Originally Posted by thebski
I just want to see what overclocked performance looks like versus factory performance. I'm also very curious what true factory performance looks like.
876 MHz is quoted as the boost clock, and there have been some slides from nVidia showing performance presumably at stock speeds. People have been interpreting this as, these graphs were ran at 876 MHz, and then we see people claiming to push 1100+ MHz and we say, WOW, these things will overclock 30%+ and they may be as fast a 690!
What we are forgetting is that like the 680's, many of these cards probably boost well beyond their quoted 876 boost clock from the factory. These benches may have been ran on a card that hits 1030 MHz on factory boost, and maybe the actual overclock is only 100 MHz or so meaning that we should really only expect 10-15% over what is shown by nVidia's graphs.
Tomorrow just needs to get here. I also hope most review sites actually quote the clock their cards are actually running at in game rather than saying "it was ran at the default 876 MHz boost." I think when the 680's were released no one really understood that they boosted beyond "boost clock" and that quoting 1058 MHz was not the true MHz the cards were being ran at.
Tom's hit 1.2Ghz, Guru3d hit 1.17Ghz, PC Perspective hit 1.1Ghz, and Linus stated with factory settings and boost, if you slide the temp target up, the card was hitting 1Ghz on its own.
The results on Nvidia's website were factory clock speeds with factory settings (educated guess), Nvidia typically won't put charts with results of an OC on their main product page. All the reviews seemed to agree that without touching the card, right out of the box, depending on ambient room temp, it will hit 900Mhz or a little more.
You and I my friend are in the same boat though, I want to see those 1Ghz+ OC results...tomorrow can't come soon enough!
Originally Posted by guinner16
Also, more importantly, what will be the limit on the number we can buy. I want 2, but do not want my pre-orders spread across multiple companies.
I don't see why there would be a limit of 1 per person tomorrow, these aren't limited production cards. Nvidia already stated it will be continued production....
Originally Posted by Robilar
It was stated by Anand, that this will be a full product run so there should be no issue with getting cards at release.
Despite the enthusiasm here, this is still a $1000 card. I personally plan to grab one as I expect a number of members here will. Remains to be seen how well it will sell out in the wild.
I believe we are at 6 confirmed cards being purchased on release here....
Majin, Myself, you, RC, and a couple others have said they are getting at least one.Edited by PostalTwinkie - 2/20/13 at 9:36am