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I had a problem with one of the two I bought. Its bios was not the proper flashed version. I could have flashed it myself but instead I RMA'd the non flashed one.

Here is a GPU-Z demonstrating the two cards and their differences...


As you can see, one has the correct overclocked BFG bios and the other doesn't. I had a number of SLI related issues until I swapped the screwed up one.
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Delinked them. One is at 590 and one is at 576. Haven't had any problems as of yet in gameplay, but I dont have much of an oc while playing non crysis type games. Not sure how much of a problem running the different bios' is for me atm. Will keep that in mind. I would prefer to flash it myself. Kind of irritating though. It will potentially be harder for me to brick my cards out while benching grrrr.

+ rep(in my head) for pointing out bios error..
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I had some really wierd issues with the two which I can only attribute to the mis-matched bios. either card was perfectly stable on its own but in sli, I got occasional bsods. as soon as I rma'd the non-flashed version, no issues since. (the card may have been defective but it benched single fine).

I'd recommend you RMA it. BFG was super quick and the tech I spoke with accidently mentioned that there may have been a number of similar incidences.
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Im thinking I will. May wait until the start of January so UPS can settle down a bit. ty..
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