. Will have to do some more testing thumb.gif
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Really? Because my overclock has gone from +70 to +150 with the F8 Bios (Admittedly I did, at the same time, move the card to a different PCIE slot and upped my VTT voltage).
The hard crash is really annoying, tempted to revert back to the 3A bios if your comments are fact. Will have to do some more testing thumb.gif

The newest one I tried gained absolutely nothing when going from the 3A to F8. Would crash at 1320mhz on both BIOSes but was stable at 1310mhz on both. So, I don't have a DMM but I asked earlier if someone had took readings of the F8 as well as the 3A to compare because it was wierd I gained absolutely nothing at all. I double-checked the BIOS version, restarted computer, then even reinstalled the drivers and Afterburner. Nothing made a difference.
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