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...I'm calling the 290X Lightning 'Bumble - Bee' > this one just buzzed into my place tongue.gif

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i should be a member of this club within the next few days !
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i should be a member of this club within the next few days !

What are you waiting on? I'm waiting for my local store to have it so I can go and physically grab one.
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Thanks to some help from sugarhell, we can add some real voltage!



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Yeah i know just use it carefully tongue.gif
Just for reference, I tried the +200mv mod and opened Valley for a few seconds to see what kind of real voltage this would pull. 1.40v on dmm. So, yes, everyone please be careful with this. Unfortunately I will be putting the Lightning on the shelf until I get a EK block or break down and get a universal. April seems like it's so far away!
    
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What are you waiting on? I'm waiting for my local store to have it so I can go and physically grab one.

got mine delivered this morning, ordered yesterday afternoon, from the only place i could find in stock in the uk. gonna get this running tonight !!!

should be future proof for a good few years i hope - my old msi 6950 OC has lasted a good 2+ years. still im new at overclocking so wont attempt it until i upgrade from 1080p screen.
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What are the best drivers for this card, i used the ones on the msi site last night (13.12) and had time to play a couple of rounds in battlefield and had some weird map texture problem especially noticeable when flying - this is probably a problem with the game of the map (firestorm 2014) - will tryout some other games tonight and maps.

what would you guys recommend ? only used WHQL drivers or use the beta drivers ? and what is the risk.
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@strong island 1

Did you manage to get any results on ln2 yet?
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I was hoping this thread would grow faster... I'm hoping people get 1250-1300Mhz gaming clocks with lower than max voltage on those @water.... Let's wait and hope.... rolleyes.gif
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I was hoping this thread would grow faster... I'm hoping people get 1250-1300Mhz gaming clocks with lower than max voltage on those @water.... Let's wait and hope.... rolleyes.gif

Hopefully when we get water blocks we see clocks like that. Its hard to get that high on a rigged up corsair AIO lol.
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