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Originally Posted by Cakewalk_S View Post

I've seen like +700 on the memory in this club. People running like 2100MHz or higher. I've personally run 2050MHz with no problems, although I don't run that high because it only boosts my benchmark scores, not gaming, so it's not worth it to me.

@ around 1480MHz my card crashes on stock volts. Asus GPU Tweak used to actually work for overvolting and I could get 1.232V on the core which I was 1520MHz stable. Now with new drivers I can't overvolt at all. Sad day... Oh well. Temps and longevity will be great! Especially when my card maxes at 37C...Hehe. Most gaming sessions the card is around 32-34C..hehe

Yeah, if you're just using it for gaming, then those clocks will work just fine. If you're pushing for high scores in benchmarks, then that's when you'd need to push it harder.

I got bored with mine, because they were maxed out, and.....nobody was beating me, so....on to the next toy. lol
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I got bored with mine, because they were maxed out, and.....nobody was beating me, so....on to the next toy. lol

Hey now, I'm gonna do my dang best to beat you.....if my system ever decides to cooperate lol. Gonna go have a preist bless my coolant after work.
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Hey now, I'm gonna do my dang best to beat you.....if my system ever decides to cooperate lol. Gonna go have a preist bless my coolant after work.

Lol, let me know if holy coolant works.
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If not, try a few drops of goat blood since virgins don't exist anymore devil.gif
I know, I just took it to a whole 'nubber LEVEL! wink.gif
    
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Got my new Asus 970 Strix in last night. Love the fan profile and how cool it runs in games! This thing on air is cooler than my 560ti's under full cover water blocks!
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If not, try a few drops of goat blood since virgins don't exist anymore devil.gif
I know, I just took it to a whole 'nubber LEVEL! wink.gif

id have better luck with the virgins..........vegan/anti animal cruelty girlfriend + goats blood = me dead.

i appear to have fixed the issue, knock on wood. i guess this dumb dvi to hdmi cord i was using is garbage, hooked a regular hdmi cord up and boom works no problems so far.......or its just screwing with me and is about to blow up.
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post #22457 of 26194
so

960 (beginners) cost between $90 to 290
970 (intermediate) cost between $290 to 490
980 (advance) cost between $490 to %890
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so

960 (beginners) cost between $90 to 290
970 (intermediate) cost between $290 to 490
980 (advance) cost between $490 to %890

Depending where you hunt. I have nabbed barely used 970 for $250. Seen some 980s go as low as $400 or lower. Just have to hunt for them and have patience. biggrin.gif

There currently a 980 on EVGA B-Stock for $399. If you super luck they sometimes have 970s for around $250, but they go fast.
     
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So I'll push the cores a bit more and see how it fares in benchmark, then go for a gaming session. I'll be getting dangerously close to 1500 on core but not ready to actually go for 1500 yet. Maybe 1495 for the time being, I'll post results in a bit.
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So I'll push the cores a bit more and see how it fares in benchmark, then go for a gaming session. I'll be getting dangerously close to 1500 on core but not ready to actually go for 1500 yet. Maybe 1495 for the time being, I'll post results in a bit.

Why are you afraid of 1500? I don't understand......
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