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EVGA/ASUS/MSI might have specific Bios for their specific cards, but all official drivers come directly from Nvidia.

Not might. They all have specific bios. Perhaps you have confused bios with drivers. Bios (beginning input operating system=bios) are flashed onto an e-prom on the gpu itself.

Where as drivers are located on the local storage, more for the O.S. And do not require flash.
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Yeah the last drivers gave me crazy artifacting in any BF3 game in any settings. I have a 670 sli setup.
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Yeah the last drivers gave me crazy artifacting in any BF3 game in any settings. I have a 670 sli setup.
I don't understand how Nvidia manages to do this every other update while AMD has no problems.

AMD is usually the screw up when it comes to drivers.
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Overall got a decent bump in performance and a higher stable overclock (can do 1384core/7368mem with no issues gaming, up from 1342core/7196mem), but I have noticed ONE weird thing...

No matter what, even when completely idle on desktop with no programs open (or running in background), my "Power Usage" stays at 67% and doesn't change unless I load the card.

This is a GTX670 FTW with an HK 680 "Hole Edition" Block and Backplate, modded BIOS allowing up to 1.228v, and max power target of +145%.

The weird thing is, while the power percentage is constantly higher, it no longer spikes up to 200-300% randomly anymore (or rather, it almost never does)....


I am using EVGA Precision-X, latest version, with the Max Voltage Slider all the way up and "K-Boost" enabled, but this is how it's always been set....

Any ideas????
   
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Bios (beginning input operating system=bios)

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