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Sorry if this was answered already, but I noticed that the PCB appears to be bent up slightly. Does anyone have this with their card, is this something I should be concerned about?

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Originally Posted by anubis1127 View Post


This was a 20 minute Valley run @ 1.35V:




That is the highest I've seen, 50C.  Stock voltage they only get up to 44C or so running the same test.

Wow, that works pretty well then. I bet the noise was a lot more tolerable also.
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Originally Posted by dcskins88 View Post

Sorry if this was answered already, but I noticed that the PCB appears to be bent up slightly. Does anyone have this with their card, is this something I should be concerned about?


I know that some others on here have had this as well. I don't believe it has negatively affected them.
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Sorry if this was answered already, but I noticed that the PCB appears to be bent up slightly. Does anyone have this with their card, is this something I should be concerned about?


My card is the same, doesn't appear to be causing any issues.
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Wow, that works pretty well then. I bet the noise was a lot more tolerable also.

Yes, the fans on the radiator are ap14s, and I have them running about half speed, so much quieter than the stock cooler once it gets going.

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I tend to agree with you, basically the only people that should care one way or the other are people trying to get higher Valley scores.  I most games the difference is negligible.

You should run some game benchmarks.

I have found once the my card hits a certain core clock -- around 1250Mhz+ - the extra memory bandwidth is really needed. My card is held back terribly, since my memory clock only gets up to 1650Mhz stable. Running my card at 1450/1650 vs.1320/1650 net's me 3-5% increase in FPS in game bechmarks. Games like Bioshock, Tomb Raider, Metro LL, Metro 2033, Batman, Crysis 3 & FC3.
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Are they still selling the Lightnings? Amazon doesn't have them in stock anymore and neither does Newegg.
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Is there an update Lighting Afterburner available ?
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are the lightnings EOL? cant find a new one anywhere for under $700 in the states.
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are the lightnings EOL? cant find a new one anywhere for under $700 in the states.

That's good news for any one trying to sell them now on OCN including myself.
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