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Ok I thought the lighting and my card were same but i guess i was wrong. I am looking for a Bios to unlock the voltage so i can overclock. I looked at this card for a switch I did not see one any ideas on what to do? Sorry if this is in the wrong place for this post. I am about to return this and get a 7970 pretty upset that its locked did not no were else to turn for help.
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they dont unlock..def return it for a lightning. mine are streight monsters!!
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Crap its going back then
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Originally Posted by chad4050 View Post

Crap its going back then

I do not think there is ANY voltage unlock on ANY gtx 600 series card, regardless of which brand and version. This is something new nvidia has implemented this generation. If you want voltage unlock, you are going to need an amd card. I have seen some bioses that allowed some minimal voltage increase, but the results imho are minimal it is not even worth it.
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Well I guess its off to find the baddest 7970 I can find.
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Go with a lightning 680 or 7970.. nvidia supports there drivers in the long run compared to AMD..
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Return it for a Lightning and flash the 3A unlocked BIOS.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1280007/official-msi-gtx-680-lightning-owners-club
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Return it for a Lightning and flash the 3A unlocked BIOS.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1280007/official-msi-gtx-680-lightning-owners-club

My 680s will oc to 1465mhz well one will the other is 1440mhz..that cannot be touched by AMD...and I'm useing air.under water I seen them 1550+MHz.
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