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I believe you're correct... you'll be needing the high-end cards for voltage changes through the BIOS.

If the GTO is too slow, the 16xx will be even worse

Why not just a 7600GT then?

A8R MVP ain't that hot an overclocker either... the DFI Lanparty Ultra-D for example is better (although a bit more money)
For the money, the RD580 Northbridge it has(I'm assuming we're talking about A8R32 btw..) is a great OCer. It can keep a full HT multipler of 5x and still go over 1000Mhz and hit around 1350-1400.
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For the money, the RD580 Northbridge it has(I'm assuming we're talking about A8R32 btw..) is a great OCer. It can keep a full HT multipler of 5x and still go over 1000Mhz and hit around 1350-1400.
Who cares about the HT and it's multipliers?

DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D $105
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152
    
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Who cares about the HT and it's multipliers?

DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D $105
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152
I do. I like the fact that the RD580 has the ability to do such a thing. I find them eaiser to OC than something with an nF4 IMO. If you're into SLI though, I guess it's your board.
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You can do a volt mod through the BIOS. If you need help I'll gladly mod the BIOS for you.

Don't need a X1800XL/X1800XT.

I'll get some links when I get back home.
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I do. I like the fact that the RD580 has the ability to do such a thing. I find them eaiser to OC than something with an nF4 IMO. If you're into SLI though, I guess it's your board.
You shouldn't because the HT and multi don't really do anything above 800mhz, so even if you got it to 1300mhz or whatever, you would see nothing positive coming from it
    
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You shouldn't because the HT and multi don't really do anything above 800mhz, so even if you got it to 1300mhz or whatever, you would see nothing positive coming from it
True. Its just nice that I dont have to go around and change the HT multi. One less setting to deal with you know? Like I said, its all about preference. Also, using ATI cards, I like crossfire. +Rep though for making me actually do more than just scan the forums.
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True. Its just nice that I dont have to go around and change the HT multi. One less setting to deal with you know? Like I said, its all about preference. Also, using ATI cards, I like crossfire. +Rep though for making me actually do more than just scan the forums.
Oh come on, it is so easy to move the HT multi down to 4x (enter, down, enter) that it is not worth sacrificing the OCing options of the Ultra-D
    
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How far does the Ultra-D OC in terms of FSB? I'm about to buy a new mobo right now.
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How far does the Ultra-D OC in terms of FSB? I'm about to buy a new mobo right now.
I have mine running at 300, I've seen them go as high as 375
    
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300 for my X2 wouldn't be bad.. I want crossfire though so I think I'm gonna stick to that Asus.
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