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I just purchased another Galaxy for SLI... no, there is no way to monitor the voltage through software, and yes the jumpers are the ones near the power connectors on the new revision
tnx

Is the original position 1,2v, without jumper 1,15v and the 2-3 1,3v??
if the original jumper setting gives 1,2 to the gpu this cards don't clocks well the max that i rised with this settings in two different vga is 700 for the gpu and 1650 for the shader clock....the ram rise to 1033 (i don't tried more)

my ex asus was bios modded for 1,2v on the gpu and goes to 730/1700/970....
post #112 of 163
i just noticed this thread and figured id put my 2 cents in. i took a chance and i bought mine back before the holidays from NCIX and recieved the Zalman-esque version with no ramsinks. being the crazy zealous person i am i immediately jumped the voltage up to the highest (i take it it's 1.3). i have hit 775/1800/1000 no problem and never went above 67C even under the highest stress. the fan on mine doesnt seem loud at all. i havent measured db or anything but its quiter than my TT fan.

i tried hitting 800 on the core but vista kept giving me a message saying that the drivers were failing so i take it i hit a wall but with that being said, i cant really see it really improving any real world games with a jump to 800 anyway.


as far as needing a lifetime warranty or whatever for a gcard, i never keep a card for over a year anyway. the way i see it if the card doesnt fail within the first 30 days (like my 2900 pro did ) it probably won't anytime soon.

this card is a fantastic buy for the price . i don't regret my decision one bit. i have a great overclocking card that performs at reasonable temps,for me anyway, plus no need to spend extra dough on after market cooling, and all for a great price.

i would highly recommend this card to anyone.

edit: i forgot to mention i never put any ramsinks on the card either

i finally hit 70C playing crysis
   
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i just noticed this thread and figured id put my 2 cents in. i took a chance and i bought mine back before the holidays from NCIX and recieved the Zalman-esque version with no ramsinks. being the crazy zealous person i am i immediately jumped the voltage up to the highest (i take it it's 1.3). i have hit 775/1800/1000 no problem and never went above 67C even under the highest stress. the fan on mine doesnt seem loud at all. i havent measured db or anything but its quiter than my TT fan.

i tried hitting 800 on the core but vista kept giving me a message saying that the drivers were failing so i take it i hit a wall but with that being said, i cant really see it really improving any real world games with a jump to 800 anyway.


as far as needing a lifetime warranty or whatever for a gcard, i never keep a card for over a year anyway. the way i see it if the card doesnt fail within the first 30 days (like my 2900 pro did ) it probably won't anytime soon.

this card is a fantastic buy for the price . i don't regret my decision one bit. i have a great overclocking card that performs at reasonable temps,for me anyway, plus no need to spend extra dough on after market cooling, and all for a great price.

i would highly recommend this card to anyone.

edit: i forgot to mention i never put any ramsinks on the card either
What's your 3dmark06 score with those overclocks?
    
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well since i reformatted i lost my pics becuase i forgot to save them on a flash but i think they were high 12,000's. keep in mind my cheap silicone cpu . i'll have to reinstall and post some pics. give me a little bit.
   
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Just thought I'd add in that your memory should easily hit 1100 (2200MHz)

Also, I'm hitting 18400 with my current setup and two of these in SLI guys
post #116 of 163
Hi y'all! I tried to put the card to 1.3v, but the comp wouldn't boot. This is the exact PSU. The CPU is at 3GHz, 1.51875 vcore in bios / 1.488 in cpuz, 1.456 load. Is my PSU too weak to push my components this far? Also, do y'all think that I could get better oc's with lower volts on my cpu with a higher end psu?
Thanks very much!

Killa, thanks for starting this thread, it influenced me to buy it!
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What is peoples obsession with the word 'Vanilla' ?
    
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mmm...do you not understand the meaning, or just why people like to use an easy euphamism to describe a no frills product?

Back o/t though?
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Why not just say 'Standard'
    
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Why not just say 'Standard'
Because "standard" isn't l33t enough.
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