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In After Burner make sure to check "Reset display mode on applying unofficial overclocking" or just reset it manually. I'll bet your card is like mine. Are you under water?
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Hey Hedshot. Can you check the asic % of your defective card? Is it under 60%?
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Hey Hedshot. Can you check the asic % of your defective card? Is it under 60%?

What are you thinking if you don't mind me asking?
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Hey Hedshot. Can you check the asic % of your defective card? Is it under 60%?

ASIC?
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ASIC?

http://www.techpowerup.com/159098/techpowerup-gpu-z-0-5-8-released.html

Here, check this out. Might be able to answer your question about ASIC's. Basically, the higher precentage for you card, the better. Anything really below 60% could possibly cause system stability issues and crashes
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http://www.techpowerup.com/159098/techpowerup-gpu-z-0-5-8-released.html

Here, check this out. Might be able to answer your question about ASIC's. Basically, the higher precentage for you card, the better. Anything really below 60% could possibly cause system stability issues and crashes

The ASIC value has nothing to do with stability. At all no way.
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post #27 of 34
Here is the ASIC value on my 2nd highest overclocking card.





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Here is the ASIC value on the worst card




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The ASIC value has nothing to do with stability. At all no way.

Sorry, my bad lol, must of read it incorrectly somewhere, but I do know most people who have a lower ASIC % normally wants to label it as defective because they can't overclock as well (On air, not water cooling or LN2 and others) as a higher precentage card (due to the leaky transistors). This, you can definitely look up anywhere you g:thumb:o.
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post #30 of 34
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Sorry, my bad lol, must of read it incorrectly somewhere, but I do know most people who have a lower ASIC % normally wants to label it as defective because they can't overclock as well (On air, not water cooling or LN2 and others) as a higher precentage card (due to the leaky transistors). This, you can definitely look up anywhere you g:thumb:o.

Didn't mean to come off sounding rude. It just drives me nuts that most people put ASIC value in such high regard. In my experience it really doesn't matter.

Everywhere you go to read up on the subject there is so many conflicting reports it'll drive you crazy. One says higher is better, others lower is better. I'm going to be getting 3 more cards and the last thing I'll worry about is the ASIC score.
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