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Ahh, its good to see that MSI hasn't changed.
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My lightning core clock OC's fairly average for 1.3v 1405 but i don't know whats going on with my mem clock it seems to go crazy high 7800 and i get no issues what so ever. i been playing games with it now for months. crysis 3, bf3, FFXIV. i've run valley like 30 times. No issues at all. does it hurt the card to keep memory that high?
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Originally Posted by Shperax View Post

My lightning core clock OC's fairly average for 1.3v 1405 but i don't know whats going on with my mem clock it seems to go crazy high 7800 and i get no issues what so ever. i been playing games with it now for months. crysis 3, bf3, FFXIV. i've run valley like 30 times. No issues at all. does it hurt the card to keep memory that high?

I think you should sell that card to me it's definitely defective.
Or keep it because it's a killer card. If it doesn't artifact or bsod on you it won't hurt a thing
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twin 680 lightnings in the micro atx vulcan case. the temps with a minor overclock are bearable with a bit of fan noise
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Did The Lightning get discontinued? I just got mine a month ago from Fry,s electronics but i see now they no longer have it on newegg. have not been by fry,s to see. Also did alex quit msi? I thought i heard something like that.
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Did The Lightning get discontinued? I just got mine a month ago from Fry,s electronics but i see now they no longer have it on newegg. have not been by fry,s to see. Also did alex quit msi? I thought i heard something like that.

From what I know over here in Europe, the card is discontinued with only the stock that retailers have being sold off now. The Power Edition that's available over in the US seems to be having similar stock problems. Finding one used isn't too difficult though, quite a few people went to Titan when it released !
    
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Does anyone have contact info for someone at MSI who can help me with my RMA? The online form keeps rejecting my S/N and the phone support that I'm supposed to use in cases like this is beyond useless

I've probably called 20 times over the last 2 days and still haven't got through to a human before being sent to voice mail(What kind of RMA department uses freaking voice mail?!)
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Hi guys!

I've recently flashed my gpu with the ln2 3A bios.

When a fire up GPUZ this is what i get:




Those values marked in red, are they normail?

I am trying to overclock and i'm getting mediocre results

I just cant get beyond +50 in core clock on AB, even with the slider to max in core voltaje and Power Limit. Al I can get is a Core Clock of 1241

Besides the maximun voltaje i achieve is 1.121



Am I doing something wrong?

Does this has anything to do with the readings on GPU-Z

P.S: I am using MSI Afterburner 2.3.1


Thanks!!
Edited by doulos1382 - 4/27/13 at 8:51am
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Of the three power edition cards that I have tried only one can do more than +50 with the LN2 bios.

You need to do a few extra tweaks mentioned in the op for working voltage control in afterburner.
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Of the three power edition cards that I have tried only one can do more than +50 with the LN2 bios.

You need to do a few extra tweaks mentioned in the op for working voltage control in afterburner.

Alright I tried using the AB 2.2.3 and I reached a 1306 Core Clock at 1.285 volts on air.

Is it that good?
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