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Thanks, ramenspazz! I continued to fiddle with my settings in precision x a bit and I was checking out GPU-Z at the same time. I noticed that I would only get the errors at 1.212v! I capped my voltage at 1.036v for the time being but I ran a few benchmarks and the Hair demo and not a single lock up or error! Anyone else notice anything funny when the voltage maxes at 1.212?
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Yeah i had some weird things happening and set my voltage a little more conservative and it ended my issues as well. All chips are not created equal. It was using more power than i wanted it to eat on a regular basis as well. PSU could be part of the problem I guess. Dunno. I recently stepped up to a 660 ti and it has no problem with the 1.212.
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After all the fiddling I've done with my card I discovered 1215MHz is my best stable boost clock regardless of voltage. I tried max voltage and it did nothing for my particular card. It does 1215MHz fine with standard voltage and my def power set to 139 in the BIOS.
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After all the fiddling I've done with my card I discovered 1215MHz is my best stable boost clock regardless of voltage. I tried max voltage and it did nothing for my particular card. It does 1215MHz fine with standard voltage and my def power set to 139 in the BIOS.

Thats not a bad overclock, the first 660 I had went to 1245 stable and that was it, but it helped a lot. be sure to OC your memory as well.
   
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Hey guys, considering getting a gtx660 or a 650ti boost. Was wondering what kind of fps and settings you get on bf3 multiplayer 64player matches? I sold my 670 in dec when I had a while of no gaming and am npw thinking about a budget card to fit the bill when I get the time to play. Before the 670 i had a 570 and seems the boost matches that while the 660 is closer to a 580? Im on a 120hz monitor so think the 660 might be better.

Thanks

i would go with the 660 if you can find it for less than 200$. I bought both of mine when they were 180 on newegg. The step up will also be available to if you go evga with the 7xx series cards coming soon.
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Umm the problem with my 660 appears that is BF3 related

with the new driver all my games are ok except BF3


Besides Heaven benchmark and the free version of 3dmark.....can you recommed me another good GPU stress test ?? but I mean...not furmark or something like that...I dont trust those kind of programs redface.gif
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hi guys, i'm new to this forum smile.gif

i've recently bought a palit gtx 660 oc -> http://www.palit.biz/palit/vgapro.php?id=2018

is it worth or even possible to further overclock it? thanks in advance
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Thats not a bad overclock, the first 660 I had went to 1245 stable and that was it, but it helped a lot. be sure to OC your memory as well.

I do; it's @ 3392.
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hi guys, i'm new to this forum smile.gif

i've recently bought a palit gtx 660 oc -> http://www.palit.biz/palit/vgapro.php?id=2018

is it worth or even possible to further overclock it? thanks in advance
I honestly don't see the need to overclock if you are satisfied with your current FPS in games you play, but there is no harm seeing how far your cards can go. SLI overclocks will usually be lower than single card overclocks but obviously you make up for that with increased SLI performance. Good luck!
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I honestly don't see the need to overclock if you are satisfied with your current FPS in games you play, but there is no harm seeing how far your cards can go. SLI overclocks will usually be lower than single card overclocks but obviously you make up for that with increased SLI performance. Good luck!

performance of my card id good, but fps getting low in skyrim sometimes. i'm running a lot of mods, so i want to squeeze a little more performance from my card. thanks smile.gif
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