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If he moves the power limit slider all the way up, it should set it to 310..which is the max setting in the bios. 200 would be the 100% setting. If you're putting the slider at max, the 100% setting shouldn't matter.
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i think what he means is i only need 114% to technically get under the power limit......if the card was operating properly
     
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Originally Posted by Vellinious View Post

Ok...I see the 4 square chips, but....the caps all look the same to me.

EDIT: Question is...what do those do?
Are they sending you a 3979 back? Or the 2975?

i was directing you to the chips near the caps.
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Chips to tghe right of the Gpu and south of the Gpu are not the same either
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If he moves the power limit slider all the way up, it should set it to 310..which is the max setting in the bios. 200 would be the 100% setting. If you're putting the slider at max, the 100% setting shouldn't matter.

You are correct. It's getting late....it feels like its been 4:20 all day here. lmao biggrin.gif

EDIT: I just don't see how that card can pull much more than 225w. 75(slot)+150(2*75)( 6-pin)=225w I think that might be an issue. Again it is late. Just trying to help.....lol
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https://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=100-BP-0972-B9
the 3979-kb uses the same backplates as the 297x-kr cards
     
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https://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=100-BP-0972-B9
the 3979-kb uses the same backplates as the 297x-kr cards

YOu have great
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https://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=100-BP-0972-B9
the 3979-kb uses the same backplates as the 297x-kr cards

noted. do they have exact same hardware excluding the Vram and Memory? I would guess not. And considering you are getting great scores? What is the reason for RMA?
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Chips to tghe right of the Gpu and south of the Gpu are not the same either

I'm reading that the SC has a different VRM controller than the SSC and the FTW. But, that's just voltage...which seems odd as they all have about he same restrictions there.

The power delivery goes through the shunts....which *should* be the same, but....now I'm not so sure.

It almost has to be though, because I just checked, and the guy I helped out on facebook about a month ago was an SC model ACX card, and the power limit settings I set up in the bios (310 watts) cleared up his power limit issues. He wasn't pushing a whole lot of clock though...and didn't change the voltage settings at all. But it was running at 1.25v with KBoost enabled in PCX.
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are any of you running driver 358.87 that came out the other day? my benchmark scores went up using it.
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Except his card is still hitting a power limit perf cap at like 1500mhz and with less than 1.25v.....

Seems odd. But he wont get an explaination from EVGA. They wont help him with his new card. I would be happy with his scores on my NON-MALFUNCTIONING card
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