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OK so it seems it's power throtting at stock clocks in crysis with 8xaa... is this normal?

And would you suggest turning off the over current protection or is it dangerous at all?

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That shouldn't be happening at all at stock clocks..

What about temps? Are they in check?

Maybe it's overheating..

My GTX480 @ 850/1025 MHz w/ 1075mV runs Crysis and everything else (Furmark,Heaven,3DMark 11) with no problem at all and its OC'd..

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The temps are really good actually, so I doubt its overheating at all.
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Maybe your card's VRM's are the one who overheat and then trigger power throttling..

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Agreed. It shouldn't throttle under load with a game like crysis. I've done what you're thinking of doing, which is go into nvidia's control panel and select the highest power-performance mode (not sure what the exact name is) without any problems. My 470s run great all the time.
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Do you guys know if theres any way of measuring wattage from my card and has anybody tried disabling Over current protection?

Thanks for help so far
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Originally Posted by ~Strawberry~ View Post
Do you guys know if theres any way of measuring wattage from my card and has anybody tried disabling Over current protection?

Thanks for help so far
You shouldn't be messing with a power draw limiter when your cards run at stock clocks..

Your card should run at stock clocks with no problem at all out of the box..

There's something else going on there..

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@~Strawberry~

Don´t disable the OCP, look in this thread what can happens, Have you killed a 570?
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post #9 of 12
OCP should not be affecting you crysis benchmarks it only kick in with programs like fur-mark,occt, or kombuster. Disabling OCP and running one of those programs is a very good way to kill your card.
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Hi
Does it still do it, if you run the fan @ 100%
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