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UPDATE!!! Sorry guys for making a scene. I was just so worried my card was ruined.

All I had to do was re-apply k-boost. basically i unticked it, rebooted, ticked it again, rebooted, and it was back to normal. i'm now running the latest drivers with flashed BIOS smile.gif

Thanks for you guys concerns! +rep to you!

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UPDATE!!! Sorry guys for making a scene. I was just so worried my card was ruined.

All I had to do was re-apply k-boost. basically i unticked it, rebooted, ticked it again, rebooted, and it was back to normal. i'm now running the latest drivers with flashed BIOS smile.gif

Thanks for you guys concerns! +rep to you!

Just out of pure curiosity, why are you running k-boost? :O. That **** results in far more wear on the GPU than the overvolt itself, and i never noticed a difference :S
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Might be preaching to the choir here, but people *NEED* to untick K-boost every single time they install/uninstall drivers.

It is even stated on the eVGA webpage in bold letters.

If you do not you risk running into more trouble than you ever wished for (Like the above mentioned, which was luckily easy to solve).

And as iRandomize already said, if you run K-BOOST, at least use the Inspector BAT files that can force the cards into Idle and Boost mode - That way you are not burning through your cards while playing Farmville or whatever it is you do besides gaming.

There is absolutely NO reason that you are forcing your cards to run 100% while surfing the web, especially if you are overvolted.
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Just out of pure curiosity, why are you running k-boost? :O. That **** results in far more wear on the GPU than the overvolt itself, and i never noticed a difference :S

the only extra "wear" is the fact that your gpu will run at a higher temperature than without it ticked. But in my case, it's not even a high temperature, which is why I'm not worried about having it ticked. Plus, my card never downclocks, not in menus, during low gpu usage, never. Which is what I want ^^
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Might be preaching to the choir here, but people *NEED* to untick K-boost every single time they install/uninstall drivers.

It is even stated on the eVGA webpage in bold letters.

If you do not you risk running into more trouble than you ever wished for (Like the above mentioned, which was luckily easy to solve).

Yeah, stupid of me.
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And as iRandomize already said, if you run K-BOOST, at least use the Inspector BAT files that can force the cards into Idle and Boost mode - That way you are not burning through your cards while playing Farmville or whatever it is you do besides gaming.

There is absolutely NO reason that you are forcing your cards to run 100% while surfing the web, especially if you are overvolted.

Well I have my personal reason. Which is that I very easily forget to turn it back to constant boost from idle. And it just gets a bit frustrating when you have to exit the game, turn it on, and enter again. It happened to me so many times that after a while I just surrendered, and kept it on full boost all the time. My temperatures are still in their low 30's, so I'm not worried about any wear.
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Hey I have a question. Is 1.212 the highest voltage I can go with gtx 670? Because my 1241mhz core clock crashed on me. And I'm getting a max of 60C at 99% gpu usage. I wanna be able to clock more :s
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Is core clock by itself or do you have memory clock increased too?
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Both.
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If you have an offset on your memory clock you can try and decrease it in 25 MHz steps to see if that helps. After each decrease run a bench to test stability. You'll have to make a decision if core clock or mem clock is more important. Like mine your card might be at its limit with only 1.212 v

What is your max core clock without touching the memory clock?
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Well i MIGHT be able to pull off 1241mhz stable without touching the memory. Let me try.
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Well, it seems I'm able to push 1228mhz stable. I'm happy with that. (3815mhz on the memory)
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