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Here is a pic of my "new" rig.


Nice!!!
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Well, I'm back on a Lightning bug again. I did the mod that allows a H100 to be attached to my gtx 670, at max volts it only hits 37C in heaven 4.0. I'm pretty limited by the voltage lock on 670s (and modded bios don't work well with power editions due to power limit throttling). Thus I'm back to thinking about Lightnings. I've asked before, and been told the increase may be not worth it, however I'd be going from a 670 with 1333 core, and only 6300 effective memory, to whatever a lightning can do on "close to" water cooling. I also have people lined up ready to buy my 670 so thats making the decision alittle easier smile.gif

So my question to you guys is, whats the average clock/mem 24/7 stable on water? I'm seeing lots of 1400s/7000mem, are these stable 24/7? Also, if anyone is thinking of selling their lightnings to move towards titans, I'd appreciate a pm, and will pay higher for a good overclocker.
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1400 core isn't normal without pushing the voltage a little more than 93mv. Mine run 1241 stock volts in SLI (just to be one notch under 100% stable), one does 1254 the other 1280 stock voltage, with +93mv one does 1398 the other well over 1400 (didnt push it). Lightnings seem to mostly have good mem, Id say +500 is average. It'll be faster than your 670 and if you can afford it and dont want a 690 or Titan, go for it.
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I must have a pretty good one because mine was doing 1333mhz on the stock volts.
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I have never submitted my ownership validation so here it is(waiting on second water block):

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Which was the most stable driver for you guys? I understand some of the later ones reduced stability at high OC's?
    
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Heaven 4.0, before (1202/3005) and after (1347/3506). Higher mem gives me purple artifacts that pop in and out in Heaven. I was testing these at 70% percent fan. This keeps Heaven temps locked at 58 +/- 2 for both VRM and GPU for a few runs. I bumped the core higher by 10 and it crashed during scene 26 (damn you!!!) requiring me to restart. Ok, so I backed the core clock down again. Here is the weird part. I foud out that I can run Heaven 4.0 on stock fan profile at 1337/3506 (just 10 shy of max) through atleast 5 runs. I played Crysis 2 for a couple of hours on the above speeds at stock fan with no problems as well. I would gladly run this overclock 24/7 with stock fan profile, but I am a bit worried because in Heaven my VRM temps would reach 70. What do you guys think, is it safe to just leave it like this and enjoy fast and silent at the same time?



Edit: Here are the 3dMark11 scores.
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/6024278
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Ok, so I reached 1430 stable in 3dmark 11 and 1390 in heaven 4.0. The problem now is my cpu, for some reason it wont oc to 4.5 GHz, even at 1.39 vcore it will crash. Any ideas?
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MSI Afterburner 3.0.0 Beta 5
http://www.guru3d.com/files_details/msi_afterburner_beta_download.html
The trick to voltage work on this one as well?
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Ok, so I reached 1430 stable in 3dmark 11 and 1390 in heaven 4.0. The problem now is my cpu, for some reason it wont oc to 4.5 GHz, even at 1.39 vcore it will crash. Any ideas?
What CPU are you using? (you should fill in the rigbuilder) If it's a 3930k, 1.4v is usual for 4.6Ghz.
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It's a 2600k, and I fixed the problem. It was the UEFI bios of gigabyte, had to flash it to F12. Now it's stable at 1.35, whereas in the other bios it wouldnt boot.
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