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why do people say the GTX doesn't overclock.?
yes it takes a modded BIOS to reach higher clocks and/or get a MSI PE or Lightning edition card.
but they do overclock it just takes a little more effort to do then just a couple click in say AMD Overdrive or something with Radeons.

Who use AMD overdrive?
just an example... rolleyes.gif
and I thought it was kinda funny to mention it.. tongue.gif
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why do people say the GTX doesn't overclock.?
yes it takes a modded BIOS to reach higher clocks and/or get a MSI PE or Lightning edition card.
but they do overclock it just takes a little more effort to do then just a couple click in say AMD Overdrive or something with Radeons.

even a different bios doesn't get you much at all unless you have a 680 lightning.

GK104 doesn't OC well and the gains it sees are quire small.

The problem here is mostly that the 770 comes clocked so high out of the box that it has barely any headroon left. Hell the windforce boosts to 1300MHz!
 
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just an example... rolleyes.gif
and I thought it was kinda funny to mention it.. tongue.gif

Yeah it was funny.

Still cant understand your point. With a block a 7970 925/1375 stock can reach 1350/1800 + .Thats what they mean when they say that the gtx doesnt overclock
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I always thought that a 1300mhz 680 was something to be pretty ecstatic about. These non-reference 770's seem to have no problem hitting that. Is that not a good thing at $410-$460? Two of those in SLI sounds like a delightful treat.
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Yeah it was funny.

Still cant understand your point. With a block a 7970 925/1375 stock can reach 1350/1800 + .Thats what they mean when they say that the gtx doesnt overclock

With a block my 2600K does 5.5GHz rolleyes.gif? I'm pretty sure you're talking about some golden 7970.
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I always thought that a 1300mhz 680 was something to be pretty ecstatic about. These non-reference 770's seem to have no problem hitting that. Is that not a good thing at $410-$460? Two of those in SLI sounds like a delightful treat.

Problem is they're already almost hitting that at stock. That doesn't leave much headroom at all.

Sure it's 7% faster than a 7970GHz at stock but when you OC the 7970 it flies past the thing.

It's not like the 770 OCs like the 780 and the Titan which both have as much headroom and scale as well as the 7970GHz, in some cases better.
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With a block my 2600K does 5.5GHz rolleyes.gif? I'm pretty sure you're talking about some golden 7970.

Yeah saying 7970s with blocks hit 1350 is unfair... that's not even close to being an average number on water.
 
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With a block my 2600K does 5.5GHz rolleyes.gif? I'm pretty sure you're talking about some golden 7970.

Tahiti is temp sensitive. I had over 20 cards the last 1 year and with my loop i could achieve over 1300 on all the cards.
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it's hard to compare clock for clock when were talking about different architectures..
it's logical, very logical to say the GTX 770 has little headroom because of the predetermined clock speed...
+1 to that.
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vsync doesn't remove the issue withe pacing of the frames. You'll still get stuttery animation even though all the frames themselves were 16.7ms long. This is because vsync doesn't affect the pace at which the frames are put into the buffer. So you'll get good numbers but a choppy image still.

And you get all the other issues such as lower perf unless you can get 60fps at all times, input lag etc.

95% vsync does the job and there are many tricks to over come input lag.
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Problem is they're already almost hitting that at stock. That doesn't leave much headroom at all.

Sure it's 7% faster than a 7970GHz at stock but when you OC the 7970 it flies past the thing.

It's not like the 770 OCs like the 780 and the Titan which both have as much headroom and scale as well as the 7970GHz, in some cases better.
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lol that doesn't sound like a problem to me tongue.gif I know you stated this before, but for somebody that can just buy a 680/770 that clocks to near 1300mhz at STOCK...even without the extra OC'ing headroom, that's still very good. Especially considering the temperatures they're staying at with the lightning and gigabyte models. So it's just a refined version of the 680...that doesn't make the 680 any worse than its been all year though tongue.gif
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