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Originally Posted by BeerPowered View Post

I feel the card is aimed at people who are not comfortable with putting on their own water block.

And don't know the first thing about overclocking a GPU.

The 680 runs just fine on air, and without the ability to adjust voltages and SERIOUSLY overclock it, the practical application of water cooling (at least for keeping temps down) is very limited ... at least when compared to their previous generation 580 Hydro Copper 2.

Personally, I'd either just buy a 680 with a fan, or get a 580 Hydro and OC the heck out of it (which is what I do). Any performance gains made by the 680 over the 580 are quickly lost when you start OC'ing the 580 (not always, but generally).
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This card is dead to me. It's too bad, EVGA makes the nicest looking cards.
I agree with you and you are absolutely right. this card is a;sp dead to me and its really bad cad. i dislike it.
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I was intending to switch my current GPU out with this due to not being able to find a waterblock, but since Nvidia brought the hammer down on voltage control I just feel so disappointed with Nvidia products. Nvidia is suppose to be the enthusiast king (according to some) and yet they remove voltage controls... WHY!?
     
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Because nVidia made them...
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Isn't this an issue that will eventually fall victim to a modded VBIOS with a higher voltage?

Already done if I'm not mistaken. Several users have already overvolted their GPUs in such a manner, if not a similar one at least. tongue.gif Oh well... guess it's back to the DIY ways... BOUT FREAKING TIME! biggrin.gif
     
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post #26 of 74
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I was intending to switch my current GPU out with this due to not being able to find a waterblock, but since Nvidia brought the hammer down on voltage control I just feel so disappointed with Nvidia products. Nvidia is suppose to be the enthusiast king (according to some) and yet they remove voltage controls... WHY!?

Indeed...

Yet KingPin can sit there with his recent records showing off EVGA's Classified prowess under LN2. I just don't get it, an enthusiast GPU showed off to world showcasing it's potential but is no longer meeting the criteria of an enthusiast product.
Edited by Mhill2029 - 10/17/12 at 4:51am
 
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EVGA...... Coming to an AMD GPU near you....

Can you just imagine an EVGA classified AMD card!

Nvidia have hit EVGA where it hurts the most.
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EVGA...... Coming to an AMD GPU near you....
Can you just imagine an EVGA classified AMD card!
Nvidia have hit EVGA where it hurts the most.

Lol if only.......that would certainly be a game changer in the Nvidia vs AMD world.
 
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680 Lightning + 3-second BIOS flash + Afterburner 2.2.3 hack + custom block = Classified sales plummet
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680 Lightning + 3-second BIOS flash + Afterburner 2.2.3 hack + custom block = Classified sales plummet

Even before Nvidia threw down the hammer, the Classifieds weren't selling that well anyway. A lot of people were dissapointed with them.
 
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