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If you're saying the oc is starting to degrade from once stable clocks..my suggestion to you is flash back to the original bios and start over. Try your original oc on the original bios and see if its still stable. If not, you've just joined a not-so-lucky club and need to start the RMA process. Above all else, re-flash the card back to the original BIOS now.
We are talking was barley stable at all at 1283 to stable at 1278-80. So I feel and hope those steps wont need to be taken. If I do experience degrading clearly I will make sure to have every modded bios link gone, and change the name and subject of the OP to a Kepler Degration thread. These I hope I never have to do though.
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Well, anyone doing this knows the risks, we all read the thread and know the pros and cons, etc, etc. Personally, I'd suggest waiting to see if anyone else in the thread starts experiencing the same problems and make a decision on the threads fate then.
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Well lets think about it for a min...
The Lighting Gtx 680 has no reports such as these..
What is diff between your cards and it...
HQ Vrams.. over all HQ build over the pcb but.. Same GK 104 chip..
Is the voltage degrading the Vrams? is it something to due with the Freaq+voltage wearing out from Power Delivery to the Gpu? Who really knows.. It is going to take a real Tech to get these issues take the card apart and find it's source.
I guess we will find out eh? I hope it was just a fluke, and am sure it was(from my heart and wallet not my brain). But when I start to see where my clocks are no longer stable at clocks that I am positive are stable, then I will take action.
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Well, anyone doing this knows the risks, we all read the thread and know the pros and cons, etc, etc. Personally, I'd suggest waiting to see if anyone else in the thread starts experiencing the same problems and make a decision on the threads fate then.
Yes, if more then 5 people come forward with proof, it will undoubtedly get shut down.
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I guess we will find out eh? I hope it was just a fluke, and am sure it was(from my heart and wallet not my brain). But when I start to see where my clocks are no longer stable at clocks that I am positive are stable, then I will take action.

You read my mind.

I know for a fact 1178 mhz core +525 memory was 100% stable and very close to my max oc. That was all before I ever used a vmod bios. On the vmod bios I could do 1231 / 575 for a few days then had to dial it back to 1215 / 525 and was getting red screens.

Luckily 1178 on stock (first evga bios never used second one) still seems to be stable with no red screens yet.

So hopefully I won't have to rma and I flashed back before any damage was done.

Bottom line it's really not worth it for the extra 50mhz which equals maybe 1 or 2 fps.
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You read my mind.
I know for a fact 1178 mhz core +525 memory was 100% stable and very close to my max oc. That was all before I ever used a vmod bios. On the vmod bios I could do 1231 / 575 for a few days then had to dial it back to 1215 / 525 and was getting red screens.
Luckily 1178 on stock (first evga bios never used second one) still seems to be stable with no red screens yet.
So hopefully I won't have to rma and I flashed back before any damage was done.
Bottom line it's really not worth it for the extra 50mhz which equals maybe 1 or 2 fps.

50mhz is more like .05 = .08 fps. it really only shows anything in a benchmark.. that is why my benching overclocks are around 1370mhz and my 24/7 are 1300mhz.

Id rma anyway lol your card does not clock very well @_@

I just remember getting attacked by people for giving warning and being called Annoying lol.
    
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50mhz is more like .05 = .08 fps.
Id rma anyway lol your card does not clock very well @_@
I just remember getting attacked by people for giving warning and being called Annoying lol.

And I am man enough to HUMBLY APOLOGIZE

how can I RMA for a bad clocker? and isn't <1200 mhz normal for a reference
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And I am man enough to HUMBLY APOLOGIZE
how can I RMA for a bad clocker? and isn't <1200 mhz normal for a reference

1200mhz is Normal id say anything below is on the low side.

Rma on grounds on RSOD.

My Ref Asus 680 does 1370mhz lol.
    
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50mhz is more like .05 = .08 fps. it really only shows anything in a benchmark.. that is why my benching overclocks are around 1370mhz and my 24/7 are 1300mhz.
Id rma anyway lol your card does not clock very well @_@
I just remember getting attacked by people for giving warning and being called Annoying lol.
Yeah I agree. That would suck if I RMA'd and got a card back that only did like 1230, but on the other hand I can get one that does 1400, oh man the lottery is so fun tongue.gif
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Doesn't EVGA upgrade to FTW if a reference 670 is jacked up ? can they tell if you have ever flashed bios or just look at the current bios? I did get red screens so i'm not technically lying, just not telling them the whole truth about any vmod bios rolleyes.gif

I still really like my card even if it is a low clocker like every other lotto i've played
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Doesn't EVGA upgrade to FTW if a reference 670 is jacked up ? can they tell if you have ever flashed bios or just look at the current bios? I did get red screens so i'm not technically lying, just not telling them the whole truth about any vmod bios rolleyes.gif
I still really like my card even if it is a low clocker like every other lotto i've played

If you have the stock Bios they cant tell.. I think the FTW was for people with SC cards.

But heck it is worth a shot. my 670 FTW only did 1230mhz..
    
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