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Watercoolers—do you put any thermal paste on your cards between the vrm die and thermal pads? I'll be re-mounting my blocks here soon since I bought Fuji-Poly Ultra Extreme pads, and I was curious if it will benefit temps at all.
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Originally Posted by Anoxy View Post

Watercoolers—do you put any thermal paste on your cards between the vrm die and thermal pads? I'll be re-mounting my blocks here soon since I bought Fuji-Poly Ultra Extreme pads, and I was curious if it will benefit temps at all.
I did and it helped about 3°C
 
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Good one! If its fixed by the shielding post your experience so others may know how to fix something similar in the future! thumb.gif
+Rep for not giving up! wink.gif
Haha, thanks for the +Rep biggrin.gif

I just shortened the fan cables as much as physically possible, while also making sure to route them so that they don't sit sandwiched between the graphics card and the motherboard. Used solder and shrink-tubing for the best contacts possible.

Guess what? I can now ramp my fans from 600 RPM to 1800 RPM totally smoothly! That's the full range of the fans! Woohoo!

All told, 24 inches of cable (16 feet of wire) was removed from the assembly. lol
Edited by Leapo - 3/3/14 at 8:03pm
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Haha, thanks for the +Rep biggrin.gif

I just shortened the fan cables as much as physically possible, while also making sure to route them so that they don't sit sandwiched between the graphics card and the motherboard. Used solder and shrink-tubing for the best contacts possible.

Guess what? I can now ramp my fans from 600 RPM to 1800 RPM totally smoothly! That's the full range of the fans! Woohoo!

All told, 24 inches of cable (16 feet of wire) was removed from the assembly. lol

This is the way to go. never lose the hope. I was just talking about this in the titan thread now Hope is my legacy will be the last to die even after I'm gone.
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ok, im gonna ask this here and see if you guys can answer...

why does my pc see my top card as card #2 and not #1??? i can figure it out for the life of me
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post #17976 of 24915
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Originally Posted by MunneY View Post

ok, im gonna ask this here and see if you guys can answer...

why does my pc see my top card as card #2 and not #1??? i can figure it out for the life of me

really really is not 1 or 2. is 0 and 1. they create software and totally forgot about how and where it does read first.

DOS is were it reads right software is where you eyes read's it just a nice skin to make you fell better. i0 is GPU One. software read 1 and 2 this is why many ppl are confusing when flashing the GPU for the first time.
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nvflash -i0 -4 -5 -6      " Flash GPU #1 "
nvflash -i1 -4 -5 -6      " Flash GPU #2 "
nvflash -i2 -4 -5 -6      " Flash GPU #3 "
nvflash -i3 -4 -5 -6      " Flash GPU #4 "
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Anyone have any luck grabbing 780 lightnings? I've been wanting one so bad but I couldn't find it anywhere :[ I just ended up going SLI EVGA ACX SC
I had been looking at them at my local microcenter(denver) they were at $529 forever. I just checked after I read your post and they have 2 still but they are 629 now, lol. Just like amazon had the 780ti classified for 762.99 one minute and then 984.29 the next. Insanity. Just wish I could pick up something nice without investing @ least 50% of the build in gpus...

Edit: Just noticed they got some at the New York stores if you are up for a trip!
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ok, im gonna ask this here and see if you guys can answer...

why does my pc see my top card as card #2 and not #1??? i can figure it out for the life of me

Let me guess you have an ASRock mobo. My Extreme6 did the same thing. In a way it's a good idea. The top card gets more load and gets way hotter. Smart of ASRock to make card 1 the lower card and card 2 the top card.
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Fantastic build quality, thoughtful design. Make sure you have plenty of airflow otherwise they'll heat up your case like an easy-bake oven. Overall, I like them.

I think the MYST is probably the hottest running card I've owned to date. Noisy, too; but I've adjusted well for it's fairly picky cooling necessities. I'm very intrigued to try NVIDIA again for the first time since SLI 9800GTs.

I appreciate the reply; thank you.
 
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Anyone at skyn3t that could help me with this?

Thanks.

I also have a flashed MSI 780 TF IV but I did not have such issues. To me, this sounds like the skyn3t bios is giving your card a lower voltage than the stock bios thus leading to those reduced oc capabilities. Monitor the voltage during the Heaven run with MSI Afterburner or GPU-Z.

The power consumption thing is absolutely normal, your card is not drawing less power than before it's just that the skyn3t bios increases the PT to 330W. So ofc the percentages will be lower thumb.gif
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