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First off they are using the standard bios setting instead of the LN2 overclocking setting. Secondly that's BETTER than the same reviewer was able to clock an Asus DCUII 780Ti. Clearly he is a novice or a sandbagger. wink.gif
http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/gpu_displays/asus_gtx780ti_directcu_ii_oc_review/3

I'm sorry but when did this become "Playing it safe Overclock.net". We don't want excuses. We want results. This review is a joke and shouldn't even be posted on Ocn
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UK people have a pre-order option at 530 pounds over at OcU : http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-237-MS

But here is a really good piece of info from Gibbo: MSI Slides on the 290x Lightning
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UK people have a pre-order option at 530 pounds over at OcU : http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-237-MS

But here is a really good piece of info from Gibbo: MSI Slides on the 290x Lightning

Seems like alot of time went into designing this card.
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UK people have a pre-order option at 530 pounds over at OcU : http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-237-MS

But here is a really good piece of info from Gibbo: MSI Slides on the 290x Lightning

That is expensive, but I expect that for OCUK, I can go else where and get a DCU II for £470
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Mining stable != Game / Benchmark stable.

Can you run Valley / Heaven / Firestrike / Crysis 3 at those Clocks & Voltage.

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That's actually far cry 3 stable, I can push up to 1340 in benches. I have a 1300 valley bench in my album.
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I'm sorry but when did this become "Playing it safe Overclock.net". We don't want excuses. We want results. This review is a joke and shouldn't even be posted on Ocn

you'd better slow your roll man. TTL is a revered reviewer you know. "the best".
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Looks pretty good too me.. then again my Tri-X can't even hit 1400 mhz memory with Hynix without going crazy.
 
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Looks pretty good too me.. then again my Tri-X can't even hit 1400 mhz memory with Hynix without going crazy.

What are your core clocks like?
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What are your core clocks like?

Doesn't matter what my core clocks are. I've tried downclocking all the way to 950 to get memory up and over 1380 I get black screened and need to manually restart, or get BSOD.
 
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Doesn't matter what my core clocks are. I've tried downclocking all the way to 950 to get memory up and over 1380 I get black screened and need to manually restart, or get BSOD.

I am interested in your core clocks and comparing it to the core clocks of this msi card...
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