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I've been looking at my bios, and had a quick question. I've looked through quite a few threads here on OCN, but can't seem to find the answer.

What do the first three sliders in the Voltage tab control?

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post #18912 of 26261
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Originally Posted by Hequaqua View Post

I've been looking at my bios, and had a quick question. I've looked through quite a few threads here on OCN, but can't seem to find the answer.

What do the first three sliders in the Voltage tab control?


Here ya go...

"- The voltage for each bin is determined by bin's own voltage slider.
- 1st slider is overall max voltage and must be set to 1312 mV.
- 2nd slider is the one that affects the software slider voltage alteration. Based on how the 2nd slider is set, the software slider can affect max voltage, min voltage or doing nothing at all.
Imho you should just not care about it and set it to 1312-1312 (software slider will be useless but who cares anyway).
- 3rd slider is the bin selector; the only way to get to the last bin is to have the min value of this slider same as max value of CLK 74. Otherwise you should (not sure) get PerfCaps"

-Source
post #18913 of 26261
Do you guys think the MSI 970's are the better ocerclockers or does that go to the ASUS Strix? I'm thinking of maybe swapping this EVGA SSC card out.
post #18914 of 26261
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Do you guys think the MSI 970's are the better ocerclockers or does that go to the ASUS Strix? I'm thinking of maybe swapping this EVGA SSC card out.

The Strix sucks...it's voltage locked at 1.212. There's nothing wrong with the SSC...NONE of them are going to overclock great without modding the bios anyway. They're all restricted pretty harshly with the stock bios settings and power limits. Going from one card to another isn't going to fix that......
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Originally Posted by CaptainZombie View Post

Do you guys think the MSI 970's are the better ocerclockers or does that go to the ASUS Strix? I'm thinking of maybe swapping this EVGA SSC card out.

Are you familiar with the phrase "the grass is always greener on the other side"? Also, no need to re-hash the Strix conversations - a search of this thread will bring them up for you. The last one was a little under 2 days ago, so it'll be easy to find. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Vellinious View Post

The Strix sucks...it's voltage locked at 1.212. There's nothing wrong with the SSC...NONE of them are going to overclock great without modding the bios anyway. They're all restricted pretty harshly with the stock bios settings and power limits. Going from one card to another isn't going to fix that......

Does it or does it not play games at high-max settings with good framerates? You keep saying that the card sucks simply because it's not a top overclocking card. That is seriously not the most important aspect of a card. Granted, it's a fun one, but it is by no means the most important measurement of a card's abilities or worth in a system. wink.gif
Edited by blaze2210 - 10/9/15 at 9:18am
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Well my MSI is running at 1571mhz/7400mhz, the core can go further just raised the voltage by .29mV a, but not finished with it jet, need some free time to see whats the limit, in general the same gpu with a board that has better power delivery will have the potential for higher overclock, so for me the lack of second power connector on strix was a deal breaker
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Do you guys think the MSI 970's are the better ocerclockers or does that go to the ASUS Strix? I'm thinking of maybe swapping this EVGA SSC card out.

why you want to change the SSC ? low ASIC there ?

anyway the best choice

1- G1 Gaming
2- TWF Gaming
   
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post #18918 of 26261
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why you want to change the SSC ? low ASIC there ?

anyway the best choice

1- G1 Gaming
2- TWF Gaming

The low ASIC score is part of the issue and the other of course is the OC that I am getting is not that great at all.

The G1 would be too long for my case I believe so I'd probably look at the MSI TWF. I see the 100ME is the only one of their 970's that also comes with the backplate.
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@Hequaqua ,kl6mk6 Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


Edited by DeathAngel74 - 10/9/15 at 10:10am
     
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Are you familiar with the phrase "the grass is always greener on the other side"? Also, no need to re-hash the Strix conversations - a search of this thread will bring them up for you. The last one was a little under 2 days ago, so it'll be easy to find. thumb.gif
Does it or does it not play games at high-max settings with good framerates? You keep saying that the card sucks simply because it's not a top overclocking card. That is seriously not the most important aspect of a card. Granted, it's a fun one, but it is by no means the most important measurement of a card's abilities or worth in a system. wink.gif

I guess that depends on if you're happy with marginal overclocks, or if you really want to push them..... I'd never use one because they don't overclock as high as other offerings at the same price point....pretty simple.
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