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You should be able to "hotswitch". Just make sure that the integrated chipset graphics is enabled in the actual Motherboard bios. That way if anything goes wrong, you can still flash back to stock. Or if you have another card that works too in an emergency.
I would think the 600W would be ok for a single GPU, go for the bigger one if you plan for SLI.
Edited by DeathAngel74 - 6/10/16 at 11:26am
     
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Ok. Thanks for the response. The firmware has an option for multi-monitor mode which will allow the IGP to drive a display however I usually have that off since Windows creates a ghost for it when I enable that. I'll also make note of your recommendation but I don't plan on going dual GPU... ever. My current build is a Mini-ITX form factor. wink.gif

EDIT: Just got done with the flash. Looks good. I double, triple, and quadruple checked to be sure I had the right firmware before flashing. XD

Unigine Heaven came out nice giving a noted improvement over stock. tongue.gif Temps never hit 70C where it was pretty common with the old profile.

EDIT 6/16/2016: Benchmark I did on 3DMark Fire Strike...
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/12486543

Also has a minor overclock on the CPU where the turbo state is bumped to approximately 4.4Ghz.
Edited by shinji - 6/15/16 at 9:55pm
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What up? It's been a while since I've posted in here....I see there's been some progress.... biggrin.gif
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Glad ur back~! Much progress, lol. Also, I work for BBY now... :S
     
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Glad ur back~! Much progress, lol. Also, I work for BBY now... :S

Yeah, been some unpleasant times here, but alas, I'm back online.... biggrin.gif

So does your employee discount reach Cali? Hehehe.... J/K.... How's the kiddo?
Edited by blaze2210 - 6/16/16 at 10:49pm
post #1126 of 1424
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She's better.
     
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She's better.

Very nice!! Progress is always good! thumb.gif
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Welp. It was fun while it lasted. Looks like my system isn't stable with it. At least not on boot up. It might be a power issue during boot. I don't know. Randomly right before the logon screen comes up I'd get what appears to be a corrupted screen. During this last one I finally saw video_scheduler_internal_error so I think the overclock is too much. It didn't give me much anyways. I think the card was already going to 1507 on its own (oddly enough) and so I was only getting a memory overclock and a more aggressive fan ramp up.

As for nvflash... If anyone is looking the current version of ASUS GPUTweak II has a current copy in it. I didn't see an unmodified version sitting around all by itself here and you need that if you are flashing back a stock bios.

I did note that your stock bios for the 5975-KR is the one in the master slot. The one in the slave slot is the same except the fan always runs at minimum 10% fan speed so I flashed my backup I made before putting the custom on it instead.
post #1129 of 1424
Hey DeathAngel, I know that this thread is getting pretty old now but I've got a bit of a crazy request. I was wondering if you could make a crazy bios mod for me that would allow me to reach 1600 MHz. It could be a possibility since with the current mod you have made I was capable of reaching 1580 MHz stable. But I was just wondering if you could make a bios that would have no compromises and would allow me to reach 1600 MHz on air. The fan preset can be as loud as you want it to be, I don't really mind but I just want to hit that 1600 MHz for benchmarking purposes. Thanks smile.gif
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I'll get to it soon. Busy at work lately...Tired, lol.
     
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