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post #8721 of 16235
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Originally Posted by mus1mus View Post

Are you on a reference card? You can use the EVGA bios just fine. Just use the proper nvflash for successful flashing. And keep your stock bios.

---my sweet 980TI is gone. frown.gif me sad.
What happened to it? confused.gif
post #8722 of 16235
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Originally Posted by fyzzz View Post

Yes reference card. I think nvflash has problem with the vendor or something. I can't get it flash a evga bios. I guess i could copy the settings too.

Did you sell your 980 ti?

What error is nvflash giving when trying? Did you use the "nvflash --protectoff" syntax?
post #8723 of 16235
My 580 just died sadsmiley.gif Which 980ti do you guys recommend? I like the Strix Overclocked the most so far.
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post #8724 of 16235
if i was you, when i shopped for my 980Ti's, i wanted to make sure the card used a reference designed PCB so i could easily buy a FCWB for them. I bought 2 eVGA ACX 2.0 980Ti's and they are amazing and perform great under water. eVGA has B Stock supply on sale now for 549$, i'd jump all over it if i was you

** EDIT** these are the cards
http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=06G-P4-4995-KR
post #8725 of 16235
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Originally Posted by Saiyansnake View Post

My 580 just died sadsmiley.gif Which 980ti do you guys recommend? I like the Strix Overclocked the most so far.
I'm very happy with the MSI Gaming 980Ti... it has no coil whine, I have tested a lot of 980Ti cards, and this one is coil whine free tongue.gif
There's also an EK waterblock for it, should you desire to watercool it smile.gif
post #8726 of 16235
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I'm very happy with the MSI Gaming 980Ti... it has no coil whine, I have tested a lot of 980Ti cards, and this one is coil whine free tongue.gif
There's also an EK waterblock for it, should you desire to watercool it smile.gif
I'm also leaning towards that one too, I'm split between it and the Strix.

Edit: Upon further research I've discovered that the MSI G6 is the only non reference 980ti that will fit in my case so I just ordered one. Next Monday is my birthday anyway so happy birthday to me tongue.gif
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Question for you guys. I played around with the overclock settings on my 980ti kingpin today for about 3 hours. It has a ekwb water block on it so it never hit above 40 c temps . I can't get the card to 1600 MHz. Almost gets there but not quite. This is on the overclock setting/switch. My question is do you think this card would benefit from a modded bios? Or is the bios on the card the of one as good as it's going to get. I feel paying 1080 dollars shipped to my house I should be able to hit 1600 MHz with no crash issues. Mind you this card has a 80.0 asic rating .i haven't touched voltages yet as I have read that the card doesn't really benefit from this unless you are using ln2


I have a 74.0% asic on order

check out the EVGA Forum Kingpin fourm

apparently higher asic = hard to OC = so better on air
lower ASIC = better for OCZ

been red for a while and didn't realize they don't ocz as well mad.gif as I bought a block too

would love to hear more about modded bios for this card and if it helps with ocz

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post #8729 of 16235
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I'm also leaning towards that one too, I'm split between it and the Strix.

Edit: Upon further research I've discovered that the MSI G6 is the only non reference 980ti that will fit in my case so I just ordered one. Next Monday is my birthday anyway so happy birthday to me tongue.gif
I think you can use the MSI backplate with the EK block, just as long as you have screws that are long enough smile.gif
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I have a 74.0% asic on order

check out the EVGA Forum Kingpin fourm

apparently higher asic = hard to OC = so better on air
lower ASIC = better for OCZ

been red for a while and didn't realize they don't ocz as well mad.gif as I bought a block too

would love to hear more about modded bios for this card and if it helps with ocz

wirefox

No.

Higher ASIC is almost always better on Air. But too high of an ASIC is detrimental to XOC as leakage can prove to be a problem when pumping lots of volts.

There is no modded bios available for the KPE. There is the XOC bios supplied by vince, but that actually lowers your maximum core clock as there's some fancy tweaks in there to allow much better points. Think around 100-200 extra points in 3DMark at similar clock speeds.
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