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You should precise in the title this is a hard mod IMO.

Not really, about as easy as hardware mods get.

The problem of course is that power limit alone is hardly useful if you don't have the voltage you want. And those hardware volt mods are much harder to achieve.
 
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Anyone got a 750ti they want to try to kill before I do? tongue.gif
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I had a GTX 750 Ti Windforce, and yep you guessed it right. I put 200W TDP in the BIOS and stupidly ran furmark while OVERCLOCKED to 1405MHz and with 1.2V. And one of the mosfets blew up in flames and smoke.
   
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Hey!

That's GPU dependant. The sample I had could not hold the clock on load and I could not clock as high as you by far. Maybe because it was a pre-release sample - not sure. But as I wrote in the article it's just an example anyway to explain the boost smile.gif

It's more a guide for the cards which are really locked like a Palit GTX 970 which clocks down after hitting 150 W on load. My GTX 980 Strix also doesn't need any modding. Even with Liquid Nitrogen I can clock up to 2100 MHz without issues.

has to be that, I have the rev 1.1
Wait, you're able to hit 2100mhz O.o?
How are you doing that with the core voltage limit?
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Not missing anything, just a dumb article from a person who obviously hasn't used a card or looked at the BIOS..

BTW: someone PLEASE explain to me where this 145W TDP comes from, I've yet to see a BIOS with that low number.

EVGA ACX2.0 GTX 970. probably still slightly higher than 145 though.
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has to be that, I have the rev 1.1
Wait, you're able to hit 2100mhz O.o?
How are you doing that with the core voltage limit?
EVGA ACX2.0 GTX 970. probably still slightly higher than 145 though.

ASUS Strix and Matrix can go up to 2.0 Volt if you want by software without any mods.

I could write a guide how to do it but not sure if ASUS would kill me haha.
post #25 of 47
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ASUS Strix and Matrix can go up to 2.0 Volt if you want by software without any mods.

I could write a guide how to do it but not sure if ASUS would kill me haha.

It says you can go up to it in the software but it doesn't hit it unfortunately, it's still capped at 1.2v. Tested this on my Strix, Asus advised it was like a fail safe of sorts.
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ASUS Strix and Matrix can go up to 2.0 Volt if you want by software without any mods.

I could write a guide how to do it but not sure if ASUS would kill me haha.

Wow I wish I would have known that when I purchased.

plus this v
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It says you can go up to it in the software but it doesn't hit it unfortunately, it's still capped at 1.2v. Tested this on my Strix, Asus advised it was like a fail safe of sorts.
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post #27 of 47
It's a special ASUS software for extreme overclocking. Not GPU-Tweak.

I have to check with ASUS first if I'm allowed to share this stuff or not.
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Isn't this kinda the same as the pencil mod that ppl do on the 680 to upper the voltage?
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Isn't this kinda the same as the pencil mod that ppl do on the 680 to upper the voltage?

No. This mod doesn't touch the voltage. It's just to make sure there is no power limit.
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