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Good luck! I hope we can adjust that power limit.

Been playing around with the BIOS and flashing for A few hours now. I've only figured out how to manipulate the power limit but that seems to work Ok. The weirs thing is that no matter how much I raise the power limit it will still throttle in 3Dmark fire strike.
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Firestorm still looks like this after installing the new version...I've uninstalled/rebooted/re-installed at least 3 times with identical results each time. I seriously hate Zotac at this point. Any suggestions to get their POS software to actually work?
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Just did the bios mod these kind folks spent time on. 1310 core boosted whole time to 1486 and 8000 on memory all way through Vally 1.0 before I couldn't do 1424 without throttling. Running Vanilla GTX 970. I may just keep this card now lol. Only thing troubles me is that minimum FPS. Gonna run it again..
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Just did the bios mod these kind folks spent time on. 1310 core boosted whole time to 1486 and 8000 on memory all way through Vally 1.0 before I couldn't do 1424 without throttling. Running Vanilla GTX 970. I may just keep this card now lol. Only thing troubles me is that minimum FPS. Gonna run it again..

heck, that's a better score than I just pulled with a 2600k and my card clocked at 1500mhz. I got like 65.8 fps or something
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Just did the bios mod these kind folks spent time on. 1310 core boosted whole time to 1486 and 8000 on memory all way through Vally 1.0 before I couldn't do 1424 without throttling. Running Vanilla GTX 970. I may just keep this card now lol. Only thing troubles me is that minimum FPS. Gonna run it again..

I should think the min fps would be during the black screens in between scenes as it is loading textures. Can check with MSI afterburner there is an option for framerate to graph it.
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@Name Change
could you please be so kind to explain how did you do flashing procedure exactly. Did you extracted your current bios from Zotac GTX 970 and then followed JoeDirts insructions?
I also have vanilla Zotac GTX 970 and would like to try this bios mod.

thanks,
d.
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I followed what DBEAU posted here. Easy clear instructions.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1517316/extract-and-flash-gtx-970-and-980-firmware-gpuz-test-build-and-new-nvflash-5-190/110

Thanks for your link to very clear instructions. Last question, on what value did you set "max (mW)" to raise your power limit for Zotac GTX 970 (vanilla)?

best, d.
Edited by delfinus - 10/22/14 at 11:48pm
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I changed my max(mW) to 150%
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Thanks, I see, so it is the same as on photo provided. Will try in the evening and see how it goes for my card.

best, d.
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