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post #11 of 22
mine cant even reach 800 im at @790 in SLi but my temps are below 70's top card 45c load and the bottom card is 60c
 
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post #12 of 22
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Originally Posted by Savvas M View Post
i dont really wanna mod the bios for just a voltage tweak for a gpu, i will get as much as i can from the 1087mv
will try now 810/1900 and see how it goes
thanks all those who replied here
No problem, let us know how you get on? Good luck
post #13 of 22
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well 810/1900 proved stable for 10 mins so i will test it now in game and then continue
thanks a lot ydna
gerik even with 1087mv my temps at max load are below 50C so i think its ok
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I must have gotten a good overclocker then. I hope my second card is as good once it gets back from RMA. Running 840/1680/1850@1075 right now. I intend on pushing the voltage once I get my second card back and install my EK waterblocks.
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whats weird tho is dat when i benchmark i get better fps at 790 than 800 dont know why
 
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post #16 of 22
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gerik maybe thats because of the instability ;p
ohh lucky you mrclean ;p well my card seems to have some errors with 820 so 810 it is, will try to tweak memory a little bit now
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post #17 of 22
well I just got my second car in, and it's a bit weaker.

Most I could get out of it @1087 is 820/1640/1730. Oh well. Hopefully with watercooling I'll be able to up the voltage enough to get 850/1900 on both cards. Here's hoping!
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post #18 of 22
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well right now i managed to get 815/1930 and still maybe there is some memory juice to be drained
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post #19 of 22
There is only so much you can do...and only so much of a point to doing it.

My cards reach 840/1950 at 1.12v before topping out. More voltage doesn't let me move any further.

Incidentally, does anyone have a Kill-A-Watt to measure load with 470s that are overvolted? Mine actually trip the 1,000 watt PSU I'm using when I bring them up to 1.2 volts so I'm wondering what kind of terrible "volt-to-power consumption increase" ratio Fermi has.
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i wanted to ask something is it better to have a high core clock and a low memory clock or a balance is better?
if you try to reach the highest core clock with default memory clock and then adjust the memory clock i think i can go higher or core clock but lower on memory clock, so whats best for game?
i am now at 815/1930, 1 hour stable at OCCT
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