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^^ Try reversing the cards and seeing if the secondary-now-primary gets hotter or not. That would definitively say whether it's airflow issue or not.

If it is airflow there's not much you can do besides watercooling or perhaps putting the second card in the 3rd PCI-e slot and using a longer SLI bridge, but I'm not sure that's a valid configuration. Hacking in a 90mm fan blowing between the cards might help as well.
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I'm a little late to the party but looking forward to joing the ranks of Lightning 680 owners.



EK blocks are on their way and keen to see how they clock. Never had much luck in the silicon lottery, maybe this time.

Hopefully its more of an upgrade than a sidegrade from my sli 590's. Quad was getting a little annoying. I was holding out for the GK110 for the last year and a bit, but Nvidia are kidding themselves @ $1000 plus.
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I'm a little late to the party but looking forward to joing the ranks of Lightning 680 owners.



EK blocks are on their way and keen to see how they clock. Never had much luck in the silicon lottery, maybe this time.

Hopefully its more of an upgrade than a sidegrade from my sli 590's. Quad was getting a little annoying. I was holding out for the GK110 for the last year and a bit, but Nvidia are kidding themselves @ $1000 plus.

Same setup that I'm running (2x + EK blocks) *high five*.
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Same setup that I'm running (2x + EK blocks) *high five*.

Nice thumb.gif

Have you owned them long? Do they overclock well with the full cover block?
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Congrats on the lightnings, looking forward to some results.
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Anyone have a UEFI GOOP bios unlocked?
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no ROG/Classy versions apparently just the SC and Hydrocopper.

They aren't allowed to mod the PCB but coolers have been allowed.
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I'm really disappointed .... the first Lighting I got would go 1400 MHz pass 3dmarks and heaven like a champ but playing a game I did get lots of crashes and some weird artifacts on stock ln2 bios that happened in one game and I decided to RMA I just play that game at the time, now I think was a terrible mistake because I believe the game had some corrupted files. The RMA I got came with locked A3 Bios I flash it right away to the OP A3 Bios but whenever I raise the voltage in AB I get green artifacts all over 3dmark 11 should I try some other BIOS and where to get it ?? what do u guys think ??
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They aren't allowed to mod the PCB but coolers have been allowed.
That's what I have read somewhere, but was not sure so I didn't mentioned it. It's a shame, long life to the Lightning! biggrin.gif
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I'm really disappointed .... the first Lighting I got would go 1400 MHz pass 3dmarks and heaven like a champ but playing a game I did get lots of crashes and some weird artifacts on stock ln2 bios that happened in one game and I decided to RMA I just play that game at the time, now I think was a terrible mistake because I believe the game had some corrupted files. The RMA I got came with locked A3 Bios I flash it right away to the OP A3 Bios but whenever I raise the voltage in AB I get green artifacts all over 3dmark 11 should I try some other BIOS and where to get it ?? what do u guys think ??
Did you checked if it was your card but reset to factory default or another card? If it's not your card, maybe you got a lower quality ASIC.
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Sup guys. Am I suppose to configure Afterburner to get OC working? cause it doesnt seem like I can break +104 on core with the top two sliders maxed out. On stock I can do +104core +600memory
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