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Originally Posted by UZ7 View Post

I'm not 100% sure but someone said a while back that as long as you don't physically damage the card, aesthetic modifications are fine?? but don't quote me on that...

Unless you want a light green which is what the 100ME edition is biggrin.gif



edit: oops multipost

that would match a LOT better than red.. if you have a look at my signature build.. its all green/black... although I need to go through there and remove some of those pics and such.. I dont have the corsair 400r case anymore.. I moved into a CM Storm Trooper... and gave the corsair to my nephew (he gets all my old parts when I upgrade lol)

I did see something somewhere that MSI was going to start selling diff color shrouds.. I need a backplate more than anything.. I hate the way these giant cards sag a bit at the far end... ohwell.. guess I shouldn't complain too much.. I was happy with my EVGA 970 sc.. till I realized some of the issues and inability to OC very well... and I got this MSI 4g for $300 even.. so I'm happy for the moment...

get this, the guy I bought this from.. had 2 in an SLi config.. he sold the two cards.. and went to a single 780Ti... I'm not as current as I'd like to be with all the latest cards and their upgrades.. but how is a single 780Ti faster/better than SLi 970s??
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that would match a LOT better than red.. if you have a look at my signature build.. its all green/black... although I need to go through there and remove some of those pics and such.. I dont have the corsair 400r case anymore.. I moved into a CM Storm Trooper... and gave the corsair to my nephew (he gets all my old parts when I upgrade lol)

I did see something somewhere that MSI was going to start selling diff color shrouds.. I need a backplate more than anything.. I hate the way these giant cards sag a bit at the far end... ohwell.. guess I shouldn't complain too much.. I was happy with my EVGA 970 sc.. till I realized some of the issues and inability to OC very well... and I got this MSI 4g for $300 even.. so I'm happy for the moment...

get this, the guy I bought this from.. had 2 in an SLi config.. he sold the two cards.. and went to a single 780Ti... I'm not as current as I'd like to be with all the latest cards and their upgrades.. but how is a single 780Ti faster/better than SLi 970s??

it's not, the 780ti with mods is better than the 970 and about equal to a 980, sli has it's own issues that some people don't like to deal with. i went from 670 sli to a single 970 and have no plans to sli.
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woah don't mess with that clock, just change the boost one...
ha lol. Don't judge me I am new to this tongue.gif
    
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woah don't mess with that clock, just change the boost one...
Stupid question but how do I change my boost clock?
    
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Stupid question but how do I change my boost clock?
Install something like MSI AB 4.1 and just set gpu core offset to whatever you want to OC it .

probably can do 100+
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you don't really have to disable boost for that, the card idles at 55W with boost disabled. I have a bios for cards with the gray screen (low util crash) without disabling boost, 25w idle, but it also comes at 1.3v. what voltage are you running 1573 at?

I run it at 1.225V. You're right about the power, plus the card idles 10C higher now too. Don't think I should stick with this
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Install something like MSI AB 4.1 and just set gpu core offset to whatever you want to OC it .

probably can do 100+
But that also changes my 'GPU clock' to 1300mhz
    
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smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif mmm pint of Guinness. thank you, I see you are from Ireland,
my wife was able to go to Ireland years ago to correct some issue's at the intel plant, (she works for intel)
she toured the Guinness brewery and it really ticked me off cause she doesn't even like beer, but Guinness
is my favorite and I had to stay home in the U.S. my mom is 100% German and my dad is like 80% Irish, they met in Germany in the 1930's
they moved to the U.S. in 1945. yes I'm old, (54) cheers.gif

I hope I'm still overclocking at 54 smile.gif
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So, I was just reading up on DX 12... and acording to PCGAMER... DirectX 12 will NOT support Windows 7???? So that means I will have to upgrade to that abomination of Win8?
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wind 10 is coming out soon...looks likes 7...runs like 8.1. will be gg imo
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