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Its with either BIOS. There is no difference except with fan profiles at startup...they both have same voltage parameters.

Thanks!! Now to update.
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Ok, so switching to normal bios and LN2, is on the fly, or you need to turn off your PC ?

And if i use LN2 bios, and NO overclock, just the defaults, i basically get the same temps and clocks as the normal bios ? Do i get some stability on LN2, with NO overclock, or anything.

I'm asking cuz i need this kind of info, when my Lightning arrives, i don't want to search the entire thread. tongue.gif
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You have to power down your PC to switch the BIOS. If you flip the switch with the PC on you'll probably corrupt your BIOS....

LN2 is 50mV higher than BIOS 1 so your temps may be a bit higher. LN2 is better for maximum overclocks, but I suggest trying BIOS 1 first before switching
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I actually sent mine back in for RMA for two reasons. One, artifacting at stock speeds, two, $30 cheaper smile.gif
This was back when they had it for $569 the first time.

Also, MSI Alex makes an appearance, and doesn't even mention the Lightning.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gev0H_IgTXk
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name="MrMarauder" url="/t/1280007/official-msi-gtx-680-lightning-owners-club/1620#post_17811215"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gev0H_IgTXk

LOL

Go dodgers

I'm surprised he hasn't come out of exile yet since 2.2.3 was released
Edited by xoleras - 7/28/12 at 4:47pm
post #1626 of 7827
Add me to the list now that the card went back down to $569.99+Free Shipping, gonna try one of these bad boys for myself.

There was something about the $599.99+shipping that kept me from pulling the trigger before, lol.
Edited by RobsM6S - 7/28/12 at 4:58pm
post #1627 of 7827
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Ugh, they just dropped the price on the lightning again on newegg, the day after I bought mine. back down to 569.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127693


lol , don't worry for most that will be watered down!!!
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Add me to the list now that the card went back down to $569.99+Free Shipping, gonna try one of these bad boys for myself.
There was something about the $599.99+shipping that kept me from pulling the trigger before, lol.


Grats man !!!!! you will love it, i hope you get a golden one!!
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Golden, un-golden, cmon we use this cards in gaming. smile.gif You want to break a world record tongue.gif ?
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I actually sent mine back in for RMA for two reasons. One, artifacting at stock speeds, two, $30 cheaper smile.gif
This was back when they had it for $569 the first time.
Also, MSI Alex makes an appearance, and doesn't even mention the Lightning.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gev0H_IgTXk

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LOL
Go dodgers
I'm surprised he hasn't come out of exile yet since 2.2.3 was released

Yea, probably embarrassed about talking out of the wrong end like that AMD guy rolleyes.gif
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