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I got my card today and I am wondering how high you guys turned up the voltage. Is there a rough amount I should start with?

These cards are voltage locked. The only voltage adjustment, is how aggressive it should be in switching to its maximum voltage (when not under full load, the card will downvolt). You can basicly max out the voltage, for the most stabillity, without worrying to much.

If you really wish to overvolt your card, some marginal overvolting can be done through a BIOS edit, there is a thread for this.
post #12 of 35
You can set the voltage slider all the way up. The cards are voltage locked out of the box and won't allow more than 1150mv anyway unless you flash the card with an unlocked voltage bios. Maxxing the voltage slider is quite safe on a new card.

GTX 600 Series Unlocked Voltage Bios' downloads and tools.
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You can set the voltage slider all the way up. The cards are voltage locked out of the box and won't allow more than 1150mv anyway unless you flash the card with an unlocked voltage bios. Maxxing the voltage slider is quite safe on a new card.

GTX 600 Series Unlocked Voltage Bios' downloads and tools.

I'm pretty sure 1175mv is the maximum from stock. 2125 is maximum overvolt from BIOS.
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I'm pretty sure 1175mv is the maximum from stock. 2125 is maximum overvolt from BIOS.

I stand corrected, should have looked in Precision to verify before posting. redface.gif
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Wait you did not change the voltage at all? That is odd. I am just wondering if there is much difference with this card than the 570. I had my voltage at 1.125 on my 570.... Any suggestions or should I just leave the voltage alone?
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Wait you did not change the voltage at all? That is odd. I am just wondering if there is much difference with this card than the 570. I had my voltage at 1.125 on my 570.... Any suggestions or should I just leave the voltage alone?
Kepler cards are voltage locked so you can't change the voltage even if you wanted to. There are modded BIOS' available but they void your warranty and don't let you raise the voltage that much.
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Thanks guys!
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Im jealous. I was going to order a GTX 680 today but it seems all the ASUS and MSI cards are sold out and in back order over here mad.gif
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Im jealous. I was going to order a GTX 680 today but it seems all the ASUS and MSI cards are sold out and in back order over here mad.gif
How about a EVGA card then?
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I turned up the voltage to 100... What about the power limit? Also what should the core clock and the memory clock be at? I tried to go to 150 core and 300 mem but Batman Arkham City will not let me play... It crashes at the title screen....
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