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ASIC doesn't mean anything really. But it is true that cards with higher ASIC rating have a lower stock voltage compared to low ASIC cards. In fact, that's still BS IMO. I have seen low ASIC card OC higher then high ASIC card at the same voltage, that means the low ASIC card in that case can achieve stock speed with lower voltage then the high one, meaning less power consumption, noise, lower temps, etc. In other case higher ASIC card will do better then lower... I don't know how they calculate this but to me this is pretty inaccurate and meaningless. thumb.gif
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my asic for myy 7950 is ~ 75% 0.o must explain the 1.3 ghz oc....
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Originally Posted by Bartouille View Post

ASIC doesn't mean anything really. But it is true that cards with higher ASIC rating have a lower stock voltage compared to low ASIC cards. In fact, that's still BS IMO. I have seen low ASIC card OC higher then high ASIC card at the same voltage, that means the low ASIC card in that case can achieve stock speed with lower voltage then the high one, meaning less power consumption, noise, lower temps, etc. In other case higher ASIC card will do better then lower... I don't know how they calculate this but to me this is pretty inaccurate and meaningless. thumb.gif


The only time you're really looking for a high asic card is for air cooling, which a high asic effiicient card will pay dividends due to the lower voltage/heat. That said asic % in and of itself has ZERO bearing on the overclock prowess of one card to another.
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