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Maybe I should sell my 570.. She clocks like a champ, and doesnt burn out..
post #72 of 1259
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Originally Posted by jonjryjo View Post
Pretty much. Asus still hasn't responded, even if they do RMA it, I may just go get a 580...
I did, shiney new PNY 580 arrived today... stock VID of 1.000mv so its a good 'un.

Now anyone for a round of OCCT with OCP disabled ?..........
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I did, shiney new PNY 580 arrived today... stock VID of 1.000mv so its a good 'un.

Now anyone for a round of OCCT with OCP disabled ?..........
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the core can be -60 and the vrm area could be 110C i thuoght especially with the fermi cards?
Not if it's right next to a phase change evap...
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Personally, I do not want to take apart my GTX 570 to find out. Does someone have a close up high rez pic of the VRM on these GTX 570's? You could just post the part number that is on the component itself.

No one answered the question yet. Couldn't you just add more VRM's to the GTX 570 to beef up the power sources? I know bassplayer added those pictures that changes it to 6 phase. I'm talking about something you could add to the card without a MASSIVE project on your hands. I have not looked into it yet, but why could you not just add an extra VRM in parallel to the current ones? That should easily eliminate this theory of the power delivery being insignificant for OC'ing.

EDIT: We could also just find a more robust VRM with similar electrical specifications and replace the VRM period.
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Maybe I should sell my 570.. She clocks like a champ, and doesnt burn out..
Let me know .
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there is a reason why they put power limiters on the cards guys.

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there is a reason why they put power limiters on the cards guys.
Many of the cards (mine included) did not have a power limit disabled. It was overvolted, but also frozen.

With any other recent card, the GPU would die first. It's a new phenomena that the power delivery system dies first.
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post #79 of 1259
People need to stop flaming those that disable the power limiter or those that overclock "too far"... this is OVERCLOCK.NET people, this site is dedicated to getting the most out of your hardware, best bang for your buck, per say. If you have nothing to add other than to put others down that try to do said overclocking/tweaking, just keep out of the discussion.

Anyway, as bassplayer said, this is the first we've heard of a card failing due to INADEQUATE VRMs, rather than the GPU dieing.
post #80 of 1259
There are plenty of us with overclocks reaching or surpassing GTX 580 gaming performance who aren't taking it to the absolute max and we are just fine.

This is not the first GPU to occasionally have a soft spot for higher voltage in certain areas. Heck I was unaware that they might have a tendency to juice a VRM as easily as some people would say, but to be honest I thought 900 was redlining at 1.05V. I see many people posting 915-1000 core oc's.

Anyone who goes past 880-920 core and 1.1V+ is asking for it IMO, and from reading much of this thread
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