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I've been the proud owner of my Gigabyte 980ti for 3 or so months now and I've noticed something quite strange...

Using both MSI Afterburner and Gigabyte OC GURU 2 I get the same result.

I have my GPU at default clock which is Base:1190Mhz & Boost:1279Mhz and my memory clock is at 7010Mhz BUT when my GPU is under load in any game it clocks at 1405Mhz!

Why is it doing this even though in theory I've set the clock to be a maximum of 1279Mhz?
Is 1405 a healthy clock for my GPU?

This card can run any game I've come across at maximum settings so I see no need to clock any higher than default.

Many thanks,
Max thumb.gif

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Originally Posted by Maximos118 View Post

I've been the proud owner of my Gigabyte 980ti for 3 or so months now and I've noticed something quite strange...

Using both MSI Afterburner and Gigabyte OC GURU 2 I get the same result.

I have my GPU at default clock which is Base:1190Mhz & Boost:1279Mhz and my memory clock is at 7010Mhz BUT when my GPU is under load in any game it clocks at 1405Mhz!

Why is it doing this even though in theory I've set the clock to be a maximum of 1279Mhz?
Is 1405 a healthy clock for my GPU?

This card can run any game I've come across at maximum settings so I see no need to clock any higher than default.

Many thanks,
Max thumb.gif


because GPU boost 2.0

http://www.geforce.com/hardware/technology/gpu-boost-2/technology
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Out of curiosity... does AMD have an equivalent?
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Out of curiosity... does AMD have an equivalent?

if we are talking about technologies then yes its called power tune

but that works a bit differently

http://www.hardwarezone.com.sg/feature-primer-amds-radeon-r9-290-series/gcn-20-and-new-powertune
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if we are talking about technologies then yes its called power tune

but that works a bit differently

http://www.hardwarezone.com.sg/feature-primer-amds-radeon-r9-290-series/gcn-20-and-new-powertune
no amd does not have an equivalent.
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Originally Posted by Maximos118 View Post

I've been the proud owner of my Gigabyte 980ti for 3 or so months now and I've noticed something quite strange...

Using both MSI Afterburner and Gigabyte OC GURU 2 I get the same result.

I have my GPU at default clock which is Base:1190Mhz & Boost:1279Mhz and my memory clock is at 7010Mhz BUT when my GPU is under load in any game it clocks at 1405Mhz!

Why is it doing this even though in theory I've set the clock to be a maximum of 1279Mhz?
Is 1405 a healthy clock for my GPU?

This card can run any game I've come across at maximum settings so I see no need to clock any higher than default.

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Max thumb.gif


We answered your question a week ago on your previous thread. Why create another thread with the same question?
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Because your card is good one. Nvidia boost tech push the core clock if the card has high ASIC quality and good temp under load.. nothing to worry about thumb.gif
   
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