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Just because you can flash it, does not change anything. Woo it has a different name in GPUz but that is all you get. The card is locked down so you can not get anything like unlocked voltage from this.

Very much this.

Also I'd like to see someone try flashing their 680. Maybe we'll get someone in a minute tongue.gif I'd do it if I happened to have a 680.
 
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post #12 of 164
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Just because you can flash it, does not change anything. Woo it has a different name in GPUz but that is all you get. The card is locked down so you can not get anything like unlocked voltage from this.

well maybe not. because last time i check Nvidia has fixed many GPU's with bios update. I was the one they fixed my card. my first puppy had a bad OC after a bios update my card has work and fast like a champ of course even more with Mod bios clock to 1358MHz at 1.2v 3684MHZ Memory.
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funny thing is people will sale 680 and buy a new gpu like 770
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So I'm guessing since my reference 680 gets warm under stock settings, that flashing it to have the speeds in the OP would probably fry it...?
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I wonder... GPU Boost 2.0, anyone? For those of us running waterblocks on our 670s/680s, this would be a very valid reason to flash.
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I called this move already...I named them refurbish on previous post...bunch of rma's 670/680 converted to gtx 7xx series. biggrin.gif
    
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Interesting, though not entirely unexpected. 

 

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dang Nvidia why? why? you are doing this again?

gtx 465 to 470 / 470 to 475 bios mod and now 680 to 770 bios mod.

Nvidia's just following the tick-tock model Intel coined. I say good, they lose money (and learn we want the new toys) and we get more performance from our older hardware.
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post #19 of 164
Sounds like the performance differential between the GTX 600 and 700 will be VERY similar to that of the 400 > 500. The GTX 480 was roughly equal to the GTX 570, while the 580 was 10-15% better than the 480. I'm guessing the 780 will be about 15% better than the 680. Last rumor I heard indicated that the 780 will have 4GB of VRAM with a 256 bit bus. (earlier rumors indicated 320 bit with 5GB, which doesn't look likely anymore)

That would make complete sense IMO. That would allow the Titan to remain in it's current performance niche, while giving the 700 series a very good boost over the prior gen 600 series (10-15% faster for each respective part). In any case, can't wait to hear of more news on the 23rd.
Edited by xoleras - 5/13/13 at 3:10pm
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it better not be the same price as a 680. IT BETTER BE 670 price. Even then... ~15% for a refresh...
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