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Windforce x3 6870 have no voltage control and are 11 inches long. Evga gtx 570 is 10.5 or less and wont make my cut up my case. Win win
Use Sapphire Trixx and you should get voltage control. What case do you have anyway? Most cases have about 11" of clearance.

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Increasing voltage on GTX570 is a risky business.
Agreed with above. Quite a few GTX 570s are dying when you overclock.
    
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Just don't unlock the max voltage level or disable the power limiter and the 570 will overclock just fine. Very few died actually and it could be due to a bad batch of vrm's. I mean check out the 570 overclocking thread and other forums. People are at 1.2 volts without catching fire lol
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Use Sapphire Trixx and you should get voltage control. What case do you have anyway? Most cases have about 11" of clearance.



Agreed with above. Quite a few GTX 570s are dying when you overclock.
Cm storm scout. 10.5 inches of gpu area. The windforce x3 has no voltage control. Trixx, msi afterburner dont work. Even gigabyte says it has no voltage control. Although they did list all there 6850 & 6870 models that do.
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Cm storm scout. 10.5 inches of gpu area. The windforce x3 has no voltage control. Trixx, msi afterburner dont work. Even gigabyte says it has no voltage control. Although they did list all there 6850 & 6870 models that do.
That's insane that afterburner wont work cause that program works with almost everything. Used msi over trixx for my sapphire 6870. cause I like the program bette. As for speed 6870 cf is way faster than than the 570.15-20%
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post #15 of 49
At 1920x1200, you'll take a 17% performance hit going from (2) 6870 down to (1) 570.
    
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Keep you 6870's Dude. You will actually see a DROP in performance if you go to a Single GTX570.
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Cm storm scout. 10.5 inches of gpu area. The windforce x3 has no voltage control. Trixx, msi afterburner dont work. Even gigabyte says it has no voltage control. Although they did list all there 6850 & 6870 models that do.
Ask Gigabyte for the OC guru software. Afaik the Windofrce models and SOC models use more or less the same components (voltage controller) so it should work fine with OC guru. As for the case, if you can get the cards working and can check if they support voltage, surely it means they fitted inside
    
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Try trixx or like Razi3l said try to find the OC guru software.

As far as switching goes, I did it. I had 2 6870s now I have a 570, best decision I ever made.
 
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gotta ask, where can i get the OC Guru program, do i have to call gigabyte, cause i cant find a single download anywhere
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