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Originally Posted by Yungbenny911 View Post

That's a possibility but i am leaning more to 780's, but idk, it depends biggrin.gif

Get a 780. Sadly only slightly faster than 660SLI and twice the price but really shiny. I want a second one but I'll have to upgrade my PSU first.

post #2202 of 6755
Installed windows 7 for this occasion since the 8 is sometimes buggy... Still same results... When i change the clock on 320 drivers, it peaks it for a very short period and goes back to 1032...(like 820 -> 1150 -> 1032)
The " -setPStateLimit:0,2" command for nvidia inspector can't be launched by either of the windows.
Not sure what else to do, really....
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Originally Posted by Ainalcar View Post

No, i've set Fan to 70% at 50C and 100% at 60C, the gpu doesn't go over 65C.

p.s i'm using furmark for stress-testing.

Furmark and MSI Kombustor throttles the GPU clocks quite a lot (google it), don't use it, run something else like Heaven 4.0, Valley or Games. I didn't even know that people still used Furmark tongue.gif

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Originally Posted by johntauwhare View Post

Get a 780. Sadly only slightly faster than 660SLI and twice the price but really shiny. I want a second one but I'll have to upgrade my PSU first.

System (Click to show)

It really does look shiny specool.gif
Edited by Yungbenny911 - 5/29/13 at 5:37pm
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Where have you been 5 hours earlier ;D
I finally found the solution just before you posted it...
The problem is not Furmark but very, very close to it

It's ******* OpenGL
**** me
it's almost 3 am and i have to reinstall and reconfigure my windows tomorrow =(
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Originally Posted by Ainalcar View Post

Where have you been 5 hours earlier ;D
I finally found the solution just before you posted it...
The problem is not Furmark but very, very close to it

It's ******* OpenGL
**** me
it's almost 3 am and i have to reinstall and reconfigure my windows tomorrow =(


redface.gif sorry LOL i went grocery shopping tongue.gif..... Glad you fixed it wink.gif
Edited by Yungbenny911 - 5/29/13 at 5:55pm
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Originally Posted by Yungbenny911 View Post

That's a possibility but i am leaning more to 780's, but idk, it depends biggrin.gif

Get a 780. Sadly only slightly faster than 660SLI and twice the price but really shiny. I want a second one but I'll have to upgrade my PSU first.


BF3, Tomb Raider Underworld, GRID 1, GRID 2 have CRAP SCALING. I wish I would have never got 2 660s. GRID 2 IS A stuttery mess with anywhere from 0 to 80% scaling depending on donkey craps.
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As a matter of fact it still doesn't overclock as it should...
First of all it never goes to the "boost" setting, then if i try to set something above 80-90 like 1103/1168(base/boost whereby boost still never works) it suddenly jumps to 1200+ MHz. Then it's only a matter of time until drivers crash.

edit: right now i even managed to make it jump to 1137 MHz on completely default settings/bios which are 1033/1098.
How is this even remotely possible?
edit 2:now, i know how
they always keep inventing stuff that's just useless =Z
Edited by Ainalcar - 5/30/13 at 4:55am
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lol my single 660ftw evga is now with latest driver running ultra with fxaa in tomb raider at 60fps, 49,3fps with tressfx on. thats like from 20fps on ultimate and 30fps from ultra

best
revro
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All right... after researching for another couple of hours the only possibility to overclock this card is either to lock the P-State or to edit bios.
Because the KeplerBoost(as well known as Kappa Boost) doesn't care which settings you apply it still does whatever the fck it wants.
The regular tool (NiBiTor.v6.06) doesn't support 6xx gpus so i had to search for another one, luckily enough there is - KeplerBiosTweaker.
Even there you still can't disable the boost but you can set the max allowed clock for it to set. So... The way to get your clock stable is to set the max boost, base clock and gpu boost clock to the same setting.
There is a problem though, the smallest max setting for the boost is 1202 and it goes up in 13 MHz steps. I'm quite lucky to be able to run my gpu stable at 1202 MHz but i don't think everyone will be able to. The Power setting doesn't change anything for me 2015 MHz crashed at both 100 and 135% Power and i didn't really want to fry my gpu so i didn't set it higher than that.
My voltage is obviously at 1.212V which is the max possible setting.
Also, don't set your fan to below 25% - it wont rotate.
There is no reason for me to upload my bios, since almost none of you use the gigabyte gpu but if you really want it i can make a guide on how to mod your bios.
Keep in mind that without editing bios you have zero control over the gpu clock. In performance mode it always try to overclock itself disregarding the setting you have set.

I hope I will save a lot of time for people who will try to overclock this card in the future and prevent them from having the urge to smash it with a giant iron hammer.
Good luck.
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BF3, Tomb Raider Underworld, GRID 1, GRID 2 have CRAP SCALING. I wish I would have never got 2 660s. GRID 2 IS A stuttery mess with anywhere from 0 to 80% scaling depending on donkey craps.

What drivers are you on? I have not played GRID 2 yet, but Tomb Raider works just fine with 94% scaling on my system. The FPS basically doubles compared to single card. If you are not on the latest driver, update, and if you already are, try other older drivers and also do a clean installation.
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