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Originally Posted by CalinTM View Post

Hey on what voltage can i have stable 1300 Mhz, on default BIOS(not LN2).

And how i should set the power limit for a overclock ? Please tell me.

Look at these pics.
http://i46.tinypic.com/34sgklv.jpg
http://i47.tinypic.com/2e1bu3r.jpg

You're on the non-LN2 BIOS in those pics, so +98mhz may not give you 1300mhz like you see in many of the pics here because in most pics people are using the LN2 BIOS, which has a stock clock of 1202mhz for everyone, unlike the first BIOS which is different for every card. You just have to find your stock Boost clock, set the core offset to whatever you need to add for it to be at 1300mhz, set the core voltage slider at +93mv, and start testing. Lower the voltage slider each time you pass your tests and you'll eventually find the lowest-needed voltage for that particular overclock thumb.gif. Power % should just be set to 133% for the hell of it wink.gif
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I think all of the LN2 BIOS' have it, although 3A non LN2 doesn't have the fan spin up from what I remember
3A non LN2 is "v80.04.28.00.39", at least in my case it indeed has fan spin up (which I hate btw). Still using it though biggrin.gif

Regards! wink.gif
post #2663 of 7827
How do you unlock the voltage to go above 1.175v for GTx 680 Lightning? I switched the button on the card to the LN2 bios, but then nothing changed. I opened up Afterburner and the max limit for voltage is still 1.175 and the power limit is still 133% (not 200)? YOu can see that I have LN2 Bios in my AFterburner.

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How do you unlock the voltage to go above 1.175v for GTx 680 Lightning? I switched the button on the card to the LN2 bios, but then nothing changed. I opened up Afterburner and the max limit for voltage is still 1.175 and the power limit is still 133% (not 200)? YOu can see that I have LN2 Bios in my AFterburner.
Click settings then check unlock voltage control.
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What are you using for a display that you don't want the 2GB card?

a 1440p. i know 2gb is sufficient for almost every game out there, but i play skyrim cranked up with loads of texture mods. 2gb limits it.
post #2666 of 7827
I've heard stories about the Lightning voltage lock regulations in newer revisions. Is that true?
Is it useless to get this card anymore for voltage unlocking?
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Newer cards do have the voltage locked down, but flashing to one of the original unlocked bios' can open it back up.
    
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I've heard stories about the Lightning voltage lock regulations in newer revisions. Is that true?
Is it useless to get this card anymore for voltage unlocking?

It's useless unless you are up to flashing the BIOS
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Originally Posted by michaelrw View Post

it came with locked BIOS .. 80.04.29.00.3A (the similar version, 80.04.09.00.3A, is unlocked)
i flashed it to the F8 without any issues
with max 2.2.3 vcore im topping out at 1392/7012
havent messed with the aux or mem voltages so i may be able to squeeze out some more
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I already tried that, stil same thing, the power limit should be 200% max, but it's stil 133%. I got this card like couple days ago maybe Nvidia don't allow MSI to unlock voltages anymore.
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I already tried that, stil same thing, the power limit should be 200% max, but it's stil 133%. I got this card like couple days ago maybe Nvidia don't allow MSI to unlock voltages anymore.

What bios versions did it come with?
    
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