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Hmm, not gonna send the DC2 GTX 680 back just yet. Will wait and see if it gets voltage control first. Wonder if it could be flashed to the lightning bios?
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Great news about AB coming soon, hopefully MSI compensated him for delaying his vacation thumb.gif
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Are you using quad sli? Its near impossible to get good overclocks in quad sli IMHO. Thermal limits will prevent any meaningful overclocks. Heck, even in two way SLI thermal limits become a much bigger problem, overclocks in SLI will hardly ever match single card overclocks. I used 580sli, 7970cf, and 680 sli and none of them could OC anywhere near as well in dual card configs...its just how things are...
The cards will be like .5cm close to each other...there's no way the lightning will have breathroom or legs to OC UNLESS you put them under water.......Now if you put them under water with the upcoming voltage control oh baby....you will be able to OC for sure then thumb.gif

I may be nitpicking.....but you may want to change your signature, it still stays SLI 580s, your Lightning 680s are going to get jealous
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goodness!!!

Now doesn't this make me wanna just pick up 3 more lightnings and saw goodbye to the thought of 2gb more vram,

I LOVE overclocking!!!!

GREAT NEWS GUYS, hope you are all as happy as I .... great people shuffle their vacations for others benefit ...!!!! Unwinder ROCKS applaud.gif
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Good news. +1 for starting the day off good.


Thats great news but you know whats not funny? All the posts we will see in a couple of weeks about people who blew up their cards!!!! wink.gif
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Question, does the LN2 BIOS with it's 200% power target mean we won't have the same OCP "current throttling" as the silly classified?
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Question, does the LN2 BIOS with it's 200% power target mean we won't have the same OCP "current throttling" as the silly classified?

Yessir thumb.gif. I doubt the TDP Limit will be reached with the voltage 2.2.3 gives us.
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Thats great news but you know whats not funny? All the posts we will see in a couple of weeks about people who blew up their cards!!!! wink.gif

Lol imagine Unwinder posting that he blew up all its samples XD we would be back to square one
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Lol imagine Unwinder posting that he blew up all its samples XD we would be back to square one

For a couple of weeks while MSI sends another Lightning with standard shipping wink.gif.
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Lol imagine Unwinder posting that he blew up all its samples XD we would be back to square one

The Galaxy 680 OC pushed 1600mhz at 1.5v, and that card uses the same CHiL controller, and design. As a matter of fact, the SOC could give Lightning a run for its money . All SOC cards have a boost value of 1267MHz, and OC close to or over 1300 out of the box. But, the stock triple fan cooler isn't even as good as Windforce, or MSI. But, the point is, that the Lightning will be just fine at 1.35v.

Would be supersweet to go 1.4v, and 1400+MHz, even if the gains are small.
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