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yeah, i know. but it doesn't want to get into boost in some applications where its needed. i am looking for any way to permanently fix the boost mode.

off topic, but related. my nvidia control panel settings have 0 effect on any 3d application. not even a slight change. such as AA, Vsync, AF etc..

any idea what that might be?
post #12 of 16
There is no way to force it into permaboost mode unfortunately. Even with my cards the way they are, I don't boost all the time. Boost is controlled by the firmware on the card itself and many factors play role from power draw, heat, core load, voltage, etc. It is built right into the GPU so there is no way to alter that. Just stick with what you have and you will be fine. For what it is, the 680MX is a fantastic card. If you want to overclock or get better performance for gaming, you should not have bought a mac to begin with.

Let me re-iterate here: LEAVE IT BE!
 
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There is no way to force it into permaboost mode unfortunately. Even with my cards the way they are, I don't boost all the time. Boost is controlled by the firmware on the card itself and many factors play role from power draw, heat, core load, voltage, etc. It is built right into the GPU so there is no way to alter that. Just stick with what you have and you will be fine. For what it is, the 680MX is a fantastic card. If you want to overclock or get better performance for gaming, you should not have bought a mac to begin with.

Let me re-iterate here: LEAVE IT BE!

Xeb is 100% right.
Apple spends millions on R&D to foster the most stable environment they can for users in both hardware and a software.
This is achieved by re-tuning hardware and locking the system down in various ways

Buying a mac and trying to really play with its hardware or low level stuff is a waste of money and energy.
Just enjoy a stable computer, thats why you pay so much extra.
(Well, that and the brand)
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post #14 of 16
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i have found a way to permanently boost my card using Nvidia inspector, though i could`nt get it to 1v.

it must be a bug that it goes to 1v from time to time, not something regular or logic either.

anyway, for some reason my cards performance gained almost 200% after i cleaned my profiles with Nvidia inspector. still cant get my settings applied in NV control panel though...frustrating...

now i understand that 680mx is a real beast!

thank you for all replies!
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That is strange. you should never have those kind of issues.
 
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post #16 of 16
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yeah, that's why i have said it is frustrating.
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